Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy


Michele A. Battle, PhD
Transcriptional control of liver and gut development and physiology

Joseph C. Besharse, PhD (Department Chairman)
Cellular and molecular basis of circadian rhythmicity; the cellular basis of membrane turnover in retinal photoreceptors

David L. Bolender, PhD
Tissue interactions in embryonic heart development/curriculum development

Lisa Ann Cirillo, PhD
Molecular mechanisms underlying liver development and function, with a particular focus on the role played chromatin structure in the transcriptional regulation of liver genes

Stephen A. Duncan, D Phil (Department Vice-Chairman)
Molecular mechanisms underlying mammalian development

Allison D. Ebert, PhD
neurodegenerative diseases, both understanding the molecular basis for the disease progression and finding effective experimental therapies

Nashaat Gerges, PhD
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity

Todd M. Hoagland, PhD
Medical education, Clinical anatomy, Gross anatomy and Instructional methodology

Milan Joksimovic, PhD
Molecular mechanisms governing development of the mammalian central nervous system

Gary L. Kolesari, MD, PhD
Mechanisms of action responsible for cardiovascular birth defects

Beth B. Krippendorf, PhD
Comprehensive teaching in Clinical Human Anatomy, Cell and Tissue Biology and Integrated Medical Neuroscience

Brian Link, PhD
Genetics and cell biology of ocular development and disease

John W. Lough, PhD
Cell and molecular biology of early heart development

Danny A. Riley, PhD
The effects of actual and simulated spaceflight unloading on neuromuscular structure and function and understanding vibration injury of tissues

Michael Schellpfeffer, MD, MS
Obstetrics and Gynecology

D.J. Sidjanin, PhD
Molecular genetics of hereditary eye diseases

Cheryl L. Stucky, PhD
Molecules that sense touch and pain

Marvin Wagner, MD
Human anatomy with special reference to segmental anatomy and its applications to clinical medicine

Margaret Wong-Riley, PhD
Coupling of neuronal activity and energy metabolism at the cellular and molecular levels. Critical period of neurochemical and metabolic development in brain stem respiratory neurons. Photobiomodulation of neurons functionally inactivated by toxins


Ivor Benjamin, MD
General cardiology, inheritable cardiac failure and myocardial infarction

Robert Blank, MD, PhD
The genetics of bone biomechanical performance and of vertebral development

Joseph Carroll, PhD
High-resolution retinal imaging & structure-function relationships in the human retina

Edgar DeYoe, PhD
Functional neuroimaging (FMRI) of brain systems responsible for sensory perception, especially vision, and brain-related sensory pathology

Alfredo Dubra, PhD
visualization of retinal structure and function

Carol Everson, PhD
The physical health effects of sleep deprivation with a focus on neuroendocrine and immune systems

Aleksandra Glavaski-Joksimovic, PhD
Therapeutic potential of adult stem cells in brain injury and disease

Shawn M. Jobe, MD, PhD
Cellular biology and physiology of platelet activation and coagulation, mitochondrial events in activated platelets

Shekar Kurpad, MD, PhD
Translational applications of neural and mesenchymal stem cells in neurotrauma and neurooncology

Alan Mast, MD, PhD
Tissue factor pathway inhibitor

Alexander Minella, MD
Regulation of proliferation and differentiation in normal and malignant cells

Peter J. Newman, PhD
Cell and molecular biology of adhesion receptors, vascular biology, and signal transduction

Frank A. Pintar, PhD
The biomechanics of brain and spinal cord injury, mechanics of spine surgical techniques, military and motor vehicle crash trauma

Ramani Ramchandran, PhD
Blood vessel patterning in vertebrates and its application to human disease

Sridhar Rao, MD, PhD
Transcriptional regulation of stem cells

Elena Semina, PhD
Discovery of genes underlying complex developmental disorders with an emphasis on developmental glaucoma

Katherine Shim, PhD
Genetic control of mammalian inner ear development

Roy L. Silverstein, MD
Molecular and cellular pathogenesis of thrombosis, atherosclerosis and angiogenesis with focus on role of the type 2 scavenger receptor CD36

Rashmi Sood, PhD
Vascular bed of the placenta and the mechanism of pregnancy-related cardiovascular disorders

Jennifer L. Strande, MD, PhD
Using induced pluripotent stem cells to study dystrophic cardiomyopathy

Dorothee Weihrauch, DMV, PhD
Coronary collateral growth and impaired angiogenesis in diabetes

Leah Solberg-Woods, PhD
Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes

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