A professor from the College of Medicine at Texas A&M University’s Health Science Center is the next scheduled speaker in the NDSU pharmaceutical sciences research lecture series. Lih Kuo, professor in Texas A&M’s Department of Medical Physiology, will present a seminar titled “Oxidative Stress and Vasomotor Regulation in the Coronary Microcirculation” Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Sudro Hall room 27. The seminar is open to anyone interested in pharmaceutical and biomedical research.
Kuo also will meet with faculty and graduate students within NDSU’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He earned a doctorate in physiology from the Medical College of Virginia and received postdoctoral training from the College of Medicine at Texas A&M.
Kuo’s research interests are coronary and ophthalmic vascular physiology/pathophysiology, vascular dysfunction in atherosclerosis/diabetes, microcirculation and blood flow regulation, nitric oxide and endothelial biology, hemodynamics and rheology, ischemia and reperfusion vascular signaling, and oxidant stress. He has published more than 100 publications, 15 book chapters and 155 abstracts.
Kuo has been funded continuously with multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association and Retina Research Foundation. He serves on editorial boards for five biomedical journals, including Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics. Kuo also has received numerous honors and awards, including the James M. Barr Award and Adolphe and Josephine Gueymard Research Award from the Retina Research Foundation.
For more information on the seminar, contact Jagdish Singh, professor and chair of pharmaceutical sciences, at 701-231-7943.
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