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Robert L. Hester, PhD

Professor
Director, Center for Computational Medicine 
Director, Departmental Computer Services
Electronics and Instrumentations Core                    
Office: G151-2
Lab: G153
Office phone: (601) 984-1816
Lab phone:(601) 984-1316
E-mail: 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

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