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Bradford Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Medicine

Berk Lab

Signal transduction mechanisms in the vasculature
Jean Bidlack, Ph.D.
Jean M. Bidlack, Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Bidlack Lab

Pharmacology of brain and lymphocytic opioid receptors
Paul Brookes, Ph.D.
Paul S. Brookes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Anesthesiology

Brookes Lab

Mitochondria and free radicals in cardiac ischemia-reperfusion
Ian Dickerson, Ph.D.
Ian Dickerson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neuroscience

Dickerson Lab

Molecular mechanisms of neuropeptide signal transduction
Robert Dirksen, Ph.D.
Robert T. Dirksen, Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Dirksen Lab

Calcium channel structure and function
Robert Freeman, Ph.D.
Robert S. Freeman, Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Freeman Lab

Molecular biology of programmed cell death
Angela Glading, Ph.D.
Angela Glading, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Glading Lab

Role of cell-cell contact in regulating cellular function in both the normal and disease state
Robert Gross, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert A. Gross, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Neurology
Molecular pharmacology of neuronal signal transduction and ion channel activity
Suzanne Haber, Ph.D.
Suzanne N. Haber, Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Haber Lab

Basal ganglia and degenerative diseases
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
Denise Hocking, Ph.D.
Denise C. Hocking, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Hocking Lab

Regulation of cell behavior by the extracellular matrix
Zheng-Gen Jin, Ph.D.
Zheng-Gen Jin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine

Jin Lab

Molecular regulation of vascular endothelial function
Gail Johnson, Ph.D
Gail V. W.  Johnson, Ph.D
Professor

Anesthesiology

Johnson Lab

Mitochondrial dysfunction and the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration
Paul Kammermeier, Ph.D.
Paul J. Kammermeier, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Kammermeier Lab

G protein coupled receptor signaling and modulation of ion channels in neurons
Coeli Lopes, Ph.D.
Coeli M.B. Lopes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Medicine

Lopes Lab

Regulation of the Slow Delayed Rectifier-like current (IKs) in the Heart and the Pathogenesis of the Long QT (LQT1) Syndrome
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
Keith Nehrke, Ph.D.
Keith Webster Nehrke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine

Nehrke Lab

Integrative Physiology
George Porter, M.D., Ph.D.
George A. Porter, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Pediatrics
Mechanisms that control the development of the heart
Ingrid Sarelius, Ph.D.
Ingrid H. Sarelius, Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Sarelius Lab

Vascular cell communication and signaling
Jane Sottile, Ph.D.
Jane Sottile, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine

Sottile Lab

Mechanisms That Control Extracellular Matrix Remodeling
Richard Waugh, Ph.D.
Richard E. Waugh, Ph.D.
Chair
Professor

Biomedical Engineering

Waugh Lab

Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins
Chen Yan, Ph.D.
Chen Yan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine

Yan Lab

Regulation and Function of Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases in the Cardiovascular System
David Yule, Ph.D.
David Ian Yule, Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Yule Lab

Mechanisms Underlying Ca<sup>2+</sup> Signaling Events in Exocrine Cells