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Brandt Pence, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(901) 678-3407
(901) 678-3591
304 Elma Roane Fieldhouse
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About Brandt Pence

Brandt Pence earned his PhD in Exercise Physiology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign before completing postdoctoral studies in nutrition at the same institution. His main field of focus is immunophysiology, and he is focused on identifying how physiological stressors such as diet and exercise impact immune function. He is especially interested in inflammatory processes such as wound healing, and how they can be regulated by metabolic changes in immune cells.


B.A. Movement and Sports Science – Purdue University – 2007
Ph.D. Exercise Physiology – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - 2012