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Michael Francisco, PhD

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  • About Me

    Education

    • PhD, Human Physiology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
    • MS, Human Physiology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
    • BS, Human Physiology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

    Research Interests

    My previous research background focused on the skin blood flow responses to heat stress, chronic passive heat exposure and cardiovascular adaptation, and post-intervention (exercise and acute heat stress) hemodynamic responses. These lines of inquiry spurred my interest in the potential for environmental stressors to improve cardiometabolic health. I am currently interested in understanding the mechanisms of autonomic and vascular dysfunction in age-related diseases such as heart failure. Within this framework, I would like to explore therapeutic interventions that may improve cardiovascular and metabolic function in cardiovascular disease.