Instructors

You are encouraged to visit individual faculty pages for an in-depth look at laboratories and research in the department of pharmacology and experimental neuroscience.

Arpan_Acharya_2021_crop.jpgArpan Acharya, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Siddappa Byrareddy's laboratory

Research focus: HIV/SIV/SHIV, HIV reservoirs, host-pathogen interaction, single-cell RNA sequencing, drug discovery, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, drugs of abuse, HAND


Biju BhargavanBiju Bhargavan, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Georgette Kanmogne's laboratory

Research focus: HIV-1, blood-brain barrier, microvascular endothelial cells (MVEC), tight junction proteins, epigenetics, humanized mice, TLR3, HIV-1 clade diversity


Debashis_Dutta.jpgDebashis Dutta, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Huangui Xiong's laboratory

Research focus: HIV-1, SARS-CoV-2, NLRP3 inflammasome, Neuroinflammation, Neuroimmunology, Neurodegeneration, and HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND,) Drug of Abuse


Ju Gao, PhDJu Gao, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Xinglong Wang's laboratory

Research focus: Mitochondrial dynamics, Mitochondrial respiration, Protein phase separation, Alzheimer’s disease, Neurodegeneration, Neuroinflammation, TDP-43 proteinopathy, Aβ

 


09_24_2020muthukumarkannan002v.jpgMuthukumar Kannan, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Shilpa Buch's laboratory

Research focus: HIV-1, Iron metabolism, Drugs of abuse, Lipids, Organelle biogenesis


Kate_Olson.pngKatherine Olson, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Howard E. Gendelman's laboratory

Research focus: Neurodegeneration, neuroprotection, immunomodulation, Parkinson’s disease, regulatory T cells, neuroimmunology, neuroinflammation


rajesh_rajaiah.jpgRajesh Rajaiah, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Siddappa Byrareddy's laboratory

Research focus: SARS-CoV-2, HIV, and SIV using small animal models; immune response in sterile inflammation to develop therapeutic strategies to treat inflammatory diseases.


Kiran Sapkota, PhDKiran Sapkota, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Daniel Monaghan's laboratory

Research focus: NMDA receptor pharmacology, FLIPR- based high throughput screening, two-electrode voltage clamp (TEVC) electrophysiology, ketamine, schizophrenia, and electroencephalography


Brady Sillman, PhDBrady Sillman, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Howard E. Gendelman's laboratory

Research focus: HIV-1, antiretroviral therapy (ART), long-acting injectables (LAI), nanomedicine, prodrugs, LASER ART (long-acting slow effective release antiretroviral therapy), drug delivery


Luwen WangLuwen Wang, PhD
Instructor

Dr. Xinglong Wang's laboratory

Research focus: Neurodegenerative diseases, Mitochondrial dysfunction, Alzheimer's disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis


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