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  • Jeffrey R. Henegar, PhD

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    Associate Professor
    Pathology Research
    Director, Electron Microscopy
    Phone: (601) 984-1572
    E-mail: jhenegar@umc.edu


    • PhD - University of Missouri

    Post-doctoral fellowship

    • Physiology and Biophysics - University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

    Clinical interests

    • Electron microscopy

    Research interests

    Dr. Henegar’s primary research addresses the issues of renal injury and hypertension in obesity. In addition, he has had collaborations with companies examining new drugs for blood pressure control, finding non-invasive ways to monitor blood pressure and blood flow, and testing devices to treat hypertension through renal denervation.

    Professional activities

    • Society memberships
      • American Association for the Advancement of Science
      • American Physiological Society
      • Council for High Blood Pressure Research
      • American
      • Heart Association
      • Renal Pathology Society
      • Ultrastructural Pathology Society
    • UMMC committee positions
      • Research Development Committee
      • Research Space Subcommittee
      • Research Compliance Subcommitte 
      • Animal Care and Use Committee (chair)
      • Core Facility Subcommittee
      • eSyndicate (Computers in Research) Subcommittee
      • Animal Care and Experimentation Committee
      • American Physiological Society 
    • Institutional positions
      • Associate Professor of Pathology
      • Director of Electron Microscopy, Department of Pathology
      • Assistant Professor of Physiology
      • Faculty member of the Center for Excellence in Cardiovascular-Renal Research
      • Co-Director of Research, Department of Pathology

    Publications of note (out of 42 peer-reviewed publications)

    • Lohmeier TE, Iliescu R, Liu B, Henegar JR, Maric-Bilkan C, Irwin ED. Systemic and renal-specific sympathoinhibition in obesity hypertension. Hypertension. 2012 Feb;59(2):331-8. Epub 2011 Dec 19.
    • Zhou X, He Z, Henegar J, Allen B, Bigler S. Expression of allograft inflammatory factor-1 (AIF-1) in acute cellular rejection of cardiac allografts.. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2011 Sep-Oct;20(5):e177-84. Epub 2010 Sep 20.
    • Whitley DS, Yu K, Sample RC, Sinning A, Henegar J, Norcross E, Chinchar VG. Frog virus 3 ORF 53R, a putative myristoylated membrane protein, is essential for virus replication in vitro. Virology. 2010 Sep 30;405(2):448-56. Epub 2010 Jul 14.
    • Flessner MF, Credit K, Henderson K, Potter R, Li X, He Z, Hoskins G, Henegar J. Peritoneal inflammation after twenty-week exposure to dialysis solution: effect of solution versus catheter-foreign body reaction. Perit Dial Int. 2010
    • Flessner MF, Credit K, Henderson K, Vanpelt HM, Potter R, He Z, Henegar J, Robert B. Peritoneal changes after exposure to sterile solutions by catheter. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Aug;18(8):2294-302. Epub 2007 Jun 28.
    • Hall JE, Henegar JR, Dwyer TM, Liu J, Da Silva AA, Kuo JJ, Tallam L. Is obesity a major cause of chronic kidney disease? Adv Ren Replace Ther. 2004; 11(1): 41-54.
    • Flessner M, Henegar J, Bigler S, Genous L. Is the peritoneum a significant transport barrier in peritoneal dialysis? Perit Dial Int. 2003; 23(6): 542-9.
    • Henegar JR, Coleman JP, Cespedes J, Hughson MD. Glomerular calcification in hypercalcemic nephropathy.Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003;127(2):E80 5
    • Liu H, Bigler SA, Henegar JR, Baliga R. Cytochrome P450 2B1 mediates oxidant injury in puromycin induced nephrotic syndrome. Kidney Int. 2002;62(3):868 76.
    • Henegar JR, Bigler SA, Henegar LK, Tyagi SC, Hall JE. Functional and structural changes in the kidney in the early stages of obesity. J Am Soc Nephrol. 12(6):1211 7, 2001.
    • Hughson MD, He Z, Henegar J, McMurray R. Alveolar hemorrhage and renal microangiopathy in systemic lupus erythematosus. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 125(4):475 83, 2001.
    • Bahrami D, Henegar JR, Baliga R. Fibrillary glomerulopathy in a 10-year old female. Pediatr. Nephrol. 16(11): 916-8, 2001.