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Last Name First Name Research/Clinical Interest Title Keywords
AGARWAL ANUPAM Regulation of heme oxygenase gene expression in kidney and vascular injury heme oxygenase, acute kidney injury, transplant nephrology, transcriptional gene regulation
ANDERSON PETER Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Health Sciences Education Cardiovascular pathology, animal models of human disease, technology enhanced education
BAILEY SHANNON Molecular mechanisms of chronic alcohol and obesity induced fatty liver disease Molecular mechanisms of alcohol and obesity induced liver diseases; Mitochondrial dysfunction in disease; Molecular bioenergetics; Circadian biology; Functional proteomics; Nitric oxide; Free radical biology; Toxicology
BALKOVETZ DANIEL Epithelial Cell Biology; Epithelial Cell Signal Regulation; Regulation of paracellular transport across epithelial cell tight junctions epithelial cells, claudins, tight junctions, E-cadherin, hepatocyte growth factor, ERK, MDCK
BALLINGER SCOTT Environmental cardiology, free radical biology, mitochondrial function atherosclerosis, environmental cardiology, mitochondria, oxidative stress, evolutionary medicine
BAMMAN MARCAS Skeletal muscle mass regulation in aging, disease, and exercise medicine muscle atrophy, muscle function, protein synthesis, exercise medicine, satellite cell
BASU MALAY Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics Genomics, bioinformatics, high-performance computing, grid computing, computational biology, evolution
BEBOK ZSUZSANNA Membrane protein expression regulation by the unfolded protein response (UPR) and mutations. The consequences of synonymous mutations on protein structure and function. membrane proteins, ER stress, UPR, SNP, mutation, CFTR, micro-RNA
BELLIS SUSAN Cell/matrix interactions in disease and tissue regeneration integrin, death receptors, cell adhesion, apoptosis, signal transduction, glycosylation, extracellular matrix, bone, biomaterials, tissue engineering
BEVENSEE MARK Cellular and Molecular Physiology of Acid-base Transporters and pH Regulation acid-base, bicarbonate, transporter, brain, fluorescence dyes, glia , heart, intracellular pH, microelectrodes, neuron, Xenopus oocyte, neuronal firing, kidney, polycystic kidney disease, epithelial sodium channel
BLALOCK J Rational Drug and Vaccine Design/Neutrophilic Inflammation
BRIDGES S Genetic influences on susceptibility, severity, and treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis; genetics; African-Americans; pharmacogenetics; biomarkers; autoantibodies
BUCHSBAUM DONALD Cancer immunotherapy Immunotherapy, apoptosis, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer
BULLARD DANIEL Regulation of Immune and Inflammatory Responses adhesion molecules, lupus, vasculitis, psoriasis
CAPRIOTTI EMIDIO Computational Biology/Bioinformatics protein and RNA three-dimensional structure, folding and stability, genomic variations, disease-related variants, machine-learning
CHATHAM JOHN Cardiomyocyte function and survival in ischemia/reperfusion and the impact of diabetes: Myocardial ischemia, diabetic cardiomyopathy, O-GlcNAc
CHAUDRY IRSHAD Cardiovascular/Immunological Alterations Following Trauma-Sepsis trauma, hemorrhage, sepsis, gender dimorphism, immune functions, cardiovascular functions
CHEN YABING Gene Regulation and Function in the Pathogenesis of Disease vascular calcification, vascular osteoclasts, tumorigenesis and resistance
CHENG GUANGJIE Nox- and heme peroxidase-mediated cell signaling and inflammatory diseases Reactive oxygen species, Nox enzymes, Heme peroxidases, Cell signaling, Cardiovascular, Inflammation
CLINTON SARAH The interplay of genes, stress, development and risk for mental illness stress, depression, anxiety, development
COLLAWN JAMES Role of ion channels in cystic fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis; Endocytosis; Protein Trafficking, chymase, heart failure
COWELL RITA Transcriptional regulation of interneuron-specific genes in development and neurodegeneration Transcription, Huntington Disease, schizophrenia, Tourette Syndrome, movement disorders, GABA, Neuroanatomy, Metabolism, Mitochondria, Neurobiology
CRON RANDALL CD4 T Lymphocyte Transcriptional Regulation Lupus, HIV-1, CD4 T Cell, Transcription, Nuclear Factor of Activated T Cells, Macrophage Activation Syndrome, Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
DARLEY-USMAR VICTOR Mechanisms of Cell Signaling by Mitochondria in Physiology and Disease mitochondria, nitric oxide, reactive oxygen species, bioenergetic dysfunciton, translational research
