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James E. Olson, Ph.D.
 

Cornell University - 1972 - B.S. Engineering Physics

University of California, Berkeley - 1978 - Ph.D. Biophysics

email: james.olson@wright.edu

 

Mechanisms of brain adaptation to edema, Cellular volume regulation,
Membrane channel activation during apoptosis, Blood-brain barrier water transport

 

Professor of Emergency Medicine , Wright State University School of Medicine

Professor of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology , Wright State University School of Medicine

Graduate Faculty Member of Biomedical Sciences Program and Environmental Sciences
 


Articles on our research and teaching:

Society for Neuroscience 2010 Science Educator Award

Wright State University's Vital Signs magazine.  (Click here for the entire issue)

Article in Dayton Medicine.

Kettering Medical Center's Neuroscience Directions.  (Click here for the entire issue)

Society for Neuroscience Quarterly Newsletter (See article on bottom of page - Click here for the entire issue)

American College of Emergency Medicine - ACEP News.

Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School STEMM Idol


A two-minute summary of one of our research projects, "The Talking RVD Blues", was performed at the
2006 Wright State University Central Research Forum as part of the Data Blitz.
(Video courtesy of Melissa Bautista)
Then we took it on the road to San Diego.  Hear "The Talking RVD Blues" performed at the
Society for Neuroscience Music Social in 2007.
(Video courtesy of Dominic D'Agostino)


Lab Photo, July 2013


Left to right: Courtney Moore (Masters Student), Jim Olson (Research Laboratory Director), Ron Reichers (Faculty Collaborator), Jaiolin Zheng (Visiting Scientist), Augusta Eduafo (Masters Student), Nancy Andrews (Research Secretary), Guang-ze Li (Research Faculty), Robert Spokane (Faculty Collaborator), and Adam Goldberg, (Medical Student)


 Click here to see lab photos from previous years.



Current Funding:

National Institutes of Health, Balance of Angiotensin II/Angiotensin(1-7): A target in Ischemic Stroke. Co-investigator with Yanfang Chen (PI)



Scientific and Medical Publications (2006-2014):

Zheng, Jiaolin; Li, Guangze; Chen, Shuzhen; Chen, Ji; Buck, Joshua; Zhu, Yulan; Xia, Huijing; Lazartigues, Eric; Chen, Yanfang;: Olson, James E. Activation of the ACE2/Ang-(1-7)/Mas pathway reduces oxygen-glocuse deprivation induced tissue swelling, ROS production, and cell death in mouse brin with antiotensin II overproduction. Neuroscience, in press.

Zheng, Jiao-Lin; Li, Guang-Ze; Chen, Shu-Zhen; Wang, Jin-Ju; Olson, James E.; Xia, Hui-Jing; Lazartigues, Eric; Zhu, Yu-Lan; Chen, Yan-Fang. Angiotensin Converting Enzyme 2/Ang-(1-7)/Mas Axis Protects Brain from Ischemic Injury with a Tendency of Age-dependence. CNS: Neuroscience and Therapeutics, 20:452-459, 2014.

Choe, Katrina; Olson, James E.; and Bourque, Charles. Taurine release by astrocytes modulates osmosensitive glycine receptor tone and excitability in the adult supoa optic nucleus. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(36):12518-12527, 2012.

Tucker, Brian and Olson, James E. Glutamate receptor-mediated taurine release from the hippocampus during oxidative stress. Journal of Biomedical Science, 17(Supplement 1):S10, 2010.

Chen, Shuzhen; Li, Guangze; Zhang, Wenfeng; Wang, Jinju; Sigmund, Curt D.; Olson, James E.; and Chen Yanfang. Ischemia induced brain damage is enhanced in human renin and angiotensin double transgenic mice. American Journal of Physiology, 297(5):R1526-R1531, 2009.

D'Agostino, Dominic P.; Olson, James E.; and Dean, Jay B. Acute hyperoxia increases lipid peroxidation and induces plasma membrane blebbing in human U87 glioblastoma cells. Neuroscience,159:1011-1022, 2009.

Li, Guangze and Olson, James E. Purinergic activation of anion conductance and osmolyte efflux in cultured rat hippocampal neurons. American Journal of Physiology (Cell Physiology), 295(6):C1550-C1560, 2008.

