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Lindsey Ramirez PhD MS

Lindsey Ramirez
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • University of Illinois Chicago
Gender Pronouns
  • she/her
Contact Information
  • lramir20 [at]
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
    1601 W. Taylor St.
    SPHPI MC 912
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:232

Lindsey Ramirez is a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Elizabeth Glover. Lindsey earned her B.A. in Applied Psychology at UIC. During her undergraduate training, she worked at the Substance Use Research Lab and became interested in substance abuse. Lindsey went onto have a diverse research experience. She studied pain during her Master’s training. Her doctoral work focused on the role of inflammatory immune cells to promote increases in fat tissue and blood pressure in female and male rodents. As a postdoctoral fellow, Lindsey is interested to understand the circuitry that mediates aversion in substance use disorder. Lindsey is also interested in science communication and making science accessible to everyone regardless of background.

  • personal

    True crime, Zumba, hiking, crochet, sewing

    1. Ramirez, L.A., Gillis, E.E., Musall, J.B, Mohamed, R., Snyder, E., Ahmed El-Marakby, A., Jennifer C. Sullivan, J.C. (2020). Hypertensive female sprague dawley rats require an intact nitric oxide synthase system for compensatory increases in renal T regulatory cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol, 319(2): F192-F201.
    2. *Taylor, L., *Ramirez, L., Musall, J., & Sullivan, J. (2019). Tipping the scales: Are females more at risk for obesity and high fat diet- induced hypertension and vascular dysfunction? Br J Pharmacol.176(21):4226-4242.

    * indicates co-first author

    1. Ramirez, LA. & Sullivan, JC (2018) Sex differences in hypertension: Where we have been and where we are going. Am J Hypertension, 31(12), p. 1247-1254.
    1. Ramirez, L., Chung, Y., Yoo, W., Fontenot, B., Ansa, B., & Smith, S. (2016) Determinants of adherence to nutrition-related cancer prevention guidelines among African American breast cancer survivors. J Georgia Public Health. 6(2), p. 210-222.