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Amrita Kamat, Ph.D.

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Amrita Kamat, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Research
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Department of Medicine - Geriatrics, Gerontology & Palliative Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Phone: 210-617-5197

RESEARCH

The primary focus of Dr. Kamat''s research is to understand the regulation of glucose and lipid metabolism during aging and fetal development, with particular emphasis on beta-adrenergic receptor mediated mechanisms in the liver.

Selected Publications

Majida Abu Shehab; Ian Damerill; Tong Shen; Fredrick J. Rosario; Mark Nijland; Peter W. Nathanielsz; Amrita Kamat; Thomas Jansson; Madhulika B. Gupta Liver mTOR controls IGF-I bioavailability by regulation of protein kinase CK2 and IGFBP-1 phosphorylation in fetal growth restriction Endocrinology. 2014;155(4):1327-1339.

Jian-Liang Fu; Hong-Mei Zhang; Hua Zhang; Amrita Kamat; Chih-Ko Yeh; Bin-Xian Zhang A melatonin-based fluorescence method for the measurement of mitochondrial complex III function in intact cells Journal of Pineal Research. 2013;55(4):364-370.

Cun Li; Zhen-Ju Shu; Shuko Lee; Madhulika B. Gupta; Thomas Jansson; Peter W. Nathanielsz; Amrita Kamat Effects of maternal nutrient restriction, intrauterine growth restriction, and glucocorticoid exposure on phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase-1 expression in fetal baboon hepatocytes in vitro Journal of Medical Primatology. 2013;42(4):211-219.


 
 
   
 
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