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Last Name First Name Research/Clinical Interest Title Keywords
CURCIO CHRISTINE
WHITE CHARLES
DATTA PRAN
SMITH DANIEL
FANUCCHI MICHELLE
NAPIERALA MAREK
PREUSS MEREDITH
SETHU PALANIAPPAN cardiac and vascular models, mechanical stresses, cardiac regeneration, normal and disturbed flow
BHATIA RAVI
MYERS RICHARD
WHITLEY RICHARD Herpes simplex virus; varicella zoster virus; drug discovery; cytomegalovirus
GILBERT SHAWN HIF, angiogenesis, bone, obesity, fracture
SHALEV ANATH
POGWIZD STEVEN
SHRESTHA SADEEP
DESHANE JESSY
THANNICKAL VICTOR
BEIERLE CHEN ELIZABETH (1) Signal transduction pathways in pediatric solid tumors (2) oHSV treatment of pediatric solid tumors neuroblastoma, hepatoblastoma, FAK, p53, MYCN, MDM2, oHSV, retinoids, malignant rhabdoid kidney tumor
KEYSER KENT Acetylcholine and Ach receptors
CURTIS LISA Aging and gender in acute kidney injury acute kidney injury, aging, stem cells, heme oxygenase-1, gender, female
SUN LIOU Aging, longevity and Alzheimer's Disease
SCHWIEBERT LISA Airway inflammation; lung function; asthma and exercise
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.
ANANTHARAMAIAH GATTADAHALLI Apolipoproteins, Amphipathic Helices and Atherosclerosis
MOUNTZ JOHN autoimmunity, immune senescence, gene therapy type I IFNs, IL-23, germinal centers, marginal zone macrophages, inflammatory macrophages, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus
BURROWS PETER B Lymphocyte Development and Function B lymphocyte, development, molecular biology
GRAY MICHAEL Bacterial responses to oxidative stress microbiota, redox, stress, probiotics, reactive chlorine, inflammation
PENG JI-BIN Calcium transport proteins and their roles in health and disease Calcium transport, absorption, reabsorption, hyercalciuria, hypertension, TRPV6, TRPV5, WNK4
LEAVENWORTH JIANMEI Cancer-Immune cell Crosstalk: Discovery of new targets for cancer immunotherapy Immunology, Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy, Treg, NK cells, glioma
WADICHE JACQUES Cellular and molecular basis of synaptic transmission and neuronal organization of microcircuits glutamate transport, synaptic transmission, cerebellum
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
HABLITZ JOHN Cellular Mechanisms of Neurotransmission
COWELL RITA Cellular Vulnerability in Development and Aging: Using the Molecular Phenotype of Neurons to Elucidate Mechanisms of Disease and Identify Targets for Intervention Transcription, Parkinson Disease, Huntington Disease, schizophrenia, movement disorders, GABA, Neuroanatomy, Metabolism, Mitochondria, Neurobiology, Mouse models
YODER BRADLEY Cilia Signaling and Dysfunction in Development and Disease Cilia, cystic kidney diseases, obesity, signal transduction, cell fate determination and embryonic patterning, birth defects, mouse and C. elegans models.
VOLPICELLI-DALEY LAURA Cognitive impairments in Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementias Parkinson's disease, Lewy body dementias, synuclein, tau, glucocerebrosidase, cell biology of the neuron, neurodegeneration
VISSCHER KRISTINA Cognitive Neuroscience attention, memory, older adults, aging, training, ongoing activity, EEG, fMRI, human neuroscience
BASU MALAY Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics Genomics, bioinformatics, high-performance computing, grid computing, computational biology, evolution
FATHALLAH-SHAYKH HASSAN Computational Personalized Medicine and Mathematics Glioma, Cancer, Clinical Trials, Multiple Sclerosis, Image Segmentation, Motility, Modeling, Dynamical Systems, Chaos, Networks, Circadian Clocks, Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations
KIM JEONGA Cross-talk between inflammation and insulin signaling Insulin Resistance, Endothelial Dysfunction, NO, ROS, Polyphenol
ROWE STEVEN Cystic Fibrosis Clinical and Translational Research cystic fibrosis, CFTR, nonsense mutations
KEDISHVILI NATALIA Discovery and characterization of novel enzymes that regulate the conversion of vitamin A to bioactive retinoic acid vitamin A, retinoic acid, oxidoreductases, development, differentiation
CHESNOKOV IGOR DNA Replication and Cell Cycle in Eukaryotes DNA replication, cytokinesis, Origin Recognition Complex
MARKERT JAMES Engineering Herpes Simplex Viruses for the Therapy of Cancer glioma, gene therapy, brain tumors, herpes simplex, cancer therapy, immunotherapy, anti-angiogenic therapy
BALLINGER SCOTT Environmental cardiology, free radical biology, mitochondrial function, mitochondrial - nuclear interactions mitochondria, oxidative stress, evolutionary medicine, cardiovascular disease, cancer, metabolism
LU RUI Epigenetic Mechanisms in Cancer Initiation, Maintenance, and Drug Resistance Cancer, Leukemia, Epigenetics, Genomics, Chromatin, Gene regulation, Novel therapeutics
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
