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CURRICULUM VITAE

Matt Durand PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Medical Education Building
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-955-5619
Email: mdurand@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
2001 - 2005 BA, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
2005 - 2010 Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
01/2011 - 09/2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Advisor: David D. Gutterman, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
10/2015 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
02/2017 - Present Research Assistant Professor Courtesy Appointment, Department of Physical Therapy, Marquette University

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/01/2018 - Present Research Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2010 Burton E. Sobel Young Investigator Award, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
2010 Zweifach Graduate Student Travel Award, Microcirculatory Society
2011 Acceptance into Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Research Scholars Program (Previously K30 Award).
2011 Acceptance onto T32 Training Grant - Cardiovascular Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 Pappenheimer Postdoctoral Travel Award, Microcirculatory Society
2013 Postdoctoral Travel Award - Medical College of Wisconsin
2014 Pappenheimer Postdoctoral Travel Award, Microcirculatory Society
2016 ATVB Travel Award for Young Investigators, American Heart Association
2018 Gerritsen Award (for the most highly cited invited review over the previous 5 year period), Microcirculatory Society

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2008 - Present American Physiological Society
2009 - Present Microcirculatory Society
2009 - Present American Heart Association
2015 - Present American College of Sports Medicine

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorial Board
2018 - Present American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology
Journal Review
American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism
Microcirculation
American Journal of Hypertension
Cardiovascular Research
American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology
Journal of Physiology
Experimental Brain Research
Hypertension
Journal of the American Heart Association
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Journal of Applied Physiology
Antioxidants and Redox Signalling

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2016 - Present Peer Reviewer, Vascular Endothelial Clinical Study Section, American Heart Association
2018 - Present Member, Cardiovascular Section Award Committee, American Physiological Society
2019 - Present Peer Reviewer, Switzer Review Committee, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), Department of Health and Human Services

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Optimizing Functional Outcomes of Stroke Survivors through Translational Research
Source:
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Diane Braza, MD
Dates:
12/01/2015 - 11/30/2020
Direct Funds:
$1,003,673
 
Title:
Pivotal Role of Mitochondrial Telomerase in Regulation of Vascular Tone and Redox Homeostasis
Source:
NIH/NHLBI 1R01HL133029-01A1
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Andreas M. Beyer
Dates:
04/01/2017 - 03/31/2022
Direct Funds:
$2,105,032
 
Title:
Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Hyperoxia-Induced Pulmonary Vascular Endothelial Injury
Source:
VA Merit Review BX003833
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Elizabeth Jacobs
Dates:
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
Direct Funds:
$656,311
 
Title:
Prehabilitation of Frail Surgical Cancer Patients using Remote Ischemic Preconditioning
Source:
NIH/NIA 1R21AG062933-01
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2021
Direct Funds:
$275,000
 
Title:
Ischemic Conditioning and Improved Motor Function Post Stroke
Source:
NIH/NICHD R01HD099340
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2019 - 06/30/2024
Direct Funds:
$1,582,448
 
Title:
Ischemic Conditioning and Sympathetic Activation in Chronic Stroke Survivors
Source:
CTSI of Southeastern Wisconsin
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
10/01/2019 - 03/31/2020
Direct Funds:
$12,500
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Contributions of Reduced Angiotensin II Levels to Oxidative Stress and Impaired Vasodilation in Dahl Salt-Sensitive Rats
Source:
American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship: Midwest Affiliate #0815532G
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
07/01/2008 - 06/30/2010
Direct Funds:
$52,000
 
Title:
Effects of Altered Perfusion on Neuromuscular Fatigue and Leg Function Post Stroke
Source:
Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeastern Wisconsin Pilot Grant
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Allison S. Hyngstrom
Dates:
04/01/2013 - 03/31/2014
Direct Funds:
$25,833
 
Title:
The Critical Role of Telomerase in Maintaining Nitric-Oxide Mediated Vasodilation in the Human Coronary Microcirculation
Source:
American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship: Midwest Affiliate # 14POST18780022
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
01/01/2014 - 09/30/2015
Direct Funds:
$98,476
 
Title:
Impaired Blood Flow and Neuromuscular Fatigue Post Stroke
Source:
NIH/NINDS R21NS088818
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Allison S. Hyngstrom
Dates:
07/01/2014 - 06/30/2016
Direct Funds:
$228,611
 
Title:
Ischemic Preconditioning as an Intervention to Improve Paretic Leg Function in Chronic Stroke Subjects
Source:
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Mentored Career Development Program Award – CTSI KL2 UL1TR001436
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
10/08/2015 - 10/07/2018
Direct Funds:
$354,633
 