DAVIS RANDALL The developmental immunology of lymphocytes and immunoreceptor biology. Lymphoproliferative disorders and mechanisms that contribute to lymphomagenesis and autoimmunity. Immunology, lymphoproliferative disorders, B cells, Fc receptors, CLL, FCRL
DELUCAS LAWRENCE Protein Crystallography/Structure-based Drug Design/Protein Crystal Growth structural biology, drug design, biotechnology
DETLOFF PETER Mouse Models of Human Genetic Disorders
DICKINSON DALE Redox cell signaling and environmental exposures; natural products and chemoprevention glutathione; redox; Nrf2; antioxidant; microRNA; nutraceutical
DING QIANG Molecular mechanisms of organ fibrosis Signal Transduction; Cell Physiology, Adhesion & Migration Signaling; Molecular Genetics & Disease; Gene Regulation and Expression
DOKLAND TERJE Structural biology of viral assembly and bacterial pathogenicity Staphylococcus, pathogenicity, virus, assembly, bacteriophages, electron microscopy, crystallography, 3D reconstruction
EDBERG JEFFREY Genetic Polymorphisms in Wegener’s Granulomatosis
ELSON CHARLES Regulation of mucosal immune responses T reg cells, dendritic cells, colitis, mucosal, Crohn's disease, transgenic, IgA, Th IL17
ELTOUM ISAM-ELDIN - Clinical research in diagnostic cytology and surgical pathology- Tumorogenesis of prostate cancer and chemoprevetion - HPV infection EUS-FNA, Prostate cancer in transgenic animals, HPV infection, Cytology, Immunopathology
EVERTS MAAIKE Drug Discovery drug discovery, nanotechnology, gene therapy, oncology, quality assurance, IND
FALANY CHARLES Biochemical and physiological properties of human cytosolic sulfotransferases
FANUCCHI MICHELLE
FENG XU The RANKL/RANK/OPG System in Health and Disease RANKL, RANK, OPG, Cell Differentiation, Cell Signaling, Osteoclast, Mammary Gland, Breast Cancer
FERNANDEZ JOSE Genetic basis for racial/ethnic differences in obesity and metabolic outcomes obesity, nutriton, genetics, genetic admixture, racial disparities
FLOYD CANDACE Neuronal-Glial Interactions in Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, rat, mouse, astrocyte, protection, neuroprotection, pain
FRANK STUART Growth Hormone Action and GH Receptor Structure and Function growth hormone, signaling, prolactin, IGF-1, growth factors
FROST ANDRA Fibroblast-Epithelial Cell Interactions and Developmental Pathways in the Development and Progression of Breast Cancer breast cancer, tumor-stromal interactions, GLI-mediated transcription, GLI1, primary cilia
FULLER CATHERINE ENaC/ASIC Ion Channels; Sodium channels, glioma, migration, proliferation, cancer, signaling, polycystic kidney disease
GALIN F. Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis
GAMLIN PAUL Studies of the Neural Bases of Vision & Eye Movements pupil, vergence, gene therapy, fMRI
GARVEY W Molecular and physiological pathogenesis of human insulin resistance Insulin resistance, obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes
GEORGE JAMES Immune regulation of post-transplant vascular disease and allograft rejection Transplantation, Heme oxygenase, Stress, Vascular disease, Heart disease, Nephrology
GOEPFERT PAUL Determining the mechanisms allowing T cells to control HIV replication in vivo
GORELICK DANIEL Steroid and endocrine disruptor signaling during development zebrafish, estrogen, nuclear hormone receptor, endocrine disrupting compounds, signal transduction, developmental biology, genetics
HABEGGER KIRK FGF21 as mediator of the metabolic actions of glucagon & Duodenal nutrient exclusion enhances glucose metabolism via CNS regulation
HABLITZ JOHN Cellular Mechanisms of Neurotransmission
HALADE GANESH Cardiac Remodeling in the Setting of Obesity following Myocardial Infarction and Resolution of Inflammation Aging, Cardiac Remodeling, Cyclooxygenase, Extraceullar matrix, Fatty acids, Heart failure, Inflammation, Lipoxygenase, Myocardial infarction, Obesity
HARDY ROBERT Translational research oxidative stress, cancer, insulin resistance
HARRINGTON LAURIE Protective and Pathogenic CD4 T Cell Responses CD4 T cells, autoimmunity, immunological memory, cytokines
HARTMAN JOHN Experimental models of gene interaction networks that buffer human disease using cell array phenotyping of yeast gene knockout libraries yeast genetics, quantitative high throughput cell array phenotyping (Q-HTCP), gene interaction networks, aging, cystic fibrosis, dNTP metabolism, systems biology, drug discovery, lab automation
HEL ZDENEK Immunology and pathogenesis of HIV-1 / AIDS Effect of hormonal contraception on HIV-1 transmission. Design of novel strategies for immunotherapy of cancer. Immunology, HIV-1, Vaccine, Cancer.
