Faculty with Associate AppointmentsUp one level
Levi J. Beverly
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Hematology and Oncology) 502-852-8968 ljbeve01 at louisville.edu
- Regulation of anti-apoptotic proteins in cancer progression and treatment
Michael E. Brier
Professor of Medicine (Division of Nephrology) 502-852-0246 mebrie01 at louisville.edu
- Clinical pharmacokinetics/dynamics; Drug dosing in renal failure
Guy N. Brock
Associate Professor of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics 502-852-3444 guy.brock at louisville.edu
- Methodological research in statistical bioinformatics and statistical genetics, with emphasis on cluster validation, missing value imputation, and classification for high-throughput data. Main areas of clinical and collaborative research include transplantation, liver disease, community acquired pneumonia, genetic variants related to breast and prostate cancer, and the molecular determinants of developmental defects during the neural tube and secondary palate formation.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Nephrology) j0cai001 at louisville.edu
- Application of mass spectrometry in biomedical research. Drug and metabolite identification and quantification. Protein identification and post-translational modification. Hemoglobin adducts as biomarkers of chemical exposure and pathogenesis.
Professor of Pediatrics Director of Kosair Children’s Hospital Research Institute 502-852-2214 l0cai001 at louisville.edu
- Diabetic cardiomyopathy and nephropathy
Matthew C. Cave
Associate Professor of Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition) (502) 852-6057 matt.cave at louisville.edu
- Steatohepatitis and liver cancer related to environmental and occupational chemical exposures; Complementary and alternative medicine in liver disease; Alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease; Treatment of Hepatitis C.
Daniel J. Conklin
Associate Professor of Medicine (Divison of Cardiovascular Medicine) 502-852-5836 d0conk01 at louisville.edu
- Environmental cardiology; cardiovascular toxicology
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition) 502-852-2912 Wenke.feng at louisville.edu
- Mechanisms of alcoholic liver disease
- Mechanisms of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
- Tissue hypoxia and diabetic complications
Hermann B. Frieboes
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering 502-852-3345 hbfrie01 at louisville.edu https://louisville.edu/speed/bioengineering/faculty/bioengineering-full/dr-h.-frieboes/dr-hermann-frieboes.html
- 1) Develop and apply realistic, predictive biocomputational models integrated with clinical and laboratory data to study cancer growth and treatment; 2) Design of patient-specific therapies; and 3) Design of multiscale biocomputational models to describe the complex interaction between cancer treatment and the immune system.
Professor of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine) 502-852-5669 y0guo002 at louisville.edu louisville.edu/medschool/cardiology/faculty/Resume/dr-guo.html
- Cardio-thoracic and vascular surgery, physiology, and pharmacology. Research focuses on: (i) elucidating the mechanisms of ischemic- pharmacologic- and exercise-induced preconditioning by using the ischemia/reperfusion model in genetically engineered animals, (ii) studying protection of ischemic myocardium by using gene and/or cell therapy, and (iii) elucidating adaptations to ischemia/reperfusion injury in the aging heart.
A. Bennett Jenson
Professor and Senior Scientist, James Graham Brown Cancer Center 502-852-3768 abjens01 at louisville.edu browncancercenter.org/CancerResearchers/tabid/85/Default.aspx?id=1613
- Translational immunology: humoral responses to prevent infection by papillomavirus.
Steven P. Jones
Associate Professor of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine) 502-852-2460 spjone04 at louisville.edu
- Metabolic signaling in the cardiovascular system
Colleen B. Jonsson
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology 502-852-5773 cbjons01 at louisville.edu
- Molecular virology of emerging negative-strand RNA viruses; natural history, ecology, evolution and treatment.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) 502-852-5244 s0josh01 at louisville.edu
- Mechanisms of Steatohepatitis (nonalcoholic and alcoholic fatty liver disease)
- Mechanisms of Alcohol-induced Immune Dysfunction
- Mechanisms of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Robert C.G. Martin, II
Professor and Sam and Lolita Weakley Endowed Chair in Surgical Oncology 502-629-3355 Robert.Martin at louisville.edu
- Multi-disciplinary care and surgical management of patients with upper GI malignancies, including esophageal, gastric, duodenal, liver, biliary, and pancreatic cancers.
