Amanda Burkhardt, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

An immunology researcher and educator with experience working in both basic and translational science.

Chemokines Vaccine Immunology Immunology Vaccines Cytokines

Jianming Xie, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Jianming Xie's research develops novel tools for understanding and enhancing the function of the immune system to combat cancer and HIV.

CAR-T and CAR-NK cells Cancer and HIV immunotherapy Protein and cellular engineering Immuno-oncology T cell and NK cell immunology

Edwin Kim, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology; Director, UNC Allergy and Immunology Clinic; Director, UNC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Training Program; Director, UNC Food Allergy Initiative · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Kim is a clinical professor with a special interest in food allergy and the use of immunotherapy in the treatment of food allergy.

Medical Education Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria Peanut Immunology Allergies Food allergy

Deborah Mayer, Ph.D., R.N., A.O.C.N., F.A.A.N.

Professor, Department of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Mayer's program of research focuses on the issues facing cancer survivors and improving cancer care.

Cancer Cancer Survivorship eHealth Applications Information Seeking Behavior Oncology

George Kuchel, M.D., F.R.C.P.

Professor of Medicine, Travelers Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology · University of Connecticut

Improving health and independence in older adults through multidisciplinary team science

Mobility and Frailty Voiding Issues and Urinary Incontinence Geroscience Geriatric Medicine Aging

Angela Crawley

Scientist, Chronic Disease Program · Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Chronic Disease Program

Angela Crawley's lab studies the immunopathogenesis of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) infection.

Biomedical Research Immunology Chronic Disease T-cell biology Hepatitis C Virus Infection (Hcv)

Juergen Hahn

Professor & Department Head, Biomedical Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in systems biology and process modeling and analysis with a focus on Autism diagnosis and treatment

Autism Treatment Machine Learning Process Modeling and Analysis Systems Biology Process Systems Engineering

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Bruce Verchere

Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine · Diabetes Canada

Specializes in childhood diabetes research

Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

Michael J. McClure, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BE, Vanderbilt University | Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Understanding the role of extracellular matrix and mechanical forces to regulate skeletal muscle structure, function, and innervation.

Muscle aging Cell-matrix interactions Integrin-mediated signaling Myoblast fusion Regenerative rehabilitation in skeletal muscle trauma

Paul Beringer, PharmD

Chair & Professor of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Paul Beringer is an expert in the area of cystic fibrosis pharmacotherapy.

Host Defense Peptides Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Cystic Fibrosis Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory Therapies

Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Dean, School of Dental Medicine · University of Connecticut

Dr. Sharon M. Gordon is the Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Connecticut.

Public Health Dentistry Pain Management

Gary Firestein

Director, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute · UC San Diego

Dr. Gary Firestein's research interests focuses on the pathogenesis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Biomarkers Metalloproteinase and Cytokine Gene Regulation Epigenetics Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatoid Arthritis

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration

Fulton Crews, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Fulton Crews is Director of the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies and Distinguished Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Neurobiology Brain Alcoholism Neurodegeneration Addiction

Yong (Tiger) Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Yong (Tiger) Zhang is an expert in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, protein engineering, and immunotherapy.

Nanomedicine Protein Biosynthesis Immunotherapy Drug Design and Discovery Chemical Biology

Enrique Cadenas, MD, PhD

Charles Krown/Alumni Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Enrique Cadenas researches the molecular mechanisms inherent in brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease.

Brain, Neurons, Astrocytes Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodenerative and Age-related Disorders Free Radicals Signal Transduction

Locke Bryan

Medical hematologist-oncologist · Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University

A leading medical hematologist-oncologist who also specializes in Lymphomas Immunotherapy Novel Therapeutics.

Lymphomas Immunotherapy Novel Therapeutics

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

Fred G. Weissman, PharmD, JD

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Fred Weissman is an expert in pharmacy and health care law.

Pharmacology of Drugs in Dermatologic Disorders Over-the-Counter Medications Generic Drugs Pharmacy and Medical Law Issues