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Richard PhippsRichard Phipps, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Phone: (585) 275-8326

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.

Sherry SpinelliSherry Spinelli, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor

Collynn WoellerCollynn Woeller, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor

Katie LannanKatie Lannan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Examine fibrosis and capsular contracture that occurs following radiation therapy and breast reconstructive surgery. Mouse models of fibrosis will be employed and primary human tissue samples from patients with capsular contracture will be obtained

Ann CaseyAnn Casey
Technical Associate

Stephen PollockStephen Pollock
Senior Technical Associate

Elisa RoztocilElisa Roztocil
Technical Associate

Rhea WeimerRhea Weimer
Laboratory Technician

Megan WoodMegan Wood, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Host-pathogen interactions, women’s health issues, anti-scarring therapeutics for the eye, and pro-inflammatory responses and pain

E'Lissa FloresE'Lissa Flores
Graduate Student

Shannon LoeliusShannon Loelius
Graduate Student

Parker DuffneyParker Duffney
Toxicology Graduate Student

Using specialized pro-resolving lipid mediators to treat altered immune response to influenza seen after cigarette smoke exposure

Nina KimNina Kim
Microbiology & Immunology Graduate Student

Shannon LacyShannon Lacy
Undergraduate Student

The endogenous production of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPARγ) ligands in the lung, and how these mediators promote the resolution of pulmonary inflammation.