Publications and Popular Press

Leveraging elastic instabilities for amplified performance: Spine-inspired high-speed and high-force soft robots. (2020). Tang, Y, Chi, Y, Sun, J, Huang, T, Maghsoudi, O, Spence, A, & Zhao, J, et al. Science Advances. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Vasoactive intestinal peptide regulates ileal goblet cell production in mice. (2020). Schwerdtfeger, L., & Tobet, S. Physiological Reports. and Physiology of Aging
Establishment of adult right ventricle failure in ovine using a graded, animal‐specific pulmonary artery constriction model. (2020). Nguyen‐Truong, M., Liu, W., Boon, J., Nelson, B., Easley, J., Monnet, E., & Wang, Z. Animal Models and Experimental Medicine. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Examining Relationships between Physical Environments and Behaviors of Residents with Dementia in a Retrofit Special Care Unit. (2017). Mobley, C., Leigh, K., & Malinin, L. Journal of Interior Design. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Microbial metabolite indole-3-propionic acid supplementation does not protect mice from the cardiometabolic consequences of a Western diet. (2020). Lee DM, Ecton KE, Trikha SRJ, Wrigley SD, Thomas KN, & Battson ML, Wei Y, Johnson SA, Weir TL, & Gentile CL. American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. and Physiology of Aging
Short-term time-restricted feeding is safe and feasible in non-obese healthy midlife and older adults. (2020). Martens CR, Rossman MJ, Mazzo MR, Jankowski LR, Nagy EE, Denman BA, Richey JJ, Johnson SA, Ziemba BP, Wang Y, Peterson CM, Chonchol M, Seals DR. GeroScience. and Physiology of Aging
Impact of Red Beetroot Juice on Vascular Endothelial Function and Cardiometabolic Responses to a High-Fat Meal in Middle-Aged/Older Adults with Overweight and Obesity: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Trial. (2019). Litwin NS, Van Ark HJ, Hartley SC, Michell KA, Vazquez AR, Fischer EK, Melby CL, Weir TL, Wei Y, Rao S, Hildreth KL, Seals DR, Pagliassotti MJ, Johnson SA. Current Developments in Nutrition. and Physiology of Aging
The gut microbiome–derived metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide modulates neuroinflammation and cognitive function with aging. (2020). Brunt VE, LaRocca TJ, Bazzoni AE, et al. GeroScience. and Physiology of Aging
Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter 2 Inhibition Does Not Favorably Modify the Physiological Responses to Dietary Counselling in Diabetes-Free, Sedentary Overweight and Obese Adult Humans. (2020). Ryan SP, Newman AA, Wilburn JR, Rhoades LD, Trikha SRJ, Godwin EC, Schoenberg HM, Battson ML, Ewell TR, Luckasen GJ, Biela LM, Melby CL, Bell C. Nutrients. and Physiology of Aging
Metrics of Diabetes Risk Are Only Minimally Improved by Exercise Training in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors. (2020). Viskochil R, Blankenship JM, Makari-Judson G, Staudenmayer J, Freedson PS, Hankinson SE, Braun B. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. and Physiology of Aging
Augmentation of endothelium‐dependent vasodilatory signalling improves functional sympatholysis in contracting muscle of older adults. (2020). Hearon, C, Richards J, Racine M, Luckasen G, Larson D, & Dinenno, F. The Journal of Physiology.
Biology and Physiology of Aging
A temporal analysis of bilateral gait coordination in people with multiple sclerosis. (2020). Richmond SB, Swanson CW, Peterson DS, Fling BW. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Sex differences in changes of protein synthesis with rapamycin treatment are minimized when metformin is added to rapamycin. (2020). Wolff CA, Lawrence MM, Porter H, Zhang Q, Reid JJ, Laurin JL, Musci RV, Linden MA, Peelor FF 3rd, Wren JD, Creery JS, Cutler KJ, Carson RH, Price JC, Hamilton KL, Miller BF. GeroScience. and Physiology of Aging
Parkin sarcopenia in its tracks by improving mitochondrial health. (2019). Estrada A, Valenti Z, & Lark, D. The Journal of Physiology. and Physiology of Aging
Exploring Social Ecological Determinants of Physical Activity Among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. (2020). Dugan KF, Hidde MC, Chard CA, Graham Dj, Withycombe JS, & Leach HJ. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. and Physiology of Aging
Functional implications of impaired bimanual force coordination in chronic stroke. (2020). Patel P, Lodha N. Neuroscience Letters.
