Jasenka Zubcevic

Jasenka Zubcevic, photoAssistant Professor

Department of Physiological Sciences
Box 100144
1333 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610-0144
jasenkaz@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-4057
Fax: 352-392-5145
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Education

  • BSc in Pharmacology, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, UK, 2003
  • PhD in Physiology, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, UK, 2008
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, University of Florida, USA, 2010-2013
  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, University of Florida, USA, 2013-2014

Honors and Awards

  • American Heart Association Best Presentation Award 2013
  • American Heart Association New Investigator Travel Award, 2011
  • American Heart Association Best Presentation Award, 2011
  • Donald J Reiss Memorial Trainee Award, 2006

Research Interests

Neural control of cardiovascular physiology, neurogenic hypertension, bone marrow immune responses in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, the gut-brain axis in cardiovascular diseases.

Funding

  • American Heart Association 14SDG18300010 (PI) 2014-2018
    “Altered sympathetic activity to the bone marrow in neurogenic hypertension”
  • NIH NHLBI R56HL136692-01 (PI) 2017-2018
    ‘High salt diet potentiation of Ang II hypertension: novel role for Th17 infiltration into the PVN’
  • NIH NCCIH R21AT010192 (PI) 2018-2020
    ‘Gut-brain axis: functional link between microbial metabolites and neurogenic hypertension’
  • Florida Department of Health James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program 8JK06 (Co-I) 2018-2021
    ‘The role of the gut-microbiome-brain axis in cardiovascular disease following exposure to prenatal nicotine‘
  • NIH NHLBI R01HL102033 (Co-I) 2016-2020
    ‘ACE2, brain, gut dysbiosis in pulmonary hypertension’
  • NIH NHLBI R01HL132448 (Co-I) 2016-2020
    ‘Brain-gut microbiome-immune axis in hypertension’

Publications

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Updated 3 Dec 2018

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