Genetic Models

Pharmacology Faculty

Paula Barrett

Barrett, Paula Q.

Regulation of low-voltage activated T-type Ca2+ channel activity by kinases and heterotrimeric G-proteins and their roles in physiological responses.

Douglas Bayliss

Bayliss, Douglas A.

Mechanisms of neuromodulation in central neurons

Mark Beenhakker

Beenhakker, Mark P.

Circuit mechanisms of sleep and epilepsy

Michelle Bland

Bland, Michelle

Molecular mechanisms linking inflammation and insulin signaling to control cell growth and metabolism

Irina Bochkis

Bochkis, Irina

Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms underlying metabolic disease

Bimal Desai

Desai, Bimal N.

Electrical signals in inflammation and immunity

Patrice Guyenet

Guyenet, Patrice G.

Neural control of blood pressure and respiration

Thurl Harris

Harris, Thurl E

Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.

Kyle Hoehn

Hoehn, Kyle L.

Investigating the origin of insulin resistance in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue

Ku-Lung Hsu

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Lipid Metabolism in Inflammation and Immunity

Laura Jansen

Jansen, Laura

Pediatric Epilepsy, Human Brain Development, Inhibitory Neurotransmission

Gilbert Kinsey

Kinsey, Gilbert

Acute Kidney Injury, Regulatory T Cells, Innate Immune Response

John Lazo

Lazo, John S.

The mechanism of action of small molecules and the fundamental biological role of protein tyrosine phosphatases

Norbert Leitinger

Leitinger, Norbert

Role of lipid oxidation products in inflammation and vascular immunology in atherosclerosis and diabetes

Kevin Lynch

Lynch, Kevin R.

Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate

Edward Perez-Reyes

Perez-Reyes, Edward

Exploring epilepsy circuits then preventing seizures using AAV-based gene therapies.

Diane Rosin

Rosin, Diane L.

Immunological mechanisms of acute kidney injury and progressive kidney disease

Ira Schulman

Schulman, Ira G.

Regulation of transcription by nuclear hormone receptors, transcriptional control of metabolism, atherosclerosis, Small molecule approaches to drug discovery

Michael Scott

Scott, Michael M.

Investigation of the neuronal circuits and epigenetic modifications involved in the control of food and drug reward

Ruth Stornetta

Stornetta, Ruth L.

Role of endogenous peptides in control of cardiorespiratory function

Zhen Yan

Yan, Zhen

Molecular and Signaling Mechanisms of Skeletal Muscle Plasticity

J. Julius Zhu

Zhu, J. Julius

Neural Circuits in Healthy and Diseased Brains

Other PSTG Faculty

Eugene Barrett

Barrett, Eugene J.

Diabetes and Insulin Action

Thomas Braciale

Braciale, Thomas J.

T Lymphocyte Responses To Virus Infection

John Bushweller

Bushweller, John H.

Structural and Functional Basis for Oncogenesis; Targeted Drug Development; Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins

Jeffrey Corwin

Corwin, Jeffrey T.

Regeneration and Developmental Biology of the Hearing and Balance Organs in the Vertebrate Ear.

Alison Criss

Criss, Alison K.

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Neisserial pathogenesis

Alban Gaultier

Gaultier, Alban

Exploring new therapeutics avenues to cure Multiple Sclerosis.

Brant Isakson

Isakson, Brant

Intercellular communication as it relates to blood pressure regulation

Jonathan Kipnis

Kipnis, Jonathan

Neuroimmunology and glia biology in cognition, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

Coleen McNamara

McNamara, Coleen A.

Atherosclerosis, Obesity, Diabetes

Gary Owens

Owens, Gary K.

Epigenetic Control of Perivascular and Stem Cell Plasticity/Trans-Differentiation during Injury-Repair and in Disease

Kodi Ravichandran

Ravichandran, Kodi S.

Apoptotic cell clearance mechanisms in health and disease

Margaret Shupnik

Shupnik, Margaret A.

Hypothalamic Peptide and Steroid Regulation of Pituitary Gene Transcription; Estrogen Action in Neuroendocrine and Reproductive Tissues; Estrogen Action in Breast Cancer

Slobodan Todorovic

Todorovic, Slobodan M.

Pharmacology and function of T-type (low-voltage-activated, LVA) calcium channels in sensory transmission.