• 2454 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1985 …2022
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Area of Expertise

My laboratory studies the role of the central nervous system in the regulation of the cardiovascular system, and water and electrolyte balance. We study how the brain participates in the normal maintenance of blood pressure and fluid balance, a process called homeostasis. We also investigate how changes in these CNS processes contribute to water retention associated with heart or liver disease and chronic diseases such as hypertension. Our goal is to achieve a better understanding of how the CNS contributes to health and diseases though its interactions with the cardiovascular system.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Biopsychology, University of Iowa

MS in Biopsychology, University of Iowa

BA in Psychology, Eastern Illinois University

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Research Output 1985 2019

  • 2454 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
  • 98 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 1 Editorial

Selectively Inhibiting the Median Preoptic Nucleus Attenuates Angiotensin II and Hyperosmotic-Induced Drinking Behavior and Vasopressin Release in Adult Male Rats

Marciante, A. B., Wang, L. A., Farmer, G. E. & Cunningham, J. T., 1 Mar 2019, In : eNeuro. 6, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Drinking Behavior
Preoptic Area
Vasopressins
Angiotensin II
Designer Drugs

AT1a influences GABAA-mediated inhibition through regulation of KCC2 expression

Farmer, G. E., Balapattabi, K., Bachelor, M. E., Little, J. T. & Cunningham, J. T., 1 Nov 2018, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 315, 5, p. R972-R982

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Preoptic Area
Angiotensins
Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor
Neurons
Angiotensin II

High salt loading increases brain derived neurotrophic factor in supraoptic vasopressin neurones

Balapattabi, K., Little, J. T., Farmer, G. E. & Cunningham, J. T., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 30, 11, e12639.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Vasopressins
Salts
Supraoptic Nucleus
Neurons
2 Citations (Scopus)
Solitary Nucleus
Arterial Pressure
Transcription Factors
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Green Fluorescent Proteins
5 Citations (Scopus)

Angiotensin converting enzyme 1 in the median preoptic nucleus contributes to chronic intermittent hypoxia hypertension

Faulk, K. E., Nedungadi, T. P. & Cunningham, J. T., 1 May 2017, In : Physiological Reports. 5, 10, e13277.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Preoptic Area
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Hypertension
Blood Pressure
Angiotensin I