Don Burgess

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(859) 858-3511 ext. 2228


Ph.D. 1990 Ohio State University; Physics
BS 1989 Pennsylvania State University; Physics
At Asbury since 1993
Courses: General Physics, Modern Physics, Physical Chemistry

I entered physics because, basically, it is a search for truth. The quest for truth should be followed wherever it leads.

Professional Interests

I work with physiologists applying computational techniques to biological systems. The problems range from the atom level to systems analysis. The goal of our modeling is to generate predictions that can be tested by experiment.

Other Interests

I enjoy working on vintage stereo audio gear. I like making high resolution DVD-audio recordings from old cassette tapes and vinyl records.


  • Chronic Verapamil Treatment Remodels ICa,L in Mouse Ventricle. Accepted for publication, 2006.
  • Blood pressure power within frequency range approximately 0.4 Hz in rat conforms to self-similar scaling following spinal cord transaction. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 2005.
  • Coupling of sympathetic nerve traffic and BP at very low frequencies is mediated by large-amplitude events. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol., 2003.
  • Autonomic Control of Heart Rate and Arterial Blood Pressure in Conscious Rat Before vs. After Spinal Cord Transection. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 2002.

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