• 8159 Citations
1975 …2014
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Research Interests

Physiological regulation of the sympathoadrenal system; Developmental neurobiology of the sympathoadrenal system; Physiological and pathophysiological roles of catecholamines in regulation of blood pressure and energy metabolism.

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Harvard University

… → 1971

Research interests

  • Catecholamines
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Energy Metabolism
  • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Skin
  • Sympathoadrenal System

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Grants 2001 2010

Research Output 1975 2014

  • 8159 Citations
  • 133 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 2 Letter
  • 1 Comment/debate
51 Citations (Scopus)

β2-Adrenergic agonists augment air pollution-induced IL-6 release and thrombosis

Chiarella, S. E., Soberanes, S., Urich, D., Morales-Nebreda, L., Nigdelioglu, R., Green, D., Young, J. B., Gonzalez, A., Rosario, C., Misharin, A. V., Ghio, A. J., Wunderink, R. G., Donnelly, H. K., Radigan, K. A., Perlman, H., Chandel, N. S., Budinger, G. R. S. & Mutlu, G. M., Jul 1 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 124, 7, p. 2935-2946 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenergic Agonists
Particulate Matter
Air Pollution
Alveolar Macrophages
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gastrointestinal and renal excretion of potassium in African-Americans and White Americans

Rosa, R. M., De Jesus, E., Sperling, K., Suh, A., Gmurczyk, A., Myrie, K. A., Rosner, K., Lerma, E., Yu, W., Breuer, R. & Young, J. B., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of hypertension. 30, 12, p. 2373-2377 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Blood Urea Nitrogen
Body Temperature
Basal Metabolism
38 Citations (Scopus)
Body Temperature
Body Temperature Changes
6 Citations (Scopus)
Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein
Human Mammary Glands
Epidermal Growth Factor
Postpartum Period