Tara Henagan, Ph.D.

Department/Laboratory:
Neurosignaling

Education:
PhD, 2010, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Mentor:
Morrison, Christopher D.

Current Research:
Central and peripheral mitochondrial function in response to a low protein diet

Other Research Interests:
Effects of a low protein diet on central and peripheral mitochondrial function, specifically within the hypothalamus, skeletal muscle and liver; Diet-induced epigenetic effects via nucleosome mapping in skeletal muscle and its relation to mitochondrial number and function, obesity and insulin resistance.