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Joshua Allen, Ph.D.
Joshua Allen, Ph.D.

Research Faculty

Cory-Slechta Lab

Neurotoxicology, Environmental origins of neurodevelopmental disorders, ambient air pollution exposures, neurotoxicity of air pollutants.
Bruce Barron, M.D.
Bruce Barron, M.D.

Primary Faculty

Thomas Clarkson, Ph.D.
Thomas Clarkson, Ph.D.

Emeritus Faculty

Understanding the toxicities, mechanisms of action, and dose-reponse relationship for methyl mercury and other heavy metals.
Deborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D.
Deborah Cory-Slechta, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Cory-Slechta Lab

Understanding the contribution of environmental chemical exposures to human diseases and disorders of the nervous system.
Cristina Demian-Popescu, M.D., M.P.H.
Cristina Demian-Popescu, M.D., M.P.H.

Primary Faculty

Alison Elder, Ph.D.
Alison Elder, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Elder Lab

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

Secondary Faculty

Finkelstein Lab

The role of the alveolar epithelium in modulating the pulmonary injury response to physiological and toxicological stimuli.
Mark Frampton, M.D.
Mark Frampton, M.D.

Secondary Faculty

Effects of particle exposure on lung function, airway inflammation, and cardiovascular function.
Thomas Gasiewicz, Ph.D.
Thomas Gasiewicz, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Gasiewicz Lab

Receptor-mediated Modulation of Gene Expression and Association with Biological and Toxic Responses
Robert Gelein, B.S.
Robert Gelein, B.S.

Primary Faculty

Elder Lab

Steve Georas, M.D.
Steve Georas, M.D.

Secondary Faculty

Georas Lab

Regulation of airway immune responses by respiratory viruses, allergens, and pollutants
Amanda Hagen, M.D.
Amanda Hagen, M.D.

Primary Faculty

Ellen Henry, Ph.D.
Ellen Henry, Ph.D.

Research Faculty

Lawrence Lab

Susan Holt, M.Ed.
Susan Holt, M.Ed.

Primary Faculty

Todd Jusko, Ph.D.
Todd Jusko, Ph.D.

Secondary Faculty

How environmental chemicals contribute to adverse immunological development over the entire lifespan.
Karl Kieburtz, M.D., M.P.H.
Karl Kieburtz, M.D., M.P.H.

Secondary Faculty

Neurodegenerative diseases affecting the basal ganglia, particularly Parkinson disease, Huntington disease, and HIV related neurologic disorders
Katrina Korfmacher, Ph.D.
Katrina Korfmacher, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Community outreach and engagement, role of science in public decision-making
Victor Laties, Ph.D.
Victor Laties, Ph.D.

Emeritus Faculty

B. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.
B. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Lawrence Lab

Environmental signaling, immune function, and cellular development
R. Looney, M.D.
R. Looney, M.D.

Secondary Faculty

Looney Lab

Translational Research in Autoimmune Disease, B Cell Depletion
Thomas Mariani, Ph.D.
Thomas Mariani, Ph.D.

Secondary Faculty

Mariani Lab

Systems Biology of Lung Development and Disease
Dina Markowitz, Ph.D.
Dina Markowitz, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Richard Miller, M.D.
Richard Miller, M.D.

Secondary Faculty

Richard Miller Lab

Reproductive and perinatal toxicology, Normal development of the embryo/fetus
Gary Myers, M.D.
Gary Myers, M.D.

Secondary Faculty

Environmental toxins, specifically mercury; methyl mercury exposure
Michael O'Reilly, Ph.D.
Michael O'Reilly, Ph.D.

Secondary Faculty

O'Reilly Lab

Developmental Biology of the Lung
Günter Oberdörster, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Günter Oberdörster, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Emeritus Faculty

Elder Lab

Biokinetics, Effects and Mechanisms of Inhaled Micro- and Nano- Particles: Dosimetry, Risk Extrapolation and Risk Assessment
Richard Phipps, Ph.D.
Richard Phipps, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

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.
Gloria Pryhuber, M.D.
Gloria Pryhuber, M.D.

Secondary Faculty

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.
J. Puzas, Ph.D.
J. Puzas, Ph.D.

Secondary Faculty

Puzas Lab

Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Skeletal System
Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.
Irfan Rahman, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Irfan Rahman Lab

Oxidative stress, Inflammation, Epigenetics and Cellular Senescence by inhaled toxicants
Matthew Rand, Ph.D.
Matthew Rand, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Rand Lab

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

Secondary Faculty

Rich Lab

Patricia Sime, M.D.
Patricia Sime, M.D.

Secondary Faculty

Sime Lab

Modulation of Pulmonary Inflammation using Gene Transfer Techniques
Kameshwar Singh, D.V.M.
Kameshwar Singh, D.V.M.

Research Faculty

Lawrence Lab

Sherry Spinelli, Ph.D.
Sherry Spinelli, Ph.D.

Research Faculty

Phipps Lab

Isaac Sundar, Ph.D.
Isaac Sundar, Ph.D.

Research Faculty

Irfan Rahman Lab

Circadian disruption, Cigarette smoke-induced chromatin modifications, cellular senescence and DNA damage/repair
Martha Susiarjo, Ph.D.
Martha Susiarjo, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Susiarjo Lab

Epigenetics
Mark Utell, M.D.
Mark Utell, M.D.

Secondary Faculty

Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.

Secondary Faculty

VanWijngaarden Lab

Occupational and environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology
Gene Watson, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Gene Watson, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Secondary Faculty

Bernard Weiss, Ph.D.
Bernard Weiss, Ph.D.

Emeritus Faculty

Neurobiology and Behavior
Jacqueline Williams, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Williams, Ph.D.

Primary Faculty

Jacqueline Williams Lab

Radiation Biology
Collynn Woeller, Ph.D.
Collynn Woeller, Ph.D.

Research Faculty

Phipps Lab

Hongwei Yao, Ph.D.
Hongwei Yao, Ph.D.

Research Faculty

Irfan Rahman Lab

Role of SIRT1 in cellular senescence and DNA damage/repair and telomere regulation in COPD
Grazyna Zareba, Ph.D.
Grazyna Zareba, Ph.D.

Research Faculty