15052-Byrd, Kenneth
Faculty

Kenneth E. Byrd, PHD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Bio

 

Professional Appointments

1991-present:  Associate Professor Anatomy & Cell Biology (tenured); Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology; Indiana University School of Medicine

1988-1991:  Associate Professor of Anatomy (tenured); Department of Basic Sciences; University of Southern California School of Dentistry
1986-1991:  Faculty; Graduate Program in Craniofacial Biology, University of Southern California School of Dentistry
1984-1988:  Assistant Professor of Anatomy; Department of Basic Sciences; University of Southern California School of Dentistry
1982-1984:  Adjunct Assistant Professor; Department of Physiology; University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch
1981-1984:  Assistant Professor of Anatomy; Texas Woman's University School of Physical Therapy
1979-1981:  Postdoctoral Fellow; Department of Physiology and Biophysics; University of Washington School of Medicine
1979-1981:  Senior Fellow; Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington School of Medicine 

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Education
    1981 FEL University of Washington, Seattle Washington 1979-1981
    1981 FEL University of Washington, Seattle Washington 1979-1981
    1979 PhD University Of Washington, Seattle Washington 1979
    1979 PHD University of Washington
    1979 PHD University of Washington
    1973 BS Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona 1973
    1973 BS Arizona State University
    1973 BS Arizona State University
  • Research

    Anatomical and neuroanatomical correlates of function and/or behavior – fMRI/brain activation patterns during bruxing, masticatory biomechanics; neurophysiology of mastication; function/dysfunction of temporomandibular joint; interaction between central pattern generators in CNS and morphology of the craniofacial complex; neurotransmitter stimulation and inhibition of brainstem motoneurons and their morphological sequelae in the craniofacial complex.

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