Gina Yosten Named Editor-in-Chief of a Prestigious Journal in Physiology

Gina Yosten, an associate professor of pharmacology at Saint Louis University will be the next editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. The journal is published by the American Physiological Society.

Dr. Yosten will assume her new duties in July 2020. At that time she will become the first woman to serve in the post and also the youngest person to be named editor-in-chief. Dr. Yosten has been serving as associate editor of the journal.

Dr. Yosten was a postdoctoral fellow and a research assistant professor at Saint Louis University, before joining the tenure-track faculty in 2015. Her research is focused on the study of diabetes, neuroscience, and endocrinology.

Dr. Yosten earned her bachelor’s degree in zoology at the University of Oklahoma, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Golden Key Society. After working for two years at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, she began graduate studies at Saint Louis University in 2006 and earned a doctorate in pharmacology and physiology in 2010.

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