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Michael Kenney
Title Ph.D
Faculty Rank Professor
Degree Ph.D
Institution University of Texas at El Paso
Department Biology
Clusters Neurological Disorders and Mental Health
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500 WEST UNIVERSITY
City EL PASO
State TX
Postal Code 79968
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1. Balivada S, Ganta CK, Zhang Y, Pawar HN, Ortiz RJ, Becker KG, Khan AM, Kenney MJ. Microarray analysis of aging-associated immune system alterations in the rostral ventrolateral medulla of F344 rats. Physiol Genomics. 2017 Aug 01; 49(8):400-415.
2. Pawar HN, Balivada S, Kenney MJ. Does aging alter the molecular substrate of ionotropic neurotransmitter receptors in the rostral ventral lateral medulla? - A short communication. Exp Gerontol. 2017 05; 91:99-103.
3. Balivada S, Pawar HN, Montgomery S, Kenney MJ. Effect of ghrelin on regulation of splenic sympathetic nerve discharge. Auton Neurosci. 2016 12; 201:68-71.
4. McMurphy RM, Fels RJ, Kenney MJ. Dexmedetomidine and regulation of splenic sympathetic nerve discharge in aged F344 rats. Auton Neurosci. 2015 Jul; 190:53-7.
5. Kenney MJ. Medullary regulation of visceral sympathetic nerve discharge at peak hyperthermia in aged F344 rats. Auton Neurosci. 2014 Dec; 186:32-7.
6. Kenney MJ, Ganta CK. Autonomic nervous system and immune system interactions. Compr Physiol. 2014 Jul; 4(3):1177-200.
7. Kenney MJ, Larsen BT, McMurphy RM, Mason D, Fels RJ. Dexmedetomidine and regulation of splenic sympathetic nerve discharge. Auton Neurosci. 2014 Jul; 183:111-5.
8. Kenney MJ, Ganta CK, Fels RJ. Disinhibition of RVLM neural circuits and regulation of sympathetic nerve discharge at peak hyperthermia. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2013 Nov 01; 115(9):1297-303.
9. Kenney MJ, Mosher LJ. Translational physiology and SND recordings in humans and rats: a glimpse of the recent past with an eye on the future. Auton Neurosci. 2013 Jun; 176(1-2):5-10.
10. Copp SW, Hirai DM, Sims GE, Fels RJ, Musch TI, Poole DC, Kenney MJ. Neuronal nitric oxide synthase inhibition and regional sympathetic nerve discharge: implications for peripheral vascular control. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2013 May 01; 186(3):285-9.
11. Kenney MJ, Mosher LJ, Fels RJ. Bacillus anthracis lethal toxin induces complex changes in sympathetic nerve discharge regulation. Auton Neurosci. 2012 Sep 25; 170(1-2):66-9.
12. Garcia AA, Fels RJ, Mosher LJ, Kenney MJ. Bacillus anthracis lethal toxin alters regulation of visceral sympathetic nerve discharge. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2012 Mar; 112(6):1033-40.
13. Kenney MJ, Meyer CN, Hosking KG, Fels RJ. Is visceral sympathoexcitation to heat stress dependent on activation of ionotropic excitatory amino acid receptors in the rostral ventrolateral medulla? Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2011 Aug; 301(2):R548-57.
14. Margiocco ML, Borgarelli M, Musch TI, Hirai DM, Hageman KS, Fels RJ, Garcia AA, Kenney MJ. Effects of combined aging and heart failure on visceral sympathetic nerve and cardiovascular responses to progressive hyperthermia in F344 rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2010 Dec; 299(6):R1555-63.
15. Kenney MJ. Animal aging and regulation of sympathetic nerve discharge. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2010 Oct; 109(4):951-8.
16. Hosking KG, Fels RJ, Kenney MJ. Inhibition of RVLM synaptic activation at peak hyperthermia reduces visceral sympathetic nerve discharge. Auton Neurosci. 2009 Oct 05; 150(1-2):104-10.
17. Helwig BG, Craig RA, Fels RJ, Blecha F, Kenney MJ. Central nervous system administration of interleukin-6 produces splenic sympathoexcitation. Auton Neurosci. 2008 Aug 18; 141(1-2):104-11.
18. Helwig BG, Musch TI, Craig RA, Kenney MJ. Increased interleukin-6 receptor expression in the paraventricular nucleus of rats with heart failure. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007 Mar; 292(3):R1165-73.
19. Ganta CK, Helwig BG, Blecha F, Ganta RR, Cober R, Parimi S, Musch TI, Fels RJ, Kenney MJ. Hypothermia-enhanced splenic cytokine gene expression is independent of the sympathetic nervous system. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Sep; 291(3):R558-65.
20. Helwig BG, Parimi S, Ganta CK, Cober R, Fels RJ, Kenney MJ. Aging alters regulation of visceral sympathetic nerve responses to acute hypothermia. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Sep; 291(3):R573-9.
21. Ganta CK, Lu N, Helwig BG, Blecha F, Ganta RR, Zheng L, Ross CR, Musch TI, Fels RJ, Kenney MJ. Central angiotensin II-enhanced splenic cytokine gene expression is mediated by the sympathetic nervous system. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2005 Oct; 289(4):H1683-91.
22. Ganta CK, Blecha F, Ganta RR, Helwig BG, Parimi S, Lu N, Fels RJ, Musch TI, Kenney MJ. Hyperthermia-enhanced splenic cytokine gene expression is mediated by the sympathetic nervous system. Physiol Genomics. 2004 Oct 04; 19(2):175-83.
23. Lu N, Helwig BG, Fels RJ, Parimi S, Kenney MJ. Central Tempol alters basal sympathetic nerve discharge and attenuates sympathetic excitation to central ANG II. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Dec; 287(6):H2626-33.
