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Robert Banks, PhD

Professor Course Director, Medical Physiology Program Director, MS in Physiology

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Bosken, Jeffrey M; Tobin, Thomas; Mundy, George D; Fisher, Mitzi; Gantz, Marie G; Banks, Robert O 2003. Effect of furosemide on urine specific gravity and osmolality in thoroughbred racehorses. Veterinary therapeutics : research in applied veterinary medicine, 4 3, 292-8

Noonan, W T; Shapiro, V M; Banks, R O 2001. Renal glucose reabsorption during hypertonic glucose infusion in female streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Life sciences, 68 26, 2967-77

Noonan, W T; Banks, R O 2000. Renal function and glucose transport in male and female mice with diet-induced type II diabetes mellitus. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 225 3, 221-30

Noonan, W T; Banks, R O 1999. The role of nitric oxide in saline-induced natriuresis and diuresis in rats. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 221 4, 376-81

Mathis, K M; Banks, R O 1996. Role of nitric oxide and angiotensin II in diabetes mellitus-induced glomerular hyperfiltration. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 7 1, 105-12

Novak, J; Banks, R O 1995. Lead and nickel alter the cardiorenal actions of endothelin in the rat. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 208 2, 191-8

Uzuner, K; Banks, R O 1993. Endothelin-induced natriuresis and diuresis are pressure-dependent events in the rat. The American journal of physiology, 265 1 Pt 2, R90-6

Folzenlogen, S L; Novak, J; Banks, R O 1992. Renal actions of endothelin during mannitol and saline expansion. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 200 3, 378-82

Pollock, D M; Banks, R O 1991. Perspectives on renal blood flow autoregulation. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 198 3, 800-5

Banks, R O 1990. Effects of endothelin on renal function in dogs and rats. The American journal of physiology, 258 4 Pt 2, F775-80

Cao, L Q; Banks, R O 1990. Cardiovascular and renal actions of endothelin: effects of calcium-channel blockers. The American journal of physiology, 258 2 Pt 2, F254-8

Cao, L Q; Banks, R O 1990. Cardiorenal actions of endothelin, Part I: Effects of converting enzyme inhibition. Life sciences, 46 8, 577-83

Cao, L Q; Banks, R O 1990. Cardiorenal actions of endothelin, Part II: Effects of cyclooxygenase inhibitors. Life sciences, 46 8, 585-90

Cao, L; Banks, R O 1990. Effect of nephrectomy and of adrenergic receptor blockers on the cardiorenal actions of endothelin. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 194 2, 119-24

Wilfinger, W W; Inscho, E W; Banks, R O 1989. The biological and immunological properties of fractionated atrial extracts from young and old rats. Life sciences, 45 24, 2333-42

Banks, R O 1988. Effects of a physiological dose of ANP on renal function in dogs. The American journal of physiology, 255 5 Pt 2, F907-10

Banks, R O 1988. Vasoconstrictor-induced changes in renal blood flow: role of prostaglandins and histamine. The American journal of physiology, 254 4 Pt 2, F470-6

Hildebrandt, D A; Banks, R O 1988. Effect of atrial natriuretic factor on renal function in rats with nephrotic syndrome. The American journal of physiology, 254 2 Pt 2, F210-6

Hildebrandt, D A; Banks, R O 1987. Effect of atrial natriuretic factor on renal function in rats with papillary necrosis. The American journal of physiology, 252 6 Pt 2, F977-80

Inscho, E W; Wilfinger, W W; Banks, R O 1987. Age-related differences in the natriuretic and hypotensive properties of rat atrial extracts. Endocrinology, 121 5, 1662-70

Inscho, E W; Wilfinger, W W; Banks, R O 1986. Dissociation and enrichment of rat atrial myocytes containing atrial natriuretic factor (ANF). Hormone research, 24 1, 26-37

Banks, R O; Gallavan, R H; Zinner, M H; Bulkley, G B; Harper, S L; Granger, D N; Jacobson, E D 1985. Vasoactive agents in control of the mesenteric circulation. Federation proceedings, 44 12, 2743-9

