Expertise

Development of improved methods to diagnose endocrine disease in dogs and cats.

To understand the mechanism for glucocorticoid negative feedback regulation of ACTH secretion. We have identified a gene, Dexras1, that is rapidly up-regulated in pituitary in response to glucocorticoids and are trying to determine its role in mediating steroid feedback.

Communities
Pharmacology, Physiology, Human Anatomy
Degrees
PhD, University of Georgia, Endocrine Physiology, 1982
DVM, Michigan State University
Keywords
animal physiology or morphology veterinary medicine pharmacology endocrinology molecular biology
Languages
English
Associations
Endocrine Society