PhD, Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK
Dr. Whim received his PhD in neuroscience from the University of Cambridge, UK. He studied the role of neuropeptide transmitters in invertebrate and vertebrate model systems as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago, Yale University and University College London. Before moving to LSU in 2009, Dr. Whim was an Assistant Professor at Penn State University. As a member of the Department of Cell biology and Anatomy at LSU, Dr. Whim is interested in the autonomic nervous system and its role in preventing hypoglycemia. He has authored over 30 publications dealing with the role of peptide neurotransmitters. He is the principal investigator of research grants from the National Institutes of Health.
Control of glucose homeostasis by the autonomic nervous system
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