Nathan C. Sundgren, M.D., Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor of Pediatrics—Neonatology
- Attending Neonatologist, Texas Children's Hospital
Current Positions in Professional Organizations
- Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
- Member, Section of Perinatal Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics
- Member, American Heart Association
- M.D. & Ph.D, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, 2005
- Pediatric Resident, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2005–2007
- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, Unversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2007–2011
- The mechanisms that link high fat diet, obesity, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease.
- The developemental programs that occur in fetal and neonatal life to create a healthy cardiovascular system.
- The mechanisms by which altered developemental programs increase the risk for cardiovascular disease and obesity.
- Sundgren NC, Zhu W, Yuhanna IS, Chambliss KL, Ahmed M, Tanigaki K, Umetani M, Mineo C, Shaul PW. Coupling of Fc(gamma) Receptor I to Fc(gamma) Receptor IIB by Src Kinase Mediates C-Reactive Protein Impairment of Endothelial Function. Circ Res. 2011 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]
- Sundgren NC, Giraud GD, Schultz JM, Lasarev MR, Stork PJS, Thornburg KL. Extracellular signal-regulated kinase and phosphoinositol-3 kinase mediate IGF-1 induced proliferation of fetal sheep cardiomyocytes. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 285: R1481-R1489, 2003 (Cover Image on print journal, January-June, 2004)
- Sundgren NC, Giraud GD, Stork PJ, Maylie JG and Thornburg KL. Angiotensin II stimulates hyperplasia but not hypertrophy in immature ovine cardiomyocytes. J Physiol 548: 881-891, 2003.
- Habecker BA, Klein KG, Sundgren NC, Li W, Woodward WR. Developmental regulation of neurotransmitter phenotype through tetrahydrobiopterin. The Journal of Neuroscience 22(21): 9445-9452, 2002.