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Michael Sardinia

Michael Sardinia

Associate Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: (509) 777-3284
Fax: (509) 777-4943
Office Location: Robinson Science Hall 204
E-mail: msardinia@whitworth.edu

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Education:
Ph.D. Washington State University
D.V.M. Washington State University
B.S. Whitworth College

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty:  2003

Areas of Specialization / Expertise:
Biology; zoophysiology; veterinary medicine

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors:

Presentations include: "Small Molecules and Memory, A Role for Peptide Neurotransmiters in the Hippocampus" at Gonzaga University (2007); "What do MMPs, AIV and IRAP Have to Do with Memory?" as invited speaker for the Science Colloquium Series, Pacific University (spring 2007).

Publications include: co-author of "Nle1AIV Increases
Hippocampal Matrix Metalloproteinases in Culture: A Possible Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease" in the Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the AAAS Pacific Division (2008); co-author of "A novel angiotensin analog with subnanomolar affinity for angiotensin-converting enzyme," in J Pharmacol Exp. Ther. (2000); co-authored "Structural analysis of angiotensin IV receptor (AT4) from selected bovine tissues," in J Pharmacol Exp. Ther. (1999).

Reviewer for the journal Heart Failure Reviews; chemistry synthesis consultant for Pacific Northwest Biotechnology.

Serves as co-pre med advisor for Whitworth students.