Tyler M. Basting, PhD




Postdoctoral Associate (Lazartigues' Laboratory)

Lab Number

MEB 5219


(504) 568-3211









PhD in Neurosciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.


Research interests

1. Investigating the role of hypothalamic neurons in neurogenic hypertension.

2. Application of optogenetics to silencing excitatory neurons in hypertension.

Research Support




1. Is plasticity within the retrotrapezoid nucleus responsible for the recovery of the PCO2 set-point after carotid body denervation in rats?

Basting TM, Abe C, Viar KE, Stornetta RL, Guyenet PG.

J Physiol. 2016 Jun 15;594(12):3371-90. doi: 10.1113/JP272046. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

PMID: 26842799

2. State-dependent control of breathing by the retrotrapezoid nucleus.

Burke PG, Kanbar R, Basting TM, Hodges WM, Viar KE, Stornetta RL, Guyenet PG.

J Physiol. 2015 Jul 1;593(13):2909-26. doi: 10.1113/JP270053. Epub 2015 May 22.

PMID: 25820491;Free PMC Article

3. Proton detection and breathing regulation by the retrotrapezoid nucleus. Guyenet PG, Bayliss DA, Stornetta RL, Ludwig MG, Kumar NN, Shi Y, Burke PG, Kanbar R, Basting TM, Holloway BB, Wenker IC.

J Physiol. 2016 Mar 15;594(6):1529-51. doi: 10.1113/JP271480. Epub 2016 Feb 19.

PMID: 26748771

4. Hypoxia silences retrotrapezoid nucleus respiratory chemoreceptors via alkalosis.

Basting TM, Burke PG, Kanbar R, Viar KE, Stornetta DS, Stornetta RL, Guyenet PG.

J Neurosci. 2015 Jan 14;35(2):527-43. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2923-14.2015.

PMID: 25589748; Free PMC Article