Faculty

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The faculty at UNMC who participate in the BRTP have primary or adjunct appointments in one the 5 basic science departments in the College of Medicine or in the Cancer Research Graduate Program. This includes the research faculty in the departments of Internal Medicine, Opthalmology and Surgery. Altogether, there are more than 120 BRTP faculty representing more than 90% of UNMC's research laboratories.

Iqbal Ahmad, Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Ph.D., Kent State Univ., 1990. Neural stem cell biology and applications in regenerative medicine.

Jyothi Arikkath, Assistant Professor, Developmental Neuroscience, Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation; Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Univ of Iowa, 2003. Molecular and cellular mechanisms of dendrite and spine morphogenesis and plasticity in the hippocampus.

Hamid Band, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; M.D., Medical College Srinagar, Kashmir, India, 1977; Ph.D., All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1986. Regulation of cell division, trafficking and interaction.

Vimla Band, Professor and Chairperson, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; Ph.D., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 1985. Delineate molecular mechanisms of early steps in transformation of mammary epithelial cells with the goal of identifying novel molecular diagnostic/prognostic markers and potential therapy targets of breast cancers.

Surinder K. Batra, Professor and Chairperson, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Kurukshetra Univ., 1983. Structure/function analysis of tumor-associated genes.

Kenneth W. Bayles, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Kansas State Univ.,1989. Bacterial infections and antibiotic resistance.

Robert G. Bennett, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine - DEM; Ph.D., UNMC, 1998. Action and degradation of insulin/relaxin family hormones.

Tadayoshi Bessho, Associate Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Okayama University, Japan, 1991. Molecular mechanism of DNA interstrand crosslink repair in mammalian cells.

Kishor K. Bhakat, Associate Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; Ph.D., University of Calcutta, 1999. Mitotic gene bookmarking: A novel dimension of epigenetic memory in post-mitotic transcriptional reactivation.

Keshore R. Bidasee, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ. West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad, 1991. Regulation of intracellular calcium in cardiovascular disease.

Erika I. Boesen, Assistant Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., Monash Univ., 2005.The endothelin system in renal ischemia-reperfusion injury; inflammatory cytokines and renal function and hypertension.

Stephen Bonasera, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine - Geriatrics; Ph.D., M.D., Emory Univ., 1995. Age-related changes in brain function.

Gloria Borgstahl, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Univ IA, 1992. Focused on structure determination (PDF) by protein crystallography and crystal growth and perfection (PDF).

Michael D. Boska, Professor, Radiology; Ph.D., Univ. California, Berkeley, 1985. In-vivo magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy.

Michael Brattain, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Rutgers University. Identification and development of therapeutic applications for new molecular targets in cancer.

Julia A. Bridge, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; M.D., UNMC, 1984. Cytopathology, tumor cytogenetics. 

Shilpa Buch, Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ. of Baroda, India, 1982. Mechanism(s) of CNS pathology triggered by the host-HIV interplay in the context of drugs of abuse.

Steve Caplan, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 1998. Molecular mechanisms controlling endocytic recycling and internalization.

Pamela K. Carmines, Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., Indiana Univ., 1982. Renal microcirculation, vasoactive agents and intracellular signaling events regulating renal arteriolar tone, diabetes mellitus.

Steven D. Carson, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Univ. Texas Medical 1978. Blood coagulation (tissue factor), coxsackievirus receptor.

Carol A. Casey, Professor, Internal Medicine; Ph.D., Rice Univ., 1980. Biochemistry of alcoholism and digestive system diseases.

Ercole Cavalieri, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; D.Sc., Univ. Milan, 1962. Molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and estrogens. Etiology of human cancer.

William G. Chaney, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Michigan State Univ., 1979. Biological function of complex carbohydrates.

Nora Chapman, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Harvard, 1981. Virology, molecular biology. Persistence of enteroviruses in myocarditis/cardiomyopathy and use of coxsackie viruses as a vector.