Title:
Ischemic Preconditioning as an Intervention to Improve Paretic Leg Function in Chronic Stroke Subjects
Source:
American Heart Association NCRP Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award #16MCPRP27270001
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
01/01/2016 - 12/31/2017
Direct Funds:
$153,508 (3rd Percentile. Declined in favor of KL2 Award)
 
Title:
The Harambee-Hoja Partnership: A Park Based Intervention to Increase Physical Activity in Under Resourced Communities
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Community Engaged Research (CEnR) Seed Grant Program: Cardiovascular Focus
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
01/01/2018 - 06/30/2019
Direct Funds:
$50,000
 
Title:
Ischemic Conditioning Improves Leg Function Post Stroke
Source:
Marquette University Athletic and Human Performance Research Center Pilot Award
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
11/01/2018 - 05/31/2019
Direct Funds:
$7,990
 
Title:
Ischemic Conditioning Improves Walking Function Post Stroke
Source:
American Heart Association Institutional Research Enhancement Award (AIREA)
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Allison S. Hyngstrom
Dates:
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2020
Direct Funds:
$154,000
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2015 - Present Member, Research Administration Committee, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 - Present Member, Stroke Rehabilitation Center Executive Committee
2017 - Present Member, Executive Committee, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 - Present Chair, Research Administration Committee, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present Member, Research Affairs Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2007 - 2010 Teaching Assistant - Student Laboratories: Medical Physiology Course, Skeletal Muscle, Smooth Muscle and Cardiovascular Physiology
2017 - Present Small Group Facilitator for the Molecular and Cellular Research (MCR) Physician Scientist Pathway
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2016 - Present Lecturer - Cardiopulmonary and Cancer Rehab Lecture Series
2017 - Present Course Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident Research Didactics Course
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Oliver Newsom, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2014 Mentor
 
Medical Students
Cullen Buchanan, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2015 - 2017 Co-Mentor
Rory Loo, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - 2020 Co-Mentor
 
