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Denice Zingman, MD

Contact Information

Office: 2270B CBRB
Phone: 319-384-2915
Faculty Profile

Brief description of current research:

My research focuses on cardiac metabolism, heart failure and arrhythmia mechanisms but also probes similarities between cardiac and skeletal muscle mechanisms that contribute to the overall balance of body metabolism.

3 most influential diabetes/obesity/metabolism publications:

  • Alekseev A, Reyes S, Yamada S, Hodgson-Zingman D, Sattiraju S, Zhu Z, Sierra A, Gerbin M, Coetzee W,  Goldhamer D, Terzic A, Zingman L. Sarcolemmal ATP-sensitive K+ channels control energy expenditure determining body weight. Cell Metabolism 11:58-69, 2010. PMID: 20074528, PMCID: PMC2849280.
  •  Zingman LV, Zhu Z, Sierra A, Stepniak E, Burnett CM, Maksymov G, Anderson ME, Coetzee WA, Hodgson-Zingman DM. Exercise-induced expression of cardiac ATP-sensitive potassium channels promotes action potential shortening and energy conservation. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 51:72-81, 2011. PMID: 21439969, PMCID: PMC3103621.