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Primary Faculty

Jean Bidlack

Jean M. Bidlack, Ph.D.

Pharmacology of brain and lymphocytic opioid receptors

Robert Dirksen

Robert T. Dirksen, Ph.D.

Molecular Mechanisms of Calcium Signaling in Striated Muscle

Robert Freeman

Robert S. Freeman, Ph.D.

Molecular biology of programmed cell death

Angela Glading

Angela Glading, Ph.D.

Role of cell-cell contact in regulating cellular function in both the normal and disease state

Suzanne Haber

Suzanne N. Haber, Ph.D.

Basal ganglia and degenerative diseases

Denise Hocking

Denise C. Hocking, Ph.D.

Regulation of cell behavior by the extracellular matrix

Paul Kammermeier

Paul J. Kammermeier, Ph.D.

G protein coupled receptor signaling and modulation of ion channels in neurons

David MacLean

David MacLean, Ph.D.

Mechanisms of neurotransmitter receptor function

Ingrid Sarelius

Ingrid H. Sarelius, Ph.D.

Vascular cell communication and signaling

Trevor Shuttleworth

Trevor J. Shuttleworth, Ph.D.

The nature of the conductances responsible for agonist-induced Ca2+ entry in non-excitable cells, and their roles in modulating overall Ca2+ signals

A. William Tank

A. William Tank, Ph.D.

Regulation of tyrosine hydroxylase gene expression in the nervous system

Hugh Xia

Hugh Houhui Xia, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Investigating the role of environmental toxins such as arsenic on the protein phosphatase-1, a regulator of synaptic plasticity and cognition.

Tingting Yang

Tingting Yang, Ph.D.

Structure and function of calcium-activated chloride channels

David Yule

David Ian Yule, Ph.D.

Mechanisms Underlying Ca2+ Signaling Events in Exocrine Cells

Secondary Faculty

Doug Anderson

Doug Anderson, Ph.D.

LncRNA control of heart development and disease; Discovery and function of micropeptides encoded by putative lncRNAs; Genome-editing by RNA-guided nucleases.

Bradford Berk

Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D.

Signal transduction mechanisms in the vasculature

Paul Brookes

Paul S. Brookes, Ph.D.

Mitochondria and free radicals in cardiac ischemia-reperfusion

Laura Calvi

Laura M. Calvi, M.D.

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Microenvironmental Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in the Bone Marrow

Ian Dickerson

Ian Dickerson, Ph.D.

Molecular mechanisms of neuropeptide signal transduction

Roman Eliseev

Roman A. Eliseev, M.D., Ph.D.

Role of mitochondria in regulation of apoptosis and differentiation in cancer cells and in normal stem cells

Stephen Hammes

Stephen R. Hammes, M.D., Ph.D.

How steroids regulate reproduction and hormone-dependent cancers

J. Christopher Holt

J. Christopher Holt, Ph.D.

Synaptic pharmaco-physiology of vestibular efferent-afferent interactions

Gail Johnson

Gail V. W. Johnson, Ph.D

Defining molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration, and regulation of cell death and survival processes in the central nervous system.

George Porter

George A. Porter, M.D., Ph.D.

Mechanisms that control the development of the heart

Arshad Rahman

Arshad Rahman, Ph.D.

Determining how exogenous agents change lung microvasculature permeability, leading to pulmonary inflammation.

Peter Shrager

Peter Shrager, Ph.D.

Neuron-neuroglia interactions

Eric Small

Eric M. Small, Ph.D.

Understanding how a cell can interpret biomechanical and humoral signals and activate a discrete transcriptional program during development or in response to injury.

Richard Waugh

Richard E. Waugh, Ph.D.

Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins

R. White

R. James White, M.D., Ph.D.

Role of mitochondria in hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction.

Andrew Wojtovich

Andrew Wojtovich, Ph.D.

Optogenetics to study the roles of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in mitochondrial physiology and stress signaling.

Emeritus Faculty

Marion Anders

Marion Anders, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Metabolism and toxicity of halogen- and sulfur-containing chemicals and on the design and synthesis of mitochondrially targeted drugs

Martha Blair

Martha L. Blair, Ph.D.

Neural and neuroendocrine control of cardiovascular function

Patricia Hinkle

Patricia M. Hinkle, Ph.D.

Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Regulation