Martha Sue Carraway
In vitro and translational approaches to studying the mechanisms of endothelial and vascular injury in response to inhaled air pollutants, including activation of coagulation and reactive oxygen species generation.
Breast and prostate carcinogenesis, macromolecular structure-function, molecular pathology
Mechanisms of induction and regulation of the innate immune response, with a focus on Toll like Receptors (TLRs).
Mechanisms of health effects of environmental pollution on cardiopulmonary function, animal models of cardiovascular diseases, targeted and high throughput technology
Mechanisms of air pollutant-induced adverse cardiopulmonay and neurophysiological health effects
Pulmonary toxicology and molecular biology
Environmental impacts on human health, genetic susceptibility, immunology, epigenetics, translational research
Development of alternative testing methods predictive of in vivo cardiovascular toxicity of chemicals and engineered nanomaterials.
The interaction between air pollutant exposure and the development of infectious and allergic lung disease
Neurophysiological mechanisms mediating cardiopulmonary dysfunction due to air pollution exposure.
Testing therapeutic interventions against pollutant-induced inflammation.
Mechanisms by which air pollutants enhance susceptibility to and the severity of respiratory virus infections
Genetic determinants of environmental lung diseases
Cardiovascular disease and susceptibility, air pollutants, cardiopulmonary interactions, molecular mechanisms, genetic and environmental factors
Mechanisms of ambient air pollutant-induced cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality
Genetics and molecular pathology of obesity, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, insulin resistance, and hypertension
Pharmacogenetics of detoxification pathways in skin and inhalation exposures to toxicants; mathematical and statistical exposure modeling for risk assessment
Vascular biology, angiogenesis, and protein folding and degradation
Translational and clinical research in environmental lung disease
Airway epithelial cell biology, pulmonary innate immunity and transplant pathophysiology