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Gregory Powell

Postdoctoral Research Assoc.
Post Doctoral Scholars
TEMPE Campus


  • 2008 Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
  • 2014 Doctor of Philosophy in Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona
    • Thesis: The Effects of Developmental Nicotine Exposure on Respiratory Motoneuron Morphology and Electrophysiology, Mentor: Dr. Ralph F. Fregosi

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Cholanian, M., Powell, G. L., Levine, R. B., & Fregosi, R. F. (2017). Influence of developmental nicotine exposure on glutamatergic neurotransmission in rhythmically active hypoglossal motoneurons. Experimental Neurology, 287, 254-260.

Powell, G. L., Gaddy, J, Xu, F, Fregosi, R. F., & Levine, R. B. (2016). Developmental Nicotine Exposure disrupts dendritic arborization patterns of hypoglossal motoneurons in the neonatal rat. Developmental Neurobiology.

Powell, G. L., Levine, R. B., Frazier, A. M., & Fregosi, R. F. (2015). Influence of developmental nicotine exposure on spike-timing precision and reliability in hypoglossal motoneurons. Journal of neurophysiology, 113(6), 1862-1872.

Powell, G. L., Rice, A., Bennett­Cross, S. J., & Fregosi, R. F. (2014). Respiration ­related discharge of hyoglossus muscle motor units in the rat. Journal ofNeurophysiology, 111(2), 361­368.

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