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Jason Collett


University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky B.S. Biology, 2006


My research involves investigating the mechanisms of genetic hypertension.  In particular, I am interested in the interactions between the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes and it's potential role in the development of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

Graduate Training
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Ph.D. Biology, 2006-current
Selected Publications:

Collett JA, Hart AK, Patterson E, Kretzer J, and Osborn JL. Renal angiotensin II type 1 receptor expression and associated hypertension in rats with minimal SHR nuclear genome. Physiological Reports 1: n/a-n/a, 2013.