The CMM graduate program is an interdisciplinary program of study. As such, our faculty list reflects our diversity with a balance of basic science and clinical researchers. They are members of various departments such as Biological Chemistry, Medicine, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Neuroscience, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, and Urology. Below is a list of CMM faculty listed by general area of research.

Contents

Cancer

  • Mary Armanios
    • Biology and genetics of telomere-mediated disease and age-related stem cell failure
  • Stephen B. Baylin
    • Molecular determinants of human tumor progression
  • Zaver M. Bhujwalla
    • Molecular pharmacology, polyamine metabolism, antineoplastic drug development
  • Ivan Borrello
    • Development of an autologous graft vs. tumor effect early post-transplant that can be maintained by tumor-specific vaccinations
  • Jeff W. M. Bulte
    • Development of novel immune and stem cell therapies using MR imaging
  • Robert A. Casero, Jr.
    • Molecular pharmacology, polyamine metabolism, antineoplastic drug development
  • James R. Eshleman
    • Mutator phenotypes in colon cancer, novel therapeutics
  • Andrew P. Feinberg
    • Epigenetics of cancer and common disease; methylation and chromatin mechanisms
  • Alan D. Friedman
    • Myeloid leukemogenesis, transcriptional control of hematopoietic differentiation
  • Sandra B. Gabelli
    • Molecular mechanism of deregulation in cardiovascular, cancer and parasitic disease: structural and biochemical analysis
  • Edward Gabrielson
    • Functional genomics and molecular genetics of breast and lung cancer
  • Steven Gore
    • Epigenetic changes as therapeutic targets in hematologic malignancies; rational drug development in hematologic malignancies
  • Carol Greider
    • Telomerase biochemistry and telomere length regulation
  • Edward Harhaj
    • Regulation of signaling pathways in innate immunity and virus infection
  • James G. Herman
    • Epigenetic change of DNA methylation in cancer
  • John T. Isaacs
    • Programmed (apoptotic) cell death as therapy for cancer
  • William B. Isaacs
    • Molecular biology and genetics of prostate cancer
  • Elizabeth Jaffee
    • Development of vaccines for treatment of cancer
  • Yoon Young Jang
    • Basic and clinical applications of hepatocytes derived from patient specific iPSCs.
  • Marikki Laiho
    • Cellular DNA damage response and p53
  • Mark Levis
    • The development of molecularly targeted therapies for leukemia.
  • William Matsui
    • Cancer stem cells; developmental biology; hematopoiesis: clinical translation and clinical trials
  • Alan Meeker
    • Our lab focuses on abnormal telomere biology as it relates to cancer initiation and tumor progression, as well as cancer biomarker discovery and validation
  • Stephen Meltzer
    • Biomarkers and molecular genetics/genomics of malignant progression
  • William Nelson
    • The molecular pathogenesis of prostate cancer
  • Kenneth Pienta
    • Defining the tumor microenvironment of prostate cancer metastases and the development of new therapies for prostate cancer
  • Gregory Riggins
    • The molecular basis of brain cancers and therapies directed against cancer-causing mutations and alterations.
  • Saul J. Sharkis
    • Cellular and molecular biology of hematopoietic stem cells
  • Dipali Sharma
    • Obesity-breast cancer molecular connection; Breast cancer prevention; endocrine therapy resistance
  • Donald Small
    • Molecular biology of leukemia, molecularly targeted therapeutics, hematopoiesis, signal transduction
  • Sarah Sukumar
    • Identify gene alterations in breast cancer for early detection and novel therapies
  • Phuoc T. Tran
    • Mouse models of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and oncogene addiction in lung, prostate and liver cancer; pre-clinical and clinical radiosensitizers
  • Victor Velculescu
    • Molecular genetic approaches to cancer
  • Bert Vogelstein
    • Molecular genetics of human cancer and its translational implications
  • Michael Mingzhao Xing
    • Cellular and molecular derangements in thyroid cancer and their clinical translation.
  • Martha Zeiger
    • High Throughput Analysis of Thyroid Neoplasms

Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology

  • Subroto Chatterjee
    • Signal transduction in atherosclerosis
  • Harry C. Dietz
    • Molecular etiology of structural heart disease
  • Nick Flavahan
    • The overall goal of our laboratory is to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms and interactions that regulate blood vessel development, function and disease
  • William B. Guggino
    • Genetic disorders associated with defective fluid and electrolyte movement
  • David A. Kass
    • Mechanisms underlying various forms of heart failure; developing novel treatments to combat it
  • Landon S. King
    • Regulation of aquaporin expression in the respiratory tract
  • Brian O'Rourke
    • Mitochondrial ion channels, bioenergetics, and cardiac excitation-contraction coupling
  • Gordon F. Tomaselli
    • Structure and function of ion channels
  • David T. Yue
    • Molecular physiology of ionic channels
  • Pamela L. Zeitlin
    • Lung development, cystic fibrosis, gene therapy

Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases

  • Fred Bunz
    • DNA damage signaling in cancer cells and stem cells
  • Pierre A. Coulombe
    • Cellular and molecular biology of wound healing in skin
  • Shukti Chakravarti
    • Extracellular matrix functions in normal and diseased connective tissues
  • Linzhao Cheng
    • Human stem cell biology, engineering and transplantation
  • Thomas Clemens
    • Molecular mechanisms of insulin, IGF and GH on bond and skeletal muscle growth and function and regulation of angiogenesis in these organs**
  • Garry R. Cutting
    • Inherited diseases of ion transport
  • Mark Donowitz
    • Molecular biology and epithelial transport in signal transduction
  • Daniela Drummond-Barbosa
    • Control of ovarian stem cells and their differentiating progeny by diet, insulin, and other systemic signals; molecular mechanisms of meiotic maturation; Drosophila model system
  • Jennifer H. Elisseeff
    • Regenerating tissue, mostly cartilage using stem cells
  • Peter Espenshade
    • Regulation of cholesterol homeostasis; therapeutics for heart disease
  • Luis Andres Garza
    • Using skin as a model system, the Garza lab studies regenerative medicine using cell culture, mouse and interventional human trials to learn more about basic biology and new cures for the clinic.
  • Kenneth W. Kinzler
    • Cancer genetics and its application to the clinic
  • Min Li
    • Cell biology, pharmacology and human diseases of ion transport
  • Svetlana Lutsenko
    • Integrative approach to the analysis of liver and brain pathology, Wilson’s disease, human copper metabolism, biochemistry and cell biology of transmembrane ion transport
  • Susan Michaelis
    • Yeast protein trafficking and human disease; ER quality control, endocytosis, ABC transporters
  • Jeremy Nathans
    • Molecular biology of vision and of pattern formation in development
  • Ben Ho Park
    • Genetic approaches to breast cancer therapy
  • Peter L. Pedersen
    • Cell energetics, its molecular and chemical basis and relationship to both disease(Cancer/Heart)and to the discovery of new therapies.
  • Joel Pomerantz
    • Mechanisms of Signal Transduction in Immunology and Cancer
  • Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
    • Human neural stem cells
  • Rajini Rao
    • Identification and molecular mechanisms of novel ion transporters in yeast and humans
  • Roger H. Reeves
    • Disruption of development by gene dosage imbalance in Down syndrome
  • Ryan C. Riddle
    • Role of Wnt signaling in bone growth and the influence of the skeleton on whole-body metabolism
  • Lewis H. Romer
    • Cell-matrix adhesion, tyrosine kinases and integrin signaling, endothelial cell injury
  • Kathryn Wagner
    • Understanding and modulating the mechanisms of muscle growth and regeneration
  • Donald Zack
    • Molecular biology and genetics of eye development and disease

