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Kate Ackerman, M.D.
Kate G. Ackerman, M.D.
Associate Professor

Pediatrics

Ackerman Lab

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Lisa Beck, M.D.
Lisa A. Beck, M.D.
Associate Professor

Dermatology

Beck Lab

Treatment of atopic dermatitis and eczema
Bradford Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Medicine

Berk Lab

Signal transduction mechanisms in the vasculature
Brendan Boyce, M.B., Ch.B.
Brendan F. Boyce, M.B., Ch.B.
Professor

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Boyce Lab

Bone Cell Biology
Edward Brown, Ph.D.
Edward Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Biomedical Engineering

Brown Lab

Multiphoton Laser Scanning Microscopy, novel in vivo imaging and measurement techniques, tumor biology, angiogenesis
W. Richard Burack, M.D., Ph.D.
W. Richard Burack, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Burack Lab

Whether the level of activation induced cytidine deaminase (AID) activity in Follicular lymphoma (FL) tumors can be used as a prognostic factor to identify FL patients who are more likely to transform into Diffuse Large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)
Laura Calvi, M.D.
Laura M. Calvi, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Medicine

Calvi Lab

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Microenvironmental Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in the Bone Marrow
Joe Chakkalakal, Ph.D.
Joe V. Chakkalakal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Orthopaedics

Chakkalakal Lab

Satellite cells are a population of resident stem cells that serve as a renewable source of progenitors for the growth and regeneration of skeletal muscle.
Chawnshang Chang, Ph.D.
Chawnshang Chang, Ph.D.
George Hoyt Whipple Professorship of Pathology
Professor

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Chang Lab

George H. Whipple Laboratory for Cancer Research

Androgen Receptor: Molecular Mechanisms, in vivo function and clinic application
Jan Czyzyk, M.D.
Jan Czyzyk, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Czyzyk Lab

Autoantibodies and diabetes
Roman Eliseev, M.D., Ph.D.
Roman A. Eliseev, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Orthopaedics

Eliseev Lab

Role of mitochondria in regulation of apoptosis and differentiation in cancer cells and in normal stem cells
Lin Gan, Ph.D.
Lin Gan, Ph.D.
Professor

Ophthalmology

Gan Lab

Development and degenerative diseases of sensory neurons, gene regulation
Stephen Hammes, M.D., Ph.D.
Stephen R. Hammes, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Medicine

Hammes Lab

How steroidogenesis and steroid signaling in the ovary regulate ovarian development and function
Jeffrey Hayes, Ph.D.
Jeffrey J. Hayes, Ph.D.
Professor
Chair

Biochemistry & Biophysics

William A. Bernhard Memorial Lab

Hayes Lab

DNA structure; chromatin; protein-DNA interactions
Wei Hsu, PhD
Wei Hsu, PhD
Professor

Biomedical Genetics

Hsu Lab

Cellular Signaling in Neural Development and Disease
Jennifer Hunter, Ph.D.
Jennifer J. Hunter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ophthalmology

Hunter Lab

Mechanisms of light-induced retinal damage and development of non-invasive fluorescence imaging techniques
Gail Johnson, Ph.D
Gail V. W.  Johnson, Ph.D
Professor

Anesthesiology

Johnson Lab

Mitochondrial dysfunction and the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration
Jennifer Jonason, Ph.D.
Jennifer Jonason, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Orthopaedics

Jonason Lab

Skeletal development and osteoarthritis
Kirsi Järvinen-Seppo, M.D., Ph.D.
Kirsi M. Järvinen-Seppo, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pediatrics

Järvinen-Seppo Lab

Food allergies disorders, caused by milk, eggs and peanuts.
Amy Kiernan, Ph.D.
Amy Kiernan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Ophthalmology

Kiernan Lab

Molecular development of the inner ear; regeneration; congenital deafness and vestibular dysfunction
B. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.
B. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Environmental Medicine

Lawrence Lab

Environmental signaling, immune function, and cellular development
Yi-Fen Lee, Ph.D.
Yi-Fen Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Urology

Yi Fen Lee Lab

Vitamin D Receptor and TR4 Nuclear Receptor
Richard Libby, Ph.D.
Richard Libby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Ophthalmology

Libby Lab

Neurobiology of glaucoma; specifically the death of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs), the output neurons of the retina.
Anne Luebke, Ph.D.
Anne E. Luebke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neuroscience
Biomedical Engineering

Luebke Lab

Role of cochlear outer hair cells in hearing and hearing loss, at both the molecular and systems levels
Margot Mayer-Pröschel, Ph.D.
Margot Mayer-Pröschel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Biomedical Genetics

