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 Faculty Listing
Total Records: 130
Last Name First Name Research/Clinical Interest Title Keywords
ELSON CHARLES Regulation of mucosal immune responses T reg cells, dendritic cells, colitis, mucosal, Crohn's disease, transgenic, IgA, Th IL17
YACOUBIAN TALENE Role of 14-3-3 proteins in Parkinson’s disease Parkinsons disease; Neurobiology; Molecular Genetics & Disease
AHMAD AFTAB Role of extracellular RNA in Acute Lung Injury. Role of Hypoxia-inducible transcription factors in Pulmonary Hypertension. Vascular biology, endothelial cells, pulmonary hypertension, Hypoxia-inducible transcription factors, HIF-1a, HIF-2a, Acute lung Injury, extracellular RNA.
BELLIS SUSAN Role of glycosylation in tumor progression and metastasis tumorigenesis, metastasis, cancer stem cell, cell invasion, apoptosis, tumor immunology,
OPARIL SUZANNE role of inflammation/vascular injury and repair; clinical/population-based research in special populations, translational research in resistant hypertension, role of oxidative stress/free radical injury in the pathogenesis of hypertension blood pressure, cardiovascular disease prevention, hypertension, vascular biology, nutrition, nephrology, cardiovascular physiology
COLLAWN JAMES Role of ion channels in cystic fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis; Endocytosis; Protein Trafficking, chymase, heart failure
RAMANADHAM SASANKA Role of Lipid Mediators in Signal Transduction Islets, signal transduction, iPLA2, bone, protease inhibitors
HILDRETH BLAKE Role of macrophages and osteoclasts in bone metastasis and primary bone tumors macrophage, osteoclast, breast cancer, primary bone tumor, bone, metastasis
QIN GANGJIAN Stem Cell Biology, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Regeneration Stem Cell, Regeneration, Ischemic Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Angiogenesis, Inflammation, Metabolism, Obesity, Diabetes, E2F, CXCR4, Sam68
DOKLAND TERJE Structural biology of viral assembly and bacterial pathogenicity Staphylococcus, pathogenicity, virus, assembly, bacteriophages, electron microscopy, cryo-EM, crystallography, 3D reconstruction
ALLER STEPHEN Structure and Function of Human Membrane Proteins Research/Clinical Membrane proteins, structure-based drug design, x-ray crystallography, biophysics, biochemistry, pharmacology, blood-brain barrier, cystic fibrosis, multi-drug resistance, drug transport, breast cancer
VAN WAARDENBURG ROBERT Structure-Function analysis of Tyrosyl-DNA phosphodieasterase I; Developing a DNA Repair Enzyme as Therapeutic Target for Anti-Cancer Treatment Structure-function analysis, Mechanism of Action of proteins and drugs (chemotherapeutics), Drug Development for novel therapeutic targets, Post-translational modification by Ubiquitin and SUMO (Small Ubiqitin like modifier), Protein interactions
GAMLIN PAUL Studies of the Neural Bases of Vision & Eye Movements pupil, vergence, gene therapy, fMRI
YANG EDDY Targeting DNA repair pathways to augment the therapeutic ratio for cancer patients nanostring, profiling, DNA damage, DNA repair, EGFR, cancer, PARP, apoptosis, brain, protection, GSK3
SHACKA JOHN Targeting the Autophagy-Lysosome Pathway for Therapeutic Benefit in Parkinson's Disease Autophagy; Lysosome; Parkinson's; Synuclein; Alpha-Galactosidase
HSU HUI-CHEN The BXD2 autoimmune mouse model of lupus and erosive arthritis BXD2, lupus, arthritis, IL-17, type I IFN, apoptotic cells
DAVIS RANDALL The developmental immunology of lymphocytes and immunoreceptor biology. Lymphoproliferative disorders and mechanisms that contribute to lymphomagenesis and autoimmunity. Immunology, lymphoproliferative disorders, autoimmunity, B cells, Fc receptors, CLL, FCRL
CLINTON SARAH The interplay of genes, stress, development and risk for mental illness stress, depression, anxiety, development
WANG JIANBO The Planar Cell Polarity Pathway in mammalian embryogenesis mouse genetics, morphogenesis, cell polarity
FENG XU The RANKL/RANK/OPG System in Health and Disease RANKL, RANK, OPG, Cell Differentiation, Cell Signaling, Osteoclast, Mammary Gland, Breast Cancer
ZAYZAFOON MAJD The Role of Calcium Signaling in the pathogenesis of disease Osteoblasts, Bone, Prostate Cancer, Osteosarcoma, Calmodulin Kinase, NFAT, AP-1, Bone metastasis, HDAC, histone acetylation, DNA methyltransferase
MITCHELL TANECIA The Role of Mitochondria in Immune Cells in Urological Disorders Mitochondria, Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, Immune Cells, Kidney Stones, Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
SONTHEIMER HARALD The Role of Neuroglia in Brain Function and Disease Cell migration, brain development, primary brain tumors, glioma, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, stem cells, regeneration
SMITH PETER The role of the membrane cytoskeleton in regulating the cell surface expression of epithelial transport proteins.
KADISHA INGA The role of white matter changes in aging and Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's Disease, Aging, Cognition
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
MANNE UPENDER Translational research in grastrointestinal malignancies and breast cancer Colorectal Cancer, Breast Cancer, Molecular Biomarkers, Racial/Ethnic Disparities, Cancer Control & Prevention
STANDAERT DAVID Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases Parkinsons Disease, Dystonia, Movement Disorders
SAMANT RAJEEV Tumor progression and metastasis of cancer. Epithelial-Mesenchymal-Transition, mylti-protein complexes, transcription regulation, nucleolus, protein stability, chaperones, Hest shock proteins
OLSEN MICHELLE Understanding the function of astrocytes during normal and aberrant development brain injury, neurodevelopmental disorders, spinal cord, astrocyte, potassium channel, glutamate transporter, epigenetics