Nick A. Ritucci, Ph.D.

Department:
NeuroSci Cell Bio Physiology-SOM
Title:
Lecturer
Address:
White Hall 105, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001
Phone:
937-775-4238
Education History: 

Ph.D., Wright State University, 1997

Academics

Human Anatomy & Physiology I (ANT 2100), Course Co-director

Human Anatomy & Phsiology II (ANT 2120), Course Co-director

Human Structure & Function I (ANT 3100), Course Co-director

Human Structure & Function II (ANT 3120), Course Co-director

Independent Reading in Physiology (P&N 4880)

Selected Topics in Physiology (P&N 4990)

Boonshoft School of Medicine: Digestive, Course Director

Boonshoft School of Medicine: Respiratory

Boonshoft School of Medicine: Cells Tissues and Organ Systems

Professional

Publications: 

Ritucci, N.A. J.S. Erlichman, J.C. Leiter and Robert W. Putnam. Response of membrane potential and intracellular pH to hypercapnia in neurons and astrocytes from rat retrotrapezoid nucleus. Amer. J. Physiol. 289 (Regulatory Integrative Comp. Physiol.): R851 - R861, 2005.

Ritucci, N.A., J.B. Dean and Robert W. Putnam. Somatic versus dendritic responses to hypercapnia in chemosensitive locus coeruleus neurons from neonatal rats. Amer. J. Physiol: 289 (Cell Physiol.): C1094 - C1104, 2005.

Ritucci, N.A., L. Chambers-Kersh, J.B. Dean and R.W. Putnam. Intracellular pH regulation in neurons from chemosensitive and non-chemosensitive areas of the medulla. Amer. J. Physiol. 275 (Regulatory Integrative Comp. Physiol. 44): R1152-R1163, 1998.

Ritucci, N.A., J.B. Dean and R.W. Putnam. Intracellular pH response to hypercapnia in neurons from chemosensitive areas of the medulla. Amer. J. Physiol. 273 (Regulatory Integrative Comp. Physiol. 42): R433-R441, 1997.

Ritucci, N.A., J.S. Erlichman, J.B. Dean and R.W. Putnam. A fluorescence technique to measure intracellular pH of single neurons in brainstem slices. J.Neurosci.Methods. 68: 149-163, 1996.

Ritucci, N.A. and A.M. Corbett. Effect of Mg2+ and ATP on depolarization-induced Ca2+ release in isolated triads.Amer. J. Physiol. 269 (Cell Physiol. 38): C85-C95, 1995.

Awards/Recognition: 

College of Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Students' Choice Award, 2015

Boonshoft School of Medicine Class of 2014 Teaching Excellence Award, 2011-2012

Teaching Excellence Award, Wright State University, 2010

Research Training Fellowship, American Lung Association, 2000-2002

Comroe-Forster-Lambertsen Young Investigator Award, International Society for Arterial Chemoreception, 1999

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