Pi-Wan Cheng, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ., 1975. Glycobiology; gene therapy and cancer biology.

Pawel Ciborowski, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience and Director of Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Core Facility; Ph.D., National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland, 1983. Protein structure and functions; Proteomics.

Dahn L. Clemens, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine GI; Ph.D., CO St Univ., 1989. The effects of ethanol metabolism on liver and pancreas cellular functions and replications.

Samuel M. Cohen, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Univ of WI, 1972, M.D., Univ. of WI, 1972. Urologic pathology, chemical carcinogenesis.

Kurtis G. Cornish, Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., Wake Forest Univ., 1977. Regulation of cardiovascular function and the reflex regulation of blood volume.

Kenneth Cowan, Director and Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; M.D./Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ., 1975. Tumor suppressor genes, breast cancer.

G. Stanley Cox, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Univ. Iowa, 1973. Biochemical oncology, with an emphasis on mechanisms of gene expression.

Kaustubh Datta, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (India), 1999. Molecular mechanisms of cancer progression and metastasis.

John S. Davis, Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ. North Dakota School of Medicine, 1979. Reproductive endocrinology and oncology.

Jixin Dong, Assistant Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Zhejiang Univ., China, 1999. Hippo Signaling and Cancer.

Terrence Donohue, Jr., Professor, Internal Medicine; Ph.D., UNMC, 1978. Ethanol effects on proteolytic systems in the liver.

Andrew Dudley, Associate Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; NE Regenerative Medicine Project; Ph.D., Harvard Univ., 1998.  Developmental Biology of the skeleton, musculoskeletal disease and regeneration.

Anna Dunaevsky, Associate Professor, Development Neuroscience, Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation; Ph.D., Univ of MA, 1997. Mechanisms of synaptic formation and plasticity in neurodevelopmental disorders and learning.

James D. Eudy, Assistant Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., UNMC, 1995. Genetic analysis of development and disease, nuclear receptors, neural tube defects.

Paul D. Fey, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Creighton Univ., 1995. The genetics of bacterial pathogenesis and antibiotic resistance.

Howard S. Fox, Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ of CA, SF,1985, M.D., Univ of CA. SF, 1987. Neurodegeneration, brain dysfunction, and viral infections of the brain.

Kai Fu, Associate Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; M.D., Tianjin Medical Univ., China, 1990, Ph.D., Univ of Kansas School of Medicine, 1997. Hematopathology.

Lie Gao, Assistant Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; M.D. West China Univ of Medical Sciences, China, 1984, Ph.D., Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China, 2001. Regulation of bioactivators in RVLM on cardiovascular activity and autonomic function in normal and disease states.

Catherine L. Gebhart, Assistant Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., UNMC, 1998. Histocompatibility.

Howard E. Gendelman, Professor, David T. Purtilo Distinguished, Chairperson Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; M.D., Pennsylvania State Univ., 1979. Investigate Th1 and Th2 cell responses in Parkinsons' disease; study the role of mononuclear phagocytes in neurotoxicity and neuroregeneration in HIV dementia.

Karen Gould, Associate Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, Ph.D., Univ. of WI, 1996. The role of estrogen receptor alpha signaling in autoimmunity and intestinal tumorigenesis.

Timothy C. Greiner, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; M.D., Univ of Iowa, 1986. Molecular pathology of lymphoma.

Chittibabu (Babu) Guda, Associate Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, Director Center for Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Ph.D., Auburn University, 1997. Development and application of computational methods for functional annotation of proteins, pathways, networks and systems in biomedical research.

Frederick G. Hamel, Professor, Internal Medicine, Ph.D., Indiana Univ., 1983. Degradation of insulin and its relationship to insulin's mechanism of action; polypeptide hormone metabolism; diabetes mellitus.

Duygu Dee Harrison-Findik, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine GI; Ph.D., Justus-Liebig Univ., 1989. Transcriptional regulation of antimicrobial peptide hepcidin and iron metabolism by oxidative stress in liver diseases.

