Faculty Q-Z

Que, Jianwen , M.D. Beijing University Health Science Center, China, 1999; Ph.D. National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2005
(Assistant Professor of Biomedical Genetics)
Morphogenesis of foregut endoderm; stem cell and cancer biology of the esophagus.

jianwen que

Rahman, Arshad, Ph.D. AM University Aligarh, India 1988

(Associate Proferssor of Pediatrics and Neonatology)  

How pro-inflammatory mediators such as thrombin and tumor necrosis factor alpha (THF-a) mediate neutrophils (PMN) sequestration and emigration in the lung and thus induce lung vascular injury.

Arshad Rahman

Ricke, William , Ph.D. Missouri 2000
(Assistant Professor of Urology and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Roles of hormones and micro-environment on the development, treatment, and prevention of cancer.

William Ricke

Rosier, Randy , M.D. Rochester 1978 Ph.D. Rochester 1979
(Professor of Orthopaedics, Professor of Oncology, and of Biochemistry and Biophysics)
Regulation of endochondral ossification.

Rothberg, Paul , Ph.D. SUNY Stony Brook 1981
(Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory)
Molecular genetics of cancer and of neurodegeneration.

Ryan, Daniel , M.D. Johns Hopkins 1975
(Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
B-Cell development and differentiation.

Schwarz, Edward , Ph.D. Yeshiva, Einstein 1993
(Professor of Orthopaedics and of Microbiology and Immunology)
Pro-inflammatory cytokine signal transduction and novel drug and gene therapies for rheumatoid arthritis.

Scott, Glynis A. , M.D. Albany 1983
(Professor of Dermatology, Director, Dermatopathology Unit)
Signaling pathways of prostaglandins in human melanocytes and melanoma; and the role of Plexin receptors in melanocyte and melanoma biology.

Glynis Scott

Sime, Patricia J. , M.D. University of Edinburgh 1988
(C. Jane Davis & C. Robert Davis Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Division Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Pathogenic mechanisms and novel therapies for lung scarring diseases, therapies for lung inflammation and emphysema incited by cigarette smoke and other inhaled environmental toxicants and resolution pathways in inflammation.

Patricia Sime

Simpson-Haidaris, Patricia J. , Ph.D. Notre Dame 1991
(Associate Professor of Medicine, of Microbiology and Immunology, and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Role of fibrinogen in acute phase response in pneumonitis and fibrinogen gene expression in liver and lung.

Smith, Harold C. , Ph.D. SUNY Buffalo 1982
(Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Pathology, and Toxicology)
Diversification of expressed genomic sequences through RNA editing and DNA modification evaluated through biochemical, physiological and structural analysis.

Sparks, Janet L. DeHoff , Ph.D. Pennsylvania 1980
(Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Insulin regulation of hepatic lipoprotein production through phosphatidylinositide-3-kinase activation via insulin receptor signaling pathways.

Wiedmer, Therese , Ph.D. University of Bern, Switzerland 1977
(Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Role of phospholipid scramblases in growth factor signaling pathways underlying cell proliferation, maturation, and apoptosis; regulation of membrane phospholipid asymmetry.

Wright, Terry W. , Ph.D. Rochester 1995
(Associate Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology and Immunology)
Host immune response as a major component of lung injury associated with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia; murine models of this disease; development of improved methods of treatment through targeting the inflammatory and immune pathways involved.

Xing, Lianping , M.D, Ph.D. Penn Sate 1994
(Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Molecular mechanisms by which TNF mediates the formation, activation and survival of osteoclasts in inflammation induced bone.

Xu, Haodong , M.D. Soowchow, China, 1987, Ph.D. Soowchow 1993
(Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Mechanisms in the regulation of voltage-gated potassium channels underlying cardiac repolarization; molecular mechanisms of lung tumor and fibrosing interstitial pneumonia.

Yan, Chen , Ph.D. Washington 1996
(Associate Professor of Medicine, Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute

Regulation and function of cyclic nucleotide signaling in cardiovascular biology and disease.

Chen Yan

Yeh, Shu-yuan , Ph.D. Wisconsin, Madison 1996
(Professor of Urology and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Chemopreventive roles of vitamin E in prostate cancer; the cross talk of kinase pathways, androgen receptor and coregulators.

Young, Fay , M.D. Harvard 1982
(Associate Professor of Medicine-Hematology-Oncology)
Normal and abnormal B-lymphocyte development.

Zhang, Xinping , M.D. China-Shanghai Chinese Medical College 1990; Ph.D. Rochester 1998
(Assiociate Professor of Orthopaedics)
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of skeletal repair and regeneration.

Zuscik, Michael J. , Ph.D. Rochester 1993
(Associate Professor of Orthopaedics)
Cellular and molecular processes that govern cartilage development and maturation.