David Kurjiaka

David Kurjiaka
Associate Professor Biomedical Sciences Department 245 Padnos Hall Allendale, MI 49401 Phone: (616) 331-8975
Fax: (616) 331-2090
email: kurjiakd@gvsu.edu
Personal Web Page: http://faculty.gvsu.edu/kurjiakd
OFFICE HOURS:
See available times here,
or by appointment


EDUCATION/TRAINING






COURSES TAUGHT


BMS 202 - Anatomy Physiology Laboratory
BMS 290 - Human Physiology BMS 291 - Human Physiology Laboratory BMS 495 - Concepts in Wellness (Cardiovascular Disease) BMS 508 - Advanced Human Physiology

RESEARCH INTERESTS







PUBLICATIONS













Am J
Physiol

Sakhalkar, HS, J Hanes, J Fu, U Benavides, R Malgor, CL Borruso, LD Kohn, DT Kurjiaka, DJ Goetz. Enhanced adhesion of ligand-conjugated biodegradable particles to colitic venules. FASEB J. 10.1096/fj.04-2668fje, 2005

Kurjiaka, DT, SB Bender, DD Nye, WB Wiehler, and DG Welsh. Hypertension attenuates cell-to-cell communication in hamster retractor muscle feed arteries. Am J Physiol 288:H861-70, 2005.

Kurjiaka, DT. The conduction of dilation along an arteriole is diminished in the cremaster muscle of hypertensive hamsters J Vasc Res 41:517-24, 2004.

Sakhalkar, HS, MK Dalal, AK Salem, R Ansari, MF Kiani, DT Kurjiaka, J Hanes, KM Shakesheff, DJ Goetz. Leukocyte inspired biodegradable particles that selectively and avidly adhere to inflamed endothelium in vitro and in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 100:15895-900, 2003.

Burt, JM, AM Fletcher, TD Steele, WY Wu, GT Cottrell, DT Kurjiaka. Alteration of Cx43:Cx40 expression ratio in A7r5 cells Am J Physiol 280: C500-8, 2001.

Segal, SS, DG Welsh, DT Kurjiaka. Spread of vasodilatation and vasoconstriction along resistance microvessels of hamster skeletal muscle. J Physiol (Lond.), 516: 283-91, 1999.

Kurjiaka, DT, TD Steele, MV Olsen, JM Burt. Gap junction permeability is diminished in proliferating vascular smooth muscle cells. Am J Physiol 275: C1674-82, 1998.

Kurjiaka, DT, MV Olsen, JM Burt. Anion permeability of gap junctions is enhanced in growth arrested smooth muscle cells. In: Gap Junctions: Proceedings 8th Intl Gap Junction Conference, Ed. R. Werner, IOS Press, 1998.

Kurjiaka, DT, SS Segal. Autoregulation during pressor response elevates wall shear rate in arterioles. J Appl Physiol 80:598-604, 1996.

Segal, SS, DT Kurjiaka. Coordination of blood flow control in the resistance vasculature of skeletal muscle. Med Sci Sports Exer 27:1158-64, 1995.

Kurjiaka, DT, SS Segal. Conducted vasodilation elevates flow in arteriole networks of hamster striated muscle. Am J Physiol 269:H1723-8, 1995.

Kurjiaka, DT, SS Segal. Interaction between conducted vasodilation and sympathetic nerve activation in hamster cremaster arterioles. Circ Res 76:885-91, 1995.

Segal, SS, DT Kurjiaka, AL Caston. Endurance training increases arterial wall thickness in rats. J Appl Physiol 74: 722-6, 1993.