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Robert L. Hester, PhD

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Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor
Professor of Physiology and Orthopedic Surgery
Interim Chair, Department of Data Science
Director, Center for Computational Medicine
Director, Departmental Computer Services
Director, Physiological Simulations Core                    
Office: G151-2; (601) 984-1816
Lab: G153; (601) 984-1316
Email: rhester@umc.edu
 

Areas of expertise

  • General: Integrative physiology

  • Specific: Modeling and computer simulation of the cardiovascular system, blood flow control, vascular biology, exercise, obesity and metabolic syndrome, computational physiology

Research methods and techniques

Mathematical simulation of physiological processes. Acute microcirculatory and whole animal measurements of cardiovascular function in small rodents. Assessment of vascular function using isolated arterioles.

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