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CURRICULUM VITAE

Matthew R. Hodges PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Medical Education Building
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1994 - 06/1998 B.A. Carleton College, Northfield, MN
09/2000 - 05/2004 Ph.D. Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/01/2004 - 06/31/2006 Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Neurology, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510
07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009 Parker B. Francis Fellow, Department of Neurology, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2009 - 01/2011 Assistant Professor, Non-tenure track, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226
01/2011 - 07/2016 Assistant Professor, Tenure track, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2016 - Present Associate Professor, Tenure Track, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
12/2014 - Present Co-director and Co-founder, Master's Program in Medical Physiology, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 3) syllabus adaptation for existing courses, 4) shepherding the MMP program proposal and new course proposals through the Graduate Studies Council. My current role is to, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226. In collaboration with Dr. Melinda Dwinell (Physiology), I was integral to the: 1) form 2) develop
05/2015 - Present Course Director, Advanced Systems Neuroscience (Course 12221), Neuroscience Doctoral Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226. The Director of the Neuroscience Doctoral Program (NDP) Dr. Cheryl Stuckey requested that I take over course directorship for this course in 2016 in an effort to improve the course from prev, and revitalized content and re as well as
08/2015 - Present Course Director, Current Topics in Physiology (Course 08208). Master's in Medical Physiology Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226. I developed this and but have s
02/2016 - Present Director of Recruitment for Physiology Graduate Programs (PhD and Master's in Medical Physiology), Dept. of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, a website dedicated to helping prospective student, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226. As the Director of Recruitment, I engage in email phone and

AWARDS AND HONORS:
07/2002 - Present Julius M. Babush Physiology Fellowship Award, Medical College of Wisconsin. This award is given to a Physiology student with outstanding academic performance in required coursework. One given per year.
04/2004 - Present Excellence in Physiology Award, Medical College of Wisconsin. This award recognizes academic and research excellence by a graduate student in the Physiology Department, and represents the Summa Cum Laude Prize in Physiology at MCW. I am the only former student in the history of the Physiology Doctoral Program to receive both the Babush and Excellence in Physiology aw
2004 - Present American Physiological Society, APS
2007 - 2017 Society for Neuroscience, SFN
08/2010 - Present MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher, which recognizes excellence in teaching in Medical School courses.
2011 - Present External Peer Reviewer, University of Missouri Research Board. I was requested by faculty at the Univ. of Missouri based on my scientific expertise to serve as an external grant reviewer, which I accepted.
2012 - Present Member, Respiratory Section Programming Committee, APS
08/2014 - Present Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Mentor, Medical College of Wisconsin. Recipients of this award are selected by the graduating class of graduate students at MCW and recognized for excellence in mentorship.
08/2014 - Present MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher, which recognizes excellence in teaching in Medical School courses.
08/2014 - Present 1st Place Junior Faculty Research Day Poster Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
2014 - 2017 Co-chair, Respiratory Section Programming Committee, APS
2014 - Present Member, Respiratory Section Steering Committee, APS
2014 - 2017 Member, Joint Programming Committee, APS.
2014 - Present External Peer Reviewer, Croatian Science Foundation. I was requested by the national funding agency in Croatia based on my scientific expertise to serve as an external grant reviewer, which I accepted.
02/2015 - Present Giles F. Filley Memorial Award for Excellence in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine, American Physiological Society. This award is for junior investigators whom have demonstrated excellence in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine.
10/2015 - Present NIH Study Section Member (ad hoc), Respiratory Integrative Biology and Translational Research Study Section (RIBT), San Antonio, TX
06/2016 - Present NIH Study Section Member (ad hoc), Respiratory Integrative Biology and Translational Research Study Section (RIBT), Baltimore, MD
09/2016 - Present Outstanding Graduate School Teacher, which recognizes excellence in teaching in Graduate School courses.
2016 - Present Member, Respiratory Section Awards Committee, APS
08/2017 - Present NIH Study Section member, Special Emphasis Panel for R15 AREA applications in the cardiovascular and respiratory sciences. Responsibilities include to thoughtfully critique R15 grant applications in my field of expertise.
2017 - Present Secretary Treasurer, Respiratory Section, APS
Responsibilities include implementing programming initiatives established at the APS Section Advisory Council, and program all oral and poster sessions for the Respiratory Section for each Experimental Biology meeting.
Responsibilities include to thoughtfully critique R01 and R21 grant applications in my field of expertise.
Responsibilities include to thoughtfully critique R01 and R21 grant applications in my field of expertise.
Responsibilities are to review and score submissions for multiple awards for the Respiratory Section of the APS
Responsibilities include management of the finances for the Section, arranging, planning and promoting the Respiratory Section dinner at Experimental Biology, fund-raising for the Respiratory Section of APS
Responsibilities include scheduling the selected symposia, and programming poster sessions for Experimental Biology
Responsibilities include solicitation and selection of symposia for the National Meeting (Experimental Biology).
NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
GRANT REVIEWS (see also section below):
Neuroscience
Translational Psychiatry
Experimental Brain Research
Experimental Physiology
Chinese Journal of Physiology
Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology
Journal of Applied Physiology
Neuroscience Letters
Journal of Neurophysiology
PLOS One
Physiologic Genomics
Journal of Neuroscience
European Journal of Neuroscience
JOURNAL REVIEWS: I typically review ~10 articles per year for the following Journals:
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
Academic and Scientific Achievement:
Teaching and Mentorship Awards:
American Journal of Physiology - Reg. Integ. Compar. Physiol.

