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Jussara do Carmo, PhD

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Associate Professor
Office: G261
Lab: G253
Office phone: (601) 984-4353
Email: jdocarmo@umc.edu

Areas of expertise and research methods

Rat and mouse models: Long term cardiovascular and metabolic studies in rats and mice chronically instrumented; 24-hr/day studies of cardiovascular, renal and metabolic functions including oxygen consumption, motor activity, energy expenditure, food intake, etc in rats and mice; imaging methods including Echocardiography for studying cardiac function and EchoMRI for studying whole body lean and fat mass; renal function including chronic glomerular filtration rate and creatinine clearance; acute and chronic intracerebroventricular infusion; permanent coronary ligation (myocardial infarction) in rats and mice; nerve recording (aortic depressor nerve and renal  sympathetic nerve activity); histology, morphometric analyses, immunohistochemistry, and molecular biology methods for studying target organ injury.

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