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PAMELA K. CARMINES
CURRICULUM VITAE
BUSINESS ADDRESS
Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
985850 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5850
Phone: (402) 559-9343
FAX: (402) 559-4438
E-mail: [email protected]
EDUCATION & TRAINING
B.S. in Chemistry & Biology, Cum Laude
Longwood College, Farmville, VA
Ph.D. in Physiology (Advisor: George A. Tanner, Ph.D.)
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Dissertation: Role of angiotensin in the vascular response to chronic renal tubular obstruction
Postdoctoral Fellow (Advisor: L. Gabriel Navar, Ph.D.)
Cardiovascular Research & Training Center, Nephrology Research & Training Center, and
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
EMPLOYMENT
10/1984-04/1986 Research Instructor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Scientist I, Nephrology Research & Training Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
05/1986-09/1988 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Scientist II, Nephrology Research & Training Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
10/1988-06/1993 Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology (tenure approved, effective 07/93)
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
07/1993-06/1997 Associate Professor (tenured 07/95), Department of Physiology & Biophysics
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Omaha, Nebraska
07/1997-present Professor, Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology (formerly Physiology & Biophysics)
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Omaha, Nebraska
AWARDS & HONORS
1981 Award for Excellence in Renal Research, American Physiological Society
1984 International Society of Nephrology Travel Award
1984 Sigma Xi
1986 American Men and Women of Science
1987, 1990 American Society of Nephrology Travel Award (to attend International Congress of Nephrology)
1990-1995 Established Investigator, American Heart Association
1990, 1993 Who's Who of American Women (17th Edition, 18th Edition)
1992 Young Scientist Award, Sigma Xi (Tulane Chapter)
1992 Fellow, American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research
1993 Finalist, Young Investigator Award, Inter-American Society of Hypertension
1993 International Congress of Physiological Sciences Travel Award
CARMINES, Pamela K.
1996 Young Scholars Award, American Society of Hypertension
2001 Alumni Achievement Award, Longwood College
2003 Golden Apple Award, American Medical Student Association (UNMC Chapter)
2004 Fellow, American Society of Nephrology
ELECTED OFFICES IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
1991-1994 Treasurer, Renal Section of the American Physiological Society
1995-1998 Councilor, Women in Nephrology
1995-1999 Executive Committee, American Heart Association Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
1998-1999 Councilor, Nebraska Physiological Society
1999-2002 President-Elect / President / Past President, Nebraska Physiological Society
2005-2008 Chair, Renal Section of the American Physiological Society
SERVICE ON EXTERNAL COMMITTEES
1986-1988 Board of Medical Advisors, Alabama Kidney Foundation
1991 Mentor, APS / NIDDK Minority Travel Award Fellows Program
1991-1994, 1999-2002 Steering Committee, Renal Section of the American Physiological Society
1992, 1996 Awards Committee, Renal Section of the American Physiological Society
1993 Publication Committee, Inter-American Society of Hypertension
1993, 1997, 2004, 2006 Abstract Review, American Society of Nephrology
1993-1996 Program Committee, American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research
1994-1995 Abstract Review, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions
1994, 1996-1997, 1999 Abstract Judge, Midwest Student Medical Research Forum
1995-1999 Budget Committee, American Heart Association Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
1996-1998 Nominating Advisory Group, American Heart Association Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular
Disease
1996-1998 Professional Referrals Committee, Women in Nephrology
1996-2005 Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee (Chair, 2003-2005), National Kidney Foundation of
