Faculty

 

Debabrata Banerjee, Associate Professor – RWJMS Medicine and Pharmacology and CINJ
Experimental therapeutics, drug resistance, molecular imaging, mesenchymal stem cells

Joseph Bertino, Professor - RWJMS Medicine and Pharmaology

Cancer pharmacology, antifolate research

Gary Brewer, Professor – RWJMS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Post-transcriptional control of gene expression in cancer, immune responses, and congestive heart failure

Li Cai, Assistant Professor – Rutgers Biomedical Engineering
Regulation of gene expression in stem cells

Luca Cartegni, Associatate Professor - Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

 

 

Darren Carpizo, Assistant Professor - RWJMS Pharmacology
p53 targeted drug development and hedgehog signaling in pancreatic cancer

J. Don Chen, University Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Gene regulation by nuclear hormone receptors, molecular genetics of acute promyelocytic leukemia

Justin Drake, Assistant Professor - RWJMS Medicine and CINJ

Development of personalized, targeted kinase therapies in prostate cancer using phosphoproteomics

 

Zhaohui Feng, Assistant Professor – RWJMS Radiation Oncology, Pharmacology and CINJ
p53, tumor suppression, energy metabolism and aging

Bonnie Firestein, Professor – Rutgers Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Targeting of neuronal proteins

Joseph Fondell, Associate Professor –RWJMS Pharmacology
Regulation of gene expression by nuclear hormone receptors, pathological role of nuclear receptors in hormone dependent cancers

Shridar Ganesan, Assistant Professor, RWJMS Medicine and Pharmacology and CINJ
DNA repair, chromatin structure, breast cancer biology

Marc Gartenberg, Professor and Pharmacology Graduate Program Director – RWJMS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Sister chromatid cohesion. gene expression. chromatin and epigenetics

Celine Gelinas, Professor – RWJMS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and CABM
Cancer, oncogenes, transcription factors, cell proliferation, apoptosis

Yanxiang (Jessie) Guo, Assistant Professor - RWJMS Medicine and CINJ

 

 

Kim Marie Hirshfield, Assistant Professor of Medicine - RWJMS
Breast cancer, high risk breast abnormalities, translational research, genetic contributors to breast cancer risk and outcomes

Wenwei Hu, Assistant Professor – RWJMS Pediatrics and CINJ
p53, tumor suppressor, stress response, apoptosis, single nucleotide polymorphism, microRNA, tumor, development and reproduction

Masayori Inouye, Professor – RWJMS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Molecular biology of cellular adaptation to stresses

Shengkan (Victor) Jin, Associate Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Autophagy in cancer biology, cancer therapy and aging control

Vassiliki Karantza, Assistant Professor – RWJMS Medicine and CINJ
Breast cancer progression and treatment, autophagy, apoptosis, beclin1

Howard L. Kaufman, Professor and Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology - CINJ

Tumor immunology, oncolytic virus immunotherapy

 

Ah-Ng Tony Kong, Professor – Rutgers Pharmaceutics
Regulation of gene expression by drugs and xenobiotics, signal transduction and apoptosis

 

Jeffrey D. Laskin, Professor – RWJMS Environmental and Community Medicine and EOHSI
Carcinogenesis and differentiation in cell culture

Edmund Lattime, Professor – RWJMS Surgery and CINJ
Tumor immunology, immune mechanisms, genetically-based vaccine strategies

Fang Liu, Associate Professor – Rutgers Chemical Biology
Signal transduction and gene regulation, growth and differentiation control

Leroy Liu, Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Tumorigenesis, topoisomerases, telomere regulation and senescence, DNA damage and repair

Peter Lobel, Professor – RWJMS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and CABM
Hereditary neurodegenerative diseases, functional genomics, lysosomes, protein targeting

Chi-Wei Lu, Assistant Professor – RWJMS Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and CHINJ
Stem cell regulation and function

Randall D. McKinnon, Associate Professor – RWJMS Surgery
Developmental neurobiology, neuroncology, growth factors

Audrey Minden, Associate Professor – Rutgers Chemical Biology
Cancer cell biology, signal transduction, mammalian development

