Erik J Henriksen, PhD

  • Professor, Physiology, Emeritus
Research Interests: 

Regulation of glucose transport in muscle by insulin and contractions• Role of serine kinases in the etiology of skeletal muscle insulin resistance• Role of oxidative stress in the development of defective insulin signaling and glucose transport in skeletal muscle• Role of the renin-angiotensin system in the etiology of insulin resistance• Pharmaceutical and nutriceutical interventions for the treatment of insulin resistance of skeletal muscle glucose transport• Adaptive responses of carbohydrate and protein metabolism in muscle to exercise training