Neurobiology

  • Dwight Bergles
    • Synaptic Physiology: Glutamate Transporters and Glial Involvement in Neuronal Signaling
  • Seth Blackshaw
    • Identification of molecular pathways mediating neural development and survival.
  • Arthur L. Burnett
    • Neurophysiology of the pelvis and lower genitourinary tract
  • Peter A. Calabresi
    • My laboratory focuses on mechanisms of autoimmune mediated injury to the central nervous system and the development of strategies to protect and repair myelin and axons
  • Michael Caterina
    • Molecular mechanisms of thermosensation and nociception
  • Ted M. Dawson
    • Molecular mechanisms of neuronal cell death and neurodegenerative diseases
  • Valina L. Dawson
    • Cell death and cell survival signaling pathways in models of stroke, ALS, and Parkinson's disease
  • Wenzhen Duan
    • Neurobiology and Experimental Therapeutics in Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Norman J. Haughey
    • Distinctive disease-oriented research program that address questions in basic neurobiology and in clinical neurology
  • Richard L. Huganir
    • Molecular mechanisms in the regulation of synaptic function
  • Russell L. Margolis
    • Genetic etiology and pathophysiology of neurological and psychiatric disorders
  • Guo-li Ming
    • Molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and experimental therapeutics in models
  • Timothy Moran
    • Biological basis of food intake, energy balance, and obesity
  • Nicholas Marsh-Armstrong
    • The Marsh-Armstrong lab studies neuron glia interactions in the visual system during development and disease
  • Jeremy Nathans
    • The physiology and pathophysiology of the mammalian visual system
  • Mikhail Pletnikov
    • The neurobiology of neurodevelopmental diseases such as schizophrenia and autism
  • Randall R. Reed
    • Molecular genetics of olfaction; neuronal differentiation
  • Jeffrey D. Rothstein
    • Excitotoxicity, glutamate transport, apoptosis, neurodegeneration
  • Dobrila Doda Rudnicki
    • The role RNA and RNA-binding proteins in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases
  • Akira Sawa
    • Neurobiology of mental illnesses at molecular and cellular basis
  • Solomon H. Snyder
    • Molecular aspects of neurotransmission
  • Shanthini Sockanathan
    • Cell fate specification in the developing nervous system
  • Hongjun Song
    • Neural Stem Cells and Epigenetic DNA modifications
  • Charlotte Sumner
    • Investigations of the genetic and molecular mechanisms of inherited peripheral nerve and motor neuron disorders
  • Katherine Whartenby
    • Dendritic cell biology in tumor immunology and autoimmune disease
  • Philip C. Wong
    • Molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease and motor neuron disease
  • Paul F. Worley
    • Gene programs in activity-dependent neural plasticity

Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases

  • William R. Bishai
    • Bacterial gene regulation, pathogenesis, tuberculosis, latent infections, sigma factors.
  • Joel N. Blankson
    • Our laboratory focuses on the mechanisms of control of HIV-1 replication
  • Janice E. Clements
    • Molecular biology and pathogenesis of HIV and SIV
  • Isabelle Coppens
    • Intracellular parasitism; host cell-pathogen interactions; Malaria; Toxoplasmosis
  • Brendan Cormack
    • Host-pathogen interaction and molecular mechanisms in candidiasis
  • Andrea L. Cox
    • Investigates the host immune response to chronic human viral infections, particularly HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV)
  • Stephen Desiderio
    • Development and activation of the immune system
  • Rhoel R. Dinglasan
    • Development of novel drug and vaccine approaches to prevent Malaria transmission; Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Host-Parasite Interactions
  • J. Stephen Dumler
    • Molecular, cellular and immunopathogenesis of tick-borne infectious agents
  • Susan H. Eshleman
    • Genetic diversity of HIV, HIV drug resistance, HIV mother-to-child transmission
  • David R. Graham
    • Studies H/SIV pathogenesis and cardiovascular disease using integrative biology approaches with a heavy emphasis on mass spectrometry related approaches
  • Diane E. Griffin
    • Molecular pathogenesis and immunology of viral infections
  • J. Marie Hardwick
    • Molecular mechanisms of programmed cell death
  • Gary S. Hayward
    • Molecular biology and genetics of herpes virus disease processes
  • Gyanu Lamichhane
    • We seek to understand the fundamental mechanisms, involving the peptidoglycan layer and non-coding RNA, used by Mycobacterium tuberculosis to survive, grow and cause disease
  • Joseph L. Mankowski
    • Systemic immune stimuli using SIV-macaque model of HIV CNS disease
  • Lloyd S. Miller
    • The research of my laboratory focuses on defining the mechanisms of protective innate and adaptive immune responses against bacterial infections in the skin and at other sites of infection.
  • John Nicholas
    • Molecular biology of oncogenic herpesviruses
  • Noel R. Rose
    • Basic mechanisms of autoimmunity and autoimmune disease
  • Antony Rosen
    • Mechanisms of autoimmunity with particular emphasis on the roles of apoptosis
  • Robert F. Siliciano
    • Viral dynamics in HIV infection, viral reservoirs, drug resistance
  • Photini Sinnis
    • Cellular and Molecular Biology of Malaria Parasites
  • Mark J. Soloski
    • Immune response to intracellular bacteria, innate immunity
  • Kenneth K. Witwer
    • Small RNA and extracellular vesicles in retroviral and inflammatory disease
  • Fidel Zavala
    • CD8+ T cell mediated immunity against intracellular pathogens
  • M. Christine Zink
    • Animal models of HIV neurological and pulmonary disease