BAMMAN MARCAS Exercise as a discovery tool and treatment in regenerative medicine and medical rehabilitation. exercise medicine, medical rehabilitation, regenerative medicine, clinical trial, muscle biology
ROWE GLENN Exercise-Induced Metabolic Adaptations in Striated Muscle striated muscle, mitochondria, transcriptional regulation, metabolism, exercise
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, cellular quiescence and aging, cystic fibrosis, systems biology, drug discovery, lab automation
MITRA KASTURI Exploring the significance of mitochondrial structural change in health and disease Mitochondria, Cell proliferation, Energetics, Cancer, Stem cells
HABEGGER KIRK FGF21 as mediator of the metabolic actions of glucagon & Duodenal nutrient exclusion enhances glucose metabolism via CNS regulation
MATALON SADIS Free Radical Protection from and Exacerbation of Lung Injury Acute Lung Injury, pulmonary edema, pulmonary surfactant, alveolar epithelium, free radicals, nitric oxide, sodium channels
CHEN YABING Gene Regulation and Function in the Pathogenesis of Cardiovascular Disease and Aging vascular smooth muscle cells, excellular matrix, vascular calcification, atherosclerosis, diabetes, aging
HASSAN QUAMARUL Gene Regulation by Non-coding RNA, Chromatin Remodeling and Modifications MicroRNA, Epigenetics, Bone, Tooth, Osteoblast Gene Expression, Odontoblast Gene Regulation
HARRIS MELISSA Gene regulatory networks and transcriptional regulation of stem cell maintenance, stem cells and aging, melanocyte stem cells and hair graying, mouse models of hair graying stem cells, aging, gene networks, transcriptional regulation, bioinformatics, melanocytes, gray hair
JIAO KAI Genetic and epigenetic regulation of mammalian heart development, breast cancer racial disparity Genetic and epigenetic regulation of mammalian heart development, congenital heart diseases, breast cancer racial disparity
JAVED AMJAD Genetic and Molecular Signaling for Cellular Differentiation and Skeletogenesis Osteoblast, Bone Development, Gene Regulation, Osteoporosis
WENDE ADAM Glucose-mediated remodeling of cardiac DNA methylation Diabetes, Hypertension, Exercise, Mitochondria, Metabolism, Glucose, Epigenetics, Gene expression, transcription, O-GlcNAc, protein modifications, DNA methylation, Histone modification, GLUT4, PDK2, PDK4
GROSS ALECIA GPCR trafficking in neurons and rhodopsin-mediated retinal degenerations rhodopsin, autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa, GPCR trafficking, rab11, nudC, MKS proteins, NPHP proteins, BBS proteins, retinal degeneration, inflammatory response in retina, cilia, protein trafficking
CHANG CHENBEI Growth Factor Signaling and Transcription Regulation in Vertebrate Development TGF-beta, neural induction, BMP, ErbB, gastrulation, cell movement
FRANK STUART Growth Hormone Action and GH Receptor Structure and Function growth hormone, signaling, prolactin, IGF-1, growth factors
KLUG CHRISTOPHER Hematopoietic stem cell biology, acute leukemia, and pancreatic cancer
BRITT WILLIAM Human Herpesviruses, Molecular Virology and Pathogenesis cytomegalovirus, perinatal infections, virus assembly
CHOW LOUISE Human papillomavirus DNA replication and pathogenesis HPV infections and cancers
BHATNAGAR SUSHANT Identification and characterization of novel factors in insulin secretion in obesity and type 2 diabetes Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Beta Cell Biology, Insulin Secretion, SNARE Biology, Secreted Proteins, Insulin Granule Trafficking, Tomosyn Proteins, Post-translational Modifications
BENVENISTE ETTY Immune/nervous system interactions
KANO SHINICHI Immunology of brain homeostasis and disease Neuroimmunology, Glia, Cytokine, Epigenetics, Extracellular vesicles, Schizophrenia
SZALAI ALEXANDER Inflammation, innate immunity, and the acute phase proteins in health and disease SLE, EAE, CRP, complement, innate immunity, FcgR, SAP, acute phase proteins, heart and blood vessel disease
YUSUF NABIHA Innate immune mechanisms in tumor development toll like receptors, type I interferons, immune system, cancer, T-cells
MESSINA JOSEPH Insulin and Growth Hormone (GH) Action, Insulin and GH Resistance Following Injury/Trauma, Infection and Polytrauma Insulin Resistance, Growth Hormone Resistance, Signal Transduction, Gene Expression, Stress, Injury, Trauma, Infection, Polytrauma
OJESINA AKINYEMI Interplay of Genomic Alterations and Microbial Influences in Cancer cancer, infection, genomics, transcriptome, HIV, HPV, EBV, cervical, lymphoma, early detection, recurrence, precancerous, progression, mutations, microbiome, viral, RNASeq, diagnostics, therapy, global health, molecular epidemiology, women's health
SHEVDE-SAMANT LALITA Investigating molecular signaling mechanisms that present as fundamental aberrations in tumor cells or their immune microenvironment Tumor progression, metastasis, innate and adaptive immune microenvironment, signaling, cancer stem cells, chemoresistance, metabolism, osteolysis, Merlin, Hedgehog pathway, Wnt pathway
