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Kevin Staveley-O’Carroll

Research Emphasis Dr. Staveley-O’Carroll has a broad background in all phases of therapy development and implementation: leading multidisciplinary cancer-care teams, leading large National Cancer Institute and VA Grants with multiple investigators, and leading investigator-initiated clinical trials. His clinical expertise is focused on liver, pancreas, and foregut tumors, and his research and therapy-development activities center around

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Adam Schrum

Research Emphasis Our laboratory is focused on physiologic signaling networks and how they function in molecular and cellular immunity. A main goal is to increase understanding of how T cells of the immune system decide whether to destroy or tolerate healthy, infected or cancerous tissue, with an eye toward applying lessons learned to design immunotherapies.

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Yuanyuan (Rose) Li

Research Emphasis Dr. Li’s research is primarily focused on studying the interaction of epigenetic mechanisms and environmental factors such as bioactive dietary compounds in human diseases including cancer, obesity and aging utilizing transgenic mice as main animal models. Nutrition is believed to be an important environmental factor that is involved in regulation of gene expression

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Shiyou Chen

Research Emphasis: Dr. Chen has a broad research interest in vascular biology. He has been studying molecular mechanisms underlying the development of a number of vascular diseases including abdominal aortic aneurysm, atherosclerosis, hypertension, restenosis and vascular remodeling following vascular injury such as angioplasty, etc. His efforts have been largely directed to investigate vascular smooth muscle

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Susan C. McKarns

Fields of Interest Cellular and Molecular Immunology Education Ph.D., 2001, Michigan State University Research Statement T Cell Tolerance, Autoimmunity, Epigenetics, and Regulation of T Cell Differentiation The goal of our laboratory is directed towards the prevention and treatment of human autoimmune disorders, inflammatory diseases, and cancer. TGF-b is a family of secreted proteins that have

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