Associate Faculty

Associate Faculty

Shahid Pervez Baba, Ph.D.

Shahid Pervez Baba, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Medicine

To understand the factors that contribute to cardiac and skeletal muscle function and metabolism

Paula Bates, Ph.D.

Professor of Medical Oncology

Development of anticancer agents

paula.bates@louisville.edu
502-852-2432

Aruni Bhatnagar

Aruni Bhatnagar, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine
Director,The Diabetes and Obesity Center 

Diabetes and obesity; cardiovascular health

aruni01@louisville.edu
502-852-5966

 Doug Borchman

Doug Borchman, Ph.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

douglas.borchman@louisville.edu
502-852-7435

Matthew Cave, M.D.

Matthew Cave, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Hepatology; Nutrition; Liver Transplantation

matthew.cave@louisville.edu

 

Johnathan Chairs, Ph.D

Jonathan Chaires, Ph.D.

Endowed Chair, Professor of Medicine

The physical biochemistry of nucleic acids and their interactions with the aim of designing new potential drugs that selectively target DNA to control gene expression 

jbchai01@louisville.edu
502-852-1172
BCC

Jason Chesney, M.D.,Ph.D.

Jason Chesney, M.D.,Ph.D.

Endowed Chair, Professor of Medical Oncology

Multi-disciplinary approaches to the treatment of metastatic melanoma and multiple solid tumor types

jaches03@louisville.edu
502-562-4585

Geoffrey Clark, Ph.D.

Geoffrey Clark, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Development of oncopig model for human cancer; novel small molecules for cancer therapy

geoff.clark@louisville.edu
502-852-4485

Daniel J. Conklin, Ph.D.

Daniel J. Conklin, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine

How environmental pollutants influence cardiovascular disease risk primarily by using animal models of human disease, including obesity, diabetes and atherosclerosis

dj.conklin@louisville.edu
502-852-5836

Howard Donninger, Ph.D.

Howard Donninger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

RASSF family of Ras effectors and how they function to inhibit the growth promoting functions of Ras 

howard.donninger@louisville.edu
502-852-5414

Nichola Garbett, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director, Biophysical Core Facility, James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Study of biomolecules and their interactions

nichola.garbett@louisville.edu
502-852-3479

Bradford G. Hill, Ph.D.

Bradford G. Hill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Understanding the metabolic underpinnings of cardiovascular health and disease

bghill01@louisville.edu
502-852-1015

Kyung Hong, Ph.D.

Kyung Hong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Role of arylamine N-acetyltransferases (NAT) in development of metabolic syndrome

kuhong01@louisville.edu
502-852-0686

Gary Hoyle, Ph.D.

Gary Hoyle, Ph.D.

Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

How inhaled agents encountered in the environment injure the lung and how the lung is repaired after injury

Gary.Hoyle@louisville.edu
502-852-7337

Alfred B. Jenson, M.D.

Alfred B. Jenson, M.D.

Senior Scientist and Professor of Vaccinology

Translational vaccinology

abjens01@louisville.edu
502-852-3768

Steven Jones, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine

Cardiovascular Division

The nexus of ventricular dysfunction, metabolism, and matrix remodeling

spjone04@louisville.edu
502-852-2460

Sham Kakar, Ph.D.

Professor in Physiology

Molecular mechanism of causation and prevention of hormone related cancers

sham.kakar@louisville.edu
502-852-0812

Jon Klein, M.D.

Jon Klein, M.D.

Professor in Med-Renal

Diabetic Nephropathy

502-852-5757

Amanda Jo LeBlanc, Ph.D.

Amanda Jo LeBlanc, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physiology

Coronary microvascular dysfunction

502-854-0560

Donghan Lee, Ph.D.

Donghan Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Med-Oncology

Structural biologists revealing functions of biomolecules

502-852-3591

Norman Lehman,M.D., Ph.D.

Norman Lehman, Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Aurora A kinase inhibition as a treatment for glioblastoma

502-852-

Zhenmin Lei,M.D., Ph.D.

Zhenmin Lei,M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair of Research, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health

502-561-7252

Qiautang Li, Ph.D.

Quitang Li, Ph.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology

Addressing biological and clinical questions using mouse models of human eye diseases

q.li@louisville.edu
502-852-2409 

 

Mark Linder, Ph.D.

Mark Linder, Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology
Director, Pathology Thread for Medical School Curriculum 

Dr. Mark Linder 
502-852-8400

Qingzian Lu, Ph.D.

Qingxian Lu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

qlu@louisville.edu

Timothy O'Toole, Ph.D.

Timothy O'Toole, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Identifying how exposure to particulate matter air pollution or volatile organic compounds contributes to cardiovascular disease 

tim.otoole@louisville.edu
502-852-5886

Ken McLeish, Ph.D.

Ken McLeish, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine

Nephrology; Lupus Nephritis; Glomerulonephritis

kenneth.mcleish@louisville.edu
502-852-5757

Donald M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D.

Donald M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine
Director, James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Head and Neck; Medical Oncology; Skin Cancer; Melanoma

dmmill01@louisville.edu
502-852-4790

Robert Mitchell, Ph.D.

Robert Mitchell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Characterizing macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) family member-dependent tumor progression

Email Dr. Robert Mitchell 
502-852-7698 - 204B BAX II

Joseph Moore, IV, Ph.D.

Joseph Moore, IV, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director of Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

Elucidating the fundamental molecular mechanisms underlying cell therapy mediated cardiac repair and understanding how dynamic RNA modifications contribute to heart failure pathophysiology

jbmoor01@louisville.edu
502-852-2036

David Powell, Ph.D.

David Powell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Defining genetic risks and molecular and cellular mechanisms for lupus nephritis

dwpowe01@louisville.edu
502-852-5239

Madhavi Rane, Ph.D.

Madhavi Rane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Med-Renal

mjrane01@louisville.edu
502-852-1159
102C BAX I

T. Michael Sabo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

mike.sabo@louisville.edu
502-852-3066
CTRB-Rm 217

 

Sanjay Srivastava, Ph.D., F.A.H.A.

Professor of Medicine; Distinguished University Scholar

Cardiovascular Medicine

sanjay@louisville.edu
502-852-5834

 

Shigeo Tamiya, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology

Determining molecules/signaling pathways involved in retinal fibrosis

shigeo.tamiya@louisville.edu
502-852-0402
2218 KLEC

Sucheta Telang, M.B.B.S.

Sucheta Telang, M.B.B.S.

Associate Professor of Oncology

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

sucheta.telang@louisville.edu
502-852-3679
CTRB 423

John Trent, Ph.D.

John Trent, Ph.D.

Endowed Chair, Professor of Oncology

DNA and protein structure, molecular modeling, biophysics, and drug discovery and design 

jotren01@louisville.edu
502-852-2194
427 BCC

Roland Valdes, M.D., Ph.D.

Roland Valdes, Ph.D.

Professor in Pathology

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

rvaldes@louisville.edu
502-852-1778
1C28UL

Stephen Winters, Ph.D

Stephen Winters, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

sjwint01@louisville.edu
502-852-4237
A3G11 ACB

Hong Ye, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, James Graham Brown Cancer Center

hong.ye@louisville.edu
502-852-4047
CTR Building, room 204

Igor N. Zelko, Ph.D.

Igor N. Zelko, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Disorders Medicine

igor.zelko@louisville.edu
502-852-5841- Academic Office
502-852-7632- Research Office
Donald Baxter Building, Ste. 221E