Richard Rogers, Ph.D.
John S. McIlhenny Professor of Neuroscience
Autonomic Neuroscience - Rogers
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1979 , Neuroscience
Dr. Rogers focuses on the modulation of the brain-gut axis. He is also interested on the modulation of the brain-gut axis by cytokines, hormones and CNS pathways involved in the control of feeding behavior and energy utilization.
Hermann GE, Van Meter MJ and Rogers RC. CXCR4 receptors in the dorsal medulla: implications for autonomic dysfunction. Eur J Neurosci. 2008 Feb;27(4):855-64.
Hermann GE. and Rogers, RC. TNFalpha: A Trigger of Autonomic Dysfunction. Neuroscientist. 2008 Feb;14(1):53-67.
Rogers RC and Hermann GE. Mechanisms of action of CCK to activate central vagal afferent terminals. Peptides. 2008 Oct; 29(10):1716-25.
Kline DD, Hendricks G, Hermann GE, Rogers RC and Kunze DL. Dopamine inhibits N-type channels in visceral afferents to reduce synaptic transmitter release under normoxic and chronic intermittent hypoxic conditions. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Feb 25.
Hsuchou H, He Y, Kastin AJ, Tu H, Markadakis EN, Rogers RC, Fossier PB and Pan W. Obesity induces functional astrocytic leptin receptors in hypothalamus. Brain. 2009 Mar 17.