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Skidmore, Michael G.
Experiment Participation:
+ Cardiovascular Results from a Rhesus Monkey Flown Aboard the Cosmos 1514 Spaceflight, and Ground-Based Controls (COS 1514-3)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1514  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effect of Microgravity on Blood Pressure and Flow in the Common Carotid Artery of Primates (COS 1667-1)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1667  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphological and Biochemical Examination of Heart Tissue: I. Effects of Microgravity on the Myocardial Fine Structure of Rats Flown on Cosmos 1887 - Ultrastructure Studies (COS 1887-18)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphological and Biochemical Examination of Heart Tissue: II. Cellular Distribution of Cyclic AMP-Dependent Protein Kinase Regulatory Subunits in Heart Muscle of Rats Flown on Cosmos 1887 (COS 1887-20)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphological and Biochemical Investigations of Microgravity-Induced Nerve and Muscle Breakdown: I. Investigation of Nerve and Muscle Breakdown During Spaceflight (COS 1887-6)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphological and Biochemical Investigations of Microgravity-Induced Nerve and Muscle Breakdown: II. Biochemical Analysis of EDL and PLT Muscles (COS 1887-21)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effects of Zero Gravity on Myofibril Protein Content and Isomyosin Distribution in Rodent Skeletal Muscle (COS 1887-25)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Actin mRNA and Cytochrome-C mRNA Concentrations in the Triceps Brachia Muscle of Rats (COS 1887-31)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Analysis of Radiographs and Biosamples from Primate Studies (COS 1887-27)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Study of Muscarinic and GABA (Benzodiazepine) Receptors in the Sensory-Motor Cortex, Hippocampus, and Spinal Cord (COS 1887-9)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Radiation Dosimetry and Spectrometry (COS 1887-30)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Trace Element Balance in Rats During Spaceflight (COS 1887-28)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphometric Studies of Atrial Granules and Hepatocytes: I. Morphometric Study of the Liver (COS 1887-15)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphometric Studies of Atrial Granules and Hepatocytes: II. Atrial Granular Accumulations (COS 1887-14)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Hepatic Function in Rats After Spaceflight (COS 1887-4)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ The Effect of Cosmos 1887 Flight on Spermatogonial Population and Testosterone Level in Rat Testes (COS 1887-19)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effect of Spaceflight on Levels and Function of Immune Cells (COS 1887-16)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Structural Changes and Cell Turnover in the Rat's Small Intestine Induced by Spaceflight (COS 1887-1)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Pineal Physiology in Microgravity: Relation to Rat Gonadal Function (COS 1887-22)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ The Effect of Spaceflight on Pituitary Oxytocin and Vasopressin Content of Rats (COS 1887-36)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effect of Microgravity on: I. Metabolic Enzymes of Individual Muscle Fibers (COS 1887-34)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effect of Microgravity on: II. Metabolic Enzymes of Hippocampus and Spinal Cord (COS 1887-35)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Growth Hormone Regulation, Synthesis, and Secretion in Microgravity: I. Somatotroph Physiology (COS 1887-10)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Growth Hormone Regulation, Synthesis, and Secretion in Microgravity: II. Immunohistochemical Analysis of Hypothalamic Hormones (COS 1887-23)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Growth Hormone Regulation, Synthesis, and Secretion in Microgravity: III. Plasma Analysis (COS 1887-11)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Distribution and Biochemistry of Mineral and Matrix in the Femurs of Rats (COS 1887-8)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Biomedical, Biochemical, and Morphological Alterations of Muscle and Dense, Fibrous Connective Tissues During 14 Days of Spaceflight (COS 1887-24)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Gravity and Skeletal Growth: I. Gravity and Skeletal Growth (COS 1887-17)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Gravity and Skeletal Growth: II. Morphology and Histochemistry of Bone Cells and Vasculature of the Tibia from Cosmos 1887 (COS 1887-3)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Gravity and Skeletal Growth: III. Nuclear Volume Analysis of Osteoblast Histogenesis in Periodontal Ligament Cells of Cosmos 1887 Rats (COS 1887-5)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Gravity and Skeletal Growth: IV. Intervertebral Disc Swelling Pressure Associated with Microgravity (COS 1887-13)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ The Maturation of Bone and Dentin Matrices in Rats Flown on Cosmos 1887 (COS 1887-33)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphometric and EM Analysis of Tibial Epiphyseal Plates From Cosmos 1887 Rats (COS 1887-32)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Metabolic and Morphologic Properties of Muscle Fibers After Spaceflight (COS 1887-26)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Biochemical and Histochemical Observations of Vastus Medialis (COS 1887-29)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 1887  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphological and Biochemical Examination of Heart Tissue: II. Cardiac Morphology After Conditions of Microgravity (COS 2044-1)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effects of Microgravity in the Adductor Longus Muscle and Receptors in the Forebrain of Rats (COS 2044-10)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Growth Hormone Regulation, Synthesis and Secretion in Microgravity: I. Secretion of Growth Hormone (COS 2044-11)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Growth Hormone Regulation, Synthesis and