Steven H. Hinrichs, Professor and Chairperson Pathology and Microbiology, Senior Associate Dean for Research; M.D., Univ of North Dakota, 1980. Molecular pathogenesis and diagnostics of infectious organism, antimicrobial drug discovery and bioterrorism preparedness information technology.

Michael A. Hollingsworth, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Wake Forest Univ., 1982. The molecular biology and genetics of MUC1 glycoproteins in pancreatic cancer.

R. Katherine Hyde, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005. Control of gene expression in leukemia and normal hematopoiesis.

Peter Iwen, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Univ of NE Medical Center, 2001. Evaluation of multiple platforms utilizing the internal transcribed spacer regions of the rDNA complex as a molecular target for the diagnosis of invasive mycoses.

Maneesh Jain, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Institute of Microbial Technology (Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy), India, 2002; Targeted therapy of solid tumors by antibody engineering and TME modulation.

 

Donald R. Johnson, Associate Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Univ. Illinois, 1977. Immunology and tumor biology. The effect of Major Depressive Disorder on the innate immune system.

Keith R. Johnson, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Univ. of Minnesota, 1983. The role the cell adhesion molecules (cadherins) play in metastasis.

Shantaram S. Joshi, Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; Ph.D., Bombay Univ., 1979. Biology and Therapy of human B-Cell malignancies. Functional Genomics of human Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and Cellular/Immuno therapy of human Mantle Cell Lymphoma (CLL).

Georgette D. Kanmogne, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Integrative Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ of Bristol, United Kingdom, 1996. HIV/AIDS, Vascular biology, and cell signaling.

Adam R. Karpf, Associate Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., University of Texas, 1997.  DNA methylation, cancer epigenetics, tumor antigens, ovarian cancer.

Kusum Kharbanda, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine; Ph.D. Univ. of Delhi, India, 1988. Alcohol Liver Study.

Tammy L. Kielian, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Univ of Kansas Medical Center, KC, 1998. Immunology of infectious diseases, focus on staphylococcus aureus colonization of the brain and biofilm growth.

Woo-Yang Kim, Assistant Professor, Development Neuroscience, Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation; Ph.D., State Univ of NY, 2004. Neural stem cells, neurogenesis and neuronal differentiation in the brain.

David L. Klinkebiel, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Univ. of NE Lincoln, 1990. Influence of DNA methylation on gene expression and the association with cancer development.

Tricia D. LeVan, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine and Epidemiology; Ph.D., Univ. of WI, Madison, 1992. Genetic and pathogen associated microbial product influences on respiratory diseases, functional genomic studies, gene by environment association studies, host pathogen interactions with bronchial epithelial cells.

Robert Lewis, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Univ. Florida 1983. Molecular mechanisms regulating signal transduction by the insulin and IGF-1 receptors; regulation of intracellular mediators controlling cell proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis.

David W. Li, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Univ. of Washington, 1992. Molecular and cellular mechanisms of ocular disease (cataract and retina degeneration) and cancer.

Yulong Li, Assistant Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology, and Emergency Medicine; M.D. , Hebei Medical University, 1984; Ph.D., Hebei Medical University, 1994. Dysfunction of baroreceptor neurons in heart failure and diabetes: cellular and molecular mechanisms.

Ming-Fong Lin, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo 1983. Mechanism of cell growth regulation by tyrosine phosphorylation signal transduction; multi-step carcinogenesis of prostate epithelium.

Oksana Lockridge, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Northwestern Univ., 1971. Acetyl cholinesterase knockout mice, butyrylcholinesterase function.

Runqing Lu, Associate Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; Ph.D., Univ of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 1999. Transcriptional control of lymphocyte development and malignancy.

Xu Luo, Associate Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program, Ph.D., Univ. Texas, 1995. Regulation of mitochondria and dependent Apoptosis.

Richard G. MacDonald, Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Univ. Vermont, 1981. Transmembrane signaling and regulation of cell growth.

Benita McVicker, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine; Ph.D., UNMC, 1997. Alcohol liver study.

