Colin Sumners, Ph.D.
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)