Banks, R O; Jacobson, E D 1985. Renal vasodilation with ureteral occlusion and prostaglandins: attenuation by histamine H1 antagonists. The American journal of physiology, 249 6 Pt 2, F851-7

Mullins Von Dreele, M; Banks, R O 1985. Urea synthesis in the canine kidney. Renal physiology, 8 2, 73-9

Pawlik, W W; Jacobson, E D; Banks, R O 1985. Actions of nicotine on renal function in dogs. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 178 4, 585-90

Pollock, D M; Banks, R O 1985. Lower atrial natriuretic activity in the newborn versus adult rat. Mineral and electrolyte metabolism, 11 1, 41-4

Banks, R O; Inscho, E W; Jacobson, E D 1984. Histamine H1 receptor antagonists inhibit autoregulation of renal blood flow in the dog. Circulation research, 54 5, 527-35

Kleinman, L I; Banks, R O 1984. Pressure natriuresis during saline expansion in newborn and adult dogs. The American journal of physiology, 246 6 Pt 2, F828-34

Pawlik, W W; Banks, R O; Jacobson, E D 1984. Hemodynamic actions of nicotine on the canine stomach. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 177 3, 447-54

Pollock, D M; Banks, R O 1984. Influence of dietary sodium on the natriuretic activity of atrial tissue. Mineral and electrolyte metabolism, 10 5, 337-42

Banks, R O 1983. Natriuresis and kaliuresis in saline-expanded, long-term hypophysectomized rats. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 172 4, 502-7

Kleinman, L I; Banks, R O 1983. Segmental nephron sodium and potassium reabsorption in newborn and adult dogs during saline expansion. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 173 2, 231-7

Pollock, D M; Banks, R O 1983. Effect of atrial extract on renal function in the rat. Clinical science (London, England : 1979), 65 1, 47-55

Pollock, D M; Mullins, M M; Banks, R O 1983. Failure of atrial myocardial extract to inhibit renal Na+, K+-ATPase. Renal physiology, 6 6, 295-9

Pollock, D M; Banks, R O; Jacobson, E D 1982. Hemodynamic effects of a new histamine H2 receptor agonist (impromidine) and antagonist (ranitidine). Pharmacological research communications, 14 7, 605-12

Kleinman, L I; Banks, R O 1980. Natriuretic effect of oxytocin on saline-expanded neonatal dogs. The American journal of physiology, 239 6, F589-94

Pawlik, W W; Jacobson, E D; Banks, R O 1980. Effects of dimaprit, prostacyclin, and acetylcholine on renal blood flow and function. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 163 3, 344-9

Banks, R O; Fondacaro, J D; Schwaiger, M M; Jacobson, E D 1978. Renal histamine H1 and H2 receptors: characterization and functional significance. The American journal of physiology, 235 6, F570-5

Banks, R O; Kleinman, L I 1978. Effect of amiloride on the renal response to saline expansion in new-born dogs. The Journal of physiology, 275 , 521-34

Banks, R O 1977. Intrarenal blood flow in dogs with normal and spontaneously elevated blood pressure. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 154 1, 45-8

Banks, R O; Pesce, A J; Ooi, B S; Pollak, V E 1977. Effect of aminonucleoside on transport maximum of para-aminohippurate and intrarenal blood flow distribution in rats. The Journal of laboratory and clinical medicine, 90 2, 341-6

Banks, R O; Di Salvo, J 1976. Influence of antidiuretic hormone on intrarenal blood flow distribution in diabetes insipidus dogs and rats. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 151 3, 547-51

Mullins, M M; Banks, R O 1976. Age-related changes in Na+ excretion in saline-loaded spontaneously hypertensive rats. The American journal of physiology, 231 5 Pt. 1, 1364-70

Banks, R O 1975. Intrarenal blood flow distribution: effect of carotid occlusion. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 150 2, 327-30

Banks, R O; Foulkes, E C 1971. Quantitation of urinary precession of water, potassium, and other solutes. The American journal of physiology, 220 5, 1325-31

Foulkes, E C; Banks, R O 1968. Significance of urinary precession of sodium over simultaneously injected inulin. The American journal of physiology, 215 3, 574-81