• Donata Vercelli, MD

    Uncovering mechanisms that control susceptibility to complex lung diseases

  • Gus Mouneimne, PhD

    Understanding How Cytoskeletal Architecture Regulates Cancer Metastasis

  • Cynthia Miranti, PhD

    Targeting the Extracellular Matrix and Tumor Microenvironment

  • Anne Cress, PhD

    Regulation of Integrin Structure and Function in Human Cancer Cell Progression

  • DISCOVERY

    A Thriving Environment for Biomedical Discovery

  • Greg Rogers, PhD

    Investigating Mechanisms of Genomic Integrity

  • Darren Cusanovich, PhD

    Understanding How the Genome Regulates Diverse Cell Types in Development and Disease

  • LEADERS

    Training Our Next Leaders in Biomedical Research

  • Yana Zavros, PhD

    Organoid-based Pre-clinical Models to Study Gastric and Pancreatic Diseases

  • Curtis Thorne, PhD

    Discovering Signals Controlling Cell Fate of Regenerative Tissues

  • Jared Churko, PhD

    Informatics to Understand Cardiovascular Development and Disease Mechanisms

  • Julie Ledford, PhD

    Immunological Roles of Endogenous Lung Proteins

  • Henk Granzier, PhD

    Studying the roles of titin and nebulin in striated muscle

  • Noel Warfel, PhD

    Modeling the Effects of Hypoxia on Cancer Cells and Tumor Angiogenesis

  • Jean Wilson, PhD

    Cell biology of barrier function in inflammatory bowel diseases

Research

The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Arizona is home to leaders in many areas of biomedical research. Department faculty run active research programs in modern molecular and cellular biology, which include areas of developmental biology, neuroscience, parasitology, immunology, cancer biology, and cellular structure and function. The Department strives to create a stimulating academic environment while performing cutting edge research in the biomedical sciences.

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