Steven L. Bealer, PhD

Research Interests

  • Microscopy, Electron
  • Radioimmunoassay
  • Peripheral sensory neuron recording
  • Neuron recording from brain slice preparations
  • Neurohistology and staining techniques
  • Subcortical lesioning, cannulation, knife cuts, stimulation, microinjections
  • Radioisotope tracer techniques
  • Monitoring of cardiovascular parameters
  • Regional blood flow and cardiac output analyses using microspheres
  • Radioenzymatic assays of biogenic amines
  • Microdissection and micropunch isolation of individual brain nuclei
  • Pulsed Doppler velocitometry
  • Peripheral sympathetic nerve recording
  • c-fos immunohistochemistry
  • Animal Psychophysics
  • Human Psychophysics
  • Immunocytochemistry
  • Bioassay of humoral stimuli
  • Dissected single neuron preparations
  • Integrated whole nerve preparations
  • Intravital microscopy for analysis of microcirculation
  • Microdialysis
  • Laser Doppler velocitometry
  • In Situ Hybridization
  • Role of the central nervous system in cardiovascular regulation, fluid, and electrolyte balance and renal function
  • Neuroendocrinology-peptide action in the brain
  • CNS biogenic amine systems
  • CNS neurochemistry of oxytocin release during gestation, parturition, and lactation


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Pharmacology and Toxicology - Professor Emeritus

Academic Office Information

  • 801-587-7706
  • L.S. Skaggs Hall
    Pharmacology and Toxicology
    30 S 2000 E, Room: 201
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Iowa, Department of Psychology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Iowa Neurobehavioral Sciences Training Program - NIH
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Iowa, Division of Biopsychology, Department of Psychology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Wyoming
Graduate Training University of Wyoming
Undergraduate University of Wyoming
Undergraduate Casper College