HOLMES ROSS Oxalate Handling and Synthesis and its Relationship to Health and Disease urolithiasis, oxalate, glycolate, hydroxyproline, metabolism
HSU HUI-CHEN The BXD2 autoimmune mouse model of lupus and erosive arthritis BXD2, lupus, arthritis, IL-17, type I IFN, apoptotic cells
HUNTER CHAD Transcriptional control of pancreatic beta cell development and adult islet cell function Diabetes, Transcription Factor, Coregulators, Gene Regulation, Organogenesis, Pancreas, Chromatin, Developmental Biology, Endocrinology
HURST DOUGLAS Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis metastasis, breast cancer, chromatin remodeling, microenvironment, tumor progression
INSCHO EDWARD Physiology and pathophysiology of the renal microcirculation microcirculation, afferent arterioles, autoregulation, inflammation, purinoceptors, endothelin, renal injury
KADISHA INGA The role of white matter changes in aging and Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's Disease, Aging, Cognition
KATIYAR SANTOSH Prevention of skin cancer by dietary antioxidants
KIM HELEN Proteomics of neuroprotective and chemopreventive actions of dietary phytochemicals neuroprotection, proteomics, protein modifications, antioxidant dietary supplements, menopause, neurogenesis
KIM JEONGA Cross-talk between inflammation and insulin signaling Insulin Resistance, Endothelial Dysfunction, NO, ROS, Polyphenol
KING GWENDALYN Age regulating protein function in the brain age, brain, klotho, glioma, molecular biology
KING PETER Mechanisms of Growth Factor mRNA Stabilization in Cancer RNA stability; AU-rich elements; angiogenic growth factors; glioblastoma; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
KIRK KEVIN The CFTR Chloride Channel cystic fibrosis, CFTR, ion channel, diarrhea, protein-protein interactions, patch clamping, electrophysiology, ABC transporters
KNIGHT JOHN Oxalate Handling and Synthesis and its Relationship to Health and Disease Calcium oxalate kidney stone disease, Oxalobacter formigenes, primary hyperoxaluria
KRAFT TIMOTHY Physiology and Pathophysiology of Photoreceptors
LAMARTINIERE CORAL Cause and Prevention of Breast and Prostate Cancers; Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology
LANDAR AIMEE Cell signaling by electrophiles cell signaling, redox, electrophile, cancer, oxidative stress, mitochondria, metabolism
LI LING Connections Between Atherosclerosis, Diabetes, and Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's disease, choelsterol, lipoproteins, atherosclerosis, statins, diet, insulin, diabetes, learning and memory
LI YI-PING Investigating the mechanisms of skeletal and craniofacial development, tumorigenesis and cancer metastasis; as well as developing effective new therapies for the treatment and prevention of related diseases. Osteoclasts, Osteoblasts, Bone formation and bone resorption, Skeletal development, Tumorigenesis, Cancer bone metastasis, Muscular development, Brain and craniofacial development, Skeleto-muscular disease, and Anti-cancer drug discovery
LIMDI NITA Pharmacogenetics of drug response Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Warfarin , Antiplatelet drugs, Antithrombotic, comparative effectiveness
LIU RUI-MING Oxidative stress, Aging, Lung fibrosis, Alzheimer's disease
LORENZ ROBINNA Mucosal Immunology gastritis, helicobacter, inflammatory bowel disease, mucosal immunology, asthma, diabetes
