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Dr. Boyd Rorabaugh

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

2010 – present 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

Awards: 


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.

2010    Project Title: Regulator of G protein signaling proteins modulate protection from ischemic injury in the mouse heart.  Bower, Bennett, and Bennett Endowed Research Award, Ohio Northern University.
Role: Principal Investigator.

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:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=boyd+rorabaugh

External Funding:

  • 2015-2018 R15:  Project Title: Time-dependent effects of stress on learning: physiological and genetic associations.  National Institute of Mental Health. Role: Coinvestigator.
  • 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.