Current Projects

Research Projects

  • Obesity-induced endothelial Kir channel impairment in visceral adipose arteries
  • Visceral vs. subcutaneous adipose in vascular ion channel dysfunction
  • Exercise and diet as lifestyle interventions to improve ion channel function
Dr. Fancher’s research is supported by: NIH NIGMS (P20GM113125), COBRE Subproject 6564 (9/1/2021 – 8/31/2024), NIH NIGMS (P20GM103446), Delaware INBRE Startup Award (8/19/2021 – 8/31/2022), General University Research Grant from the University of Delaware (8/1/2021 – 7/31/2023), and University of Delaware INBRE Core Center Access Award.