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J. David Symons

Title: Professor
College: Medicine
School / Department: Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
Mentoring Philosophy:

We explore mechanisms responsible for vascular dysfunction associated with obesity, insulin resistance, and diabetes. Recently we are interrogating the contribution from endothelial cell autophagy to vascular complications that occur during the aging process. This is relevant because aging-related cardiovascular complications are the primary cause of death in individuals > 65 y old, and patient-management costs to the healthcare system are enormous and unsustainable.