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Ana Omoto, PhD

Ana OmotoInstructor
Lab: G253; (601) 984-1823

Areas of expertise

  • General: Cardiovascular and integrative physiology
  • Specific: Mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury and therapeutic strategies; central nervous system control of cardiovascular function; leptin-melancortin system.

Research methods and techniques

Cardiovascular disease models in rodents; chronic instrumentation for long-term cardiovascular studies in rodents; cardiac function evaluation by echocardiography and ventricular pressure methods; molecular biology techniques (e.g. western blot, RT-qPCR and immunofluorescence); techniques for mitochondrial function studies; histopathological evaluation of cardiac tissue; cell culture.

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