Alphabetical Listing

Faculty Name Description Area
Mary ArmaniosBridge basic knowledge of telomere biology to clinically relevant paradigmsCancer
Stephen B. BaylinMolecular determinants of human tumor progression Cancer
Dwight BerglesSynaptic Physiology: Glutamate Transporters and Glial Involvement in Neuronal Signaling Neurobiology
Zaver M. BhujwallaMolecular pharmacology, polyamine metabolism, antineoplastic drug development Cancer
William R. BishaiBacterial gene regulation, pathogenesis, tuberculosis, latent infections, sigma factors. Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Seth BlackshawIdentification of molecular pathways mediating neural development and survival. Neurobiology
Ivan BorrelloAnti-tumor immunity in the bone marrow Cancer
Jeff W. M. BulteDevelopment of novel immune and stem cell therapies using MR imaging Cancer
Fred BunzDNA damage signaling in cancer cells and stem cells Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Arthur L. BurnettNeurophysiology of the pelvis and lower genitourinary tract Neurobiology
Robert A. Casero, Jr.Molecular pharmacology, polyamine metabolism, antineoplastic drug development Cancer
Peter A. CalabresiMechanisms of autoimmune mediated injury to the central nervous system and the development of strategies to protect and repair myelin and axons Neurobiology
Michael J. CaterinaMolecular mechanisms of thermosensation and nociception Neurobiology
Shukti ChakravartiExtracellular matrix functions in normal and diseased connective tissues Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Subroto ChatterjeeSignal transduction in atherosclerosis Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
Linzhao ChengHuman stem cell biology, engineering and transplantation Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Thomas ClemensMolecular mechanisms of insulin, IGF and GH on bond and skeletal muscle growth and function and regulation of angiogenesis in these organsCell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Janice E. ClementsMolecular biology and pathogenesis of HIV and SIV Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Isabelle CoppensIntracellular parasitism; host cell-pathogen interactions; Malaria; Toxoplasmosis Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Brendan CormackHost-pathogen interaction and molecular mechanisms in candidiasis Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Pierre A. CoulombeCellular and molecular biology of wound healing in skin Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Andrea L. CoxThe Cox laboratory investigates the host immune response to chronic human viral infections, particularly HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV)Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Garry R. CuttingInherited diseases of ion transport Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Ted M. DawsonMolecular mechanisms of neuronal cell death and neurodegenerative diseases Neurobiology
Valina L. DawsonCell death and cell survival signaling pathways in models of stroke, ALS, and Parkinson\'s disease Neurobiology
Stephen DesiderioDevelopment and activation of the immune system Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Harry C. DietzMolecular etiology of structural heart disease Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
Rhoel R. Dinglasan Development of novel drug and vaccine approaches to prevent Malaria transmission; Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Host-Parasite Interactions Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Mark DonowitzMolecular biology and epithelial transport in signal transduction Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Daniela Drummond-Barbosa Control of ovarian stem cells and their differentiating progeny by diet, insulin, and other systemic signals; molecular mechanisms of meiotic maturation Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Wenzhen DuanNeurobiology and Experimental Therapeutics in Neurodegenerative Diseases Neurobiology
J. Stephen DumlerMolecular, cellular and immunopathogenesis of tick-borne infectious agents Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Jennifer H. ElisseeffRegenerating tissue, mostly cartilage using stem cellsCell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
James R. EshlemanMutator phenotypes in colon cancer, novel therapeutics Cancer
Susan H. EshlemanGenetic diversity of HIV, HIV drug resistance, HIV mother-to-child transmission Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Peter EspenshadeRegulation of cholesterol homeostasis; therapeutics for heart disease Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Janice EvansFundamental cell biological processes in the sperm and eggCell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Andrew P. FeinbergEpigenetics of cancer and common disease; methylation and chromatin mechanisms Cancer
Nick Flavahan Investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms and interactions that regulate blood vessel development, function and disease Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
Alan D. FriedmanMyeloid leukemogenesis, transcriptional control of hematopoietic differentiation Cancer
