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Kyle Baumbauer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Academic Office Location:
Kyle M. Baumbauer
University School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Dr., Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269-4026
Phone: (860) 486-0913
Fax: (860) 486-0001
Email: kbaumbauer@uchc.edu
kyle.baumbauer@uconn.edu
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.University of Central FloridaPsychology
B.A.University of Central FloridaSociology
M.A.Kent State UniversityExperimental Psychology
Ph.D.Kent State UniversityExperimental Psychology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship "Mechanisms and Clinical Presentation of Pain" NS073548
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Travel Grant
Student Led Award for Teaching Excellence (SLATE)Texas A&M University
Animal Research & Ethics (CARE) Imprinting-Interdivisional Mentoring Fellowship AwardAmerican Psychological Association Committee
Recovery of Function Travel AwardTexas A&M University
Faculty of Neuroscience Travel AwardTexas A&M University
Dissertation AwardAmerican Psychological Association
ONTAP Teaching FellowKent State University
Graduate Student Senate Research Grant Award, DissertationKent State University
Applied Psychology Center Graduate Student Paper AwardKent State University
Graduate Student Senate Research Grant Award, Master’s ThesisKent State University
Applied Psychology Center Travel AwardKent State University
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Institute for Systems Genomics, University of CTEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20142015
Graduate Student Member, Kent State University, Kent, OHEducation CommitteeExternalUniversity2004
President, Graduate Association of Students in Psychology, Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OHEducation CommitteeExternalUniversity20022004
Graduate Student Senate, Kent State University, Kent, OHEducation CommitteeExternalUniversity20022004
Graduate Student Member, Experimental Training Committee, Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OHEducation CommitteeExternalUniversity20012002
Graduate Student Member, Orientating New Teaching Assistants Program, Kent State Unversity, Kent, OHEducation CommitteeExternalUniversity
AAAS, American Association for the Advancement of ScienceProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational
Society of NeuroScienceProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
IASP, International Association for the Study of PainProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational
APS, American Pain SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American Psychological AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Pavlovian SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational

 


Accepting students for Lab Rotations: Summer '17, Fall '17, Spring '18

Journal Articles

Abstracts

  • Instrumental learning enhances levels of BDNF mRNA in spinally transected rats
    Beas, B.S., Huie, J.R., Montgomery, K.S., LaSarge, C.L., Baumbauer, K.M., Grau, J.W., & Bizon, J.L. 2010 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner
  • Instrumental learning in the spinal cord increases the expression of tyrosine kinase receptor B (TrkB) in the lumbar spinal cord of adult rats
    Garraway, S.M., Prentice, T.W., Baumbauer, K.M., Hughes, A.J., Huie, J.R., & Grau, J.W. 2009 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner
  • Regularly spaced low frequency electrical stimulation dampens tactile reactivity and attenuates capsaicin-induced allodynia.
    Baumbauer, K.M., Puga, D.A., Lee, K.H., Woller, S.A., Hughes, A.J., & Grau, J.W 2010 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner
  • Timing in the absence of supraspinal input: A qRT-PCR analysis of the effects of temporally regular stimulation on the spinal cord.
    Lee, S.H., Garraway, S.M., Baumbauer, K.M., & Grau, J.W. 2010 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner
  • Timing in the absence of supraspinal input: Fixed spaced sciatic stimulation has a voltage and frequency dependent therapeutic capacity that reverses the detrimental effect of variable nociceptive input
    Baumbauer, K.M., Hughes, A.J., & Grau, J.W. 2009 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner
  • Timing in the absence of supraspinal input: When do spinal neurons classify an input as variable?
    Lee, K.H., Baumbauer, K.M., Huie, J.R., & Grau, J.W. 2009 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner
  • Uncontrollable stimulation impairs spinal plasticity in contused rats
    Moreno, G.L., Hook, M.A., Baumbauer, K.M., & Grau, J.W. 2009 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Optogenetic control of neuromodulator release from keratinocytesPosterSociety for Neuroscience2014Washington, DC
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor reduces inflammation-induced allodynia in spinally transected ratsPosterSociety for Neuroscience2014Washington, DC
Optogenetic dissection of pain and itch circuitry in the spinal dorsal hornPosterSociety for Neuroscience2014Washington, DC
Optical stimulation of keratinocytes activates cutaneous nociceptorsOtherSociety for Neuroscience2014Washington, DC
Differential activation of cutaneous sensory neurons by optical activation of keratinocytesPosterSociety for Neuroscience2014Washington, DC
Keratinocytes can initiate cutaneous sensationsPosterThe International Association for the Study of Pain2014Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Population specific changes in cutaneous neuron gene experession following inflammation or injuryOtherCouncil for the Advancement of Nursing Science2014Washington, DC
Population specific changes in gene expression following cutaneous inflammation or nerve injuryPosterAnnual meeting of the American Pain Society2014Tampa, FL
Channelrhodopsin-activation of bladder afferents is sufficient to initiate the visceromotor reflexOtherNeuroscience Meeting Planner2013San Diego, CA
Firing properties of cutaneous nocieptors in response to natural and optical stimulation in ChR2 transgenic miceOtherNeuroscience Meeting Planner2013San Diego, CA
Differential gene expression in comprehensively phenotyped naïve and regenerated sensory neuronsPosterAnnual meeting of the Midwest Region Pain Interest Group2013Cincinnati, OH
Anatomical and ex vivo functional characterization of ChR2-expressing cutaneous primary afferent neuronsOtherAnnual American Pain Society Meeting2013New Orleans, LA
Increased TRPV1 expression plays a critical role in the recruitment of cutaneous C-heat fibers following contralateral saphenous nerve axotomyOtherNeuroscience Meeting Planner2012New Orleans, LA
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor reduces inflammation-induced allodynia in spinally transected ratsOtherNeuroscience Meeting Planner2012New Orleans, LA
Single cell analysis of cutaneous nociceptors following inflammation reveals population specific changes in gene expressionOtherNeuroscience Meeting Planner2012New Orleans, LA
Single cell analysis of cutaneous nociceptors following inflammation reveals population specific changes in gene expressionPosterAnnual International Association for the Study of Pain Meeting2012Milan, ITALY
Psychology DepartmentTalkMount Olive College2011Mt. Olive, NC
Evidence of timing in the absence of supraspinal input: Exposure to low, but not high, intensity regularly spaced electrical stimulation enhances spinally mediated learningOtherNeuroscience Meeting Planner2011Washington, DC
Psychology DepartmentTalkRowan University2009Glassboro, NJ
Psychology DepartmentTalkBaylor University2009Waco, TX
Evidence of timing in the absecnce of supraspinal input: Fixed space stimulation enables future instrumental learningPosterAnnual Mission Connect Symposium2008Houston, TX