TALK: Recruitment strategies in efferent sympathetic nerve activity: Old hypotheses gain momentum in human multi-unit recordings
DAY: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, 6 PM – 7 PM
Dr. Kevin Shoemaker is a Professor of Kinesiology and Chair of Integrative Physiology, Exercise and Health at Western University, Canada. Dr. Shoemaker has a PhD in kinesiology and did his post-doctoral fellowship in cardiology. His research interests include the reflex control of autonomic activity and the role of the forebrain in cardiovascular regulation. He has written over 170 original research articles, published in journals such as the Circulation, Experimental Physiology, Clinical Autonomic Research, and Stroke.
Dr. Shoemaker has mentored a number of PhD students, many of who have gone on to have their own autonomic laboratories. He is beloved teacher, mentor and current president of the International Society for Autonomic Neurosciences (ISAN).
Dr. Shoemaker is the 2016 Streeten Lecturer.