Nebraska
1996-1998 Research Committee, American Heart Association – Nebraska Affiliate
1997-1999 Membership Committee, American Physiological Society
1997, 2005, 2006 Abstract Review, American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research
1999-2001 Communications Committee (Chair), American Heart Association Council on Kidney in
Cardiovascular Disease
2000-2001 Cadillac Invitational Organizing Committee, National Kidney Foundation of Nebraska
2000-2002 Committee on Committees, American Physiological Society
2000-2006 Board of Directors, National Kidney Foundation of Nebraska
2001-2006 Bylaws & Policies Committee (Chair, 2005-2006), National Kidney Foundation of Nebraska
2003-2007 Research Committee, American Heart Association – Heartland Affiliate
2005-2008 Section Advisory Committee, American Physiological Society
2005-2007 Nominating Committee, American Physiological Society
2005-2007 Organizing Committee, 2007 FASEB Summer Conference on “Renal Hemodynamics:
Biomolecular Control Mechanisms Integrating Vascular and Tubular Function”
2006-2008 Fall Conference Committee, American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research
SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
American Diabetes Association American Society of Nephrology
American Heart Association International Society of Nephrology
Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Council for High Blood Pressure Research Microcirculatory Society
American Physiological Society National Kidney Foundation
Renal Section (1º) Women in Nephrology
Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section (2º)
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REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS
American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology
American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology
American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Hypertension
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Kidney International
EDITORIAL BOARDS
1993 Hypertension Supplement: Proceedings of the Inter-American Society of Hypertension
1993-1995 American Journal of Physiology: Renal Fluid and Electrolyte Physiology
1998-2001 Editor, Council Newsletter; American Heart Association Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular
Disease
1999-2001 American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
2001-present Hypertension
2001-2007 Associate Editor, American Journal of Physiology: Renal Physiology
GRANT REVIEW BOARDS
AD HOC REVIEWER:
1988-1989, 1991-1993, 1995, 2000 Veterans Administration Nephrology Merit Review
1992 NOAA Undersea Research Program
1995 National Science Foundation
1998 NIH Cardiovascular & Renal (CVB) Study Section
SPECIAL STUDY SECTIONS:
1993 NIH Clinical Sciences Ad Hoc Review Section SSS-L (M7)
2002 University of Michigan Diabetes Research & Training Center Young Investigator Grants
2005 NIH Heart, Lung, and Blood Program Project Review Committee
2006 Chair, NIH Renal & Urological Sciences-B Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1 RUS-B 02)
REGULAR STUDY SECTIONS:
Ad Hoc Member:
1994 National Kidney Foundation of Michigan
2003 NIH General Medicine B (GMB) Study Section
2005 NIH Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology (VCMB) Study Section
Regular Member:
1989, 1992-1993 American Heart Association – Louisiana Affiliate
1991-1992 American Heart Association Southern Region Peer Review Board
1995-1998 Veterans Administration Merit Review Board for Nephrology
1995-1998 American Heart Association (National Center) Cardiorenal Peer Review Study Group
1999 National Kidney Foundation of Nebraska
2006- American Heart Association (National Center) Vascular Biology & Blood Pressure Regulation
Peer Review Study Group
SERVICE ON UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES
TULANE UNIVERSITY
Department of Physiology:
1991-93 Graduate Education Committee
Tulane Medical Center:
1990 Shaffer Award Selection Committee
1990-1993 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
1993 Search Committee, Director of the Vivarium
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology (formerly Physiology & Biophysics):
