Funding

Current Grants

NIH R15AR06991 — Mitochondrial Degeneration—the Root of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy

Arkansas Biosciences Institute Grant — Skeletal muscle depletion of microRNA-16 is sufficient to induce insulin resistance

Central States American College of Sports Medicine — Autophagy Activation as a Novel Regulator for Improved Glucose Handling during Insulin Resistance

Human Health Performance and Recreation Departmental Grant — Autophagy Activation as a Novel Regulator for Improved Glucose Handling during Insulin Resistance

Past Projects

Arkansas Biosciences Institute Grant — Targeting Mitochondrial Health in the Prevention of Cancer-Cachexia Induced Muscle Atrophy

American College of Sports Medicine — Novel Mechanism for Cardioprotection through Mitochondrial mRNA Translation Initiation

American College of Sports Medicine — MicroRNA-16 As A Novel Target In Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus