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Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
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John L. Bixby, Ph.D.

Professor

Biography : Dr. John L. Bixby received his PhD from Caltech in 1980, and did postdoctoral work at the University of California, San Diego, and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He joined the faculty at UCSF in 1985 and moved to the University of Miami in 1988. He is Professor of Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology and Neurological Surgery at the Miller School of Medicine...
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Peter Buchwald, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
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Biography : Dr. Buchwald obtained a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics (Computer-Aided Drug Design) from the University of Florida in 1997 under the mentorship of Dr. Nicholas Bodor. Following his graduation, he worked both in industrial (IVAX Corp. and Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd) and academic settings including the University of Miami. He published >130 publications in peer-reviewed journals covering...
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Daniel Isom, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology
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Biography : Dr. Isom was born and raised in the Cleveland area. He is a first generation college graduate and academic. After spending two years at the Cleveland Institute of Art, he earned degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University. He then went on to earn a PhD in Molecular Biophysics from Johns Hopkins University followed by postdocs at both Duke...
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Rosemeire Takeuchi

Rosemiere Kanashiro-Takeuchi, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

Biography : Dr. Kanashiro-Takeuchi received her DVM degree from Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP-Brazil) and completed her graduate studies (Masters and Ph.D.) in Pharmacology (Emphasis in Physiology) from Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo (UNIFESP-Brazil) where she got training in many aspects of the cardiovascular investigation employing both in vitro and in vivo...
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Sandra Lemmon

Sandra K. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology
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Biography : Degrees
B.A. University of Rochester (1973)
Ph.D. Washington University (1982)

Positions
Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University (1983-1985)
Research Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University (1985-1988)
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University (1988-1996)
Associate Professor (tenure), Case Western Reserve...
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Zhipeng Meng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
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Biography : Both my Ph.D. and postdoctoral research focused on mechanisms of tissue growth and carcinogenesis. During my Ph.D. study (2006-2012), I focused on the roles of hormones and nuclear receptors in liver regeneration and diseases, such as toxin-induced liver injury and hepatocellular carcinogenesis. My research defined the role of the bile acid-activated FXR signaling pathway...
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Danuta Szczesna-Cordary, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

Biography : In my graduate and postdoctoral work, I have studied the biochemistry and biophysics of striated muscle contraction trying to understand the molecular function of almost every major sarcomeric protein. My independent research career was initiated with the inception of my first American Heart Association GIA (1998) to study HCM mutant-induced alterations in cardiac myosin...
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Fangliang Zhang

Fangliang Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
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Biography : I am mainly a biochemist and cell biologist by training. I obtained my bachelor's degree of Biological Sciences at the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China. I earned my PhD degree of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. During my PhD study I aimed to understand actin cytoskeleton dynamics in response...
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