- Surgical quality of care, metastatic colon cancer management and genetic predispositions to upper GI malignancies.
- Animal models of esophageal, hepatocellular, and pancreatic cancers for evaluation of naturally occurring chemoprevention therapeutics, nanoparticle and gold particle targeted therapy, and optimal devices.
Lacey R. McNally
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Hematology and Oncology) 502-852-2288 lrmcna01 at exchange.louisville.edu
- Metastasis suppressors, such as KISS1, as a method for preventing and treating metastatic pancreatic and ovarian cancers
- Mechanisms of chemotherapy resistance and alternative treatment for macro-metastasis and recurrence in ovarian and prostate cancers
- Mechanisms involved in organ specific metastasis of pancreatic, prostate, and breast cancers
Michael L. Merchant
Associate Professor of Medicine (Division of Nephrology) 502-852-0245 mlmerc02 at louisville.edu
- Develop and implement mass spectrometry based methods for the study of human disease (with particular emphasis on renal disease and complications associated with renal disease)
- Pursue cell and molecular biology studies to understand the role of mass spectrometric findings toward the development or progression of the respective disease.
Chin K. Ng
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology 502-852-5875 chin.ng at louisville.edu
- Development, evaluation, and kinetic studies of radiopharmaceuticals; the use of molecular imaging for biomedical research.
Timothy E. O'Toole
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine) 502-852-5886 tim.otoole at louisville.edu
- Function and regulation of the endothelium in various disease states. Role of miRNA in endothelial regulation towards understanding how diabetic conditions and pollutant exposure affects endothelial miRNA content and the consequent changes in protein expression levels and cellular function.
Shesh N. Rai
Professor and Wendell Cherry Chair in Clinical Trial Research 502-852-4030 Shesh.Rai at louisville.edu
- Clinical Trials, Survival Analysis, Bioinformatics, Mixed Effects Model, Sample Survey, Quantitative Risk Assessment
David A. Scott
Associate Professor of Periodontics, Endodontics & Dental Hygiene 502-852-8905 dascot07 at louisville.edu
- Tobacco-induced alterations to microbial-associated molecular patterns of Porphyromonas gingivalis
- Tobacco-induced alterations to innate-pathogen interactions
- Tobacco alkaloid amplification of endogenous anti-inflammatory pathways
- Identification of gingivitis- and periodontitis-specific infrared molecular signatures
Jill M. Steinbach
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering 502-852-5486 jill.steinbach at louisville.edu
- Design and develop a stimuli-responsive microbicide to locally target STIs.
- Discover and investigate the role of viral miRNAs, genes, and protein markers in HSV-2 latency.
- Design a gene delivery vehicle to aid in the delivery of oligonucleotides to latent viral targets in the CNS and PNS.
- Establish a genetically based, dual-purpose microbicide that provides STI protection in combination with a non-hormonal alternative to contraception.
- Create drug and gene delivery vehicles to surmount physiological obstacles confronting tumor targeting.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 502-852-4076 y0tan002 at louisville.edu
- Signaling pathways and therapeutic strategies in diabetic complications including cardiomyopathy, cardiac insulin resistance, stem cell mobilization and ischemic angiogenesis
David J. Tollerud
Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences 502-852-3007 djtoll01 at louisville.edu
- Occupational and environmental health; Occupational toxicology; molecular epidemiology.
Walter H. Watson
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) 502-852-4905 whwats01 at louisville.edu louisville.edu/medschool/gimedicine/faculty/faculty/watson-walter-h-ph.d.html
- Oxidative stress and redox signaling
- Mechanistic toxicology
- Alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease