Recent Publications

Christopher R. Martens, PhD Google Scholar


Migdal KU, Robinson AT, Watso JC, Babcock MC, Lennon SL, Martens CR, Serrador JM, Farquhar WB. Ten days of high dietary sodium does not impair cerebral blood flow regulation in healthy adults. 2021. Autonomic Neuroscience. 234:102826. PMID:34058717.


Martens CR, Cohen ML, Lanzi AM, Johnson CL. Expanding Alzheimer’s research at the University of Delaware and Beyond: proposed Delaware Center for Cognitive Aging Research (DECCAR). 2021. Delaware Journal of Public Health. 7(4):24-30. PMID: 34604765


Sanjana F, Delgorio PL, Hiscox LV, DeConne TM, Hobson JC, Cohen ML, Johnson CL, Martens CR. Blood lipid markers are associated with hippocampal viscoelastic properties and memory in humans. 2021. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 41(6)1417-1427. PMID: 3313936


Delgorio PL, Hiscox LV, Daugherty AM, Sanjana F, Pohlig RT, Ellison JM, Martens CR, Schwarb H, McGarry MDJ, Johnson CL. Effect of Aging on the Viscoelastic Properties of Hippocampal Subfields Assessed with High-Resolution MR Elastography. 2021. Cerebral Cortex. 2021 May 10;31(6):2799-2811. PMID: 33454745


Migdal KU, Robinson AT, Watso JC, Babcock MC, Lennon SL, Martens CR, Serrador JM, Farquhar WB. A high salt meal does not impair cerebrovascular reactivity in healthy young adults. 2020. Physiological Reports. 8(19):e14585. PMID: 33038066.


DeConne TM, Muñoz ER, Sanjana F, Hobson JC, Martens CR. Cardiometabolic risk factors are associated with immune cell mitochondrial respiration in humans. 2020. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 319(2):H481-H487. PMID: 32678706


Babcock MC, Robinson AT, Migdal KU, Watso JC, Martens CR, Edwards DG, Pescatello LS, Farquhar WB. High salt intake augments blood pressure responses during submaximal aerobic exercise. 2020. Journal of the American Heart Association. 9(10):e015633. PMID: 32406312.


Martens CR, Rossman MJ, Mazzo MR, Jankowski LR, Nagy EE, Denman BA, Richey JJ, Johnson SA, Ziemba BP, Wang Y, Peterson CM, Chonchol M, Seals DR. Short-term time-restricted feeding is safe and feasible in non-obese healthy midlife and older adults. 2020. GeroScience. 42(2):667-686. PMID: 31975053.


Babcock MC, Robinson AT, Watso JC, Migdal KU, Martens CR, Edwards DG, Pescatello LS, Farquhar WB. Salt loading blunts central and peripheral postexercise hypotension. 2019. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 52(4):935-943. PMID: 31609296.


Johnson LC, Parker K, Aguirre BF, Nemkov TG, D’Alessandro A, Johnson SA, Seals DR, Martens CR. The plasma metabolome as a predictor of biological aging in humans. 2019. GeroScience. 41(6):895-906 PMID: 31707594


Johnson LC, Martens CR, Santos-Parker JR, Bassett CJ, Strahler TR, McQueen MB, Seals DR. Amino acid and lipid associated plasma metabolomic patterns are related to healthspan indicators with aging in humans. 2018. Clinical Science. 132(16):1765-1777. PMID: 29914938


Santos-Parker JR, Santos-Parker KS, McQueen MB, Martens CR, Seals DR. Habitual aerobic exercise and circulating proteomic patterns in healthy adults: relation to aging and indicators of healthspan. 2018. Journal of Applied Physiology. 125(5):1646-1659. PMID: 30236049


Rossman MJ, LaRocca TJ, Martens CR, Seals DR. Healthy lifestyle-based approaches for successful vascular aging. 2018. Journal of Applied Physiology. 125(6):1888-1900. PMID: 30212305


Martens CR, Denman BA, Mazzo MR, Armstrong M, Reisdorph N, McQueen MB, Chonchol M, Seals DR. Chronic nicotinamide riboside supplementation is well-tolerated and elevates NAD+ in healthy middle-aged and older adults. 2018. Nature Communications. 9, 1286. PMID: 29599478


LaRocca TJ, Martens CR, Seals DR. Nutritional influences on arterial aging. Ageing Research Reviews. 2017. 39:106-119. PMID: 27693830