Natalia Gokina, Ph.D.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
1973 B.S. - Kiev State University, Kiev, Ukraine
1974 M.S. - Physiology Kiev State University, Kiev, Ukraine
1985 Ph.D. - Ukranian Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine
Dr. Gokina’s primary research interest is in cardiovascular physiology, specifically, control of vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cell calcium and membrane potential during pregnancy, and in the signal transduction mechanisms underlying arterial reactivity. Current research in Dr. Gokina’s lab is focused on understanding cellular and molecular mechanisms of uteroplacental vascular dysfunction in diabetic pregnancy.