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Thomas Thatcher, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 273-5170

Fax: (585) 273-1114

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1988
BS | University of Rochester
Molecular Biology

1996
MS | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Immunology

2000
PhD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Immunology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

2001 - 2007
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, 2001–2007, Postdoctoral Fellow (Adviser: Dr. Patricia Sime)

2000 - 2001
Dermatology Department, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, 2001, Postdoctoral Fellow, (Adviser: Dr. Anthony Gaspari)

Awards

2000
Melville A. Hare Award for Excellence in Research
Sponsor: Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Location: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

1994
Melville A. Hare Award for Excellence in Teaching
Sponsor: Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Location: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

1984 - 1988
Bausch and Lomb Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

12/20/2017
Lacy SH, Epa AP, Pollock SJ, Woeller CF, Thatcher TH, Phipps RP, Sime PJ. "Activated human T lymphocytes inhibit TGF?-induced fibroblast to myofibroblast differentiation via prostaglandins D2 and E2." American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology.. 2017 Dec 20; Epub 2017 Dec 20.

12/14/2017
Duffney PF, McCarthy CE, Nogales A, Thatcher TH, Martinez-Sobrido L, Phipps RP, Sime PJ. "Cigarette Smoke Dampens Anti-viral Signaling in Small Airway Epithelial Cells by Disrupting TLR3 Cleavage." American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology.. 2017 Dec 14; Epub 2017 Dec 14.

9/2017
McCarthy CE, Duffney PF, Wyatt JD, Thatcher TH, Phipps RP, Sime PJ. "Comparison of in vitro toxicological effects of biomass smoke from different sources of animal dung." Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA.. 2017 Sep 0; 43:76-86. Epub 2017 May 30.

Books & Chapters

2007
Chapter Title: The Role of TGF-beta in Radiation and Chemotherapy-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis: Inhibition of TGF-beta as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy.
Book Title: Cancer Drug Discovery and Development: TGF-beta in Cancer Therapy
Author List: Sime PJ, Kottmann RM, Lakatos HF and Thatcher TH
Edited By: Jakowlew SB
Published By: Humana Press Inc.2007 in Totowa, NJ

2005
Chapter Title: Anti-inflammatory therapies for lung injury
Book Title: Lung Injury: Mechanisms, Pathophysiology and Therapy
Author List: Phipps R, Beckett WS, Kaufman J, Martey C, Sime PJ, Thatcher, TH
Edited By: Notter, R., Finkelstein, J. and Holm, B.
Published By: Marcel Dekker2005

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