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5851 USA Dr. N., MSB 3074
Mobile, AL 36688
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Phone
(251) 460-7004
Fax
(251) 460-6386
E-mail
michaelfrancis@southalabama.edu
Research Interests
Vascular remodeling in lung circulation and its impact on blood flow pattering; Progression of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
Graduate Education
Ph.D. - University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Ala.
Post-Doctoral Studies - USA Center for Lung Biology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Ala.
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In 2017, Dr. Francis was awarded a five-year, $797,740 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the function of blood vessels. Dr. Francis’s research aims to explain the link between TRPC4-dependent endothelial calcium signaling and survival in PAH, which is characterized by chronically elevated pulmonary arterial pressure.

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