1993-present Director, Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy Facility
1993-present Graduate Committee (Chair, 2002-2007)
1995, 1997, 1999-2005 Promotion & Tenure Committee
1995, 1998-99 Faculty Search Committee
2000-2005 Reward & Recognition Committee
2006 Subcommittee for Revising/Restructuring PHYS 814 (Scientific Writing)
2006 Task Force on Personal Holiday Policy for CIP Faculty & Staff
College of Medicine:
1995-1996 Curriculum Oversight Committee
1997-1998 Class of 1962 Basic Science Outstanding Teacher Award Committee
1997 Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, Cardiovascular Biology Steering Committee
1997-1998 LCME Self-Study Task Force on Graduate Basic Science Education & Research
1997-2003 Promotion and Continuous Appointments (Tenure) Committee
1998-present Selection Committee, UNMC Endocrine Society Student Achievement Award
1998-1999 Ad Hoc Committee on Post-Tenure Review
2003 Search Committee, Dean of the College of Medicine
2003-2006 Faculty Grievance Committee
2004 Search Committee, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry
2004-2005 LCME Self-Study Task Force Sub-Committee on Medical Students
University of Nebraska Medical Center:
1993-1996 Research Council
1994-1996 Professional Conduct Committee
1996-1998 Confocal Core Facility Advisory Committee
1998 Search Committee, Director of Molecular Genetics
1998-1999 Ad Hoc Committee on Postdoctoral Fellow Status & Benefits
1999 Laboratory Systems Design Committee for the Durham Research Center
2002-2007 Graduate Council
2003 Ad Hoc Committee on Single Cell Fluorescence Imaging Facility for the Durham Research Center
2006 Task Force on Vendors for Electronic Submission of NIH Grants
University of Nebraska at Omaha
1998 Faculty Search Committee, Department of Biology
University of Nebraska (System-wide)
2001 Executive Graduate Council
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (unless otherwise noted, all courses are graduate level)
INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY AT INDIANAPOLIS
1979-1980 Undergraduate Physiology Laboratory
1979-1981 Medical Physiology Laboratory
1979-1981 Allied Health Physiology (Physical Therapy students; undergraduate)
Gastrointestinal Section 1979; Renal Section 1980; Cardiovascular Section 1979–81
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
1984-1988 Medical Physiology Laboratory
1984-1988 Dental Physiology Laboratory
1983-1988 Allied Health Physiology (Optometry students)
Renal Section 1983, 1984, 1986; Cardiovascular Section 1985, 1987, 1988
TULANE UNIVERSITY
1989-1993 Medical Physiology
Peripheral Circulation Section
1989 Principles of General & Cellular Physiology
Intracellular Calcium Regulation; Physiology of Muscle
1990-1991 Special Topics in Physiology: Peripheral Vascular Control
1989-1992 Advanced Renal Physiology
Historical Perspective; Hemodynamics & Glomerular Filtration; Organic Ion Transport
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1991 Advances in Pharmacology: Renal Pharmacology
1991-1992 Special Topics in Cell & Molecular Biology
Calcium Signaling in Renal Arterioles
1991 Current Topics in Mammalian Physiology
Peripheral Circulation
1992 Microvascular Physiology
1992 Graduate Student Workshop
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
1994 Graduate Physiology (PHYS 801)
Body Fluid Compartments; Renal Anatomy & Methodology; Renal Circulation; Glomerular Filtration; Proximal
Tubule Function
1994-2002 Intermediate Physiology (PHYS 306/606/806; graduate & undergraduate students)
Renal Physiology Section (9-11 lecture hrs annually)
1994 Advanced Cardiovascular Physiology: Microcirculation (PHYS 916) – Co-Director
~40% responsibility for lectures
1996, 2000, 2003 Advanced Renal Physiology (PHYS 930) – Course Director 1996
Review of Renal Na & H2O Transport Mechanisms (1996, 2003); Angiotensin II Regulation of Sodium
Excretion (2000); Involvement of Renal Hemodynamics in the Control of Sodium Excretion (2000); Classical
Methods in Renal Physiology (2003); Renal Complications in Diabetes Mellitus (2003)
2002-present Cell Signaling (BRTP 824) – Course Director
Overview of Extracellular Signaling; Calcium as an Intracellular Messenger
2003-present Function of the Human Body Core (M-ID 590)
Renal Physiology Section (9-11 lecture hrs annually)
2003-present Problem-Based Learning Content Expert (review, revise & update Problem-Based Learning cases)
2005 Panelist, Faculty Development Workshop – Your Message in 250 Words or Less
2006 Physiology & Pathophysiology of the Kidney (PHYS 930) – Course Director
PREDOCTORAL STUDENT RESEARCH ROTATIONS
Summer 1991 Joseph M. Ortenberg (Medical Student)
Summers 1996-1998, 2001 Joseph P. Bast (Undergraduate Student; Medical Student – Honors Thesis)
Summer 1997 Gwynn C. Schoonmaker (Medical Student)
Spring 2000 Qi Che (Physiology & Biophysics)
Spring 2003 Erin Myers (Biomedical Research Training Program)
Fall 2003 Kishor Devalaraja-Narashimha (Physiology & Biophysics)
Fall 2003 Kurinji Singaravelu (Physiology & Biophysics
Spring 2004 N. Susanne Montagne (Biomedical Research Training Program)
Fall 2005 Sheng Wu (Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Spring 2006 Carmen M. Troncoso (Biomedical Research Training Program)
Spring 2006 Jing Yang (Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
PREDOCTORAL TRAINEES
1987-1988 Peter J. Veldkamp (M.S. 1988; Co-advisor with L. G. Navar)
2003-2004 Joseph P. Bast (M.D. with Honors Thesis, May 2004)
2000-2004 Qi Che, M.D. (Ph.D. 2004)
2004-2006 N. Susanne Montagne (Ph.D. student 2004-2005; M.S. 2006)
2006-present Carmen Troncoso Brindeiro (current Ph.D. student)
2006-present Jing Yang (current Ph.D. student)
2006-present Sheng Wu (current Ph.D. student)
POSTDOCTORAL TRAINEES
1987-1990 Edward W. Inscho, Ph.D. (Co-advisor with L.G. Navar)
1990-1993 Kazuhisa Ohishi, M.D., Ph.D. (Co-advisor with L.G. Navar, 1990-91)
1990-1993 Lisa M. Harrison-Bernard, Ph.D.
1992-1993 Tsuneo Takenaka, M.D., Ph.D. (Co-advisor with L.G. Navar & K.D. Mitchell)
1993-1994 Shari McArdle, Ph.D.
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1994-1996 Hideki Ikenaga, M.D., Ph.D.
1996-1998 Naohito Ishii, M.A., D.Pharm.Sci.
1998-2001 Keiji Fujiwara, M.D., Ph.D.
2006 Qin Fang, M.D., Ph.D.
AWARDS AND HONORS TO TRAINEES
PETER J. VELDKAMP
1987 Award for Excellence in Renal Research (Predoctoral), American Physiological Society
JOSEPH M. ORTENBERG
1990 Tulane University BRSG Medical Student Research Fellowship
1991 Southern Section American Federation for Clinical Research Travel Award
1991 Merck Sharp & Dohme Award for Excellence in Hypertension Research
1993 Nicholas DiLuzio Award for Physiology Research by a Medical Student
LISA M. HARRISON-BERNARD, PH.D.
1991-93 Hoffmann La Roche / National Kidney Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
KAZUHISA OHISHI, M.D., PH.D.
1992 Southern Section American Federation for Clinical Research Travel Award
1993 Award for Excellence in Renal Research (Postdoctoral), American Physiological Society
HIDEKI IKENAGA, M.D., PH.D.
1995 Marion Merrell Dow Award for Excellence in Renal Research (Postdoctoral), American
Physiological Society
1995-1996 Postdoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association – Nebraska Affiliate
1996 Bristol-Myers Squibb Recognition Award for Young Physicians, American Society of
Hypertension
JOSEPH P. BAST
1996 Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship, American Heart Association – Nebraska Affiliate
2000 Finalist, Award for Excellence in Renal Research, American Physiological Society
2001 Finalist, Nebraska Physiological Society Best Poster Competition
2002 Medical Student Summer Research Assistantship, National Kidney Foundation of Nebraska
2004 Finalist, Award for Excellence in Renal Research, American Physiological Society
2004 Cummings Prize in Physiology (the graduating UNMC student who most clearly demonstrates a
commitment to physiology above that required to satisfy degree requirements)
2004 Alpha Omega Alpha Senior Thesis Award (highest rated M.D. Honors Thesis as determined by
the Research & Development Committee of the College of Medicine)
2004 UNMC Endocrine Society Student Achievement Award (for meritorious endocrine-related
research by a graduating medical student)
GWYNN C. SCHOONMAKER
1997 Student Research Scholarship, Nebraska Medical Foundation
1998 2nd Place, UNMC Manuscript/Oral Presentation Competition, Midwest Biomedical Research Forum
KEIJI FUJIWARA, M.D., PH.D.
2001 Finalist, Nebraska Physiological Society Best Poster Competition
QI CHE, M.D.
2001 Finalist, Nebraska Physiological Society Best Poster Competition
2002 Award for Excellence in Renal Research (Predoctoral), American Physiological Society
2002-2003 UNMC Graduate Studies Research Assistantship (Declined; alternative to AHA Fellowship)
2002 Finalist, Nebraska Physiological Society Student Research Competition
2002-2004 Predoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association – Heartland Affiliate
2003 Caroline tum Suden / Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award, American
Physiological Society
CARMEN TRONCOSO BRINDEIRO
2005-2006 UNMC Exceptional Incoming Student Assistantship
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SERVICE ON GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEES
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
Peter J. Veldkamp (M.S. 1988; Physiology & Biophysics)
TULANE UNIVERSITY
Barbara L. Perrone (M.S. 1992; Physiology)
Martina Okwueze (M.S. 1992; Physiology)
Robert C. Gensure (M.D., Ph.D. 1993; Physiology)
Basil G. Hanss (Ph.D. 1993; Physiology)
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
Kun Zhang (Ph.D. 1997; Physiology)
Sean Didion (Ph.D. 1998; Physiology)
Jennifer Green (M.S. 2002; Physiology)
Qi Che (Advisor; Ph.D. 2004; Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Jennifer Pluznick (Ph.D. 2005; Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Qin Fang (Ph.D. 2005; Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
N. Susanne Montagne (M.S. 2006; Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Kishor Devalaraja-Narashimha (current Ph.D. student; Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Kurinji Singaravelu (current Ph.D. student; Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
P. Rick Grimm (current Ph.D. student, Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Sarah C. Clayton (current Ph.D. student, Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Jing Yang (Advisor; current Ph.D. student, Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Sheng Wu (Advisor; current Ph.D. student, Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Carmen Troncoso Brindeiro (Advisor; current Ph.D. student, Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
Ruth M. Foutz (current M.S. student, Cellular & Integrative Physiology)
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY (external examiner)
Martina Reslerova, M.D. (Ph.D. 1997; Cardiovascular/Respiratory Sciences)
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA (external examiner)
Jennifer M. Sasser (Ph.D. 2005; Pharmacology)
VISITING SCIENTISTS
1992 László Rosivall, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.Med., Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
INVITED LECTURES
1986 FASEB Symposium: Direct Assessment of Renal Microcirculatory Dynamics. Topic – "The blood-perfused
juxtamedullary nephron preparation: videometric study of renal microvascular function"
1988 University of Louisville, Department of Physiology. "Angiotensin II effects on the renal juxtamedullary
nephron microvasculature"
1989 FASEB Summer Research Conference: Renal Hemodynamics – Integrative and Cellular Control
Mechanisms. Topic – "Autoregulatory and angiotensin-induced microvascular responses of in vitro
perfused juxtamedullary nephrons"
1990 FASEB Symposium (Chair): Control of the Renal Microvasculature by Vasoactive Peptides. Topic –
"Influences of angiotensin II on the pre- and postglomerular vasculature of juxtamedullary nephrons from
rat kidney"
1990 International Congress of Nephrology Satellite Symposium: The Juxtaglomerular Apparatus and the
Tubuloglomerular Feedback Mechanism. Topic – "Determinants of renal microvascular autoregulatory
behavior in normal and hypertensive rats"
1990 American Society of Nephrology Basic Science Symposium: Control of the Renal Microvasculature. Topic
– "Microvascular regulatory mechanisms revealed through analysis of juxtamedullary nephron function"
1991 American Physiological Society Symposium: Hormonal Signal Transduction and Regulation of Vascular
Smooth Muscle. Topic – "Multiple intrarenal angiotensin actions and modes of coupling"
1992 FASEB Summer Research Conference: Renal Hemodynamics – Interactions with Endothelial and Epithelial
Systems. Topic – "Control of cytosolic [Ca2+] in renal arterioles: Implications for angiotensin II-induced
vasoconstriction"
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1992 Henry Ford Hospital, Division of Hypertension & Vascular Research. Topic – "Cellular and integrative
factors determining the influence of angiotensin II on the glomerular arterioles of juxtamedullary
nephrons"
1993 International Congress of Physiological Sciences Symposium: Interactive Paracrine Mechanisms Regulating
Renal Microvascular Function. Topic – "Modulation of the vasoconstrictor influences of angiotensin II on
renal arterioles"
1993 University Hospital Utrecht, Division of Nephrology. Topic – "Segmentally distinct intracellular signaling
mechanisms in renal microvessels: Physiologic and pathophysiologic implications"
1994 Creighton University, Departments of Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences. Topic – "Intracellular
signaling in renal microvessels"
1994 University of North Dakota, Department of Physiology. Topic – "Renal microvascular dysfunction in
diabetes mellitus"
1995 Tulane University School of Medicine, Departments of Physiology, Pediatrics and Medicine. Topic –
"Renal microvascular mechanisms associated with diabetic hyperfiltration"
1995 FASEB Summer Research Conference: Renal Hemodynamics – Vascular Biology of the Renal Circulation.
Topic – "Role of tubuloglomerular feedback in juxtamedullary afferent arteriolar vasoconstrictor
responses"
1996 American Society of Hypertension Plenary Session: Young Scholar Award Lectures. Topic – “Disparate
vascular smooth muscle activation mechanisms in renal afferent and efferent arterioles”
1996 Medical College of Georgia, Vascular Biology Center. Topic – "Renal hyperfiltration in diabetes mellitus:
Potential role of disrupted electromechanical coupling in microvascular smooth muscle cells"
1997 University of Nebraska at Omaha, Department of Biology. Topic – “Angiotensin II and nitric oxide: Yin
and Yang manifest in the regulation of renal function”
1997 University of Calgary, Smooth Muscle Research Group. Topic – "Renal hyperfiltration in diabetes
mellitus: Potential role of disrupted electromechanical coupling in renal microvascular smooth muscle"
1998 FASEB Summer Research Conference: Renal Hemodynamics – Integration of Endothelial, Epithelial and
Vascular Control Mechanisms. Topic – "Electromechanical coupling in renal arterioles"
1998 American Physiological Society Conference: Endothelial Regulation of Vascular Tone – Molecular to
Integrative Physiology. Topic – “Nitric oxide-dependent mechanisms in diabetic nephropathy”
1999 Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Physiology. Topic – “Renal microvascular AngII-NO
interactions in diabetes mellitus”
2000 Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Physiology. Topic – “Angiotensin II / nitric oxide
dysregulation in diabetes mellitus: Who threw the wrench in the works?”
2000 Jackson Cardiovascular-Renal Meeting 2000. Topic – “Disrupted electromechanical coupling in the renal
microvasculature during glomerular hyperfiltration”
2001 EB2001/American Physiological Society Symposium (Co-Chair): The Early Impact of Diabetic
Hyperglycemia on Renal and Cardiovascular Function. Topic – “Onset of diabetes alters renal
preglomerular electromechanical coupling”
2001 FASEB Summer Research Conference: Renal Microcirculatory Hemodynamics – Molecular, Cellular,
Physiologic, Clinical and Integrative Mechanisms. Topic – “Oxidative stress and the renal arteriolar
impact of NO in diabetes”
2001 University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Department of Integrative Physiology.
Topic – “Renal cortical oxidative and nitrosative stress in diabetes mellitus”
2002 Medical College of Georgia, Department of Physiology. Topic – “Renal cortical oxidative and nitrosative
stress in diabetes mellitus"
2003 University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Physiology. Topic – “Disparate vascular
smooth muscle activation mechanisms in renal afferent and efferent arterioles: Implications in diabetes
mellitus”
2004 Joint Seminar: Tulane University Health Science Center Department of Physiology and LSU Health
Sciences Center Department of Physiology. Topic – “Nontraditional angiotensin II signaling in the renal
microvasculature: Role of tyrosine kinases in contractile responses”
2004 FASEB Summer Research Conference: Renal Microcirculatory and Tubular Dynamics – Molecules to Man.
Topic – “Involvement of tyrosine kinases in renal microvascular responses to AngII”
2004 University of Louisville, Department of Physiology & Biophysics. Topic – “Nontraditional angiotensin II
signaling in the renal microvasculature: Role of tyrosine kinases in contractile responses”
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2005 XXXV Annual Congress of Physiological Sciences (Satellite Meeting): Coordinating Hemodynamic,
Filtration and Reabsorptive Functions of the Kidney. Topic – “Tyrosine kinase involvement in renal
arteriolar vasoconstrictor responses”
2005 Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology. Topic –
“Nontraditional angiotensin II signaling in the renal microvasculature: Role of tyrosine kinases in
contractile responses”
Sept 2006 Georgetown University, Department of Medicine / Nephrology.
May 2007 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Department of Cell & Molecular
Physiology.
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT / CONTINUING EDUCATION TRAINING
02/2005 Dealing with Students Experiencing Academic or Clinical Performance Problems – UNMC Center for
Continuing Education
04/2005 Effective Testing: Writing Multiple-Choice Questions – UNMC Center for Continuing Education
FUNDING HISTORY
PREVIOUS GRANT SUPPORT
National Institutes of Health (R23 DK36115) — Microvascular Control of Juxtamedullary Nephron Function (New
Investigator Award). Principal Investigator. Total Project Period 09/23/85 through 08/31/87. Total Direct Costs
$68,892.
National Institutes of Health (R29 DK39202) — Microvascular Control of Juxtamedullary Nephron Function (competitive
conversion of the above-referenced New Investigator Award into a FIRST Award). Principal Investigator. Total
Project Period: 09/01/87 through 08/31/91. Total Direct Costs $191,192.
Tulane University Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular & Cellular Biology — Microscope-Based Digital Photometry
System for Quantitative Fluorescence Analysis of Intracellular Signaling Events (Equipment Grant). Principal
Investigator. Total Direct Costs $49,843.
American Heart Association (900235) — Intrarenal Mechanisms Controlling Microvascular Dynamics (Established Investigator
Award). Principal Investigator. Total Project Period: 07/01/90 through 06/30/95. Total Direct Costs $175,000
(salary only).
Biomedical Research Support Grant — Use of Isolated Perfused Afferent and Efferent Arterioles for Study of Calcium
Access Pathways Evoked by Angiotensin. Principal Investigator. Total Project Period: 11/01/90 through 06/30/92.
Total Direct Costs $7,500.
American Diabetes Association — Renal Microvascular Derangements in Diabetes Mellitus. Principal Investigator. Total
Project Period 07/01/91 through 06/30/94. Total Direct Costs $80,000.
American Heart Association (910709) — Determinants of Renal Arteriolar Angiotensin Responsiveness. Principal
Investigator. Total Project Period: 07/01/91 through 06/30/95. Total Direct Costs $120,000.
Louisiana Educational Quality Support Fund (LEQSF[1992-93]-ENH-TR-35) — Pathophysiology of Intracellular Ca2+
Homeostasis (Equipment Grant - Imaging upgrade of quantitative fluorescence microscopy facility). Co-Principal
Investigator. Total Direct Costs $44,475.
National Institutes of Health (R01 DK39202) — Hormonal Influences on the Renal Microvasculature. Principal
Investigator. Total Project Period: 08/01/92 through 07/31/98. Total Direct Costs $421,446.
Nebraska Affiliate, American Heart Association — Renal Arteriolar Intracellular Calcium Signaling during the Hyper-
filtration Stage of Diabetes Mellitus. Principal Investigator. Total Project Period 07/01/94 through 06/30/96. Total
Direct Costs $40,000. Declined (alternative to JDF #194113).
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International (194113) — Renal Arteriolar Intracellular Calcium Signaling during the Hyper-
filtration Stage of Diabetes Mellitus. Principal Investigator. Total Project Period: 09/01/94 through 12/31/96. Total
Direct Costs $76,774.
American Heart Association - Nebraska Affiliate (96-SF-02) — Potassium Channel Modulation of Renal Microvascular
Function (Student Research Fellowship for Joseph P. Bast). Sponsor. Total Project Period: 06/01/96 through 08/31/96.
Total Direct Costs $1,500.
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UNMC Interactive Seed Grant (INT-07-02-97) — Circulatory Control in Heart Failure. Project II – Mechanisms of
Abnormal Microvascular Regulation in Chronic Heart Failure. Co-Investigator (William G. Mayhan, P.I.) Total
Project Period: 06/01/96 through 06/30/98. Total Direct Costs $9,367.
American Heart Association (96006840) — Noradrenergic Influences on Renal Function in Heart Failure. Co-Investigator
(Kaushik P. Patel, P.I.) Total Project Period: 07/01/96 through 06/31/00. Total Direct Costs $120,000.
American Diabetes Association — Renal Microvascular Angiotensin II / Nitric Oxide Interactions in Diabetes Mellitus.
Principal Investigator. Total Project Period 07/01/97 through 06/30/00. Total Direct Costs $130,803. Declined
(alternative to JDF #197008).
Nebraska Affiliate, American Heart Association — Renal Microvascular Angiotensin II / Nitric Oxide Interactions in
Diabetes Mellitus. Principal Investigator. Total Project Period 07/01/97 through 06/30/99. Total Direct Costs
$40,000. Declined (alternative to JDF #197008).
UNMC College of Medicine Dean’s Indirect Cost Return Grant Cardiovascular Research Center. Project III –
Microvascular Regulation in Chronic Heart Failure. Co-Investigator (William G. Mayhan, P.I.) Total Project Period:
06/30/97 through 06/29/00. Total Direct Costs $15,000.
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International (197008) — Renal Microvascular Angiotensin II / Nitric Oxide Interactions in
Diabetes Mellitus. Principal Investigator. Total Project Period 09/01/97 through 12/31/99. Total Direct Costs
$174,004.
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International — Volume Regulation in Diabetes: Intrarenal Mechanisms. Consultant
(Kaushik P. Patel, P.I.) Total Project Period: 07/01/98 through 06/30/00. Total Direct Costs $181,818. Declined
(alternative to HL 48023).
UNMC Department of Physiology & Biophysics — Oxidative Stress in the Renal Cortex during Diabetes Mellitus (Seed
Grant). Principal Investigator. Total Project Period: 04/15/01 – 06/30/01. Total Direct Costs $15,000.
National Kidney Foundation of Nebraska — Impact of Glucose on Calcium Signaling in Cultured Renal Arteriolar Smooth
Muscle Cells. Principal Investigator. Total Project Period: 07/01/01 through 06/30/02. Total Direct Costs $5,000.
UNMC College of Medicine Dean’s Indirect Cost Return Grant — Ion Channels in Diabetic Complications. Program
Coordinator. Project 1: Deranged Electromechanical Coupling in the Renal Microvasculature during Diabetic
Hyperfiltration; Principal Investigator. Total Project Period: 03/01/01 through 02/28/03. Total Direct Costs $150,000
(Project 1 =$18,000).
National Institutes of Health (R01 DK39202) — Hormonal Influences on the Renal Microvasculature. Principal
Investigator. Total Project Period: 08/01/98 through 07/31/04. Total Direct Costs $588,935.
National Institutes of Health (R01 HL48023) — Volume Regulation in Diabetes: Intrarenal Mechanisms. Co-Investigator,
10% effort (Kaushik P. Patel, P.I.) Total Project Period: 05/01/99 through 04/30/04. Total Direct Costs $447,669.
National Institutes of Health (R21 DK063416) — Renal Cortical Oxidative & Nitrosative Stress in IDDM. Principal
Investigator, 30% effort. Total Project Period: 09/30/02 through 07/31/05. Total Direct Costs $587,0


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