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  • Jussara DoCarmo, PhD

    DoCarmo, Jussara 100x150Assistant Professor
    Office: G260
    Office phone: (601) 984-1832

    Areas of expertise

    • General: Cardiovascular, neuro-endocrinology, and renal physiology
    • Specific: Hypertension, diabetes and target organ injury; obesity and leptin resistance and nerve recording

    Research methods and techniques

    Rat and mouse models; Long-term cardiovascular and metabolic studies in rats, and mice chronically instrumented; 24-hr/day studies of cardiovascular and metabolic functions (oxygen consumption, activity, energy expenditure, food intake, etc.) in mice and rats; imaging methods (Echocardiography for studying cardiac function and echo MRI for studying whole body lean and fat mass); nerve recording (aortic depressor nerve and renal sympathetic nerve activity); histology, morphometric analyses, immunohistochemistry, and molecular biology methods for studying target organ injury.