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Ananta Paine Lab

Ananta Paine, Ph.D.

Ph.D. 2008
Hannover Medical School

Research Assistant Professor
Division of Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology

Research Overview

Dr. Ananta Paine, with his unique academic background and research training and exposure to diverse research areas, employs integrative approaches to address challenging research questions related to autoimmune bone diseases. His current research focuses on understanding the involved mechanisms for rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis to find ways to treat these diseases. His current research projects combines the in silico approaches (such as literature and data mining, integrated analysis of transcriptomic, epigenetic and proteomic data) with standard laboratory techniques and high throughput experimentations (such as microarray, RNAseq and proteomics).

His current research interests are as followings:

1. Delineating the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which smoking increases risk and disease severity of rheumatoid arthritis in smokers.

2. Understanding the molecular mechanism involved in signaling mediated by DC-STAMP, a key molecules involved in osteoclastogenesis using optogenetics and system biology approach.