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Earl Bloch, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty IAC

Research Interests: mechanisms of complement mediated killing of gram-negative bacteria by the membrane attack complex of the complement system
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Rui Diogo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Primary: Department of Anatomy (Howard University College of Medicine)
Center Faculty

Research Interests: primate comparative anatomy & phylogeny & evolution
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Marjorie Gondré-Lewis, PhD
Associate Professor
Primary: Dept. of Anatomy (Howard University College of Medicine)
Secondary: Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: neurodevelopment; addiction; psychoaffective disorders; neuro-psychopharmacology
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Richard Frnk Gillum, MD, MS
Professor
Primary: Dept. of Internal Med. (Howard University College of Medicine)
Secondary: Dept. of Community & Family Med. (Howard University College of Medicine)
Center Faculty

Research Interests: epidemiology of cardiovascular disease
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Thomas Heinbockel, PhD
Associate Professor
Primary: Dept. of Anatomy (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty IAC

Research Interests: central nervous system disorders


Georges E. Haddad, PhD
Professor
Primary: Dept. of Physiology & Biophysics(Howard University College of Medicine)
Center Faculty

Research Interests: alcohol effects on the cardiovascular system
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Dexter L. Lee, PhD
Associate Professor
Primary: Dept. of Physiology & Biophysics(Howard University College of Medicine)
Co-Core Leader, Center Faculty, EXCO

Research Interests: influence of inflammatory mediators on kidney function during the control of blood pressure
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Kebreten Manaye, PhD
Professor & Chair
Primary: Dept. of Physiology & Biophysics(Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: neurological & neurodegenerative illness mechanism associated with brain aging
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Thomas Mellman, MD
Professor
Primary: Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Howard University College of Medicine)
Secondary: Center for Clinical & Translational Science (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty PI, CTSA

Research Interests: stress, sleep, post traumatic stress disorder, health disparities, effects of stress & sleep on cardiovascular health
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Sergei Nekhai, PhD
Professor
Primary: Dept. of Med. (Howard University College of Medicine)
Secondary: Depts. of Microbiology & Pharmacology (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: HIV-1, sickle cell disease, ebola, proteomics
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Gail L. Nunlee-Bland, MD
Professor & Division Chef
Primary: Dept. of Pediatrics (Howard University College of Medicine)
Secondary: Diabetes Treatment Center (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: Improving access to quality diabetes care
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Thomas Obisesan, MD
Professor
Primary: Dept. of Internal Med. (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: Alzheimer’s’ disease, effects of fitness adaptation memory, CVD risks on cognition & neurodegeneration
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Sohail R. Rana, MD
Professor
Primary: Dept. of Pediatrics (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: improving treatment & quality of life individuals with HIV infection, sickle cell disease & those with chronic pain
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Kimberly Richardson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Primary: Dept. of Pharmacology (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: Neuropharmacology; Neural control of motivated behaviors
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Forough Saadatmand, PhD
Assistant Professor
Primary: Dept. of Pediatrics (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: HIV/AIDS, Drug Abuse


Zaki Sherif, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Primary: Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty IAC

Research Interests: biochemical & molecular mechanisms regulating carcinogenesis & tumorigenesis
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Anne E. Sumner, MD
Senior Investigator
Primary: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIH)
Secondary: Dept. of Med. (Howard University College of Medicine); Dept. of Med. (Georgetown University Medicine Center)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: detection & prevention of obesity, diabetes & heart disease in populations of African descent


Robert E. Taylor
Professor & Chair
Primary: Dept. of Pharmacology (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty IAC

Research Interests: clinical pharmacology, medical informatics, pharmacology of alcohol
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Karl M Thompson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Primary: Dept. of Microbiology (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: bacterial genetics & bacterial pathogenesis
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Paul Wang, PhD
Professor
Primary: Dept. of Radiology (Howard University College of Medicine)
Secondary: Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: in vivo imaging using MRI, & optical fluorescent & bioluminescent imaging
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Tongxin Wang, PhD
Associate Professor
Primary: Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, College of Dentistry (Howard University) Secondary: Crest Center for Nano-materials, College of Engineering (Howard University)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: biomaterials, biomimetic materials, bio-inspired materials, biomimetic mineralization, dental composites, polymer nanocomposites, nanomedicine


Carla Williams, PhD
Associate Professor
Primary: Dept. of Clinical Sciences, Community & Family Med. (Howard University College of Medicine)
Core Faculty

Research Interests: health disparities
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