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Last Name First Name Research/Clinical Interest Title Keywords
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
BASU MALAY Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics Genomics, bioinformatics, high-performance computing, grid computing, computational biology, evolution
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
BJORNSTI MARY-ANN DNA topoisomerase I, yeast genetics, cancer chemotherapeutics, TOR signaling, SUMOylation, DNA damage response, drug resistance, siRNA screening, breast cancer
BLUME SCOTT Specific regulation of gene expression at the translational level - through sequence-specific RNA-binding proteins and complex 5'-untranslated RNA sequences; dysregulation of gene-specific translational control mechanisms in cancer. RNA-binding proteins, gene-specific translational regulation, breast cancer, c-myc, IGF1R, internal ribosomal entry site (IRES).
CASSADY KEVIN
CHANG CHENBEI Growth Factor Signaling and Transcription Regulation in Vertebrate Development TGF-beta, neural induction, BMP, ErbB, gastrulation, cell movement
CHEN YABING Gene Regulation and Function in the Pathogenesis of Disease vascular calcification, vascular osteoclasts, tumorigenesis and resistance
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
DING QIANG Molecular mechanisms of organ fibrosis Signal Transduction; Cell Physiology, Adhesion & Migration Signaling; Molecular Genetics & Disease; Gene Regulation and Expression
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
ETO ISAO
EVERTS MAAIKE Drug Discovery drug discovery, nanotechnology, gene therapy, oncology, quality assurance, IND
FALANY CHARLES Biochemical and physiological properties of human cytosolic sulfotransferases
FAN JINDA Molecular imaging, optical and PET imaging
FENG XU The RANKL/RANK/OPG System in Health and Disease RANKL, RANK, OPG, Cell Differentiation, Cell Signaling, Osteoclast, Mammary Gland, Breast Cancer
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
GHANTA VITHAL Tumor immunology, immune system and aging, CNS immune system interactions
GILLESPIE GEORGE Molecular and Viral Therapy of Malignant Primary Brain Tumors glioma, brain tumor, oncolytic virus, herpes simplex virus, animal models, immunotherapy, suicide gene therapy, anti-angiogenesis
HAN XIAOSI Epigenetic Regulation in Glioblastoma glioblastoma, protein argine methyltransferase-5, glioma stem cell, epigenetics
HARDY ROBERT Translational research oxidative stress, cancer, insulin resistance
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.
HJELMELAND ANITA Targeting Brain Tumor Initiating Cells and the Tumor Microenvironment Brain Tumor, Tumor Microenvironment, Tumor Initiating Cell, Cancer Stem Cell
HU HUI Transcriptional Regulation of Adaptive Immunity Tfh cell differentiation, GC responses, CD8+ T cell quiescence/activation, T cell responses, immune memory, vaccines
HURST DOUGLAS Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis metastasis, breast cancer, chromatin remodeling, microenvironment, tumor progression
JAVED AMJAD Genetic and Molecular Signaling for Cellular Differentiation and Skeletogenesis Osteoblast, Bone Development, Gene Regulation, Osteoporosis
JIAO KAI TGF-beta/Bmp signaling during cardiogenesis Tgfbeta, BMP, heart development, mouse genetics, development
KATIYAR SANTOSH Prevention of skin cancer by dietary antioxidants
KESTERSON ROBERT Hypothalamic Control of Feeding Behavior obesity, diabetes, CNS, brain, hypothalamus, behavior, transgenic, mice, neuroscience, endocrinology, knockout, cancer, bone, NF1, CFTR
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
KLUG CHRISTOPHER Hematopoietic stem cell biology, acute leukemia, and pancreatic cancer
KORF BRUCE Neurofibromatosis Type 1 neurofibromatosis; neurogenetics; molecular diagnosis, genomic medicine
KRISHNA N Structural Biology and Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy Proteins, Structural Biology, NMR
LAHTI ADRIENNE Neuroimaging psychiatry, schizophrenia, research, lahti
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 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
LORENZ ROBINNA Mucosal Immunology gastritis, helicobacter, inflammatory bowel disease, mucosal immunology, asthma, diabetes
MANNE UPENDER Translational research in grastrointestinal malignancies and breast cancer Colorectal Cancer, Breast Cancer, Molecular Markers, Racial/Ethnic Disparities
MARKERT JAMES Engineering Herpes Simplex Viruses for the Therapy of Cancer glioma, gene therapy, brain tumors, herpes simplex, cancer therapy, immunotherapy, anti-angiogenic therapy
MCDONALD JAY Cellular Life and Death Signals in Cancer, Aids and Bone Disease. AIDS, apoptosis, bone, cancer
MILLER MICHAEL Function and evolution of intercellular communication mechanisms signal transduction, development, C. elegans, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy, nervous system, energy metabolism
MITRA KASTURI Exploring the significance of mitochondrial structural change in health and disease
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
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.
PATEL RAKESH Modulation of Inflammation by Reactive Species and N-glycans vascular, hemoglobin, red cells, Inflammation, isoflavones, Nitric oxide, nitrite, N-glycan
PIAZZA GARY
PLACZEK WILLIAM Anti-cancer target validation and structure-based drug discovery. NMR spectroscopy, cancer, drug discovery, peptide synthesis, structural biology, apoptosis, signaling
PONNAZHAGAN SELVARANGAN Adeno-associated virus gene therapy
PREUSS MEREDITH
RAMANI VISHNU PRAKASH Novel therapeutic strategies to overcome drug resistance in multiple myeloma Multiple Myeloma, Chemotherapy, Drug resistance
RENFROW MATTHEW Analysis of Protein Glycosylation in Human Disease by High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Fourier transform mass spectrometry (FT-MS), protein glycosylation, IgA O-glycosylation, IgA nephropathy, proteomics, glycoproteomics
ROTH KEVIN Molecular Regulation of Neuronal Cell Death Apoptosis, Autophagy, Bcl-2, Caspases, Neurodegenerative Disease, Neuropathology, Programmed cell death
SAMANT RAJEEV Tumor progression and metastasis of cancer. HSP40, Stress, Myc, Epithelial-Mesenchymal-Transition, mylti-protein complexes, transcription regulation, nucleolus, protein stability
SANDERSON RALPH Molecular Regulation of the Tumor Microenvironment tumor, microenvironment, cancer, heparan sulfate, proteoglycan, heparanase, exosomes, metastasis, bone, myeloma, breast cancer, drug resistance
SERRA ROSA Mechanism of TGF-ß Action in Developmental and Disease Processes developmental biology, bone, cartilage, teeth, intervertebral disc, osteoarthrits, skeletal disease
SHA BINGDONG Structural and functional studies of proteins involved in protein folding and translocations
SHEVDE-SAMANT LALITA Mechanisms that regulate tumor progression, metastasis and drug resistance; crosstalk between the tumor cells and their microenvironment Tumor progression, metastasis, signaling, cancer stem cells, chemoresistance, microenvironment, metabolism, osteolysis, Merlin, Hedgehog pathway, Wnt pathway
SHRESTHA SADEEP
SIEGAL GENE Gene therapy of solid tumors, cancer biology, tumors of bone Bone Tumors, Cancer Gene Therapy, Invasion and Metastasis
SMITH JEFFREY Integration of Prodeath and Prosurvival Signals by the Ubiquitin Proteasome System (UPS)
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
STRONG THERESA Identification of Tumor Antigens and Development of Cancer Vaccines tumor antigen, immunotherapy, vaccine
TANG JIANMING Genetic and Epigenetic Correlates of Infection and Immunity Infectious Disease, Immunogenetics, Pharmacogenetics
THOTTASSERY JAIDEEP Cks1, Skp2, Cell Cycle, Breast Cancer, Antiestrogen Resistance, Nucleosides, DNA Methylation
TIMARES LAURA Cutaneous immunology, vaccinology and carcinogenesis dendritic cells, Langerhans cells, vaccines, adjuvants, skin carcinogenesis
UNLAP M. Drug Discovery in Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Tuberculosis, Parkinson's Disease and Oxidative Stress In Hypertension drug discovery, oxidative stress, cancer, parkinson's disease, hypertension, exchanger, molecular beacon, latent tb
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
XU BO Mechanisms of the DNA damage response Genome stability, DNA damage response, mitosis, ATM
XU HUI The role of IL-17 in inflammation associated tumor development T cells, dendritic cells, cytokines, tumor suppressor
YANG SHIH-HSIN 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 multiple myeloma, Runx2, tumor microenvironment, cancer-related bone diseases, syndecan-1, heparanase
YUSUF NABIHA Innate immune mechanisms in tumor development toll like receptors, immune system, cancer, 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
ZHOU LUFANG Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress in human disease mitochondrial biology, cardiovascular disease, multiscale computational modeling, live cell imaging, optogenetics
ZINN KURT Molecular Imaging Molecular Imaging, preclinical animal models, clinical imaging