Parmender P. Mehta, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., Kobe University, 1983. Connexins and cell-to-cell contact-dependent intercellular communication.

Paras Mishra, Assistant Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D.,  Banaras University, 2006. MicroRNomics of cardiovascular diseases and diabetic cardiomyopathy.

Daniel T. Monaghan, Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ. California, Irvine, 1985. Molecular mechanisms regulating synaptic transmission and NMDA receptor activity, NMDA receptor mechanisms in early development.

R. Lee Mosley, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ. Tulsa, 1992. Molecular regulation of T lymphocyte development.

Mayumi Naramura, Assistant Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; M.D., Kyoto Univ,. 1988.  Understanding triple-negative breast cancer initiation and its application to prevention and therapy. 

Amarnath Natarajan, Associate Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Univ of Vermont, 2001. Chemical probes for protein-protein interactions.

Robert B. Norgren, Jr., Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; Ph.D., Columbia Univ., 1988. Neurogenetics, Kallmann's syndrome; Ataxia-Telangiectasia; developmental neurobiology; neurodegeneration.

Rene Opavsky, Assistant Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Institute of Virology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 1997. Rb-E2F and DNA methylation in hematopoiesis and cancer.

Michel M. Ouellette, Associate Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Univ. Montreal, 1991. Molecular mechanisms that determine the lifespan of human cells.

Babu Padanilam, Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., Medical College of Georgia, 1985. Cellular, biochemical and molecular analysis of the pathophysiology of acute ischemic renal injury.

Kaushik P. Patel, Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., Univ. Western Ontario, 1983. Neural control of fluid balance in normal and disease states.

Youri I. Pavlov, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Univ. Leningrad, Russia, 1991. Molecular mechanisms of immuniglobulin genes variability.

Larisa Poluektova, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Latvian Medical Academy, 1988, M.D., Latvian Medical Academy, 1978. Pathogenesis and treatment of HIV-1 associated dementia.

Stephen I. Rennard, Larson (Regents Named Chair) Professor, Internal Medicine, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 1975. Molecular and cellular mechanisms of lung remodeling.

Angie A. Rizzino, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., SUNY-Stony Brook, 1974. Molecular mechanisms by which differentiation regulates the transcription of genes that code for growth factors and their receptors.

Eleanor G. Rogan, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 1968. Metabolic activation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and catechol estrogens to form DNA adducts, generate oncogenic mutations and initiate cancer.

Shyamal K. Roy, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Ph.D., Aiims, India, 1980. Endocrine regulation of follicular development, growth factors, signal transduction in ovarian cells and biochemistry of granulosa cells.

George J. Rozanski, Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., Loyola Univ., 1981. Cellular basis of the bio-electric properties of cardiac cells in normal and pathophysiological states.

Steven C. Sansom, Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., Univ. Texas, Houston, 1984. Physiological mechanisms of ion transport in the kidney.

Harold D. Schultz, Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., Univ. Illinois 1979. Sensory and motor functions of the autonomic nervous system.

John G. Sharp, Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; Ph.D., Univ. Birmingham, 1971. Control of cell proliferation, tumor cell biology.

Polina Shcherbakova, Assistant Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., St Petersburg State Univ. Russia, 1992. Mechanisms controlling genome stability in eukaryotic cells, particularly in the functions of DNA polymerases in DNA replication, repair and chromosome segregation control.

Simon Sherman, Professor and Program Director, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Institute-Physicians, 1978. Modeling of biomacromolecules.

Pankaj K Singh, Associate Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., UNMC, 2007. Signal transduction in cancer, cancer metabolism and systems Biology.

Rakesh K. Singh, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Banaras Hindu Univ., 1991. Host-tumor interaction in tumor progression, angiogenesis and metastasis, tumor immunology.

Shelley Smith, Professor and Director, Molecular Genetics, Director, M.D./Ph.D. Scholars Program; Ph.D., Indiana Univ, 1978. Identification of genetic influences on developmental language and learning disorders in children.

