Richard E. Hartman, PhD

Professor, Psychology

Contact Information

Email rhartman@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8709
Fax 909-558-0171

Department of Psychology, Ste. 2 (upstairs)
Loma Linda University
11108 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA  92350

    Degrees

    • PhD, Behavior, Brain and Cognition - Washington University, St. Louis, 2001 

    Areas of Specialization

    • Behavioral neuroscience with an emphasis on improving the brain's resiliency against neurodegenerative conditions (e.g., Alzheimer's, stroke, traumatic brain injury) via a variety of therapeutic strategies, but especially diet/nutrition

    Current Research Projects

    Professional Memberships

    • Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
    • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
    • International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS)
    • Oxygen Club of California (OCC)

    Recent Publications and Presentations

    Publications

    Presentations

    • Kirsch WM, Holshouser B, Brier-Jones J, Whinnery C, Jaeger A, Iwakoshi N, Hudson S, Nie Y, Petersen F, Vinters HV, Zhang XB, Crofton A, Barnes S, Hartman RE, Magaki S, Shannon S, Fabian F, Smallwood J. Microparticle Therapy for Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. 7th International CAA Conference 9/30/90 to 10/1/20
    • Nelson GA, Gangadharmath U, Jones T, Hartman RE, Gifford P. Radiation Effects on Synapse Number. Radiation Research Society.
    • Holshouser B, Gangadharmath U, Hartman RE, Jones T, Eliamani S, Stanbouly S, Gifford P, Nelson GA. In vivo Synaptic Density Imaging with 18F-UCB-H Detects Effects of Space Irradiation in the Rat Brain. Society of Nuclear medicine and Molecular Imaging Conference.
    • Assessing the behavioral effects of proton irradiation and polyphenol supplementation on a high throughput fruit fly model of traumatic brain injury. T. A. Togashi, A. D. Trofimova, C. Barcenas, W. Hardeman, M. Hanna, S. Loong, M. White, V. Watts, G. A. Nelson, R. E. Hartman. Society for Neuroscience Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2019.
    • The behavioral effects of blocking PDGF-R in a rat model of traumatic brain injury. N. Kalynovska, M. Hamer, P. Gifford, A. Jullienne, J. Tang, W. Pearce, J. H. Zhang, A. Obenaus, R. E. Hartman. Society for Neuroscience Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2019.
    • Identifying common and distinct behavioral phenotypes associated with 3 types of hemorrhagic brain injury in rats. W. Hardeman, M. Hamer, P. Gifford, J. Tang, W. Pearce, J. H. Zhang, A. Obenaus, R. E. Hartman. Society for Neuroscience Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2019.
    • Exploring the physical and behavioral effects of a potassium channel antagonist in young adult male rats. A. D. Trofimova, P. S. Gifford, D. A. Hessinger, D. L. Bellinger, R. E. Hartman. Society for Neuroscience Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2019.
    • Exploring the effects of prophylactic & therapeutic dietary polyphenol treatments on traumatic brain injury outcomes in Drosophila melanogaster. B. E. Tolan, A. D. Trofimova, R. E. Hartman. Society for Neuroscience Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2019.
    • A preliminary strategy to provide further education to physicians and caregivers on the dietary approaches to the treatment of autism spectrum disorders. D. S. Patel, R. E. Hartman. Society for Neuroscience Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2019.

    Community Engagement

    • Classroom presentations about the brain, Temecula Valley School District (2006-present)