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Danielle Benoit, Ph.D.
Danielle Benoit, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering

Benoit Lab

Therapeutic Biomaterials
Deborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D.
Deborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D.
Professor

Environmental Medicine

Cory-Slechta Lab

Understanding the contribution of environmental chemical exposures to human diseases and disorders of the nervous system.
Lisa DeLouise, Ph.D., M.P.D.
Lisa A. DeLouise, Ph.D., M.P.D.
Associate Professor

Dermatology

DeLouise Lab

Nanotoxicology and skin immune responses
David Dean, Ph.D.
David A. Dean, Ph.D.
Professor

Pediatrics

Dean Lab

Gene Therapy
Alison Elder, Ph.D.
Alison Elder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Environmental Medicine

Elder Lab

Toxicology of Inhaled Ultrafine Particles and Engineered Nanomaterials
Jacob Finkelstein, Ph.D.
Jacob N. Finkelstein, Ph.D.
Professor

Pediatrics

Finkelstein Lab

The role of the alveolar epithelium in modulating the pulmonary injury response to physiological and toxicological stimuli.
Robert Freeman, Ph.D.
Robert S. Freeman, Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Physiology

Freeman Lab

Molecular biology of programmed cell death
Thomas Gasiewicz, Ph.D.
Thomas A. Gasiewicz, Ph.D.
Professor
Chair

Environmental Medicine

Gasiewicz Lab

Receptor-mediated Modulation of Gene Expression and Association with Biological and Toxic Responses
Steve Georas, M.D.
Steve Georas, M.D.
Professor

Medicine

Georas Lab

Regulation of airway immune responses by respiratory viruses, allergens, and pollutants
Gail Johnson, Ph.D
Gail V. W.  Johnson, Ph.D
Professor

Anesthesiology

Johnson Lab

Mitochondrial dysfunction and the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration
B. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.
B. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Environmental Medicine

Lawrence Lab

Environmental signaling, immune function, and cellular development
Ania Majewska, Ph.D.
Ania K. Majewska, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neuroscience

Majewska Lab

Imaging synaptic structure and function in the visual system.
Thomas Mariani, Ph.D.
Thomas Mariani, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Pediatrics

Mariani Lab

Systems Biology of Lung Development and Disease
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
Richard Miller, M.D.
Richard K. Miller, M.D.
Professor

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Richard Miller Lab

Reproductive and perinatal toxicology, Normal development of the embryo/fetus
Mark Noble, Ph.D.
Mark Noble, Ph.D.
Professor

Biomedical Genetics

Noble Lab

Neural Diseases and Neoplasia
M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.
M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Neuroscience

O'Banion-Olschowka Labs

Normal and pathological roles of cyclooxygenase in glia and neurons; Alzheimer's Disease
Michael O'Reilly, Ph.D.
Michael A. O'Reilly, Ph.D.
Professor

Pediatrics

O'Reilly Lab

Developmental Biology of the Lung
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.
Douglas Portman, Ph.D.
Douglas Portman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Biomedical Genetics

Portman Lab

Neural circuit development and function; Genetic control of behavior; Sex differences in neurobiology
Gloria Pryhuber, M.D.
Gloria S. Pryhuber, M.D.
Professor
Chair

Pediatrics

Pryhuber Lab

The Pryhuber lab is currently focused on three NIH funded studies, the Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program, the Respiratory Pathogens Research Center study of longitudinal respiratory and gut microbiome development, lymphocyte maturity, viral infections and respiratory outcomes at 3 years of age in preterm and full term infants, and most recently, providing the Human Tissue Core for the Lung Molecular Atlas Program.
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
Matthew Rand, Ph.D.
Matthew D. Rand, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Environmental Medicine

Rand Lab

Neural developmental toxicity of methylmercury.
David Rich, Sc.D., M.P.H.
David Rich, Sc.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor

Department of Public Health Sciences

Rich Lab

Jacques Robert, Ph.D.
Jacques Robert, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Microbiology & Immunology

Robert Lab

Evolution of Immune Surveillance, Tumor and Viral Immunity
Patricia Sime, M.D.
Patricia Sime, M.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine

Sime Lab

Modulation of Pulmonary Inflammation using Gene Transfer Techniques
Martha Susiarjo, Ph.D.
Martha Susiarjo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Environmental Medicine

Susiarjo Lab

Epigenetics
David Topham, Ph.D.
David Topham, Ph.D.
Professor

Microbiology & Immunology

Topham Lab

Program for Advanced Immune Bioimaging

T Cell Immunity Against Respiratory Viruses
Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Professor

Epidemiology

VanWijngaarden Lab

Occupational and environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology
Jacqueline Williams, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Patricia Williams, Ph.D.
Professor

Environmental Medicine

Jacqueline Williams Lab

Radiation Biology
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