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
"Mechanisms of ventilatory adaptations to chronic hypercapnia"
Source:
Veteran's Affairs Merit Award
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Dr. Hubert V. Forster
Dates:
10/01/15 - 09/30/2019
Direct Funds:
$936,004 (total for 4 years)
 
Title:
Molecular mechanisms of central CO2 chemoreception
Source:
NIH R01 HL122358
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Dr. Matthew R. Hodges
Dates:
04/17/2015 - 03/31/2020
Direct Funds:
$1,250,000 (total for 5 years)
 
Title:
Altered chemoreceptor signaling after neonatal lung injury and risk of SIDS
Source:
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Dr. Ganesh Konduri
Dates:
01/01/2016 - 12/30/2018
Direct Funds:
$640,000 (total for 3 years)
 
Title:
Developing nicorandil and companion biomarkers for DMD cardiomyopathy therapy
Source:
NIH R01 HL1344932
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Dr. Jennifer Strande
Dates:
12/01/2016 - 11/30/2020
Direct Funds:
$1,162,576 (total for 4 years)
 
Title:
Giles F. Filley Memorial Award for Excellence in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine
Source:
American Physiological Society
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Dr. Matthew R. Hodges
Dates:
- 04/01/2015
Direct Funds:
$14,500 (no time restriction)
 
Pending
Peer Review
Title:
Site and state-dependent effects of opioids on physiologic functions and neurochemistry
Source:
NIH R01 HL112996-05A1
Role:
Co-Principal Investigator
PI:
Drs. Forster and Hodges
Dates:
01/01/2018 - 12/31/2021
Direct Funds:
$1,328,152 (total for 4 years)
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Roles of peripheral and central respiratory chemoreceptors in inbred rat strains
Source:
NIH K99/R00 HL097033
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Dr. Matthew R. Hodges
Dates:
09/01/2009 - 01/31/2015
Direct Funds:
$488,400 (total for all years)
 
Title:
Carotid afferent and parafacial neuronal excitatory effects on breathing
Source:
Veteran's Affairs Merit Award 2885-02P
Role:
Co-investigator
Dates:
04/01/2010 - 03/31/2014
Direct Funds:
$600,000 (total for all years)
 
Title:
CRE rats for psychiatric disorders
Source:
NIH R21 DA031561
Role:
Co-principal Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2011 - 06/30/2013
Direct Funds:
$275,000 (total for all years)
 
Title:
Interdependence among neuromodulators of ventilatory control
Source:
NIH R01 HL112996
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Dr. Hubert V. Forster
Dates:
08/01/2013 - 04/30/2017
Direct Funds:
$984,000 (total for 4 years)
 
Title:
Kir channels in epilepsy and ventilatory control
Source:
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin
Role:
Co-principal Investigator
PI:
Drs. Matthew R. Hodges and Oleg Palygin
Dates:
01/01/2015 - 12/30/2016
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (total for 2 years)
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Matthew R. Hodges, "Research in the Neural Control of Breathing: Research in Progress", Pulmonary Grand Rounds, September 5, 2017, MCW.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Serotonin, Breathing and Shivering: Insights from Transgenic Mouse Models", Neuroscience Graduate Program Seminar, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2009
Matthew R. Hodges, "To breathe or not to breathe: the role of serotonergic neurons in respiratory and thermoregulatory control in mice", Department of Biological Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 2012. Hosted by Dr. Robert Fitts.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Serotonin and SIDS: using animal models to elucidate pathophysiology", Neuroscience Research Advisory Board, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2015.
 
Regional
Matthew R. Hodges, "The role of 5-HT neurons in respiratory and thermoregulatory control: Insights from transgenic mice", Respiratory Neurobiology Seminar Series, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, WI, 2009
Matthew R. Hodges, "Raphe transcriptome comparisons using RNASeq analyses of Brown Norway and Dahl S rats", Respiratory Neurobiology Seminar Series, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, WI, 2013.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Gene modification of brain serotonin in rodents: models for physiologic study", Department of Biology Colloquium, Carthage College, 2014. Hosted By Dr. Paul Martino.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Roles of Kir5.1 channels in the control of breathing, chemoreflexes and atypical seizure disorders", Integrative Respiratory Physiology and Pathophysiology (IRPP) Seminar Series, University of Wisconsin-Madison Health Science Learning Center, Madison, WI, 2017. Hosted by Dr. Mihaela Teodorescu.
 