24. Kenney MJ, Musch TI. Senescence alters blood flow responses to acute heat stress. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Apr; 286(4):H1480-5.
25. Kenney MJ, Fels RJ. Forebrain and brain stem neural circuits contribute to altered sympathetic responses to heating in senescent rats. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2003 Nov; 95(5):1986-93.
26. Lu N, Wang Y, Blecha F, Fels RJ, Hoch HP, Kenney MJ. Central interleukin-1beta antibody increases renal and splenic sympathetic nerve discharge. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 May; 284(5):H1536-41.
27. Kenney MJ, Weiss ML, Mendes T, Wang Y, Fels RJ. Role of paraventricular nucleus in regulation of sympathetic nerve frequency components. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 May; 284(5):H1710-20.
28. Kenney MJ, Weiss ML, Haywood JR. The paraventricular nucleus: an important component of the central neurocircuitry regulating sympathetic nerve outflow. Acta Physiol Scand. 2003 Jan; 177(1):7-15.
29. Weiss ML, Kenney MJ, Musch TI, Patel KP. Modifications to central neural circuitry during heart failure. Acta Physiol Scand. 2003 Jan; 177(1):57-67.
30. Kenney MJ, Fels RJ. Sympathetic nerve regulation to heating is altered in senescent rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2002 Aug; 283(2):R513-20.
31. Kenney MJ, Blecha F, Wang Y, McMurphy R, Fels RJ. Sympathoexcitation to intravenous interleukin-1beta is dependent on forebrain neural circuits. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2002 Aug; 283(2):H501-5.
32. Kenney MJ, Blecha F, Fels RJ, Morgan DA. Altered frequency responses of sympathetic nerve discharge bursts after IL-1beta and mild hypothermia. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2002 Jul; 93(1):280-8.
33. Kenney MJ, Blecha F, Morgan DA, Fels RJ. Interleukin-1 beta alters brown adipose tissue but not renal sympathetic nerve responses to hypothermia. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Dec; 281(6):H2441-5.
34. Weiss ML, Chowdhury SI, Patel KP, Kenney MJ, Huang J. Neural circuitry of the kidney: NO-containing neurons. Brain Res. 2001 Nov 23; 919(2):269-82.
35. Kenney MJ, Weiss ML, Patel KP, Wang Y, Fels RJ. Paraventricular nucleus bicuculline alters frequency components of sympathetic nerve discharge bursts. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Sep; 281(3):H1233-41.
36. Kenney MJ, Musch TI, Weiss ML. Renal sympathetic nerve regulation to heating is altered in rats with heart failure. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jun; 280(6):H2868-75.
37. Saindon CS, Blecha F, Musch TI, Morgan DA, Fels RJ, Kenney MJ. Effect of cervical vagotomy on sympathetic nerve responses to peripheral interleukin-1beta. Auton Neurosci. 2001 Mar 23; 87(2-3):243-8.
38. Kenney MJ, Pickar JG, Weiss ML, Saindon CS, Fels RJ. Effects of midbrain and spinal cord transections on sympathetic nerve responses to heating. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2000 May; 278(5):R1329-38.
39. Kenney MJ, Claassen DE, Fels RJ, Saindon CS. Cold stress alters characteristics of sympathetic nerve discharge bursts. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1999 Aug; 87(2):732-42.
40. Kenney MJ, Claassen DE, Bishop MR, Fels RJ. Regulation of the sympathetic nerve discharge bursting pattern during heat stress. Am J Physiol. 1998 Dec; 275(6 Pt 2):R1992-2001.
41. Claassen DE, Fels RJ, Kenney MJ. Altered frequency characteristics of sympathetic nerve activity after sustained elevation in arterial pressure. Am J Physiol. 1998 Mar; 274(3 Pt 2):R694-703.
42. Claassen DE, Morgan DA, Hirai T, Kenney MJ. Nonuniform sympathetic nerve responses after sustained elevation in arterial pressure. Am J Physiol. 1996 Nov; 271(5 Pt 2):R1264-9.
43. Weiss ML, Claassen DE, Hirai T, Kenney MJ. Nonuniform sympathetic nerve responses to intravenous hypertonic saline infusion. J Auton Nerv Syst. 1996 Feb 05; 57(1-2):109-15.
44. Hirai T, Musch TI, Morgan DA, Kregel KC, Claassen DE, Pickar JG, Lewis SJ, Kenney MJ. Differential sympathetic nerve responses to nitric oxide synthase inhibition in anesthetized rats. Am J Physiol. 1995 Oct; 269(4 Pt 2):R807-13.
45. Kenney MJ, Barney CC, Hirai T, Gisolfi CV. Sympathetic nerve responses to hyperthermia in the anesthetized rat. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1995 Mar; 78(3):881-9.
46. Kenney MJ, Morgan DA. Sustained increases in aortic depressor nerve activity after acute elevation in arterial pressure. J Hypertens. 1994 Oct; 12(10):1171-6.
47. Kenney MJ. Frequency characteristics of sympathetic nerve discharge in anesthetized rats. Am J Physiol. 1994 Sep; 267(3 Pt 2):R830-40.
48. Kenney MJ, Fedde MR. Influence of different preamplifier bandpass cutoff frequencies on the basic pattern of sympathetic nerve discharge. Biomed Sci Instrum. 1994; 30:111-6.
49. Kenney MJ, Seals DR. Postexercise hypotension. Key features, mechanisms, and clinical significance. Hypertension. 1993 Nov; 22(5):653-64.
50. Kenney MJ, Morgan DA. Sciatic nerve stimulation induces hypotension but not renal or lumbar sympathoinhibition in hypertensive Dahl rats. Clin Auton Res. 1993 Jun; 3(3):163-8.

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