• RESEARCH

    An Established Leader in Cutting-edge Research

  • Carol Gregorio, PhD

    Cytoskeletal Proteins in Striated Muscle Health and Disease

  • Brett Colson, PhD

    Deciphering the Structural Basis for Muscle Contraction at the Molecular Level

  • Jean Wilson, PhD

    Cell biology of barrier function in inflammatory bowel diseases

  • Joann Sweasy, PhD

    Mechanistic Insights Into the Roles of Aberrant DNA Repair

  • Cynthia Miranti, PhD

    Targeting the Extracellular Matrix and Tumor Microenvironment

  • Greg Rogers, PhD

    Investigating Mechanisms of Genomic Integrity

  • Samantha Harris, PhD

    Understanding Myosin Binding Protein-C in Health and Disease

  • Noel Warfel, PhD

    Modeling the Effects of Hypoxia on Cancer Cells and Tumor Angiogenesis

  • Keith Maggert, PhD

    Understanding the Origins of Genome Instability

  • Julie Ledford, PhD

    Immunological Roles of Endogenous Lung Proteins

  • Gus Mouneimne, PhD

    Understanding How Cytoskeletal Architecture Regulates Cancer Metastasis

  • LEADERS

    Training Our Next Leaders in Biomedical Research

  • Yana Zavros, PhD

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

  • Darren Cusanovich, PhD

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

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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