National
Matthew R. Hodges, "Respiratory Section "CO2/H+ Chemoreceptors: Where are they and what do they do?" Co-chair of Experimental Biology Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 2006.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Mechanisms of Chemoreception: A New Approach to and Old Problem", Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 2011. Hosted by Dr. Daniel Mulkey.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Neuromodulatory and Chemoreceptor Interdependence: A Central Role for Serotonin?" Department of Physiology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, 2012. Hosted by Dr. Eugene Nattie.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Central neuroplasticity following carotid body denervation (CBD) in rats and goats.", Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology, Wright State University, 2013. Hosted by Drs. Bob Putnam and Chris Wyatt.
Matthew R. Hodges, "The monaminergic control of breathing during development", Co-chair of Experimental Biology Symposium, Boston, MA, 2013.
Matthew R. Hodges, "pH sensing in the brain: using genetic tools to identify molecular determinants of chemoreception in brainstem neurons", Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, 2014. Hosted by Drs. Susan Dymecki and Hannah Kinney.
Matthew R. Hodges, "serotonin and SIDS: using rodent models to study as unexplained phenomenon", Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon, 2015. Hosted by Dr. Adrianne Huxtable.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Seq-ing the truth: using RNA Sequencing to identify pH sensitive ion channels in brainstem neurons." Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Missouri, 2015. Hosted by Dr. Kevin Cummings.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Using genetically-modified rodents to understand the link between SIDS and brain serotonin", Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2016. Hosted by Dr. Greg Funk.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Kir5.1 channel disruption alters serotonin function and pH regulation, and causes audiogenic seizures", invited talk in Featured Topic session at Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL. Chaired by Drs. Alfredo Garcia and Gordon Mitchell, April 25th, 2017.
Matthew R. Hodges, "Roles of Kir5.1 channels in the control of breathing, chemoreflexes and atypical seizure disorders", invited talk at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA. Hosted by Dr. George Richerson, May 5th, 2017.
 
International
Matthew R. Hodges, "Thermoregulation and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome", 3rd International Symposium on the Physiology and Pharmacology of Temperature Regulation, Matsue, - 07/2009
Matthew R. Hodges, "Mice are not little rats: Differences in breathing, chemoreflexes and thermoregulatory control in mouse and rat models of serotonin dysfunction", Physiology 2015, Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2011 - Present Member, Medical Scientist Training Program Mentoring Committee, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin
2011 - 2012 Member, Faculty Search Committee, Neuroscience Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
2013 - 2016 Member, Graduate Course Evaluation Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2014 - 2016 Chair, Graduate Course Evaluation Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2015 - Present Member, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Medical College of Wisconsin
2015 - Present New Leader Orientation (Research Faculty Introduction)
2016 - Present Vice Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 - Present Member, Professionalism Enrichment Committee (Dean's Appointee)
2017 - Present Department Mentoring Champion, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Graduate School Education Award Advisory Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Katie L. Krause, MCW, 2009 - 2011 2009 - 2011
Kara Kaplan, MCW, 01/2013 - Present 01/2013 - present
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Phoenix Aja Bruno, UW-Madison, 05/2011 - 08/2011 05/2011 - 08/2011
Inongo Agbormbai, Towson University, 05/2013 - 08/2013 05/2013 - 08/2013
Tyler Novotny, UW-Whitewater, 05/2013 - 08/2013 05/2013 - 08/2013
Ebony Carson, UW-Madison, 05/2014 - 08/2014 05/2014 - 08/2014
Benjamin Massat, Carthage College, 05/2015 - 08/2015 05/2015-08/2015
Samuel O'Melia, Marquette University, 05/2016 - 08/2016 05/2016 - 08/2016
Madeline Kilby, St. Thomas University, 2017 - Present 2017
Mentor, Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)
Mentor, Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)
Mentor
Mentor, APS Undergraduate Summer Fellowship, MCW
Mentor, Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program (DSHREP) at MCW
Mentor, Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program (DSHREP) at MCW
Mentor, Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)
Melveshia Jenkins, Fisk University, summers of 2011 and 2012
Mentor, Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program (DSHREP) at MCW
Jennifer John, Carthage College, J-term 2011 and summer 2011
Mentor, Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)
Mentor, Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program (DSHREP) at MCW
Scolastica Njoroge, Carthage College, J-term 2011
Mentor, PURE program (through Carthage College)
High School Student
Mentor, PURE program
Amanda Mui, SUPREMES program, Jan.-May, 2017
 
Medical Students
Mentor, summer 2017, *MD expected 2020
Safak Torun, Koc University (Istanbul, Turkey)
Honors in Research
Mentor, Physician Scientist Pathway, MD awarded 2017 with
Portland, OR
Neurosurgical resident at Oregon Health Sciences University
Mentor, Physician Scientist Pathway MD awarded 2012
 
Graduate Students
PhD Committees
EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS MENTORED:
 


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