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Faculty Spotlight

The following list is not an exhaustive list of faculty at the IUSM; it is however a sampling of faculty making headlines in the news and other publications.


Simon J. Conway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology Research Interests include: Pathogenesis of conotruncal and valvular heart defects.

Rajesh Khanna, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology Research Interests include: Identification and Characterization of the Quality Control and Trafficking Interactomes of Neuronal Ion Channels: Implications for Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Ahmad Safa, Ph.D.

H. H. Gregg Professor of Cancer Research, Pharmacology & Toxicology Research Interests include: molecular and biochemical mechanisms of intrinsic and acquired resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs and apoptosis in cancer cells.

William J. Sullivan Jr., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology Research Interests include: Epigenetics and the regulation of gene expression in protozoan parasites.

Clark Wells, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Research Interests include: Intracellular signaling that leads to the loss of apical connections between epithelial cells during development and that are co-opted during metastatic progression of breast cancer.

Zhong-Yin Zhang, Ph.D.

Robert A. Harris Professor and Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Research Interests include: Chemical biology, signaling mediated by tyrosine dephosphorylation, targeting protein tyrosine phosphatases for the treatment of cancer, diabetes/obesity, autoimmune disorders, and infectious diseases.

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