Cognitive, Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Impaired force control contributes to car steering dysfunction in chronic stroke. (2019). Patel P, Alam T, Tracy BL, & Lodha N. Disability and Rehabilitation., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Using intraindividual variability as an indicator of cognitive improvement in a physical exercise intervention of older women with mild cognitive impairment. (2020). Brydges CR, Liu-Ambrose T, Bielak AAM. Neuropsychology., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Occupational Physical Stress Is Negatively Associated With Hippocampal Volume and Memory in Older Adults. (2020). Burzynska, AZ, Ganster DC, Fanning J, Salerno EA, Gothe NP, Voss MW, McAuley E, & Kramer AF. Frontiers Human Neuroscience., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Measuring (Non)Essentialist Beliefs About the Process of Aging. (2020). Weiss D & Diehl M. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Grandparent Caregivers’ Resilience: Stress, Support, and Coping Predict Life Satisfaction. (2020). Mendoza AN, Fruhauf CA, MacPhee D. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Cultural differences in coping with interpersonal tensions lead to divergent shorter- and longer-term affective consequences. (2020). Luong G, Arredondo CM, & Charles ST. Cognition and Emotion. Cognitive, Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Health-related quality of life changes after the merging yoga and occupational therapy for Parkinson's disease program: A mixed-methods study. (2020). Swink L, Fruhauf C, Atler K, Fling B, Klinedinst T, & Schmid A. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Development of a play-based coaching intervention to improve quality of life and wellbeing for mothers with cancer and their young children. (2020). Roman-Oyola R, Bundy A, Castro E, & Castrillo O. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Participation Is Associated With Well-Being Among Community-Based Veterans: An Investigation of Coping Ability, Meaningful Activity, and Social Support as Mediating Mechanisms. (2020). Kinney, A., Graham, J., & Eakman, A. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Fall risk factors for individuals under the age of 65 years with type 2 diabetes mellitus. (2020). Swink LA, Schmid AA, Atler KE, Klinedinst TC, Marchant TP, Marchant DR, Malcolm MP. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Measuring functional status of older adults with cancer with patient and performance-based measures, a how-to guide: A young society of geriatric oncology and nursing and allied health initiative. (2020). Pergolotti, M., & Sattar, S. Journal of Geriatric Oncology. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Yoga improves balance, mobility, and perceived occupational performance in adults with chronic brain injury: A preliminary investigation. (2020) Stephens JA, Van Puymbroeck M, Sample PL, Schmid AA. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Merging Yoga and Occupational Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease: A Feasibility and Pilot Program. (2020). Swink LA, Fling BW, Sharp JL, Fruhauf CA, Atler KE, & Schmid AA. Occupational Therapy in Health Care. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Impact of a dementia-specific program of equine-assisted activities: Providers’ perspectives. (2019). Fields, B., Wood, W. & Lassell, R. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Understanding work enjoyment among older workers: The significance of flexible work options and age discrimination in the workplace. (2018). Choi E, Ospina J, Steger MF, & Orsi R. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Using Grounded Theory to Inform the Human-Centered Design of Digital Health in Geriatric Palliative Care. (2020). Portz JD, Ford KL, Doyon K, Bekelman D, Boxer RS, Kutner JS, Czaja S, Bull S. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
Lamin A/C deficiency enables increased myosin-II bipolar filament ensembles that promote divergent actomyosin network anomalies through self-organization. (2020). Wiggan O, DeLuca JG, Stasevich TJ, Bamburg JR. Molecular Biology of the Cell. and Physiology of Aging
Natural and pathogenic protein sequence variation affecting prion-like domains within and across human proteomes.(2020). Cascarina, S.M., Ross, E.D. BMC Genomics. and Physiology of Aging
Single-Molecule Navigation of the Nucleosomal Transcription Landscape. (2020). Chen Z, Gabizon R, Yao T, Bustamante C. Biophysical Journal. and Physiology of Aging
ATLAS: A Distributed File System for Spatiotemporal Data. (2019). Daniel Rammer D, Pallickara SL, Pallickara S. Proceedings of the 12th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing. Engineering, Design, and Rehabilitation
The Relationship of Employment Scarcity and Perceived Threat With Ageist and Sexist Attitudes. (2019). Ospina JH, Cleveland JN, Gibbons AM. Work, Aging and Retirement., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Horticultural therapy support group for older adult caregivers: Examining intervention effectiveness using psychometrically validated measures. (2019). Ascenio, J., Wojtaszek, M. & Davalos, D. B. The Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture. and Physiology of Aging
Mnemonic benefits of retrieval practice at short retention intervals. (2014). Rowland CA, DeLosh EL. Memory., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Disrespect at Work, Distress at Home: A Longitudinal Investigation of Incivility Spillover and Crossover Among Older Workers. (2020). Marchiondo LA, Fisher GG, Cortina LM, Matthews RA. Work, Aging and Retirement.
Cognitive, Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Aging and forgetting: Forgotten information is perceived as less important than is remembered information. (2019). Witherby AE, Tauber SK, Rhodes MG, & Castel AD. Psychology and Aging., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
