• Casey Romanoski, PhD

    Systems Genetics Approaches to Identify Mechanisms of Complex Diseases

  • Cynthia Miranti, PhD

    Targeting the Extracellular Matrix and Tumor Microenvironment

  • DISCOVERY

    A Thriving Environment for Biomedical Discovery

  • Jared Churko, PhD

    Informatics to Understand Cardiovascular Development and Disease Mechanisms

  • Henk Granzier, PhD

    Studying the roles of titin and nebulin in striated muscle

  • RESEARCH

    An Established Leader in Cutting-edge Research

  • Joann Sweasy, PhD

    Mechanistic Insights Into the Roles of Aberrant DNA Repair

  • Curtis Thorne, PhD

    Discovering Signals Controlling Cell Fate of Regenerative Tissues

  • Yana Zavros, PhD

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

  • LEADERS

    Training Our Next Leaders in Biomedical Research

  • Brett Colson, PhD

    Deciphering the Structural Basis for Muscle Contraction at the Molecular Level

  • Greg Rogers, PhD

    Investigating Mechanisms of Genomic Integrity

  • Gus Mouneimne, PhD

    Understanding How Cytoskeletal Architecture Regulates Cancer Metastasis

  • Julie Ledford, PhD

    Immunological Roles of Endogenous Lung Proteins

  • Nathan Ellis, PhD

    Aberrant DNA Replication and Genomic 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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