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Diseases
   Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
         Pathologic Processes
               Inflammation

Vinod Dasa, MD
School of Medicine
Orthopedics
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
ArthritisBone RegenerationCartilage DiseasesInfectionInflammation
Keywords Associated with Work:
ArthritisArthritis, RheumatoidArthroplasty, ReplacementCartilage DiseasesCartilage, ArticularInfectionOrthopedic ProceduresOsteoarthritis, HipOsteoarthritis, KneeSports Medicine
Last Updated: 02/15/2019

Song Hong, PhD
School of Medicine
Ophthalmology / Neuroscience Center of Excellence
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH     DOD    Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Alzheimer's Disease and DementiaDiabetic Complications; Diabetic Neuropathy; Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulcers; Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy; Insensate Diabetic NeuropathyG-protein-coupled Receptor, GPCR; Lipid Mediator Signaling; Akt; PI3K; Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor, PPARLipid Mediators; Neurotrophic Lipid Mediators; Inflammation-Resolving Lipid Mediators; Resolvins; Specialized Pro-resolving Lipid Mediators (SPMs)Macrophage Neurotrophic FunctionsNerve Degeneration and Regeneration; Angiogenesis; Lipid Biochemistry; Lipid Biology; Mediator-Lipidomics; Inflammation; Retinal DegenerationWound Healing; Chronic wounds of the aged; Neuroischemic Wounds; Ischemic Wounds; Venous Chronical Wounds; Pressure Ulcers; Severe Burn Wounds; 3rd Degree Burn Wounds; Deep Burn Wounds
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Acute Renal FailureCarotid PlaqueDiabetic Neuropathy; Diabetic Retinopathy
Keywords Associated with Work:
Adoptive ImmunityAdult Stem CellsAktAlzheimer DiseaseAngiogenesisAxonsBurn TraumaBurn WoundsCell Migration Assays, LeukocyteChemotaxis, LeukocyteChoroidal NeovascularizationChronic InflammationChronic Inflammation-Resolving Lipid MediatorsDementiaDendritic CellDiabetes Mellitus, ExperimentalDiabetes Mellitus, Type 1Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2Diabetic FootDiabetic Foot UlcersDiabetic NephropathiesDiabetic NeuropathiesDiabetic Peripheral NeuropathyFatty Acids, Omega-3G-protein-coupled Receptor, GPCRInflammationInflammation MediatorsInflammatory PainInnate ImmunityIschemic WoundsLarge Nerve FibersLipid Mediator SignalingMacrophageMacrophage ActivationMaster CellMesenchymal Stem CellsMonocytesNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U.S.)Nerve FibersNerve-endingsNeuroischemic WoundsNeuronal OutgrowthNeuropathic Diabetic Foot UlcersNeuropathic painNeuroprotectins/ProtectinsOmega-3 Fatty AcidsPainPeripheral NeuronsPeroxisome Preoliferator-activated Receptor, PPARPI3KPlateletPressure UlcersResolvinsSevere Burn WoundsSmall Nerve FibersSpecialized Pro-resolving Lipid Mediator, SPMStem Cell FactorVenous Leg UlcerVenous UlcersWound Closure TechniquesWound HealingWound Infection
Last Updated: 03/21/2019

Jenelle Jacobs, DNP
School of Nursing
Adult Nursing
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
AdultSepsis
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
Clinical Protocols
Unique Equipment Used:
Nurse-driven, evidence-based sepsis protocol
Keywords Associated with Work:
Clinical ProtocolsEvidence-Based NursingEvidence-Based PracticeSepsis
Last Updated: 02/17/2020

Luis Marrero, PhD
School of Medicine
Orthopedics / Microbiology, Immunology, Parasitology
Grant Review Committees Served on:  Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Histopathology of Non-Neoplastic and Cancer TissueJoint Replacement and ArthritisLimb Repair and Regeneration
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Cancer Biology and PrognosisEnergy Metabolism in Tissue Salvage
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
ATP In Vivo ElectrophysiologyBiophotonic Imaging In VivoDeconvolution MicroscopyEnzyme-Linked Immunosorbent AssayFluorescence Recovery After PhotobleachingFluorescence Resonance Energy TransferHistopathology ScoringHyperbaric OxygenationImmunohistochemistryimmunohistofluorescenceIn Vivo BioluminescenceLaser Capture MicrodissectionLimb Amputation and Joint Excision SurgeryLive Cell ImagingMicroscopy, ConfocalMicroscopy, Fluorescence, MultiphotonMultiplex AssaysReverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain ReactionStereomicroscopyWhole Mount Fluorescence
Unique Equipment Used:
Bio-Rad Radiance 2100 Laser Scanning Confocal SystemConfocal MicroscopeCryotomeEpifluorescent MicroscopeFluoview FV1000 multiphoton systemIn Vivo Biophotonic ImagerKodak In Vivo Image Station FXLaser Capture Microdissection ScopeLeica CM3050S cryostatLeica DMRXA deconvolution microscopy systems (2X)Leica Mz74 stereoscopeLight MicroscopeMicro-CTMutiphoton MicroscopeNikon E600 upright microscopePALM MicrobeamShandon Finesse Paraffin MicrotomeShandon Histocentre Paraffin Embedding StationShandon Hypercenter XP Paraffin ProcessorShandon Varistain 24-4Xenogen IVIS 200X-ray Imager
Keywords Associated with Work:
AmputationArthrofibrosisBlastemaFibroblastsFibrosisHealthcare DisparitiesHyperbaric OxygenationInflammationJoint ReplacementLimb TraumaMatrix RemodelingOsteoarthritisRegenerationScaffoldWound Healing
Last Updated: 08/21/2020

Patricia Molina, PhD
School of Medicine
Physiology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Contribution of endocannabinoid system to neuropathology of traumatic brain injuryimpact of alcohol and cannabinoids on the disease progression of simian immunodeficiency virus infectionMechanisms underlying post TBI comorbiditiesMetabolic Syndrome X
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Endocrine System DiseasesSatellite Cells, Skeletal Muscle
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
Flow Cytometry
Unique Equipment Used:
DXA scannerultramicrocentrifuge
Keywords Associated with Work:
AIDSalcoholcannabinoidsInflammationMetabolic Syndrome Xmuscle wastingsimian immunodeficiency virustraumatic brain injury
Last Updated: 10/29/2018

Charles Nichols, PhD
School of Medicine
Pharmacology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Genetics, BehavioralNeuropharmacologyReceptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2AReceptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2BReceptor, Serotonin, 5-HT2CReceptors, Serotonin, 5-HT2
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
GenomicsInflammation
Unique Equipment Used:
Drosophila melanogasterMicroscopy, Confocal
Keywords Associated with Work:
PharmacologyReceptors, Serotonin
Last Updated: 01/24/2017