• RESEARCH

    An Established Leader in Cutting-edge Research

  • Joann Sweasy, PhD

    Mechanistic Insights Into the Roles of Aberrant DNA Repair

  • 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

  • Curtis Thorne, PhD

    Discovering Signals Controlling Cell Fate of Regenerative Tissues

  • LEADERS

    Training Our Next Leaders in Biomedical Research

  • Cynthia Miranti, PhD

    Targeting the Extracellular Matrix and Tumor Microenvironment

  • Yana Zavros, PhD

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

  • DISCOVERY

    A Thriving Environment for Biomedical Discovery

  • Carol Gregorio, PhD

    Cytoskeletal Proteins in Striated Muscle Health and Disease

  • Darren Cusanovich, PhD

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

  • Henk Granzier, PhD

    Studying the roles of titin and nebulin in striated muscle

  • Nathan Ellis, PhD

    Aberrant DNA Replication and Genomic Instability

  • Gus Mouneimne, PhD

    Understanding How Cytoskeletal Architecture Regulates Cancer Metastasis

  • Keith Maggert, PhD

    Understanding the Origins of Genome Instability

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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