Drs. Zahra Omidian & Rizwan Ahmed

Research Laboratories

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The breadth and depth of research in our department is remarkable!

Bond Street Labs

Alan K. Meeker, Ph.D. and Christopher M. Heaphy, Ph.D. | Abnormal telomere biology as related to cancer initiation and tumor progression

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Gene gun
The "gene gun" transfers genes into living organisms

Cervical Cancer Research Laboratory

T.C. Wu, M.D., Ph.D. and Chien-Fu Hung, Ph.D. | Vaccine development and immunotherapeutic strategies for HPV-associated cervical cancer

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The Cihakova Myocarditis Laboratory

Daniela Čiháková, M.D., Ph.D., D(ABMLI) | Myocarditis, dilated cardiomyopathy, autoimmune disease

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The Brain & Eye Tumor Laboratory

Charles G. Eberhart, M.D., Ph.D., Eric H. Raabe M.D., Ph.D., and Jeffrey AH Rubens, M.D. | Tumors of the brain and the eye

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The Hamad Laboratory

Abdel-Rahim A. Hamad, M.V.Sc., Ph.D. | Type 1 diabetes and double negative αβT cells

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Mi RNA exosomes
Transport of miRNAs between cells via exosomes

The Halushka Laboratory

Marc Halushka, M.D., Ph.D. | Genomic and cardiovascular sciences

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HPTN Network Laboratory

Susan Eshleman, M.D., Ph.D. | QA assessment for clinical trials units participating in HPTN clinical trials

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The Huang Laboratory

Chuan-Hsiang (Bear) Huang, MD, PhD | The signaling network involving receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs)

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The James Laboratory

Aaron James, M.D., Ph.D. | Bone pathophysiology and stem cell biology

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Clarity mouse brain
Mouse brain rendered transparent with CLARITY to identify axonal abnormalities

The Koliatsos Laboratory

Vassilis Koliatsos, M.D. | Traumatic brain injury, neurodegenerative diseases

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The Larman Lab for Precision Immunology

H. Benjamin Larman, Ph.D. | Developing and deploying cutting edge technologies that can be used to define human immune responses at cohort scale

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Le Cancer Metabolism Laboratory

Anne Le, M.D., HDR | Cancer metabolism, metabolomics technologies

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Primary Gleason Pattern
Primary Gleason Pattern 5 Prostate Cancer

The Lotan Laboratory

Tamara Lotan, M.D., Ph.D. | Epithelial development, tumor progression, tissue-based biomarkers in prostate cancer

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The Maynard Laboratory

Janielle Maynard, Ph.D. | Immunobiological factors of cancer health disparities

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Molecular Genetics of Female Reproductive Cancer Laboratory

Tian-Li Wang, Ph.D. and Ie-Ming Shih, M.D., Ph.D. | Molecular etiology of female reproductive cancers, chemoresistance in ovarian cancer

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Neurofibrilliary tangle and reactive astrocytes
Tau neurofibrillary tangle (red) and reactive astrocytes (green) in Alzheimer's disease.

The Morris Laboratory

Meaghan Morris, M.D., Ph.D. | Molecular pathways involved in Aging and Dementia

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The Nauen Laboratory

David Nauen, M.D., Ph.D. | Medial temporal lobe epilepsy

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The Rosenberg Laboratory

Avi Z Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D. | Mechanisms of chronic kidney disease

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The Sadegh-Nasseri Laboratory

Scheherazade Sadegh-Nasseri, Ph.D. | Antigen presentation, recognition and processing

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Superparamagnetic artificial antigen
Superparamagnetic artificial antigen presenting cells are clustered on the surface of a T cell

The Schneck Laboratory

Jonathan Schneck, M.D., Ph.D. | Immunology, cancer immunotherapy

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The Sfanos Laboratory

Karen Sandell Sfanos, Ph.D. | Cellular and molecular pathology of prostate disease

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The Shastri Laboratory

Nilabh Shastri, M.Sc., Ph.D. | Immune surveillance

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Sun Lab Illustration by Yini
Sun Lab Illustration by Yini

The Sun Laboratory

Shuying Sun, Ph.D. | RNA metabolism dysfunction and RNA-targeting therapy in neurodegeneration

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The Wood Laboratory

Laura D. Wood, M.D., Ph.D. | Pancreatic cancer, molecular alterations that underlie multi-step tumorigenesis

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Research labs that have their own website are listed here. There are additional research labs in the Department of Pathology that do not have websites.