Residents
Erin Beddows, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - 2020 Co-Mentor
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Oliver Newsom, Lawrence University Mentored Research Program, 2013 Mentor
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2016 - Present Stroke Rehabilitation Center Community Academic Advisory Board
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. McEwen ST, Balus SF, Durand MJ, Lombard JH. Angiotensin II maintains cerebral vascular relaxation via EGF receptor transactivation and ERK1/2. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Oct;297(4):H1296-303. PMCID: PMC2770770
2. Durand MJ, Moreno C, Greene AS, Lombard JH. Impaired relaxation of cerebral arteries in the absence of elevated salt intake in normotensive congenic rats carrying the Dahl salt-sensitive renin gene. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Dec;299(6):H1865-74. PMCID: PMC3006280
3. Durand MJ, Raffai G, Weinberg BD, Lombard JH. Angiotensin-(1-7) and low-dose angiotensin II infusion reverse salt-induced endothelial dysfunction via different mechanisms in rat middle cerebral arteries. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Oct;299(4):H1024-33. PMCID: PMC2957344
4. Durand MJ, Lombard JH. Introgression of the Brown Norway renin allele onto the Dahl salt-sensitive genetic background increases Cu/Zn SOD expression in cerebral arteries. Am J Hypertens. 2011 May;24(5):563-8. PMCID: PMC3285562
5. Raffai G, Durand MJ, Lombard JH. Acute and chronic angiotensin-(1-7) restores vasodilation and reduces oxidative stress in mesenteric arteries of salt-fed rats. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 Oct;301(4):H1341-52. PMCID: PMC3197355
6. Durand MJ, Gutterman DD. Diversity in mechanisms of endothelium-dependent vasodilation in health and disease. Microcirculation. 2013 Apr;20(3):239-47. PMCID: PMC3625248
7. Durand MJ, Lombard JH. Low-dose angiotensin II infusion restores vascular function in cerebral arteries of high salt-fed rats by increasing copper/zinc superoxide dimutase expression. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Jun;26(6):739-47. PMCID: PMC3697069
8. Gutterman DD, Durand MJ. Vascular dysfunction in diabetes mellitus: large conductance calcium-activated potassium channels as part of a subsarcolemmal signaling soiree. Circ Res. 2014 Feb 14;114(4):588-90.
9. Durand MJ, Phillips SA, Widlansky ME, Otterson MF, Gutterman DD. The vascular renin-angiotensin system contributes to blunted vasodilation induced by transient high pressure in human adipose microvessels. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2014 Jul 01;307(1):H25-32. PMCID: PMC4080172
10. Durand MJ, Gutterman DD. Exercise and vascular function: how much is too much? Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2014 Jul;92(7):551-7. PMCID: PMC4398063
11. Beyer AM, Durand MJ, Hockenberry J, Gamblin TC, Phillips SA, Gutterman DD. An acute rise in intraluminal pressure shifts the mediator of flow-mediated dilation from nitric oxide to hydrogen peroxide in human arterioles. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2014 Dec 01;307(11):H1587-93. PMCID: PMC4255007
12. Durand MJ, Dharmashankar K, Bian JT, Das E, Vidovich M, Gutterman DD, Phillips SA. Acute exertion elicits a H2O2-dependent vasodilator mechanism in the microvasculature of exercise-trained but not sedentary adults. Hypertension. 2015 Jan;65(1):140-5. PMCID: PMC4268168
13. Durand MJ, Murphy SA, Schaefer KK, Hunter SK, Schmit BD, Gutterman DD, Hyngstrom AS. Impaired Hyperemic Response to Exercise Post Stroke. PLoS One. 2015;10(12):e0144023. PMCID: PMC4667998
14. Beyer AM, Freed JK, Durand MJ, Riedel M, Ait-Aissa K, Green P, Hockenberry JC, Morgan RG, Donato AJ, Peleg R, Gasparri M, Rokkas CK, Santos JH, Priel E, Gutterman DD. Critical Role for Telomerase in the Mechanism of Flow-Mediated Dilation in the Human Microcirculation. Circ Res. 2016 Mar 04;118(5):856-66. PMCID: PMC4772813
15. Gutterman DD, Chabowski DS, Kadlec AO, Durand MJ, Freed JK, Ait-Aissa K, Beyer AM. The Human Microcirculation: Regulation of Flow and Beyond. Circ Res. 2016 Jan 08;118(1):157-72. PMCID: PMC4742348
