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Dr. Boyd Rorabaugh

Professor of Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences
HPPEC 252
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
419-772-1695
Professional Experience: 

2017 – present Professor of Pharmacology and Cell Biology, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy

2010 – 2017 Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cell Biology, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy

2004 – 2010 Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Cell Biology, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy

Education: 


1995            B.S., Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
1997            M.S., Biology, Bowling Green State University
2002            Ph.D., Pharmacology, Creighton University
2002-2004  Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Department of Molecular Cardiology, Lerner Research

Teaching Interests: 
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Cell Biology / Signal Transduction
  • Receptor Pharmacodynamics
  • Autonomic Pharmacology

 

Research Interests: 
  • G protein-coupled receptors.
  • Regulator of G protein Signaling (RGS) proteins
  • Cardiac ischemia / reperfusion injury
  • Impact of stress on myocardial sensitivity to ischemic injury
Selected Publications: 

All available through PubMed:

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External Funding:

2016-2019     R15: Project Title: Impact of an Animal Model of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder on the Ischemic Heart; National Heart Lung Blood Institute (Role: Principal Investigator)

2015-2018     R15: Project Title: Time-Dependent Effects of Stress on Learning; Physiological and Genetic Associations. National Institute of Mental Health (Role: Co-Investigator)

2010-2014     RO1: Project Title: Physiological functions of G-alpha-i/o and control by regulators of G protein signaling. National Institute of General Medical Sciences (Role: Co-investigator)