Welcome to the Department of Biomedical Sciences

The Department is dedicated to the mission of the University through excellence in teaching, preeminence in scholarship and research, and a commitment to effective leadership in professional service in an inclusive environment. These goals are achieved through: daily contact with professional and graduate students involving didactic lectures, group interactions, and individual mentoring; significant contributions to science through innovative research; and, leadership roles in professional activities within the University, among local and state agencies, and at the National/International level in … continue reading

Graduate Studies

It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Department of Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. With world-class and award-winning researchers, our program has a great deal to offer you! At the Department of Biomedical Sciences, investigators are engaged in research across a variety of fields, including cancer, neurodegenerative disease, exercise, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory and reproductive physiology… continue reading

The seminar series will return with the fall semester.


May 2022 Publications

  1. Distribution of cardiomyocyte-selective adeno-associated virus serotype 9 vectors in swine following intracoronary and intravenous infusion.
    Li J, Kelly SC, Ivey JR, Thorne PK, Yamada KP, Aikawa T, Mazurek R, Turk JR, Silva KAS, Amin AR, Tharp DL, Mueller CM, Thakur H, Leary EV, Domeier TL, Rector RS, Fish K, Cividini F, Ishikawa K, Emter CA, Kapiloff MS.
    Physiol Genomics. 2022 Jun 1. doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00032.2022. PMID: 35648460
  1. Cardiovascular deconditioning increases GABA signaling in the nucleus tractus solitarii.
    Lima-Silveira L, Hasser EM, Kline DD.
    J Neurophysiol. 2022 Jun 1. doi: 10.1152/jn.00102.2022.  PMID: 35642806