CICMD Invited Speakers Virtual Seminar Series
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April 14th, 2021. From 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Dr. Justin Grobe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of
Physiology & Biomedical Engineering; Director, Comprehensive
Rodent Metabolic Phenotyping Core.
His research focuses on understanding the physiological interplay among cardiovascular
and metabolic control systems. The primary area of inquiry is the neurobiology controlling
blood pressure and resting metabolic rate, which has implications for our understanding of
the pathogenesis and potential treatments for obesity and obesity-associated
hypertension. His research group work also focuses on neuroendocrine and G protein
signaling systems to the hypertensive cardiovascular disorder of pregnancy, preeclampsia.
Further, they are developing novel techniques to quantitate anaerobic metabolism in vivo,
thereby understanding the gut microbiota’s role in energy homeostasis.