Lacy Alexander

Professor of Kinesiology

Lacy Alexander

Research Summary

Dr. Alexander utilizes in vivo and in vitro approaches using the human cutaneous circulation to examine the underlying signaling mechanisms mediating microvascular dysfunction with primary human aging, hypercholesterolemia, and essential hypertension.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Skin Vasodilation Nitric Oxide Dilatation Endothelium Blood Vessels Young Adult Therapeutics Hydrogen Sulfide Hot Temperature Pre Eclampsia Microdialysis Sweating Microvessels Hypertension Reflex Blood Pressure Major Depressive Disorder Health Inflammation Temperature Laser Doppler Flowmetry Perfusion Heat Shock Response Heating

Most Recent Publications

Seven days of statin treatment improves nitric-oxide mediated endothelial-dependent cutaneous microvascular function in women with endometriosis

Gabrielle A. Dillon, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Corinna Serviente, Valerie A. Flores, Nina Stachenfeld, Lacy M. Alexander, 2022, Microvascular Research

Skin pigmentation is negatively associated with circulating vitamin D concentration and cutaneous microvascular endothelial function

S. Tony Wolf, Gabrielle A. Dillon, Lacy M. Alexander, Nina G. Jablonski, W. Larry Kenney, 2022, American Journal of Physiology on p. 490-498

Short-term salicylate treatment improves microvascular endotheliumdependent dilation in young adults with major depressive disorder

Jody L. Greaney, Erika F.H. Saunders, Lacy M. Alexander, 2022, American Journal of Physiology on p. H880-H889

Why gender equity should remain a focus for the American Physiological Society

Nina S. Stachenfeld, Lacy M. Alexander, 2022, American Journal of Physiology on p. H575-H578

Acute systemic inhibition of inflammation augments endothelium-dependent dilation in women with a history of preeclamptic pregnancy

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Gabrielle A. Dillon, Corinna Serviente, Lacy M. Alexander, 2022, Pregnancy Hypertension on p. 81-86

Women with a history of preeclampsia have preserved sensory nerve-mediated dilatation in the cutaneous microvasculature

Michael Pyevich, Lacy M. Alexander, Anna E. Stanhewicz, 2022, Experimental Physiology on p. 175-182

Gabrielle A. Dillon, S. Tony Wolf, Lacy M. Alexander, 2022, American Journal of Physiology on p. H319-H327

Menthol-induced activation of TRPM8 receptors increases cutaneous blood flow across the dermatome

Gabrielle A. Dillon, Zachary S. Lichter, Lacy M. Alexander, 2022, Microvascular Research

Sushant M. Ranadive, Gabrielle A. Dillon, Sara E. Mascone, Lacy M. Alexander, 2021, Frontiers in Physiology

Gabrielle A. Dillon, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Corinna Serviente, Jody L. Greaney, Lacy M. Alexander, 2021, American Journal of Physiology on p. H728-H734

Most-Cited Papers

W. Larry Kenney, Daniel H. Craighead, Lacy M. Alexander, 2014, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise on p. 1891-1899

Jody L. Greaney, Jessica L. Kutz, Sean W. Shank, Sandeep Jandu, Lakshmi Santhanam, Lacy M. Alexander, 2017, Hypertension on p. 902-909

C Smith, Lacy Alexander, W. Larry Kenney, 2013, American Journal of Physiology on p. R877-R885

Tanner C. Mcnamara, Jeremy T. Keen, Grant H. Simmons, Lacy M. Alexander, Brett J. Wong, 2014, Journal of Physiology on p. 5317-5326

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Sandeep Jandu, Lakshmi Santhanam, Lacy M. Alexander, 2017, Hypertension on p. 382-389

Jody L. Greaney, Erika F.H. Saunders, Lakshmi Santhanam, Lacy M. Alexander, 2019, Circulation Research on p. 564-574

Jessica L. Kutz, Jody L. Greaney, Lakshmi Santhanam, Lacy M. Alexander, 2015, Journal of Physiology on p. 2121-2129

Jody L. Greaney, W. Larry Kenney, Lacy M. Alexander, 2015, Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System on p. 81-90

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Lacy M. Alexander, W. Larry Kenney, 2015, Clinical Science on p. 159-167

Naoto Fujii, Robert D. Meade, Lacy M. Alexander, Pegah Akbari, Imane Foudil-Bey, Jeffrey C. Louie, Pierre Boulay, Glen P. Kenny, 2016, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 318-327