Jeffrey Gilbert, PhD
Jeff Gilbert’s research interests are related to cardiovascular and renal mechanisms of hypertension and endothelial dysfunction in women with preeclampsia and women that have had a prior preeclamptic pregnancy. He also has an ongoing interest in the developmental origins of health and disease, particularly as it pertains to the increased occurrence of the metabolic syndrome in contemporary populations. His laboratory’s primary research approach involves physiological, biochemical and molecular biology methods.
Dr. Gilbert graduated with a B.A. degree in Exercise Science from the University of Minnesota, Duluth in 1999. He earned his Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from the Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2002 and his Ph.D. in Zoology and Physiology from the University of Wyoming in 2005. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Texas, San Antonio and the University of Mississippi. Prior to coming to the University of Oregon in 2011, Dr. Gilbert was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota Medical School.