16. Durand MJ, Zinkevich NS, Riedel M, Gutterman DD, Nasci VL, Salato VK, Hijjawi JB, Reuben CF, North PE, Beyer AM. Vascular Actions of Angiotensin 1-7 in the Human Microcirculation: Novel Role for Telomerase. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 06;36(6):1254-62. PMCID: PMC4882242
17. Buchanan CE, Kadlec AO, Hoch AZ, Gutterman DD, Durand MJ. Hypertension during Weight Lifting Reduces Flow-Mediated Dilation in Nonathletes. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2017 04;49(4):669-675. PMCID: PMC5357152
18. Freed JK, Durand MJ, Hoffmann BR, Densmore JC, Greene AS, Gutterman DD. Mitochondria-regulated formation of endothelium-derived extracellular vesicles shifts the mediator of flow-induced vasodilation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 May 01;312(5):H1096-H1104. PMCID: PMC5451582
19. Durand MJ, Ait-Aissa K, Gutterman DD. Regenerative Angiogenesis: Quality Over Quantity. Circ Res. 2017 04 28;120(9):1379-1380.
20. Kadlec AO, Chabowski DS, Ait-Aissa K, Hockenberry JC, Otterson MF, Durand MJ, Freed JK, Beyer AM, Gutterman DD. PGC-1α (Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor γ Coactivator 1-α) Overexpression in Coronary Artery Disease Recruits NO and Hydrogen Peroxide During Flow-Mediated Dilation and Protects Against Increased Intraluminal Pressure. Hypertension. 2017 07;70(1):166-173. PMCID: PMC5485836
21. Lukaszewicz KM, Durand MJ, Priestley JRC, Schmit JR, Allen LA, Geurts AM, Lombard JH. Evaluation of Vascular Control Mechanisms Utilizing Video Microscopy of Isolated Resistance Arteries of Rats. J Vis Exp. 2017 Dec 5;(130). PMID: 29286398
22. Kadlec AO, Barnes C, Durand MJ, Gutterman DD. Microvascular Adaptations to Exercise: Protective effect of PGC-1alpha. Am J Hypertens. 2018 Jan 12;31(2):240-246. PMID: 29140431
23. Ma C, Beyer AM, Durand MJ, Clough AV, Zhu D, Norwood Toro L, Terashvili M, Ebben JD, Hill RB, Audi SH, Medora M, and Jacobs ER. Hyperoxia causes mitochondrial fragmentation in pulmonary endothelial cells by increasing expression of pro-fission proteins. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2018 Mar;38(3):622-635. PMID: 29419407
24. Hyngstrom AS, Murphy SA, Nugyen J, Schmit BD, Negro F, Gutterman DD, Durand MJ. Ischemic Conditioning Increases Strength and Volitional Activation of Paretic Muscle in Chronic Stroke: A Pilot Study. J Appl Physiol. 2018 Feb 8. PMID: 29420152
25. Freed JK, Durand MJ. There is No Way to Sugar Coat It, You are Getting Older. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Jun 15. PMID: 29906230
26. Durand MJ and Gutterman DD. Exercise and Your Endothelium: Friends or Foes? Commentary on CrossTalk opposing view: Acute exercise does not elicit damage to the endothelial layer of systemic blood vessels in healthy individuals. J Physiol. 2018 Feb 15;596(4):541-544. PMID: 29355944 PMCID: PMC5813595
27. Murphy SA, Negro F, Farina D, Onushko T, Durand MJ, Hunter SK, Schmit BD, Hyngstrom AS. Stroke Increases Ischemia-related Decreases in Motor Unit Discharge Rates. J. Neurophysiol. J Neurophysiol. 2018 Dec 1;120(6):3246-3256. PMID: 30379629
28. Durand MJ, Ait-Aissa K, Levchenko V, Staruschenko A, Gutterman DD, Beyer AM. Visualization and Quantification of Mitochondrial Structure in the Endothelium of Intact Arteries. Cardiovasc Res. 2018 Nov 22. PMID: 30476208
29. Durand MJ, Boerger TF, Nguyen JN, Alqahtani SZ, Wright MT, Schmit BD, Gutterman DD, Hyngstrom AS. Two Weeks of Ischemic Conditioning Improves Walking Speed and Reduces Neuromuscular Fatigability in Chronic Stroke Survivors. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2019 Mar 1;126(3):755-763. PMID: 30653420. Selected for publication in APSselect.
30. Murphy S, Durand M, Negro F, Farina D, Hunter S, Schmit B, Gutterman D, Hyngstrom A. The Relationship Between Blood Flow and Motor Unit Firing Rates in Response to Fatiguing Exercise Post-stroke. Front Physiol. 2019;10:545. PMCID: PMC6524339
31. Patel JJ, Baruah D, Sobush D, Koester K, Aase J, Zellner S, Graf J, Durand MJ, Szabo A, Shahir K. Identifying High-Attenuating and Low-Attenuating Muscle Using Computerized Tomography and Exploring Its Impact on Physical Function and Muscle Strength in Obese Critically Ill Patients. Nutr Clin Pract. 2020 Feb;35(1):133-141.
 
