• Yana Zavros, PhD

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

  • Brett Colson, PhD

    Deciphering the Structural Basis for Muscle Contraction at the Molecular Level

  • Joann Sweasy, PhD

    Mechanistic Insights Into the Roles of Aberrant DNA Repair

  • DISCOVERY

    A Thriving Environment for Biomedical Discovery

  • Anne Cress, PhD

    Regulation of Integrin Structure and Function in Human Cancer Cell Progression

  • Carol Gregorio, PhD

    Cytoskeletal Proteins in Striated Muscle Health and Disease

  • 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

  • LEADERS

    Training Our Next Leaders in Biomedical Research

  • Nathan Ellis, PhD

    Aberrant DNA Replication and Genomic Instability

  • Jared Churko, PhD

    Informatics to Understand Cardiovascular Development and Disease Mechanisms

  • Cynthia Miranti, PhD

    Targeting the Extracellular Matrix and Tumor Microenvironment

  • Keith Maggert, PhD

    Understanding the Origins of Genome Instability

  • Greg Rogers, PhD

    Investigating Mechanisms of Genomic Integrity

  • Donata Vercelli, MD

    Uncovering mechanisms that control susceptibility to complex lung 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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