Secretion in Microgravity: III. Plasma Analysis Hormone Measurements (COS 2044-12)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Measurement of Heart Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Concentrations (COS 2044-13)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ The Effect of Spaceflight on Pituitary Oxytocin and Vasopressin Content (COS 2044-14)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Gravity and Skeletal Growth: I. Gravity and Skeletal Growth (COS 2044-15)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphological and Biochemical Examination of Heart Tissue: I. Ultra- structural Alterations in Rat Hearts After Cosmos 2044 Compared to Cosmos 1887 (COS 2044-16)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphohistochemical, Immunocytochemical, and Biochemical Investigation of Microgravity Induced Nerve and Muscle Breakdown: II. Muscle Biochemistry (COS 2044-19)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Rat Testis Morphology and Physiology (COS 2044-2)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Pineal Physiology in Microgravity, Relation to Gonadal Function (COS 2044-20)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Growth Hormone Regulation, Synthesis and Secretion in Microgravity: II. Hypothalamic GH-Releasing Factor, Somatostatin Immunoreactivity, and mRNA Levels (COS 2044-22)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Biological Rhythm and Temperature Regulation: I. Biological Rhythms and Temperature Regulation (COS 2044-23)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Biological Rhythm and Temperature Regulation: II. Metabolism (COS 2044-24)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effect of Zero Gravity on Myosin Isoform Expression in Rodent Skeletal Muscle (COS 2044-25)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Functional Neuromuscular Adaptation to Spaceflight (8809A13 1_2)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Radiation Dosimetry and Spectrometry: Passive Systems (8809A18)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2044  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Adaptation to Microgravity of Oculomotor Reflexes (AMOR): Otolith-Ocular Reflexes (8809A08)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Rhesus Monkey Metabolism During Space Flight: Measurement of Energy Expenditure Using the Doubly Labeled Water (2H2 18O DLW) Method (8809A09)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Reduction of Ocular Counter-Rolling by Adaptation to Space (8809A10)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Calcium Metabolism and Correlated Endocrine Measurements in Primates During Cosmos 2229 (8809A17)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Rhesus Monkey Immunology Study (COS 2229-2)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Bending Stiffness of the Tibia in Young Rhesus Monkeys after Two Weeks in Space (COS 2229-3)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Circadian Rhythms and Temperature Regulation in Rhesus Monkeys During Space Flight (COS 2229-4)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ DEXA Measurements: Cosmos 2229 Rhesus Flight Experiment (COS 2229-5)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Bone and Lean Body Mass Changes Following Spaceflight (284029 2_3)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Adaptations of Motor Control in Response to Spaceflight (8808A05)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Circadian Rhythms of Macaca Mulatta During Spaceflight (8808A06)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Plasma Hormone Concentration in Rhesus Monkeys After Space Flight (COS 2229-6)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphologic and Metabolic Properties of Single Muscle Fibers in Hindlimb Muscles of the Rhesus (COS 2229-1)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Single Muscle Function and EMG Analysis Associated with Microgravity Conditions (CNES F-09 1_2)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Morphological and Functional Adaptations of Muscle Fibers Myo-tendonous Junction to Hypokinesia and Hypogravity (CNES F-07 1_2)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Behavior and Performance Project (8808A09)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effect of Weightlessness on Single Muscle Fiber Function in Rhesus Monkeys (8913020 2_2)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Studies of Vestibular Neurons in Normal, Hyper- and Hypogravity (8809A16)
Experiment Performed on: +Cosmos 2229  
Role: ARC Project Engineer
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Clinical Assessment of Flight Pool Animals (B11-01)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Structural and Metabolic Plasticity of Leg Muscle (B11-03)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effect of Microgravity on Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Compartments of the Autonomic Nervous System (B11-06)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Thermoregulation in Macaca Mulatta during Spaceflight (B11-09)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Energy Metabolism of Macaca Mulatta During Space Flight (B11-10)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Bone Tissue and Cell Effects of Spaceflight in Young Rhesus Monkey (B11-17)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Effect of Microgravity on the Mechanisms of Eye, Head and Hand Movement Coordination (B11-24)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Hematology, Cytological Composition of Bone Marrow and Standard Blood Parameters (B11-25)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Partial Oxygen Pressure in the Somatosensory Cortex of Monkeys in Spaceflight (B11-27)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Fluid Compartments, Hemocirculation and Erythrocyte Function in Monkeys After Spaceflight (B11-28)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Complex Study of Micro and Macro Structure and Mineral Composition of Spongy Bone (B11-30)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States
+ Fluid Electrolyte Metabolism and its Regulation in Primates in Microgravity (B11-31)
Experiment Performed on: +Bion 11  
Role: U.S. Project Manager
Degree: Not available
Institution: NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), Moffett Field, California, United States