Abstracts
1. Matthew J. Durand and Julian H. Lombard. Insertion of the Brown Norway Renin Gene onto the Dahl Salt Sensitive Genetic Background Restores Normal Vasodilation Mechanisms. FASEB J. 21:lb439. 2007.
2. Matthew J. Durand, Carol Moreno-Quinn and Julian H. Lombard. Restoration of Vascular Relaxation in Cerebral Arteries of Congenic Dahl Rats Receiving the Brown Norway (BN) Renin Gene. FASEB J. 22:1142.5. 2008.
3. I. Drenjancevic-Peric, M. Durand, C. Moreno-Quinn and J.H. Lombard. Dilations of Middle Cerebral Arteries of Salt Sensitive-Rats are Restored By Receiving Portions of Brown Norway Chromosome 13 Containing the BN Renin Allele. Pp 51-56 in Proceedings of the 25 Conference of the European Society on Microcirculation. A. Koller (ed.). Bulognia, Merimond S.r.l. 2008.
4. Matthew J. Durand and Julian H. Lombard. Suppressed Plasma Angiotensin II and Reduced Antioxidant Enzyme Expression Contribute to Impaired Vascular Relaxation in Dahl Salt-Sensitive Rats. FASEB J. 23:1017.14. 2009.
5. Matthew J. Durand, Gabor Raffai, and Julian H. Lombard. Angiotensin 1-7 Infusion Restores Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilation in Salt-Fed Sprague Dawley Rats. Hypertension 54 (4): e26. 2009.
6. Matthew J. Durand and Julian H. Lombard. Introgression of the Brown Norway Renin Gene onto the Dahl Salt Sensitive Genetic Background Restores Endothelium-Dependent Vascular Relaxation by Reducing Oxidative Stress in the Cerebral Vasculature. FASEB J. 24:776.1. 2010.
7. Matthew J. Durand and Julian H. Lombard. Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in Restoration of Endothelium-Dependent Vascular Relaxation in Middle Cerebral Arteries of Congenic Rats Carrying the Brown Noray Renin Allele in the Dahl Salt-Sensitive Genetic Background. Hypertension 56 (5): e50. 2010.
8. Matthew J. Durand and David D. Gutterman. Angiotensin (1-7) Potently Dilates Human Adipose Microvessels from Normotensive Patients in a Hydrogen Peroxide-Dependent Manner. Hypertension 58 (5): e81. 2011.
9. Matthew J. Durand, Shane A. Phillips and David D. Gutterman. The Vascular Renin Angiotensin System Contributes to Endothelial Dysfunction Induced by Acute High Pressure in Human Adipose Microvessels. FASEB J. 26:676.8. 2012.
10. Matthew J. Durand, Shane A. Phillips and David D. Gutterman. Plasticity in the Microvasculature of Conditioned Weight Lifters After Acute High Pressure Stress. FASEB J. 27:1136.1. 2013.
11. Julie K. Freed, Matthew J. Durand, Sushma Kaul, John C Densmore, David D Gutterman. Ceramide-Induced Endothelial Microparticles Alter the Mediator of Flow-Induced Dilation. Circulation (128):A11407. 2013.
12. Matthew J. Durand, Andreas M. Beyer, Joseph Hockenberry and David D. Gutterman Inhibition of the Vascular Renin-Angiotensin System Preserves Nitric Oxide-Mediated Vasodilation in Human Adipose Arterioles after Transient High Pressure Stress. FASEB J. 28:676.9. 2014.
13. Matthew J. Durand, Spencer Murphy, Meghan Kirking, David Gutterman, Sandra Hunter, and Allison Hyngstrom. Stroke-related Changes in the Hyperemic Response to Exercise and the Relationship to Neuromuscular Fatigue. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 45(5): 745. 2014.
14. Matthew J. Durand and David D. Gutterman. Mechanical Shear Stress Restores Mitochondrial Cytoarchitecture in Human Endothelial Cells Exposed to Angiotensin II by Modulating Activity of the Fission-Inducing Protein Dynamin Related Protein 1. Circulation (130):A12625. 2015
15. Matthew J. Durand, David D. Gutterman, and Andreas M. Beyer. Vasodilator and Vasoprotective Actions of Angiotensin 1-7 in the Human Microcirculation – Role of Telomerase. FASEB J. 29:789.3. 2015
16. Matthew J. Durand, Julie K. Freed, Joseph C. Hockenberry and David D. Gutterman. The DRP-1 Inhibitor Mdivi-1 Prevents Compensatory Mitochondrial H2O2-Mediated Vasodilation Induced by Ceramide Treatment in Human Adipose Arterioles. The Physiologist – In Press
17. Durand MJ, Buchanan CE, Hoch AZ, Gutterman DD. Does Barostress On The Endothelium During Maximal Exertion Cause Endothelial Dysfunction In Healthy, Sedentary Subjects?: 707 Board #23 June 1, 3: 30 PM - 5: 00 PM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):189-90.
18. Allison S. Hyngstrom, David D. Gutterman, Brian D. Schmit, Matthew J. Durand. Ischemic Preconditioning as a Method to Improve Motor Function Post Stroke. Accepted for podium presentation – American College of Rehabilitation Medicine – 93rd Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research. October, 2016.
19. Matthew J. Durand, Karima Ait Aissa, David D. Gutterman, and Andreas M. Beyer. Quantification of Mitochondrial Structure for the First Time in Intact Arteries. Accepted for podium presentation – American Heart Association Scientific Sessions
20. Matthew J. Durand, Spencer A. Murphy, Brian D. Schmit, David D. Gutterman and Allison S. Hyngstrom. Two Weeks Of Ischemic Preconditioning Training On The Paretic Leg Improves Leg Strength And Delays Muscle Fatigue in Chronic Stroke. Abstract. Accepted for poster presentation – International Stroke Conference. 2/23/2017.
21. Timothy Boerger, Rebecca Palarz, Jennifer Nguyen, Brian Schmit, Matthew Durand and Allison Hyngstrom. The Effects of Ischemic Conditioning on Walking Function in Chronic Stroke Survivors: A Pilot Study. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting 2018. Podium Presentation.
22. Rory Loo, Max Wohlauer, CJ Lee, David D. Gutterman, and Matthew J. Durand. Walking Capacity of Patients with Claudication in Lower Extremities Following Ischemic Preconditioning. The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons. Podium Presentation.
23. Matthew J. Durand, Jennifer Nguyen, Michael T. Wright, David D. Gutterman, Brian D. Schmit and Allison S. Hyngstrom. Ischemic Conditioning Improves Brachial Artery Flow Mediated Dilation in Chronic Stroke Survivors. International Stroke Conference 2019. Podium Presentation.