LOTHROP CLINT
MANNE UPENDER Translational research in grastrointestinal malignancies and breast cancer Colorectal Cancer, Breast Cancer, Molecular Markers, Racial/Ethnic Disparities
MANNON ROSLYN Translational Approaches to the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Chronic Graft Injury kidney transplant, fibrosis, rejection, graft survival, growth factors, genetic
MCDONALD JAY Cellular Life and Death Signals in Cancer, Aids and Bone Disease. AIDS, apoptosis, bone, cancer
MCNICHOLAS-BEVENSEE CARMEL Regulation of ion channels of the pulmonary and cardiovascular systems
MESSINA JOSEPH Insulin and Growth Hormone (GH) Action, Insulin and GH Resistance Following Trauma and Infection Insulin, Growth Hormone, Signal Transduction, Gene Expression, Stress, Resistance, Trauma, Infection
MITRA KASTURI Exploring the significance of mitochondrial structural change in health and disease
MOUNTZ JOHN autoimmunity, immune senescence, gene therapy type I IFNs, IL-23, germinal centers, marginal zone macrophages, inflammatory macrophages, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus
MURPHY-ULLRICH JOANNE Extracellular Matrix Control of Cell and Growth Factor Function atherosclerosis, diabetic complications, pulmonary fibrosis, tumor microenvironment, multiple myeloma, osteolytic bone disease, tissue engineering, cell adhesion and motility, fibrosis, TGF-beta, thrombospondin, tissue engineering
NAHM MOON Adaptive and Innate Immune Responses to Pneumococci and Pneumonia Vaccines pneumococcus, capsule, innate immunity, pathogenesis, vaccines
NOAH DIANA
OLSEN MICHELLE Glial potassium channels and glutamate transporters in injury and abnormal development brain injury, neurodevelopmental disorders, spinal cord, astrocyte, potassium channel, glutamate transporter, epigenetics
OPARIL SUZANNE Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Disease blood pressure, cardiovascular disease prevention, hypertension, vascular biology, nutrition, nephrology, cardiovascular physiology
PARANT JOHN Animal Models of Genomic Instability, p53 Regulation, Cancer and Mitotic Dysfunction Zebrafish, Mouse, Li Fraumeni Syndrome, Roberts syndrome, Birth Defects, Tumor Suppressor, Genomic Instability, Aneuploidy, Mitosis, DNA damage, Cancer, and Apoptosis.
PARK SEUNG Big Data and Cloud Computing in Clinical Workflow pathology informatics, clinical informatics, emr, ehr, interoperability, big data, cpoe, clinical workflow, medical education
PATEL RAKESH Modulation of Inflammation by Reactive Species and N-glycans vascular, hemoglobin, red cells, Inflammation, isoflavones, Nitric oxide, nitrite, N-glycan
PENG JI-BIN Calcium transport proteins and their roles in health and disease Calcium transport, absorption, reabsorption, hyercalciuria, hypertension, TRPV6, TRPV5, WNK4
POLLOCK DAVID Hypertension and Renal Disease hypertension, diabetes, sickle cell, hemodynamics, endothelin, nitric oxide, kidney, sodium
PONNAZHAGAN SELVARANGAN Adeno-associated virus gene therapy
POSTLETHWAIT EDWARD Environmental Induction of pulmonary epithelial injury
PRABHU SUMANTH Mechanisms of cardiac remodeling and repair in heart failure heart failure, ventricular remodeling, stem cells, inflammation, cardiac function
PREUSS MEREDITH
QIN HONGWEI
RAMANADHAM SASANKA Role of Lipid Mediators in Signal Transduction Islets, signal transduction, iPLA2, bone, protease inhibitors