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Joseph R Libonati

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University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Room 126B Fagin Hall
418 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217
Office: 215-746-3986
Ph. D.
Temple University, 1993.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Prevention / Myocyte Biology / Heart Failure

CVI Research Description:
My group studies the effects of acute and chronic exercise on cardiac remodeling and cardiomyocyte biology in a host of cardiovascular diseases.

Selected Publications

Libonati JR (2012): Cardiac remodeling and function following exercise and angiotensin II receptor antagonism. Aug;112(8):3149-54. PMID: 22143841

Libonati JR, Sabri AK, Xiao C, MacDonnell, SM, Renna BF: Exercise Training Improves Systolic Function in Hypertensive Myocardium (2011)J Appl Physiol. Dec;111(6):1637-43. PMID: 21921241J Appl Physiol. Dec;111(6):1637-43. PMID: 21921241

Libonati, J.R., & MacDonnell, S.M. (2011): Cardiac beta-adrenergic responsiveness with exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 Nov;111(11):2735-41. PMID: 21404069

Kolwicz SC, MacDonnell SM, Renna BF, Reger PO, Seqqat R, Rafiq K, Kendrick ZV, Houser SR, Sabri A, Libonati JR.(2009): Left ventricular remodeling with exercise in hypertension.Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 297(4): H1361-8. PMID:19666835.

MacDonnell SM, Kubo H, Harris DM, Chen X, Berretta R, Barbe MF, Kolwicz S, Reger PO, Eckhart A, Renna BF, Koch WJ, Houser SR, Libonati JR. (2007): Calcineurin inhibition normalizes beta-adrenergic responsiveness in the spontaneously hypertensive rat.Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 293(5): H3122-9. PMID:17827263.

Renna BF, MacDonnell SM, Reger PO, Crabbe DL, Houser SR, Libonati JR. (2007): Relative systolic dysfunction in female spontaneously hypertensive rat myocardium.J Appl Physiol, 103(1): 353-8. PMID:17431084.

Kolwicz SC, Kubo H, MacDonnell SM, Houser SR, Libonati JR. (2007): Effects of forskolin on inotropic performance and phospholamban phosphorylation in exercise-trained hypertensive myocardium.J Appl Physiol, 102(2): 628-33. PMID:17082376.

Reger PO, Barbe MF, Amin M, Renna BF, Hewston LA, MacDonnell SM, Houser SR, Libonati JR. (2006): Myocardial hypoperfusion/reperfusion tolerance with exercise training in hypertension.J Appl Physiol, 100(2): 541-7. PMID:16223983.

Libonati JR, Kendrick ZV, Houser SR. (2005) : Sprint training improves postischemic, left ventricular diastolic performance.J Appl Physiol, 99(6): 2121-7. PMID:16037397.

MacDonnell SM, Kubo H, Crabbe DL, Renna BF, Reger PO, Mohara J, Smithwick LA, Koch WJ, Houser SR, Libonati JR. (2005) : Improved myocardial beta-adrenergic responsiveness and signaling with exercise training in hypertensionCirculation, 111(25): 3420-8. PMID:15967848
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