Andrew C. Jackson, Ph.D.
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., Biophysics and Physiology, University of Mississippi Medical School
B.S., M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada
Respiratory physiology; respiratory mechanics.
Dr. Jackson investigates the application of engineering principles to the understanding of the mechanical properties of the human respiratory system. Specifically, his research efforts have been focused on computer modeling of the respiratory system, development of noninvasive tests of pulmonary function (particularly in infants), including fluid mechanics and acoustic phenomena in the airways, online patient monitoring of the respiratory system, and application of systems identification techniques to respiratory impedance data.
Selected Recent Publications
Mehta, H.P., B.D. Synder, S.R. Baldassarri, M.J. Hayward, M.J. Giuffrida, V. Entezari, and A.C. Jackson. “Expansion thoracoplasty improves respiratory function in a rabbit model of postnatal pulmonary hypoplasia: a pilot study” Spine. 35 :153-161. (2010)
Holguin, F., S..Cribbs, A. Fitzpatrick, R. H. Ingram, Jr., A.C. Jackson. “A deep breath bronchoconstrics obese asthmatics” J. Asthma. 47: 55-60. (2010)
Mehtha, H.P., B.D. Snyder, N.N. Callender, C.L. Bellardine, and A.C. Jackson. “The reciprocal relatiohship between thoracic and spinal deformity and its effect on pulmonary function in a rabbit model:A pilot study” Spine. 31: 2634-2664. (2006)
Dybas, J.M., C.J. Andresen, E.S. Schelegle, and A.C. Jackson. “Deep Breath Frequency in Bronchoconstricted Cynomolgus Monkeys (Macaca fascicularis)” J. Appl. Physiol. 100: 786-791. (2006)
Bridge, P.D., D. Wertheim, A.C. Jackson, S.A. McKenzie. “Pressure oscillation amplitude after interruption of tidal breathing as an index of change in airway mechanics in pre-school children” Pediatr. Pulmonol. 40: 420-425. (2005)
Fregosi, R.F., S. F. Quan, A.C. Jackson, K.. L. Kaemingk, W. J. Morgan, J. L. Goodwin, J. C. Reeder, R. K. Cabrera, and E. Antonio. “Ventilatory drive and the apnea-hypopnea index in six-to-twelve year old children” BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 4: 1-4. (2004)