This project studies how small lipid mediators regulate the growth, activation and differentiation of normal and malignant B lineage cells.
Learn more about B-Lymphocytes, Antibody Production and Vaccines
We are studying diseases of the lung including scarring diseases, chronic bronchitis and emphysema (called COPD). These diseases are caused by smoking and/or by exposure to damaging environmental/occupational toxicants.
Learn more about Lung Disease: COPD, Lung Scarring, and Infection
The platelet is the most numerous white blood cell and is responsible for forming clots. Interestingly, platelets are much more than clot forming cells.
Learn more about Platelet Biology: Diabetes/Cardiovascular Disease/Transfusion Medicine
We study two diseases: Corneal scarring and thyroid eye disease. Corneal scarring can be caused by infection, laser surgery, chemical burns and trauma and can lead to blindness.
Learn more about Ocular Scarring and Tissue Remodeling