T32 Grant Faculty Mentors

 

Name

Degree(s)

Primary Department or Program

Research Interest (sleep circadian interest if not a sleep/circadian expert)

Amara, Amy W MD, PhD Neurology Movement disorders and sleep (RBD, Parkinson’s, MCI)
Broussard, Josiane L. PhD Health and Exercise Science  Tissue-specific insulin sensitivity and metabolism (sleep, circadian rhythms, timing of behaviors such as eating and exercise)
Catenacci, Victoria A MD Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes Cardiometabolic health, Behavioral change, Obesity Diabetes, Endocrinology, Physical Activity and Weight Loss Maintenance
Diniz Behn, Cecilia PhD Applied Mathematics and Statistics Mathematical modeling of sleep, circadian rhythms, and metabolism

Friedman,   Naomi P

PhD

Psychology & Neuroscience/ Institute for Behavioral Genetics

Genetics and executive function (sleep, cognition and insomnia)

Holguin, Fernando MD Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Car­e Biological mechanisms of asthma/lung diseases & obesity  (sleep apnea, l) air pollution and cardiovascular disease
Howell, David PhD Orthopedics Concussion, inflammation and cerebrovascular regulation, biomarkers, sleep disturbance
Kaiser,  Roselinde H PhD

Psychology & Neuroscience

 

Affective disorders, brain networks involved in emotion regulation (sleep, circadian rhythms and mood)

Kohrt, Wendy M

PhD

Geriatrics

Endocrine regulation of metabolism (sleep, circadian rhythms, and bone)

Lowry, Christopher A

PhD

Integrative Physiology

Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (circadian rhythms, inflammation, depression and PTSD)

Melanson, Edward L

PhD

 

Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes

Diet, exercise, obesity, & aging on metabolism & energy expenditure (sleep, circadian rhythms and metabolism)

Opp, Mark R

PhD

Integrative Physiology

Insufficient sleep, inflammation, pre-disposesition and/or exacerbates chronic pathologies

Reisdorph, Nichole A

PhD

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mass spectrometry, metabolomics, & proteomics-biomarkers of COPD, Type 1 diabetes and asthma (biomarkers of insufficient sleep)

Rowe,        Rachel K PhD Integrative Physiology Sleep-immune interactions, sleep-endocrine interactions, sleep-wake disturbances after neurotrauma, neuroinflammation
Saddoris,  Michael P PhD

Psychology & Neuroscience

Behavioral neuroscience, motivation, learning, stress, drug abuse and (circadian and sleep disruption)

Shomaker, Lauren B

PhD

Pediatric Endocrinology

Obesity, diabetes, depression (sleep, stress)

Spencer, Robert

PhD

Psychology & Neuroscience

Neurobiology of psychological stress and stress adaptation; (circadian rhythms and the role of clock gene expression in brain function)

Stitzel, Jerry A

PhD

Integrative Physiology / Institute for Behavioral Genetics

Genetics for behavioral and physiological actions of drugs of abuse (circadian rhythms, sleep and nicotine)

Swanson, Christine

MD, MCR

Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes

Circadian and sleep distubances and bone health

Wright, Kenneth P.

PhD

Integrative Physiology

 

Sleep and circadian rhythms, cardiometabolic health and performance