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 Faculty Listing
Total Records: 131
Last Name First Name Research/Clinical Interest Title Keywords
RICHTER JILLIAN Endothelial Glycocalyx as a Mechanoregulator of Post-Traumatic Lung Injury trauma, hemorrhage, resuscitation, vascular biology, organ failure, blood transfusion, plasma, whole blood, platelets, endothelial glycocalyx layer, lung injury, bioengineered in vitro models, mechanotransduction
ROBERSON ERIK Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, tau, progranulin, excitability, signaling, plasticity, behavior
ROWE GLENN Exercise-Induced Metabolic Adaptations in Striated Muscle striated muscle, mitochondria, transcriptional regulation, metabolism, exercise
SAMANT RAJEEV Tumor progression and metastasis of cancer. Epithelial-Mesenchymal-Transition, mylti-protein complexes, transcription regulation, nucleolus, protein stability, chaperones, Hest shock proteins
SANDERS PAUL Mechanisms of Disease Progression in the Kidney salt-sensitive hypertension, transforming growth factor-ß, nitric oxide, hypertensive nephrosclerosis, monoclonal immunoglobulin light-chain-related renal diseases
SANDERSON RALPH Molecular Regulation of the Tumor Microenvironment tumor, microenvironment, cancer, heparan sulfate, proteoglycan, heparanase, exosomes, metastasis, bone, myeloma, breast cancer, drug resistance
SCHWIEBERT LISA Airway inflammation; lung function; asthma and exercise
SERRA ROSA Mechanism of TGF-ß Action in Developmental and Disease Processes developmental biology, bone, cartilage, teeth, intervertebral disc, osteoarthrits, skeletal disease
SHACKA JOHN Targeting the Autophagy-Lysosome Pathway for Therapeutic Benefit in Parkinson's Disease Autophagy; Lysosome; Parkinson's; Synuclein; Alpha-Galactosidase
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
SMITH PETER The role of the membrane cytoskeleton in regulating the cell surface expression of epithelial transport proteins.
SONG YUHUA An integrated multi-scale computational modeling and biological experimental research program to study apoptosis, cell adhesion and biomaterial design Computational Biology/Biomechanics, Mechanotransduction, Protein/Biomembrane structure and function, death receptor-mediated apoptosis, Cell adhesion, Biomaterials
SONTHEIMER HARALD The Role of Neuroglia in Brain Function and Disease Cell migration, brain development, primary brain tumors, glioma, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, stem cells, regeneration
STANDAERT DAVID Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases Parkinsons Disease, Dystonia, Movement Disorders
VAN GROEN THOMAS Treatment of Alzheimer's disease with small abeta-oligomer binding peptides Alzheimer's disease, pathology, amyloid beta, peptides, cognition, behavioral assessment
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
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
WANG JIANBO The Planar Cell Polarity Pathway in mammalian embryogenesis mouse genetics, morphogenesis, cell polarity
WANG QIN neurosynaptic signaling in neurological and psychiatric diseases synaptic receptors, signaling, protein trafficking, ligand regulation, neurodegeneration, neuroprotection, Alzheimer's disease, cognition, mood disorders
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
WHITE CHARLES
YACOUBIAN TALENE Role of 14-3-3 proteins in Parkinson’s disease Parkinsons disease; Neurobiology; Molecular Genetics & Disease
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
YANG YANG Multiple myeloma and tumor microenvironment Tumor microenvironment, cancer-related bone diseases, multiple myeloma, Runx2, syndecan-1, heparanase
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.
YUSUF NABIHA Innate immune mechanisms in tumor development toll like receptors, type I interferons, immune system, cancer, T-cells
ZAJAC ALLAN Anti-Viral Immunity; T Cell Responses; Immunological Memory Immunology, Virology, Pathogenesis, Vaccines, T cells
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
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
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
ZHOU LUFANG Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress in human disease mitochondrial biology, cardiovascular disease, multiscale computational modeling, live cell imaging, optogenetics