Prabhas Moghe, Professor – Rutgers Biomedical Engineering
Cellular bioengineering (liver. skin), cell-interactive biomaterials, micro/nanosystems bioengineering

Robert Nagele, Professor – SOM Molecular Biology

Vikas Nanda, Associate Professor – RWJMS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and CABM
Protein evolution and folding, computational de novo design of proteins and biomimetics

Daniel Pilch, Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Development of topoisomerase I-directed anticancer drugs, investigations of the structure and energetics of drug-RNA interactions

Sharon R. Pine, Assistant Professor – RWJMS Medicine and CINJ
Lung and breast cancer cell self-renewal, chemokine signaling, tumor microenvironment

Larissa Poherecky, Professor Emeritus – Rutgers Center for Alcohol Studies
Alcohol and psychological stress on brain monoamines and behavior

Mladen-Roko Rasin, Assistant Professor - RWJMS Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Role of post-transcriptonal processing events in the normal and lesioned development of neocortical neural stem cells and projection neurons

Monica Roth, Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Retroviruses, integration, reverse transcriptase, envelope proteins, gene therapy, targeted entry, structural studies

Loren Runnels, Associate Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Signal transduction, role of the channel-kinase TRPM7 in cell adhesion and motility, live cell imaging, confocal microscopy, biochemistry, electrophysiology

Alexey G. Ryazanov, Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Novel protein kinases and signal transduction

Hatem Sabaawy, Assistant Professor – RWJMS Medicine and CINJ
Stem cell self-renewal, cell cycle regulation, patient-derived organoids and personalized therapy

Kathleen Scotto, Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology and CINJ
Transcriptional regulation of P-glycoprotein (MDR/mdr) gene

Federico Sesti, Professor – RWJMS Neuroscience & Cell Biology
Physiology, structure and function of potassium channels, role of potassium channels in causing disease

Zhiyuan Shen, Professor – Radiation Oncology, Pharmacology and CINJ
Genomic stability and molecular cancer etiology, DNA repair and homologous recombination, modulation of cell response to therapeutic DNA damage

Yufang Shi, Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Apoptosis in lymphocytes, immune regulation, psychoneuroimmunology, and bone-lymphocyte connection

Patricia Sonsalla, Professor –  RWJMS Neurology and Pharmacology
Neurodegeneration, models of Parkinson's Disease, mechanisms of cell death, synaptic vesicles and neurotransmitter transporters as modulators of neurotoxin damage

Nanjoo Suh, Associate Professor – Rutgers Chemical Biology
Mechanistic study of cancer prevention & inflammation-natural/synthetic agents

Nancy C. Walworth, Professor and Interim Chair – RWJMS Pharmacology
Cell cycle checkpoint control in response to DNA damage

William Welsh, Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Drug discovery, computer-aided molecular modeling and design, bioinformatics and cheminformatics

Guy Werlen, Associate Professor – Rutgers Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Signaling networks & mechanisms that control life and death of developing T lymphocytes

Sunil Wimalawansa, Professor – RWJMS Endocrinology

Long-Jun Wu, Assistant Professor - Rutgers Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Microglia-neuron communication in normal and diseased brain

Bing Xia, Assistant Professor – RWJMS Radiation Oncology, Pharmacology and CINJ
DNA repair, homologous recombination, breast cancer, Fanconi anemia

Ping Xie, Assistant Professor – Rutgers Cell Biology and Neuroscience and CINJ
Molecular mechanisms of immune regulation and cancer pathogenesis

Chung S. Yang, Professor – Rutgers Chemical Biology
Molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis and its prevention

Guofeng You, Professor – Rutgers Pharmaceutics
Molecular and cellular pharmacology, drug/toxin elimination, transporter

Peter D. Yurchenco, Professor – RWJMS Pathology
Assembly, structure and function of basement membranes

X.F. Steven Zheng, Universtiy Professor – RWJMS Pharmacology
Growth control, signal transduction, cancer, chemical genetics and genomics, drug discovery

Renping Zhou, Professor – Rutgers Chemical Biology
Molecular biology of axonal guidance and neural map formation

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