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Dr. Rebekah Lynne Waikel

  • Appalachian Bridge Scholar Program - Faculty / Mentor

Bio

Contact Information

  • Department: Biological Sciences
  • Office: Science Building 3238
  • Mailing Address: Science Building 3238
  • Email: rebekah.waikel@eku.edu
  • Phone: 622-1534
  • Expert Areas: Cardiac Hypertrophy, Heart Failure, Cell Signaling, & miRNAs

Bio

My laboratory studies the molecular basis for sex differences in susceptibility to cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure. Specifically, we seek to understand cell signaling pathways, gene expression, and miRNA networks activated by estrogen, which protect the cardiomyocytes from cardiac hypertrophy.  

Courses

Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
BIO 101Essentials of Biology  Internet Classes SITESummer 2018
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