A systematic review of older adults’ request for or attitude toward euthanasia or assisted-suicide. (2019). Dransart DAC, Lapierre S, Erlangsen A, Canetto SS, Heisel M, Draper B. Aging & Mental Health., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
The NASA Twins Study: A multidimensional analysis of a year-long human spaceflight. (2019). Garrett-Bakelman FE, Darshi M, Green SJ, Gur RC, Lin L, Macias BR, McKenna MJ, Meydan C, Mishra T, Nasrini J, Piening BD, Rizzardi LF, Sharma K, Siamwala JH, Taylor L, Vitaterna MH, Afkarian M, Afshinnekoo E, Ahadi S, Ambati A, Arya M, Bezdan D, Callahan CM, Chen S, Choi AMK, Chlipala GE, Contrepois K, Covington M, Crucian BE, De Vivo I, Dinges DF, Ebert DJ, Feinberg JI, Gandara JA, George KA, Goutsias J, Grills GS, Hargens AR, Heer M, Hillary RP, Hoofnagle AN, Hook VYH, Jenkinson G, Jiang P, Keshavarzian A, Laurie SS, Lee-McMullen B, Lumpkins SB, MacKay M, Maienschein-Cline MG, Melnick AM, Moore TM, Nakahira K, Patel HH, Pietrzyk R, Rao V, Saito R, Salins DN, Schilling JM, Sears DD, Sheridan CK, Stenger MB, Tryggvadottir R, Urban AE, Vaisar T, Van Espen B, Zhang J, Ziegler MG, Zwart SR, Charles JB, Kundrot CE, Scott GBI, Bailey SM, Basner M, Feinberg AP, Lee SMC, Mason CE, Mignot E, Rana BK, Smith SM, Snyder MP, Turek FW. Science.
Biology and Physiology of Aging
Metformin enhances protection in guinea pigs chronically infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. (2020). Frenkel JDH, Ackart DF, Todd AK, DiLisio JE, Hoffman S, Tanner S, Kiran D, Murray M, Chicco A, Obregón-Henao A, Podell BK, & Basaraba RJ. Scientific Reports. and Physiology of Aging
Reactive Oxygen Species Modulate Activity-Dependent AMPA Receptor Transport in C. elegans. (2020). Doser Rl, Amberg GC, Hoerndli FJ, Journal of Neuroscience. and Physiology of Aging
Co-activation of selective nicotinic acetylcholine receptors is required to reverse beta amyloid–induced Ca2+ hyperexcitation. (2019). Sun JL, Stokoe SA, Roberts JP, Sathler MF, Nip KA, Shou J, Ko K, Tsunoda S, Kim S. Neurobiology of Aging.
Biology and Physiology of Aging
Network Simulations Reveal Molecular Signatures of Vulnerability to Age-Dependent Stress and Tau Accumulation. (2020). Hoffman TE, Hanneman WE, & Moreno JA. Frontiers Molecular Biosciences. and Physiology of Aging
Functional Consequences of the Variable Stoichiometry of the Kv1.3-KCNE4 Complex. (2020). Solé L, Sastre D, Colomer-Molera M, Vallejo-Gracia A, Roig SR, Pérez-Verdaguer M, Lillo P, Tamkun MM, Felipe A. Cells.
Biology and Physiology of Aging
Cholinergic Synaptic Homeostasis Is Tuned by an NFAT-Mediated α7 nAChR-Kv4/Shal Coupled Regulatory System. (2020). Eadaim A, Hahm ET, Justice ED, Tsunoda S. Cell Reports. and Physiology of Aging
NF-κB Signaling in Astrocytes Modulates Brain Inflammation and Neuronal Injury Following Sequential Exposure to Manganese and MPTP During Development and Aging. (2020). Hammond SL, Bantle CM, Popichak KA, Wright kA, Thompson D, Forero C, Kirkley KS, Damale PU, Chong EKP, Tjalkens RB. Toxicological Sciences. and Physiology of Aging
RT-QuIC detection of tauopathies using full-length tau substrates. (2020). Tennant JM, Henderson DM, Wisniewski TM, Hoover EA. Prion. and Physiology of Aging
Maternal Influenza A Virus Infection Restricts Fetal and Placental Growth and Adversely Affects the Fetal Thymic Transcriptome. (2020). Van Campen H, Bishop JV, Abrahams VM, Bielefeldt-Ohmann H, Mathiason CK, Bouma GJ, Winger QA, Mayo CE, Bowen RA, Hansen TR. Viruses. and Physiology of Aging
The Dunkin Hartley Guinea Pig Is a Model of Primary Osteoarthritis That Also Exhibits Early Onset Myofiber Remodeling That Resembles Human Musculoskeletal Aging. (2020). Musci RV, Walsh MA, Konopka AR, Wolff CA, Peelor FF 3rd, Reiser RF 2nd, Santangelo KS, Hamilton KL. Frontiers Physiology. and Physiology of Aging
Incomplete glycosylation during prion infection unmasks a prion protein epitope that facilitates prion detection and strain discrimination. (2020). Kang HE, Bian J, Kane SJ, Kim S, Selwyn V, Crowell J, Bartz JC, Telling GC. Journal of Biological Chemistry. and Physiology of Aging
Lipopeptide Delivery of siRNA to the Central Nervous System. (2019). Zabel MD, Mollnow L, Bender H. Methods in Molecular Biology. and Physiology of Aging
Cannabidiol Induces Apoptosis and Perturbs Mitochondrial Function in both Human and Canine Glioma Cells. (2020). Gross C, Ramirez D, Dickinson P, Gustafson D, McGrath S. FASEB Pharmacology.
Comparative Aging
6-month aerobic walking training increases T1w/T2w signal in the white matter of healthy older adults. (2020). Colmenares AM, Voss MW, Fanning J, Salerno EA, Gothe NP, Thomas ML, McAuley E, Kramer A, Burzynska AZ. medRxiv., Brain, and Behavioral Aging
Evaluation of acupuncture for the treatment of pain associated with naturally-occurring osteoarthritis in dogs: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, blinded clinical trial. (2020). Baker-Meuten A, Wendland T, Shamir SK, Hess AM, & Duerr FM. BMC Veterinary Research. Aging
The platelet-rich plasma and mesenchymal stem cell milieu: A review of therapeutic effects on bone healing. (2020) Liebig BE, Kisiday JD, Bahney CS, Ehrhart NP, Goodrich LR. Journal of Orthopaedic Research. Aging

