Published Articles

These articles were written by UNMC Department of Anesthesiology Research faculty members and have been published in a variety of acclaimed industry publications in the past two years. (July 1, 2016 - June 31, 2018)


Becker BK, Schiller AM, Zucker IH, Eager EA, Bronner LP, Godfrey M. A day of immersive physiology experiments increases knowledge and excitement towards physiology and scientific careers in native american students. Adv Physiol Educ. 2017;41(1):137-144.

Becker BK, Tian C, Zucker IH, Wang HJ. Influence of brain-derived neurotrophic factor-tyrosine receptor kinase B signalling in the nucleus tractus solitarius on baroreflex sensitivity in rats with chronic heart failure. J Physiol. 2016;594(19):5711-5725.

(Bagenda, D) Dinkel D, Hanson C, Koehler K, et al. An overview of assessment methodology for obesity-related variables in infants at risk. Nutr Health. 2018;24(1):47-59.

(Pendyala, G) Hu G, Liao K, Yang L, et al. Tat-mediated induction of miRs-34a & -138 promotes astrocytic activation via downregulation of SIRT1: Implications for aging in HAND. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2017;12(3):420-432.

(Bagenda, D) Mudiope P, Musingye E, Makumbi CO, et al. Greater involvement of HIV-infected peer-mothers in provision of reproductive health services as "family planning champions" increases referrals and uptake of family planning among HIV-infected mothers. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17(1):444-017-2386-x.

Pellegrino PR, Schiller AM, Haack KK, Zucker IH. Central angiotensin-II increases blood pressure and sympathetic outflow via rho kinase activation in conscious rabbits. Hypertension. 2016;68(5):1271-1280.

Pendyala G, Chou S, Jung Y, et al. Maternal immune activation causes behavioral impairments and altered cerebellar cytokine and synaptic protein expression. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017;42(7):1435-1446.

(Bagenda, D) Rudd KE, Seymour CW, Aluisio AR, et al. Association of the quick sequential (sepsis-related) organ failure assessment (qSOFA) score with excess hospital mortality in adults with suspected infection in low- and middle-income countries. JAMA. 2018.

Schiller AM, Pellegrino PR, Zucker IH. Eppur si muove: The dynamic nature of physiological control of renal blood flow by the renal sympathetic nerves. Auton Neurosci. 2017;204:17-24.

Wang HJ. Mineralocorticoids: The secret of muscle reflex dysfunction in hypertension? Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017;313(5):H931-H933.

Wang HJ, Rozanski GJ, Zucker IH. Cardiac sympathetic afferent reflex control of cardiac function in normal and chronic heart failure states. J Physiol. 2017;595(8):2519-2534.