• Keith Maggert, PhD

    Understanding the Origins of Genome Instability


    Training Our Next Leaders in Biomedical Research

  • Nathan Ellis, PhD

    Aberrant DNA Replication and Genomic Instability

  • Gus Mouneimne, PhD

    Understanding How Cytoskeletal Architecture Regulates Cancer Metastasis

  • Noel Warfel, PhD

    Modeling the Effects of Hypoxia on Cancer Cells and Tumor Angiogenesis


    An Established Leader in Cutting-edge Research

  • Casey Romanoski, PhD

    Systems Genetics Approaches to Identify Mechanisms of Complex Diseases

  • Samantha Harris, PhD

    Understanding myosin binding protein-C in health and disease


    A Thriving Environment for Biomedical Discovery

  • Tom Doetschman, PhD

    Synergistic activities of TGFbeta deficiency and the gut microbiome in colon cancer.


Message from the Chair

The mission of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) is to provide pre- and post-doctoral, medical and graduate education in an interdisplinary environment through research activities, to advance knowledge of biological structure as related to function and disease from the molecular level to the whole organism.


37th Annual Faculty Teaching Awards

CONGRATULATIONS!! to our AWESOME CMM Faculty Teaching Award winners
 Recipients from the 37th Annual Faculty Teaching Award Ceremony are as follows:
 Vernon and Virginia Furrow Award:  Paul A. St. John
 Teaching Awards:
 Excellence in Basic Science Teaching for Medical Students:  Paul A. St. John
 Excellence in Graduate Student Education:  David A. Elliott
 Excellence in Innovation in Teaching:  Helen M. Amerongen
 AMES Grants for Medical Education Research:
 “Use of handheld ultrasound devices for medical student ultrasound education: Srikar Adhikari, Maria Czuzak, Elaine Situ-LaCasee, Tomas Nuno
 Dean’s List for Excellence in Teaching:  Year 1:  Diana K. Darnell

CMM/MCB/CBC Joint Seminar Series
Dr. Donata Vercelli, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, published Aug. 4 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Growing up on an Amish Farm Protects Children Against Asthma, UAHS Collaborative Research Shows

Barnyard Dust Offers a Clue to Stopping Asthma in Children