Joyce C. Solheim, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Southern Illinois Univ., 1992. Mechanisms regulating the immune response to tumors and infectious pathogens, and development of new immunotherapies.

Paul L. Sorgen, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ph.D., University of Florida, 1999. Solution NMR of membrane proteins; Characterizing the role of intra- and inter-related interactions of the gap junction protein connexin43.

Laurey Steinke, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Protein Structure Core Facility; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1987. Meta-proteomics and metabolomics of microbial communities.

Kaihong Su, Associate Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Univ of Alabama, Birmingham, 1998. Immune regulation in autoimmune diseases and cancer therapies.

James E. Talmadge, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Washington State Univ., 1979. Tumor biology, metastasis, immunotherapy molecular and cellular immunology, hematology and oncology.

Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., University of Alberta, 2005. Redox signaling in cancer epithelial-fibroblast interactions.

Geoffrey M. Thiele, Professor, Internal Medicine; Ph.D., UNMC, 1985. Autoimmunity, immune system disorders, immunochemistry; immunopathology; infectious diseases/agents; virology, alcohol and liver disease, receptor mediated endocytosis.

Wallace B. Thoreson, Professor, Ophthalmology; Ph.D., Univ. Minnesota, 1989. Visual information processing by the retina; electrophysiology of rod and cone photoreceptors signaling to downstream retinal nerve cells.

Myron L. Toews, Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ. Wisconsin-Madison, 1979. Regulation of G protein-coupled receptors and their signaling pathways; mechanisms for internalization and down-regulation of adrenergic receptors; lysophosphatidic acid receptors and asthma.

Carol Toris, Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1990. Glaucoma pharmacology and physiology.

Steven Tracy, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Univ. California, San Diego, 1979. Group B coxsackieviruses, human enteroviruses that cause numerous diseases ranging from mild flu-like illness through aseptic meningitis, myocarditis, and pancreatitis.

Kelly Trujillo, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Sciences at San Antonio, 2002. Epigenetic regulation of chromatin dynamics during DNA replication.

James B. Turpen, Vice-Chairperson, Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; Ph.D., Tulane Univ., 1973. Regulation of gene expression during hematopoietic stem cell differentiation; stem cell-thymus interactions.

Kay-Uwe Wagner, Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Univ. Halle, 1995. Transgenic analysis of mammary development and breast cancer; prolactin signaling.

Guangshun Wang, Assistant Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, 1997. Biomolecular NMR; Structural Biology; Signal transduction; Antimicrobial peptides.

Jing (Jenny) Wang, Associate Professor, Cancer Research Graduate Program; Ph.D., Medical College of Ohio, 1996. Molecular mechanisms and therapeutic targets of metastasis.

San Ming Wang, Associate Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; M.D., Univ. of Lausanne, Switzerland, 1994. Developing and applying next-generation sequencing-based approaches to study cancer genetics.

Huangui Xiong, Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Ph.D., Univ. Ottawa, 1993, M.D., First Medical Univ. Shanghai, 1980. Mechanisms underlying neuropathogenesis of HIV-1-associated dementia.

Zhixin (Jason) Zhang, Professor, Pathology and Microbiology; Ph.D., Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham, 1997. Molecular regulation of B lineage cell development.

Hong Zheng, Assistant Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology, M.D., Peking University Health Science Center, China, 1993. Central mechanisms regulating sympathetic outflow in normal and disease states.

Jialin Zheng, Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; M.D., Xuzhou Medical College 1987. Chemokines and neural chemokine receptors in neuropathogenesis of HIV-associated dementia.

Matthew Zimmerman, Associate Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2004. Mitochondrial-produced reactive oxygen species in central nervous system-related diseases, particularly hypertension and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (aka Lou Gehrig's disease).

Irving H. Zucker, Professor and Chairperson, Regents/ Named Chair, Cellular and Integrative Physiology; Ph.D., New York Medical College, 1972. Cardiac mechanoreceptors, regulation of blood pressure, heart failure, cardiovascular reflexes.

 

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