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Brian Kennedy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physiology
Phone 219-980-6520kndy.gif
Fax 219-980-6566
E-Mail brkenned@iun.edu

Teaches in Step 3 Systemic Function


Education

  • Bowdoin College 1973, B.A. Biology
  • Washington University School of Medicine 1978, Ph.D. Physiology

Post Doc

  • Yale University, Postdoctoral fellow
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Postdoctoral fellow
  • University of Pennsylvania, Research Assistant Professor

Memberships

  • ARVO
  • Biophysical Society

Research Interests

My research concerns the Physiology and Cell Biology of plasma membrane transport proteins. It currently concentrates on calcium transport proteins, examined in retinal pigment epithelial cells.


Selected Publications

Kennedy, B.G. Na-K-Cl cotransport in cultured cells derived from human retinal pigment epithelium. Am J Physiol 259, C29-C34, 1990.

Kennedy, B.G. Rubidium transport in cultured monkey retinal pigment epithelium Exp. Eye Res. 55, 289-296, 1992.

Kennedy, B.G. Volume regulation in cultured cells derived from human retinal pigment epithelium Am. J. Physiol. 266, C676-C683, 1994.

Reising, C. A, Kennedy, B.G. Getz, R.K. and Mangini, N.J. Immunodetection of an arrestin-like protein in human retinal pigment epithelium Curr. Eye Res. 15, 9-15, 1996.

Kennedy, B.G. and Mangini, N.J. Plasma membrane Calcium-ATPase in cultured human retinal pigment epithelium. Exp. Eye Res. 63: 547-56, 1996.

Mangini, N.J., Haugh-Scheidt, L., Valle, J., Cragoe, E.J. Ripps, H. and Kennedy, B.G. Characterization of a sodium-calcium exchanger in cultured human retinal pigment epithelium. Exp. Eye Res. 65: 821-34, 1998.

Getz, R.K.; Kennedy, B.G. and Mangini, N.J. Transthyretin localization in cultured and native human retinal pigment epithelium. Exp. Eye Res. 68: 629-636, 1999.

Kennedy, B.G.; Haley, B.E. and Mangini, N.J. Creatine kinase in human retinal pigment epithelium. Exp Eye Res 70:183-190. 2000.

Weng, T.X. Godley, B.F., Jin, G.F. Mangini, N.J., Kennedy, B.G. Yu, A.S.L. and Wills, N.K. Oxidant and antioxidant modulation of chloride channels expressed in human retinal pigment epithelium. Am J Physiol 283: C839 ­ C849.

Kennedy, B.G. and Mangini, N.J. P-glycoprotein expression in human retinal pigment epithelium. Molecular Vision 8:422-30, 2002.

Talarico, E.F.; Kennedy, B.G.; Marfurt, C.F.; Loeffler, K.U. and Mangini, N.J.
Expression and immunolocalization of plasma membrane calcium ATPase in human
corneal epithelium Mol Vis 11:169-178 (2005).