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Thomas Thatcher, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 692
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-5170
Lab: (585) 275-3275
Fax: (585) 273-1114

Bio

The biographical information for Thomas Thatcher, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Melville A. Hare Award for Excellence in Research | Department of Microbiology and Immunology | University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2000
Melville A. Hare Award for Excellence in Teaching | Department of Microbiology and Immunology | University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 1994
Bausch and Lomb Memorial Scholarship | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 1984 - 1988

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 26 available »

2012
Kulkarni AA, Woeller CF, Thatcher TH, Ramon S, Phipps RP, Sime PJ. "Emerging PPAR?-Independent Role of PPAR? Ligands in Lung Diseases." PPAR research. 2012 2012:705352. Epub 2012 Jun 18.
2011
Kulkarni AA, Thatcher TH, Olsen KC, Maggirwar SB, Phipps RP, Sime PJ. "PPAR-? ligands repress TGF?-induced myofibroblast differentiation by targeting the PI3K/Akt pathway: implications for therapy of fibrosis." PloS one. 2011 6(1):e15909. Epub 2011 Jan 06.
2011
Hogan CM, Thatcher TH, Sapinoro RE, Gurell MN, Ferguson HE, Pollock SJ, Jones C, Phipps RP, Sime PJ. "Electrophilic PPAR? Ligands Attenuate IL-1? and Silica-Induced Inflammatory Mediator Production in Human Lung Fibroblasts via a PPAR?-Independent Mechanism." PPAR research. 2011 2011:318134. Epub 2011 Jun 16.
2009 Nov
Ferguson HE, Thatcher TH, Olsen KC, Garcia-Bates TM, Baglole CJ, Kottmann RM, Strong ER, Phipps RP, Sime PJ. "Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma ligands induce heme oxygenase-1 in lung fibroblasts by a PPARgamma-independent, glutathione-dependent mechanism." American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology.. 2009 Nov; 297(5):L912-9. Epub 2009 Sep 04.
2009
Ferguson HE, Kulkarni A, Lehmann GM, Garcia-Bates TM, Thatcher TH, Huxlin KR, Phipps RP, Sime PJ. "Electrophilic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma ligands have potent antifibrotic effects in human lung fibroblasts." American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology.. 2009 41(6):722-30. Epub 2009 Mar 13.

Current Appointments

Research Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care (SMD) - Primary

Education

PhD | Immunology | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2000
MS | Immunology | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry1996
BS | Molecular Biology | University of Rochester1988

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, 2001–2007, Postdoctoral Fellow (Adviser: Dr. Patricia Sime) 2007
Dermatology Department, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, 2001, Postdoctoral Fellow, (Adviser: Dr. Anthony Gaspari) 2001