Stepaniak, Phillip C.; Hamilton, Glenn C.; Olson, James E.; Gilmore, Stevan M.; Stizza, Denis M.; and Beck, Bradley.  Physiologic effects of simulated +Gx orbital reentry in primate models of hemorrhagic shock.  Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine,  78(4 Suppl.):A14-A25, 2007.

Olson, James E. and Eduardo Martinho Jr.  Regulation of taurine transport in rat hippocampal neurons by hypoosmotic swelling.  Journal of Neurochemistry, 96:1375-1389, 2006.


Published Artistic and Reflective Collaborations:

Olson, James E. and Singer Jonathan. Emeritus professor Spot: Even cajoled, he don't pull shifts. Academic Emergency Medicine, 20(2):217, 2013.

Olson, James E. and Singer Jonathan. A farmer's confession regarding the sharecroppers daughter. Academic Emergency Medicine, 19(20):1217, 2012.

Olson, James E. and Singer Jonathan. To triage, to triage. Academic Emergency Medicine, 19(9):E1117, 2012.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Those legs made for walkin'. Academic Emergency Medicine, 18(10):1110, 2011.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Has "What's in your pocket" changed meaning? Academic Emergency Medicine, 18(7):776, 2011.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Art lovers are not all of one mind. Academic Emergency Medicine, 18(5):563, 2011.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Bridge over the river cry. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17(6):648, 2010.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Anagram for "Neurologic Exam: Grossly Normal". Academic Emergency Medicine, 17(5):572, 2010.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. A tribute to permanent night people. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17(5):574, 2010.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Was the forensic oratory of a global event truthful sorrow? Academic Emergency Medicine, 17(4):467, 2010.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Can we prosper in the barren landscape? Academic Emergency Medicine, 17(3):347, 2010.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Now in the womb of mother Earth. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17(2):230, 2010.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. Justifiable piracy in our academic waters. Academic Emergency Medicine, 16(12):1390, 2009.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. DPCT: Adding to the cardiac predictive terminology. Academic Emergency Medicine, 16(10):1036, 2009.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. SIRS is not a playful act. Academic Emergency Medicine, 16(8):813, 2009.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan. While getting to the other side. Academic Emergency Medicine, 16(8):710, 2009.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  The Match. Academic Emergency Medicine, 16(7):689, 2009.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Longevity had its place and I'm concerned about that now.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 16(1):49, 2009.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Thoughts from my visit to Salvatore Vicario.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 15(7):648, 2008.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  At the time of my need, father returns the favor.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 15(1):31, 2008.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Can I ever be forgiven?  Academic Emergency Medicine, 14(12):1198-1199, 2007.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Please excuse Jonny, he has prostate cancer.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 14(10):912-913, 2007.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  The collective inefficiencies of cubicles and curtains.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 14 (7):615, 2007.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Predicting certainty in spite of evidence to the contrary.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 14(2):162, 2007.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  At the discharge counter.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 14(1):73, 2007.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Diagnostic crayoning while awaiting our ED's healing art.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 13(12)1354, 2006.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Justice before your peers.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 13(10):1019, 2006.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Scientific assemblies ordain convention.  Annals of Emergency Medicine, 48(3):337, 2006.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Servicing the petite summer menu.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 13(9):930, 2006.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Scholastic sharecropping.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 13(3):263, 2006.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  How fertile is an RRC-EM visit?  Academic Emergency Medicine, 12(7):628, 2005.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Do not be stranded by signals not perfectly understood.  Annals of Emergency Medicine, 45(5):559, 2005.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  A shift where the keel plowed air.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 12(3):196, 2005

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Of shoes and codes and sealing bags.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 11(12):1372, 2004.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  The artistry of attending in the ED.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 11(10):1066, 2004.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  One ancient's path to the graveyard.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 11(10):1013, 2004.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Admonishment for the expert witness.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 11(5):618, 2004.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Keeping a precious moment between the pages.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 11(5):434, 2004.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Oh drunken doctor, what did ya' do?  Acdemic Emergency Medicine, 11(5):432, 2004.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Field of study for the retired chair.  Academic Emergency Medicine, 11(3):306, 2004.

Olson, James E. and Singer, Jonathan.  Can we free our professors?  Academic Emergency Medicine, 11(2):161, 2004.