Sandra B. GabelliMolecular mechanism of deregulation in cardiovascular, cancer and parasitic disease: structural and biochemical analysis Cancer
Edward GabrielsonFunctional genomics and molecular genetics of breast and lung cancer Cancer
Luis Andres Garza Using skin as a model system, the Garza lab studies regenerative medicine using cell culture, mouse and interventional human trials to learn more about basic biology and new cures for the clinic Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Steven GoreEpigenetic changes as therapeutic targets in hematologic malignancies; rational drug development in hematologic malignancies Cancer
David R. GrahamStudies H/SIV pathogenesis and cardiovascular disease using integrative biology approachesImmunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Carol GreiderTelomerase biochemistry and telomere length regulation Cancer
Diane E. GriffinMolecular pathogenesis and immunology of viral infections Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
William B. GugginoGenetic disorders associated with defective fluid and electrolyte movement Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
J. Marie HardwickMolecular mechanisms of programmed cell death Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Edward Harhaj Regulation of signaling pathways in innate immunity and virus infection Cancer
Norman J. Haughey Distinctive disease-oriented research program that address questions in basic neurobiology and in clinical neurologyNeurobiology
Gary S. HaywardMolecular biology and genetics of herpes virus disease processes Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
James G. HermanEpigenetic change of DNA methylation in cancer Cancer
Richard L. HuganirMolecular mechanisms in the regulation of synaptic function Neurobiology
John T. IsaacsProgrammed (apoptotic) cell death as therapy for cancer Cancer
William B. IsaacsMolecular biology and genetics of prostate cancer Cancer
Elizabeth JaffeeDevelopment of vaccines for treatment of cancer Cancer
Yoon Young JangBasic and clinical applications of hepatocytes derived from patient specific iPSCs Cancer
David A. KassMechanisms underlying various forms of heart failure; developing novel treatments to combat it Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
Landon S. KingRegulation of aquaporin expression in the respiratory tract Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
Kenneth W. KinzlerCancer genetics and its application to the clinic Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Marikki LaihoCellular DNA damage response and p53 Cancer
Gyanu LamichhaneWe seek to understand the fundamental mechanisms, involving the peptidoglycan layer and non-coding RNA, used by Mycobacterium tuberculosis to survive, grow and cause disease Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Mark Levis The development of molecularly targeted therapies for leukemia.Cancer
Min LiCell biology, pharmacology and human diseases of ion transport Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Svetlana LutsenkoIntegrative approach to the analysis of liver and brain pathology, Wilson’s disease, human copper metabolism, biochemistry and cell biology of transmembrane ion transport Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Joseph L. MankowskiSystemic immune stimuli using SIV-macaque model of HIV CNS disease Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Russell L. MargolisGenetic etiology and pathophysiology of neurological and psychiatric disorders Neurobiology
Nicholas Marsh-ArmstrongThe Marsh-Armstrong lab studies neuron glia interactions in the visual system during development and diseaseNeurobiology
William MatsuiCancer stem cells; developmental biology; hematopoiesis: clinical translation and clinical trials Cancer
John McDonaldFocus on the development of interventions to reduce spinal cord injury, promote remyelination, enhance regeneration and encourage recovery of function Neurobiology
Alan MeekerOur lab focuses on abnormal telomere biology as it relates to cancer initiation and tumor progression, as well as cancer biomarker discovery and validationCancer
Stephen MeltzerBiomarkers and molecular genetics/genomics of malignant progression Cancer
Susan MichaelisYeast protein trafficking and human disease; ER quality control, endocytosis, ABC transporters Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Lloyd S. MillerThe research of my laboratory focuses on defining the mechanisms of protective innate and adaptive immune responses against bacterial infections in the skin and at other sites of infection Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Guo-li MingMolecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and experimental therapeutics in models Neurobiology
Timothy MoranBiological basis of food intake, energy balance, and obesity Neurobiology
Jeremy NathansThe physiology and pathophysiology of the mammalian visual system Neurobiology
William NelsonThe molecular pathogenesis of prostate cancer Cancer
John NicholasMolecular biology of oncogenic herpesviruses Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Brian O'RourkeMitochondrial ion channels, bioenergetics, and cardiac excitation-contraction coupling Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