Mayer-Pröschel Lab

Stem Cells in the mammalian CNS / Gestational insults and embryonic CNS development / Astrocyte dysfunction
Joseph Miano, Ph.D.
Joseph M. Miano, Ph.D.
Professor
Associate Professor

Medicine

Miano Lab

Discovery and function of long noncoding RNAs and CArG regulatory elements in mouse and human genomes; genome editing in mice
Robert Mooney, Ph.D.
Robert A. Mooney, Ph.D.
Professor

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Mooney Lab

Bone diseases, particularly osteoporosis and osteoarthritis
Craig Morrell, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Craig N. Morrell, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Medicine

Morrell Lab

Function of Platelets: Hemostastis/Thrombosis and Immune Regulatory Function
Mark Noble, Ph.D.
Mark Noble, Ph.D.
Professor

Biomedical Genetics

Noble Lab

Neural Diseases and Neoplasia
John Olschowka, Ph.D.
John A. Olschowka, Ph.D.
Professor
Associate Chair for Education

Neuroscience

O'Banion-Olschowka Labs

Neural-immune interactions
Catherine Ovitt, Ph.D.
Catherine E. Ovitt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Biomedical Genetics

Ovitt Lab

Analysis of Genes Involved in Salivary Gland Function
James Palis, M.D.
James Palis, M.D.
Professor

Pediatrics

Palis Lab

Pediatric Hematology and Oncolog
Archibald Perkins, M.D., Ph.D.
Archibald S. Perkins, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Perkins Lab

Genes that impact the development of leukemias and other human malignancies
Richard Phipps, Ph.D.
Richard Phipps, Ph.D.
Professor

Environmental Medicine

Phipps Lab

Control of normal and malignant B lymphocyte activation, cellular and molecular characterization of fibroblasts as mediators of inflammation, wound healing and fibrosis, Graves ophthalmopathy, and platelet biology.
Christoph Pröschel, Ph.D.
Christoph Pröschel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Biomedical Genetics

Pröschel Lab

Glial progenitors and the role of astrocytes in CNS disease and repair.
J. Puzas, Ph.D.
J. Edward Puzas, Ph.D.
Professor

Orthopaedics

Puzas Lab

Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Skeletal System
Arshad Rahman, Ph.D.
Arshad Rahman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pediatrics

Arshad Rahman Lab

Signaling Mechanisms of Endothelial ICAM-1 Expression; Neutrophil-mediated Lung Injury
Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.
Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.
Professor

Environmental Medicine

Irfan Rahman Lab

Oxidative stress, Inflammation, Epigenetics and Cellular Senescence by inhaled toxicants
Jesse Schallek, Ph.D.
Jesse Schallek, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ophthalmology

Advanced Retinal Imaging Alliance

Examining the role of blood flow regulation and capillary level neurovascular coupling in the central nervous system
Edward Schwarz, Ph.D.
Edward M. Schwarz, Ph.D.
Professor

Orthopaedics

Schwarz Lab

Pro-inflammatory cytokine signal transduction and novel drug and gene therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Glynis Scott, M.D.
Glynis A. Scott, M.D.
Professor

Dermatology

Scott Lab

Patricia Sime, M.D.
Patricia Sime, M.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine

Sime Lab

Modulation of Pulmonary Inflammation using Gene Transfer Techniques
Patricia Simpson-Haidaris, Ph.D.
Patricia Simpson-Haidaris, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine
Role of Fibrinogen in Acute Inflammation.
Ruchira Singh, Ph.D.
Ruchira Singh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ophthalmology

Singh Lab

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of retinal and neurodegenerative diseases in patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) model systems
Harold Smith, Ph.D.
Harold C. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor

Biochemistry & Biophysics

Smith Lab

RNA regulation of innate immune modulators and small molecule inhibitors of HIV RNA-binding proteins.
Terry Wright, Ph.D.
Terry W. Wright, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pediatrics
Lianping Xing, B.Med., Ph.D.
Lianping Xing, B.Med., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Xing Lab

Regulation of bone cell function in inflammatory bone loss
Chen Yan, Ph.D.
Chen Yan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine

Yan Lab

Regulation and Function of Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases in the Cardiovascular System
Xinping Zhang, B.Med., Ph.D.
Xinping Zhang, B.Med., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Orthopaedics

Zhang Lab

Skeletal repair and reconstruction
Michael Zuscik, Ph.D.
Michael John Zuscik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Orthopaedics

Zuscik Lab

Contribution of chondrogenesis and chondrocyte differentiation to the process of fracture repair and the study of the behavior of the articular chondrocyte under normal conditions in healthy joints and during pathologic situations