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Bellina Mushala

Graduate Student Researcher


B.  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Wells College, Aurora, New York
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Journal Articles

Thapa D, Xie B, Mushala BAS, Zhang M, Manning JR, Bugga P, Stoner MW, Jurczak MJ, Scott I. Diet-induced obese mice are resistant to improvements in cardiac function resulting from short-term adropin treatment. Curr Res Physiol. 2022 Jan 25;5:55-62. doi: 10.1016/j.crphys.2022.01.005. PMID: 35128468; PMCID: PMC8803554.
Mushala BAS, Scott I. Adropin: a hepatokine modulator of vascular function and cardiac fuel metabolism. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2021 Jan 1;320(1):H238-H244. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00449.2020. Epub 2020 Nov 20. PMID: 33216612; PMCID: PMC7847067.
Thapa D, Bugga P, Mushala BAS, Manning JR, Stoner MW, McMahon B, Zeng X, Cantrell PS, Yates N, Xie B, Edmunds LR, Jurczak MJ, Scott I. GCN5L1 impairs diastolic function in mice exposed to a high fat diet by restricting cardiac pyruvate oxidation. Physiol Rep. 2022 Aug;10(15):e15415. doi: 10.14814/phy2.15415. PMID: 35924321; PMCID: PMC9350469.

Awards and Honors

Molecular Pharmacology Predoctoral Training in Pharmacological Sciences, T32 GM133332 September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022