Faculty in the News

Deana Davalos, CPR News: Can Symphony Concerts Ease Dementia? CSU’s ‘B Sharp’ Shows Promise

Karyn Hamilton, The New York Times: An Anti-Aging Pill? Think Twice

Aga Burzynska, Psychology Today: Moderate-to-Vigorous Exercise May Benefit Fluid Intelligence

Aga Burzynska, The New York Times: Can a Physically Taxing Job Be Bad for Our Brains?

Aga Burzynska, CNN: 5 reasons why dancing is good for your health

Aga Burzynska, The New York Times: Walk, Stretch or Dance? Dancing May Be Best for the Brain

Nicole Ehrhart, The Coloradoan: CSU team finds dozens of asymptomatic nursing home workers infected with coronavirus

Nicole Ehrhart, Scientific American: Good News for Dogs with Cancer

Manfred Diehl, Psychology Today: Exploding the Myths About Aging

Laura Malinin, Marketplace: Could a building extend your lifespan?

Chris Gentile, The Scientist: The Gut Microbiome Can Be a Boon or a Bane for Cardiovascular Health

Mike Pagliassotti, The Atlantic: Being Happy with Sugar

Mike Pagliassotti, The New York Times Magazine: Is Sugar Toxic?

Barry Braun, Shape Magazine: How to Keep Your Post-Workout Hanger In Check

Brian Tracy, The Washington Post: The heat of hot yoga can be very good — but also risky for some people

Matt Malcolm, Medscape Medical News: Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Quality Measure Flawed

Mackenzi Pergolotti, Oncology Nursing News: How Can Patients Cope with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy?

Arlene Schmid, The Coloradoan: Colorado State professor developing yoga therapy

Silvia Sara Canetto, Quartz: Masculinity and privilege are killing older white men—no, really

Susan Bailey, The Conversation: Does a year in space make you older or younger?

Susan Bailey, The Denver Post: Did a CSU study find that space travel makes you younger? Not so fast, professor says

Ron Tjalkens, The Denver Post: Colorado researchers probe Parkinson’s disease causes, treatments

Felix Duerr, The Denver Channel: CSU researchers studying effectiveness of CBD for treating arthritis and epilepsy in dogs

Stephanie McGrath, CBS Denver: CSU Study Of CBD For Dogs With Epilepsy Has Promising Results