DE LANGHE STIJN Lung stem cells and their niches. lung stem cells, lung fibrosis, lung development, lung regeneration
RAMAN CHANDER Lymphocyte activation, immunopathogenesis of autoimmune diseases Autoimmunity, Multiple Sclerosis, CD5, IFNs, CK2
SERRA ROSA Mechanism of TGF-ß Action in Developmental and Disease Processes developmental biology, bone, cartilage, teeth, intervertebral disc, osteoarthrits, skeletal disease
ZHANG JIANHUA Mechanisms and regulation of autophagy-lysosomal pathway in health and diseases Autophagy, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, lysosomes, mitochondria, redox signaling
PRABHU SUMANTH Mechanisms of cardiac remodeling and repair in heart failure heart failure, ventricular remodeling, stem cells, inflammation, cardiac function
SZTUL ELIZABETH Membrane Traffic; Protein Degradation Cystic fibrosis, membrane traffic, degradation, quality control
LEFKOWITZ ELLIOT Microbial Genomics and Evolution; Bioinformatics, and Clinical Informatics Viruses, Evolution, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics
ZHOU LUFANG Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress in human disease mitochondrial biology, cardiovascular disease, multiscale computational modeling, live cell imaging, optogenetics
SINGH KESHAV Mitochondrial Metabolism, Mitochondria-to-Nucleus Retrograde Cross Talk, Oxidative Stress, Genomic Instability and Its Role in Tumor Progression and Metastasis mitochondria, genomic instability, cancer, breast cancer, prostate, arsenic, oxidative stress, metabolism, tumor progression, tumor metastasis
KESTERSON ROBERT Modeling Patient Specific Disease Mutations In Animals obesity, diabetes, CNS, brain, hypothalamus, behavior, transgenic, mice, neuroscience, endocrinology, knockout, cancer, bone, NF1, CFTR
KARTHIKEYAN MYTHREYE Molecular and cellular mechanisms of signaling during metastasis ovarian cancer, TGFbeta, BMP, inhibin/activin, betaglycan, cellular signaling, extracellular matrix , cell survival mechanisms
GARVEY W. Molecular and physiological pathogenesis of human insulin resistance Insulin resistance, obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes
LUBIN FARAH Molecular genetic mechanisms in learning and memory Epigenetics, NF-kappa B signal transduction, gene transcription, neuroscience, learning and memory, epilepsy
BEBOK ZSUZSANNA Molecular mechanisms by which cellular stress responses such as the unfolded protein response (UPR) contribute to the pathology of human disorders. membrane proteins, ER stress, UPR, SNP, mutation, CFTR, micro-RNA
HURST DOUGLAS Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis metastasis, breast cancer, chromatin modification, microenvironment, tumor progression
KRISHNAMURTHY PRASANNA Molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases & stem cell-mediated regeneration and repair. Myocardial infarction, Heart failure, Stem cells, Cardiovascular regeneration and therapeutics, metabolic diseases, wound healing
ZHENG X. LONG Molecular Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Blood Clotting; Inflammation and Microvascular Thrombosis; CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy for Thrombotic Diseases ADAMTS13, von Willebrand factor, TTP, Arterial thrombosis, Vascular biology, Autoimmunity, and Inflammation, CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing
DING QIANG Molecular mechanisms of organ fibrosis Signal Transduction; Cell Physiology, Adhesion & Migration Signaling; Molecular Genetics & Disease; Gene Regulation and Expression
WEINMANN AMY Molecular mechanisms that regulate T cell differentiation programs T cell differentiation, epigenetics, metabolism, chromatin, gene programming, development
SANDERSON RALPH Molecular Regulation of the Tumor Microenvironment tumor, microenvironment, cancer, heparan sulfate, proteoglycan, heparanase, exosomes, metastasis, bone, myeloma, breast cancer, drug resistance
NAKANO ICHIRO Molecular study and therapy development of brain cancer cancer stem cells, brain tumor, clinical trial, experimental therapeutics, breast cancer
LI LI Mood Disorders, Opioids Dependence
WILSON SCOTT Mouse Models of Neurodegeneration
YANG YANG Multiple myeloma and tumor microenvironment Tumor microenvironment, cancer-related bone diseases, multiple myeloma, Runx2, syndecan-1, heparanase
AMBALAVANAN NAMASIVAYAM Neonatal lung development and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Lung, Hypoxia, Hyperoxia, Retinoids, Prediction models
HERSKOWITZ JEREMY Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, amyloid, signaling, plasticity, behavior, neuroscience, cell biology
ROBERSON ERIK Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, tau, progranulin, excitability, signaling, plasticity, behavior
DAY JEREMY Neurobiology of motivated and learned behaviors Epigenetics, addiction, memory, molecular mechanisms, optogenetics