Ben Ho ParkGenetic approaches to breast cancer therapy Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Peter L. PedersenCell energetics, its molecular and chemical basis and relationship to both disease (Cancer/Heart) and to the discovery of new therapies. Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Kenneth PientaDefining the tumor microenvironment of prostate cancer metastases and the development of new therapies for prostate cancer Cancer
Mikhail PletnikovThe neurobiology of neurodevelopmental diseases such as schizophrenia and autism Neurobiology
Joel PomerantzMechanisms of Signal Transduction in Immunology and Cancer Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Alfredo Quinones-HinojosaHuman neural stem cells Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Rajini RaoIdentification and molecular mechanisms of novel ion transporters in yeast and humans Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Randall R. ReedMolecular genetics of olfaction; neuronal differentiation Neurobiology
Roger H. ReevesDisruption of development by gene dosage imbalance in Down syndrome Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Ryan C. RiddleRole of Wnt signaling in bone growth and the influence of the skeleton on whole-body metabolismCell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Gregory RigginsThe molecular basis of brain cancers and therapies directed against cancer-causing mutations and alterations. Cancer
Ronald RodriguezUrologic application of gene therapy Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Lewis H. RomerCell-matrix adhesion, tyrosine kinases and integrin signaling, endothelial cell injury Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Noel R. RoseBasic mechanisms of autoimmunity and autoimmune disease Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Antony RosenMechanisms of autoimmunity with particular emphasis on the roles of apoptosis Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Jeffrey D. RothsteinExcitotoxicity, glutamate transport, apoptosis, neurodegeneration Neurobiology
Dobrila Doda RudnickiThe role RNA and RNA-binding proteins in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases Neurobiology
Akira SawaNeurobiology of mental illnesses at molecular and cellular basis Neurobiology
Saul J. SharkisCellular and molecular biology of hematopoietic stem cells Cancer
Dipali SharmaObesity-breast cancer molecular connection; Breast cancer prevention; endocrine therapy resistance Cancer
Robert F. SilicianoViral dynamics in HIV infection, viral reservoirs, drug resistance Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Photini SinnisCellular and Molecular Biology of Malaria ParasitesImmunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Donald SmallMolecular biology of leukemia, molecularly targeted therapeutics, hematopoiesis, signal transduction Cancer
Solomon H. SnyderMolecular aspects of neurotransmission Neurobiology
Shanthini SockanathanCell fate specification in the developing nervous system Neurobiology
Mark J. SoloskiImmune response to intracellular bacteria, innate immunity Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Hongjun SongNeural Stem Cells and Epigenetic DNA modifications Neurobiology
Sarah SukumarIdentify gene alterations in breast cancer for early detection and novel therapies Cancer
Charlotte SumnerInvestigations of the genetic and molecular mechanisms of inherited peripheral nerve and motor neuron disorders Neurobiology
Gordon F. TomaselliStructure and function of ion channels Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
Phuoc T. TranMouse models of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and oncogene addiction in lung, prostate and liver cancer; pre-clinical and clinical radiosensitizers Cancer
Victor VelculescuMolecular genetic approaches to cancer Cancer
Bert VogelsteinMolecular genetics of human cancer and its translational implications Cancer
Kathryn WagnerUnderstanding and modulating the mechanisms of muscle growth and regeneration Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Katherine WhartenbyDendritic cell biology in tumor immunology and autoimmune disease Cancer
Kenneth K. WitwerSmall RNA and extracellular vesicles in retroviral and inflammatory disease Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Philip C. WongMolecular mechanisms of Alzheimer\'s disease and motor neuron disease Neurobiology
Paul F. WorleyGene programs in activity-dependent neural plasticity Neurobiology
Michael Mingzhao XingCellular and molecular derangements in thyroid cancer and their clinical translationCancer
David T. YueMolecular physiology of ionic channels Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
Donald ZackMolecular biology and genetics of eye development and disease Cell Biology and Genetics of Human Diseases
Fidel ZavalaCD8 T cell mediated immunity against intracellular pathogens Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases
Martha ZeigerHigh Throughput Analysis of Thyroid Neoplasms Cancer
Pamela L. ZeitlinLung development, cystic fibrosis, gene therapy Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Biology
M. Christine ZinkAnimal models of HIV neurological and pulmonary disease Immunology, Virology, and Infectious Diseases