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Robert J. Phillips

Contact Information
Email: phillipr |at| purdue.edu
Office: PRCE 158 Map
Phone: (765) 494-6268
Fax: (765) 496-1264
Homepage: Homepage
Associate Research Professor of Psychological Sciences

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Education


B.S. Bowling Green State University 1994
M.S. Purdue University 1996
Ph.D. Purdue University 2000

Research Interests


Affects of Aging on Body Weight and Feeding Behavior, Innervation of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Patterns of Aging

Grants


National Institutes of Health
USDA

Publications


Phillips, R.J., G.C. Walter, and T.L. Powley (2010) Age-related changes in vagal afferents innervating the gastrointestinal tract. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical, 153:90-98.

Powley, T.L. and R.J. Phillips (2009) Energy homeostasis: Visceral control. In: Squire L.R.(ed.) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, volume 3, pp. 1053-1058. Oxford: Academic Press.

Walter, G.C., R.J. Phillips, E.A. Baronowsky, and T.L. Powley (2009) Versatile, high-resolution anterograde labeling of vagal efferent projections with dextran amines. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 178:1-9.

Miranda, A., A. Mickle, B Medda, R.J. Phillips, N. Tipnis, T.L. Powley, R. Shaker, and J.N. Sengupta (2009) Altered mechanosensitive properties of vagal afferent fibers innervating the stomach following gastric surgery in rats. Neuroscience, 162:1299-1306.

Lee, B. H., L. Yan, R. J. Phillips, B. L. Reuhs, K. Jones, D. R. Rose, B. L. Nichols, R. Quezada-Calvillo, S. H. Yoo, & B. R. Hamaker (2013) Enzyme-synthesized highly branched maltodextrins have slow glucose generation at the mucosal ?-glucosidase level and are slowly digestible in vivo. PLoS One, 8(4), e59745.

Phillips, R. J., & T. L. Powley (2012). Macrophages associated with the intrinsic and extrinsic autonomic innervations of the rat gastrointestinal tract. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical, 169, 12-27.

Phillips, R. J., C. N. Billingsley, & T. L. Powley (2013) Macrophages are unsuccessful in clearing aggregated alpha-synuclein from the gastrointestinal tract of healthy aged Fischer 344 rats. The Anatomical Record, 296, 654-669.

Powley, T. L., J. M. Gilbert, E. A. Baronowsky, C. N. Billingsley, F. N. Martin, & R. J. Phillips (2012) Vagal sensory innervation of the gastric sling muscle and antral wall: implications for gastro-esophageal reflux disease? Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 24, e526-e537.

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