Craig G. Crandall, Ph.D.
Craig G. Crandall, Ph.D.

Professor of Internal Medicine,
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Director of the Thermal and Vascular Physiology Laboratory

Education

  • B.S. in Exercise Physiology from Brigham Young University
  • M.S. in Exercise Physiology from University of Oregon
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences – Physiology from University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow – Department of Physiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Contact Information

Phone: 214-345-4623
Email: CraigCrandall@texashealth.org

Highlighted Publications
  • Low Dose Ketamine Affects Blood Pressure, but not Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity, during Progressive Central Hypovolemia without Altering Tolerance
    Huang, M., J.C. Watso, G. Moralez, M.N. Cramer, J.M. Hendrix, J.Yoo, M.B. Badrov, Q. Fu, C. Hinojosa-Laborde, C.G. Crandall. Low Dose Ketamine Affects Blood Pressure, but not Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity, during Progressive Central Hypovolemia without Altering Tolerance. J Physiol (in press)
  • Dietary nitrate supplementation does not influence thermoregulatory or cardiovascular strain in older individuals during severe ambient stress
    Cramer, M.N., M. Hieda, M. Huang, G. Moralez, C.G. Crandall. Dietary nitrate supplementation does not influence thermoregulatory or cardiovascular strain in older individuals during severe ambient stress. Exp Physiol (in press). https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32816341/
  • Burn injury does not exacerbate heat strain during exercise while wearing body armor

    Fischer, M, M.N. Cramer, M. Huang, L.N. Belval, J.C. Watso, F.A. Cimino, C.G. Crandall. Burn injury does not exacerbate heat strain during exercise while wearing body armor.  Med Sci Sports Exerc 52:2235-2241, 2020. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32936596/

  • Keeping Older Individuals Cool in Hot and Moderately Humid Conditions: Wetted Clothing with and without an Electric Fan
    Cramer, M.N., M. Huang. G. Moralez, C.G. CrandallKeeping Older Individuals Cool in Hot and Moderately Humid Conditions: Wetted Clothing with and without an Electric Fan. J Appl Physiol 128:604-611, 2020.https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32027545/
  • Exercise Thermoregulation with a Simulated Burn Injury: Impact of Air Temperature
    Cramer, M.N., G. Moralez, M. Huang, K. Kouda, P.Y.S. Poh, C.G. Crandall. Exercise Thermoregulation with a Simulated Burn Injury: Impact of Air Temperature. Med Sci Sports Exerc 52:712-719, 2020https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31609298/
  • Progressive exercise training improves maximal aerobic capacity in individuals with well-healed burn injuries

    Romero, S.A., G. Moralez, M.F. Jaffrey, M. Huang, M.N. Cramer, N. Romain, K. Kouda, R.G. Haller, C.G. Crandall.  Progressive exercise training improves maximal aerobic capacity in individuals with well-healed burn injuries. Am J Physiol Reg Comp Physiol 317:R563-R570, 2019. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31433672/

  • Tolerance to a haemorrhagic challenge during heat stress is improved with inspiratory resistance breathing.
    Huang, Mu, R.M. Brothers, M.S. Ganio, R.A.I. Lucas, M.N. Cramer, G. Moralez, V.A.  Convertino, C.G. Crandall.  Tolerance to a haemorrhagic challenge during heat stress is improved with inspiratory resistance breathing.  Exp Physiol 103:1243-1250, 2018.https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29947436/
  • Age Modulates Physiological Responses during Fan Use under Extreme Heat and Humidity.
    Gagnon, D., S.A. Romero, M.N. Cramer, K. Kouda, P.Y. Poh, O. Jay, C.G. CrandallAge Modulates Physiological Responses during Fan Use under Extreme Heat and Humidity. Med Sci Sports Exerc 49:2333-2342, 2017.  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29873123/
  • Cardiac and thermal strain of elderly adults exposed to extreme heat and humidity with and without electric fan use
    Gagnon, D., S.A. Romero, M.N. Cramer, O. Jay, C.G. Crandall. Cardiac and thermal strain of elderly adults exposed to extreme heat and humidity with and without electric fan use. JAMA 316: 989-991, 2016. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27599335/
  • The effect of passive heat stress and exercise-induced dehydration on the compensatory reserve during simulated hemorrhage
    Gagnon, D., Z.J. Schlader, A. Adams, E. Rivas, J. Mulligan, G.Z. Grudic, V.A. Convertino, J.T. Howard, C.G. Crandall. The effect of passive heat stress and exercise-induced dehydration on the compensatory reserve during simulated hemorrhage. Shock 46(Suppl 1): 74-82, 2016. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27183303/

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