Colin Sumners, Ph.D.

Professor

Colin Sumners, Ph.D.

Colin Sumners, Ph.D.

Phone: (352) 392-4485
Office: MBI L4-183
Email: csumners@ufl.edu
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Research Interests

Our research is focused within two major areas:

  • The role of angiotensin II in the brain in the neural control of blood pressure and neurogenic hypertension.
  • Cerebroprotective actions of components of the renin angiotensin system.

For more information, visit the website: Sumners Lab

Teaching (Including Courses)

  • Principles of Medical Physiology (BMS 6500)
  • Fundamentals of Endocrine Physiology (GMS 6405)
  • Human Physiology for Physician Assistants (PAS 5025)
  • Dental Physiology (DEN5120)
  • Responsible Conduct of Biomedical Research (GMS 7003)

Awards and Honors

  • Member of the McKnight Brain Institute
  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Basic Science Teacher of the Year (2008-09)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Beta Chapter, University of Florida (2006)
  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Basic Science Teacher of the Year (2005-06)
  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Basic Science Teacher of the Year (2003-04)
  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Exemplary Teacher Award (2003)
  • University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorship (2002-2005)
  • University of Florida Presidential Medal for University of Florida Teacher-Scholar of the Year (1996-97)
  • National Institutes of Health (NINDS), Javits Neuroscience Investigator MERIT Award, (1992-1999)
  • University of Florida Top 100 Researchers, President’s Research Achievement Award, (1989-90)
  • Royal Society (London) European Programme Postdoctoral Fellowship, (1979-80)