Regenerative Medicine Faculty

Learn more about this group by contacting Dr. Hongxiang Liu (RBC Grad Program Inquiry Form) or visiting the Regenerative Bioscience Center website.

Regenerative medicine translates biology, chemistry and physics into materials, devices, systems and a variety of therapeutic strategies which repair, replace or regenerate organs and tissues. This rapidly evolving interdisciplinary field in human and veterinary healthcare is transforming the practice of medicine, medical innovation and the production of medical devices and therapies. The purpose of this IG is to foster research and training in this rapidly developing area of veterinary and human medicine.

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Shiyou Chen
Professor Physiology & Pharmacology

Molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases including vascular remodeling, atherosclerosis, aortic aneurysm, hypertension, organ fibrosis, and asthma.

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Steve Dalton
Professor Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Stem cell biology, development of cell therapies for type 1 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Pluripotent stem cells in early development and induced pluripotent stem cells- cell reprogramming.

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Takahiro Ito
Assistant Professor Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Molecular and cellular biology of normal and malignant stem cells

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Lohitash Karumbaiah
Assistant Professor Neuroscience

Developing Translational Glycomaterials for Neural Tissue Repair and Neural Interfacing

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James D. Lauderdale
Associate Professor Cellular Biology; Neuroscience

Developmental neurobiology: molecular genetic mechanisms of vertebrate eye and forebrain development.

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Hongxiang Liu
Assistant Professor Neuroscience

Sensory organs of taste: development, maintenance, and molecular regulations using genetically modified mouse models.

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Jason Locklin
Associate Professor Chemsitry

functional polymer interfaces, biological lubrication, patterning of cellular components in 2 and 3 dimensions, patterning of glycosaminoglycans to study nerve regeneration, 3D printing of biodegradable scaffolds, antimicrobial coatings.

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Piliyur Seshadri MohanKumar
Professor Neuroscience

Neuroendocrinology Reproductive Aging, Stress Axis and Metabolic Function, Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions, Prenatal Programming and its Neuroendocrine Consequences, Neuroendocrine Effects of Exposure to Environmentally Relevant Chemicals

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Sheba M.J. MohanKumar
Associate Professor Neuroscience

Neuroendocrine immune interactions in the context of Reproduction and Stress, Prenatal Stress and programming of obesity, Environmental exposures and their impact on Stress and Reproduction, Biomarker development for various human diseases.

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Luke J. Mortensen
Assistant Professor Neuroscience

In vivo optical microscopy for bone and tissue regeneration.

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Bob Schmitz
Associate Professor Genetics

Population epigenomics and mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance

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Richard A. Steet
Associate Professor Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

We investigate the pathogenesis and treatment of lysosomal storage disorders using zebrafish models and cultured cells (including iPS-derived cell types); our approach integrates confocal microscopy, biochemistry and chemical biology.

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Steven Stice
D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor; GRA Eminent Scholar; Director Regenerative Bioscience Center Neuroscience; Toxciology

We are developing stem cell approaches to repairing bone and nerve injury in addition to use of stem cells as a tool to screen toxins and potential drug therapies.

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Maria M. Viveiros
Assistant Professor Physiology & Pharmacology; Toxciology

Mammalian germ cell and early embryonic development; meiotic chromosome segregation in oocytes; genomic instability; impact of age and environment on meiotic division

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Lianchun Wang
Associate Professor, Georgia Cancer Coalition Scholar Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Heparan sulfate proteoglycan, angiogenesis, tumorigenesis, tumor metastasis, stem cell, coagulation.

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Hang Yin
Assistant professor Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Stem cell biology, brown fat development and induction, non-coding RNA, development of novel therapies for human obesity and type 2 diabetes

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