Christopher G. Engeland
Christopher Engeland is interested in how stress, age, gender, and hormones affect immunity, inflammation, and health.
- Biobehavioral Health - BBH
- University of Western Ontario, PhD, Behavioral Neuroscience, 2002
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
- Effects of stress, age, and sex on wound healing and inflammation (human, animal)
- Stress, inflammation, cognitive aging, and dementia (human)
- Inflammatory biomarkers and stress as predictors of preterm birth (human)
- Inflammation and depression (human)
Current Funded Research Projects
- CTSI Bridges to Translation Award (Engeland) 11/01/2015 – 12/31/2016 $45,980 Penn State University. Hyperglycemia and impaired healing in medically complex surgical patients. Role: PI
- Inflammatory Mediators of Stress and Cognitive Aging. NIH (R01AG042595), 2012-2017. C. Engeland (MPI), J. Graham (MPI).
- Feasibility of a Stress Reduction Intervention Study in Sickle Cell Disease. UIC Midwest Roybal Center for Health Promotion and Translation, 2014-2015. C. Engeland (Co-I).
- Healthy Aging in a Changing Climate: Heat Wave Survival, Critical Biomarkers and Interventions. University of Sydney, 2015-2016. C. Engeland (Co-I).
- Faculty Scholarship Award (Research)
- 1st Place Postdoctoral Research
- PNIRS Research Scholars Award
1999, 2000, 2001
- Accuscan SFN Research Award
2000, 2001, 2002
- IBNS Research Scholars Award
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship
How factors such as stress, age, gender, and hormones affect immunity, inflammation, and health. I am particularly interested in tissue repair (mucosal and dermal wound healing). Also the feasibility of biomarkers for predicting health outcomes. I conduct both human and animal research.