Curriculum Member Profiles

Trevor Archer

Molecular carcinogenesis: cancer, chromatin, transcription, and epigenetics

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Edward Bahnson

Cardiovascular biology, cell biology, drug delivery, nanomedicine, translational medicine

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Antonio Baines

Validate novel molecular targets (ex. oncogenic PIM kinases) for potential therapeutic intervention in pancreatic cancer and other cancers as well as test novel PIM kinase inhibitors in combination with chemotherapy.

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Linda Birnbaum

Pharmacokinetic behavior of environmental chemicals, mechanisms of action of toxicants including endocrine disruptors, and linking of real-world exposures to health effects

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Kim Brouwer

Hepatobiliary xenobiotic disposition, hepatotoxicity and pharmacokinetics

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Bruce Cairns

Adaptive and innate immune dysfunction after trauma

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William Coleman

Molecular pathogenesis of liver and breast cancer, and liver progenitor cell biology

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Marila Cordeiro-Stone

DNA replication, DNA repair, and cell cycle checkpoints in human cells; mechanisms of carcinogenesis by solar radiation; pathogenesis of melanoma

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Daniel Costa

Mechanisms of air pollutant-induced adverse cardiopulmonay and neurophysiological health effects

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Kevin Crofton

Understanding the consequences of endocrine disruption on neurodevelopment

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Michael DeVito

Pharmacokinetics and mechanisms of chemical-mediated toxicity and carcinogenicity

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Robert Devlin

Pulmonary toxicology and molecular biology

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David Diaz-Sanchez

Environmental impacts on human health, genetic susceptibility, immunology, epigenetics, translational research

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Kevin Dreher

Development of alternative testing methods predictive of in vivo cardiovascular toxicity of chemicals and engineered nanomaterials.

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Aimen Farraj

Mechanisms of health effects of environmental pollution on cardiopulmonary function, animal models of cardiovascular diseases, targeted and high throughput technology

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Suzanne Fenton

Epidermal growth factor receptor and its ligands and signaling mechanisms of endocrine disrupting toxicants in the mammary gland

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Michael Fessler

Mechanisms of induction and regulation of the innate immune response, with a focus on Toll like Receptors (TLRs).

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Rebecca Fry

Toxicogenomic and systems biology approaches to understanding the mechanisms of metal-induced disease and the basis for inter-individual disease susceptibility

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Ian Gilmour

The interaction between air pollutant exposure and the development of infectious and allergic lung disease

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Avram Gold

Chemistry of protein and DNA adducts

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Jean Harry

Role of microglia in immune-mediated responses in brain development, repair, aging and disease

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Mehdi Hazari

Neurophysiological mechanisms mediating cardiopulmonary dysfunction due to air pollution exposure.

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Michelle Hernandez

Testing therapeutic interventions against pollutant-induced inflammation.

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Sidney Hunter

Mechanisms of toxocant-induced craniofacial birth defects

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Ilona Jaspers

Mechanisms by which air pollutants enhance susceptibility to and the severity of respiratory virus infections

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Samir Kelada

Gene-environment Interactions in Airway Diseases

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Steven Kleeberger

Genetic determinants of environmental lung diseases

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Urmila Kodavanti

Cardiovascular disease and susceptibility, air pollutants, cardiopulmonary interactions, molecular mechanisms, genetic and environmental factors

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Beverly Koller

Mouse models for human disease, genes that modify disease progression

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Ed LeCluyse

The use of in vitro cell-based hepatic culture models to investigate mechanisms of compound-induced hepatotoxicity.

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Robert Luebke

Understanding the underlying mechanisms responsible for modulation of normal immune function by environmental agents and the development of alternative testing methods for screening/testing immunotoxicants.

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Jeffrey Macdonald

Metabolomics, tissue engineering and systems biology

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Michael Madden

Mechanisms of ambient air pollutant-induced cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality

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Shaun McCullough

Environmental and public health epigenetics, translational research, molecular and mechanistic toxicology, advanced in vitro models

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Leslie Morrow

Neurotoxicology and excitotoxicity of alcohol

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Leena Nylander-French

Pharmacogenetics of detoxification pathways in skin and inhalation exposures to toxicants; mathematical and statistical exposure modeling for risk assessment

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David Peden

Translational and clinical research in environmental lung disease

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Dale Ramsden

Mechanisms of chromosome strand break repair

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Scott Randell

Airway epithelial cell biology, pulmonary innate immunity and transplant pathophysiology

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James Samet

Cell and molecular mechanisms of inflammatory responses induced by inhalation of ambient air pollutants

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Aziz Sancar

Biochemical mechanisms of nucleotide excision repair, DNA damage cell cycle checkpoints, and circadian rhythm

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Miroslav Styblo

Metabolic interactions of essential microelements, especially trace metals, with toxic metals and metalloids that contaminate food and drinking water

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James Swenberg

Mechanisms of DNA damage and repair; molecular epidemiology; development of ultra-sensitive and specific methods for measuring chemical adducts in DNA and hemoglobin

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Haiyan Tong

Cardiovascular and pulmonary effects of environmental pollutants, dietary interventional strategies to mitigate the health effects of air pollution exposure

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Alexander Tropsha

Biomolecular informatics; molecular structure-function modeling using statistical and machine learning approaches

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Cyrus Vaziri

Control mechanisms of DNA replication during normal passage through an unperturbed cell cycle and in response to DNA-damaging agents

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Cavin Ward-Caviness

Dr. Cavin Ward-Caviness uses high-dimensional ‘omics data and large cohorts to study two major research themes: 1) determination of the molecular mechanisms linking environmental exposures and adverse health and 2) identification of molecular and clinical factors which may increase sensitivity to environmental exposures.

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Paul Watkins

Mechanistic toxicology, hepatic toxicology, research translation, biomarkers

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Bernard Weissman

Chromatin remodeling and epigenetic alterations in human cancers

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Carmen Williams

Basic reproductive biology of early mammalian embryogenesis, epigenetics, and how the environment impacts reproduction.

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Monte Willis

Investigates the role of protein quality control in the pathogenesis of heart failure

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