Department of Integrative Physiology

Human Disease Research

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Our faculty applies its broad and internationally recognized expertise in cutting-edge methods of molecular and cell biology, genetics, genomics, neuroscience, biomedical imaging, electrophysiology, biophysics, immunology, protein biochemistry, and pharmacology to the study of the mechanisms of human diseases. Through this knowledge, gained in part through the development of sophisticated animal models, we are also developing new ways of intervention in debilitating illnesses such as:

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Areas of Research

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  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Börjeson-Forssman-Lehmann syndrome
  • Breast cancer
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiac hypertrophy
  • Central core disease
  • Heart failure
  • Malignant hyperthermia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscle aging
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Myotonic dystrophy type 1
  • Myotonic dystrophy type 2
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Nicotine addiction
  • Obesity
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
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Research Faculty: Human Disease

People
First Name
Christine
Last Name
Beeton
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Susan
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Hamilton
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and L. F. McCollum Chair in Molecular Physiology
First Name
William
Middle Name
R.
Last Name
Lagor
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Irina
Middle Name
V.
Last Name
Larina
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
James
Middle Name
F
Last Name
Martin
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Vice Chairman/Professor
First Name
Robia
Middle Name
G
Last Name
Pautler
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Steen
Middle Name
E
Last Name
Pedersen
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
George
Middle Name
Gerald
Last Name
Rodney Jr.
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Xander
Last Name
Wehrens
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Joshua
Middle Name
D.
Last Name
Wythe
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Pumin
Last Name
Zhang
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor