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  • David Stec, PhD

     stec_david.jpgAssociate Professor
    Director, Transgenic Core                      
    Office: G158
    Lab: G154                                          
    Transgenic Lab: G165
    Office phone: (601) 815-1859
    Lab phone:(601) 815-1366
    E-mail: dstec@umc.edu

    Areas of expertise

    • General: Cardiovascular and renal physiology
    • Specific: Mechanisms of hypertension; role of heme oxygenase and associated metabolites in the regulation of blood pressure and renal function; role of P450 metabolites of arachidonic acid in the regulation of blood pressure and renal function; role of heme oxygenase and associated metabolites in the regulation of body weight and metabolism

    Research methods and techniques

    Genetically engineered mouse models; chronic instrumentation of mice for long-term blood pressure and renal function studies; chronic renal intramedullary interstitial infusion in mice; 24 hr measurement of metabolism including oxygen consumption, activity, heat production; antisense DNA targeting; molecular biology methods for study gene expression and activity.