Michael L. Merchant, Ph.D.

Omics & Exposure Assessment Facility Core Leader


Department of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Secondary Appointment
Director of the Omics & Exposure Assessment Facility Core (OEFC)
Center for Integrative Environmental Health Science (CIEHS)
Co-director, University of Louisville Core and Clinical Proteomics Laboratories (ULPL)
Co-leader, Omics Core, Hepatobiology & Toxicology Center of Biomedical Excellence (COBRE, P20 GM113226) and for the University of Louisville Alcohol Research Center (ULARC, P50 AA024337)
Nephrology Fellowship Research Director
Co-director, Summer Endocrine Research Training Program (T35 DK072923)
Dr. Merchant conducts investigator initiated research into development and progression of kidney disease and as well as mass spectrometry-based efforts for the discovery and confirmation of biomarkers for human disease (R01-AA028436 Biomarkers of Alcoholic Hepatitis).

Research Keywords: kidney disease, translational research, protein chemistry, biomarkers, mass spectrometry, proteomics, omics, and informatics

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