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Patricia Molina, PhD

Physiology
pmolin@lsuhsc.edu

 

Keywords Associated with Work AIDS
alcohol
cannabinoids
hemorrhagic shock
Inflammation
muscle wasting
simian immunodeficiency virus
traumatic brain injury
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests Research in Dr. Molina’s laboratory has focused on studying the inflammatory and cardiovascular responses to traumatic injury and hemorrhagic shock. Her studies use a systems biology approach to integrating neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, and host defense mechanisms to understating the impact of acute alcohol intoxication on outcome from traumatic injury. Parallel studies investigate the role of chronic alcohol and cannabinoid administration on the disease progression of simian immunodeficiency virus infection.
impact of alcohol and cannabinoids on the disease progression of simian immunodeficiency virus infection
impact of alcohol intoxication on outcome from traumatic brain injury
Metabolic Syndrome X
role of endocannabinoid system in traumatic brain injury
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests Endocrine System Diseases
Satellite Cells, Skeletal Muscle
Unique Equipment Used DXA scanner bone densitometry, body composition measurement CSRB 236 Contact Person: Dr. Patricia Molina
ultramicrocentrifuge ultracentrifugation of microtube sized samples MEB 7250 Contact Person: Dr. Patricia Molina
Unique Techniques Used or Developed Flow Cytometry
Last Updated: 08/18/2017