Title

Metabolic Monitoring in Adipose Tissue and Potential Applications to Studies of Sleep Disordered Breathing

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

11-20-2013

Comments

Robert Hickner, PhD, Professor Director of the PhD program in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science Co-Leader of Research for the Center for Health Disparities Research

Research Interests:

Aging, obesity, exercise, nitric oxide, nutritive blood flow and lipolysis in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue, nutrition.

Abstract

Objectives:

1) To familiarize the audience with microdialysis as a minimally invasive tool for metabolic monitoring

2) To stimulate discussion of potential uses of microdialysis during studies of sleep disordered breathing and other pulmonary disorders.

3) To provide an basic understanding of the regulation of metabolism

Presentation: 57 minutes

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