Traver Wright
Research Assistant Professor, Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 115 Human Clinical Research Facility
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (409) 692-4120
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Primary Emphasis Area: Kinesiology
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Iqbal, F., Durham, W.J., Melhem, A., Raslan, S., Tran, T.T., Wright, T.J., Asghar, R., Fujise, K., Volpi, E., Sidossis, L. Abate, N., Sheffield-Moore, M., and Tuvdendorj, D., 2017. Sex-dependent difference in the relationship between adipose-tissue cholesterol efflux and estradiol concentrations in young healthy humans. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Catapult Round 4 - Aerobic Respiratory Capacity in Sea Otter Tissues: Metabolic Insight into Hypermetabolism ($22,100). (PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2018/01/15 - 2019/06/15
Total Funding: 0.

Catapult Round 4 Center - CTRAL Clinical Research Symposium ($5,000). (Co-PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2018/01/15 - 2019/06/15
Total Funding: 0.

Gut and Brain Plasticity in Mild TBI following Growth Hormone Therapy. (Co-PI)
University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston - Moody Foundation (Private)
2018/01/01 - 2020/12/31
Total Funding: 201,228.

The Effect of Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone on Cognitive Function in Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Healthy Controls. (Co-I)
University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston - Moody Foundation (Private)
2017/08/01 - 2019/06/30
Total Funding: 137,346.
Courses Taught
2018 - 2019
KINE 491, KINE 681
2017 - 2018
KINE 433, KINE 681
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