Faculty

Director, Center for Pulmonary Vascular Biology and Medicine
Research Focus:

Molecular mechanisms of pulmonary vascular disease and pulmonary hypertension (PH)

A. Julio Martinez Chair, Neuropathology
Research Focus:
  • Mechanisms regulating mitochondrial quality control in neurons – function, turnover (mitophagy), biogenesis, and transport
  • The autophagy-lysosomal system and calcium dysregulation in dendrite injury and neurodegeneration
  • Compartmentalized kinase signaling in familial neurodegeneration (PINK1, tau, VCP, LRRK2)
  • Mitochondrial and phospho-proteomics, post-translational mechanisms
Director, Systems Medicine Program, CRISMA Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Research Focus:
  • Physiological Variables to Predict Diagnose and Treat Cardiorespiratory Instability
  • Computational Analysis of Noninvasive Ventilation
  • Detecting deviations in clinical care in ICU data streams
  • Quantitative Model-Based Medical Decision Support by Bayesian Inference
  • Computational Models of Infectious Disease Threats
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Research Focus:

Ovarian cancer microenvironment, understanding and targeting the cancer-supporting stromal tissues which are critical to the survival, growth and spread of ovarian cancer.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Research Focus:

Host-pathogen interactions; Innate Immune Signaling