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College of Veterinary Medicine

Anatomy and Physiology

Research Areas of Expertise

Cell Signaling
  • Epithelial physiology, membrane channels and transporters
  • Cell migration and cell-to-cell contact
    • Frank Blecha
    • Jim Lillich
    • Peying Fong
    • Yongming Sang
    • Bruce Schultz
    • Masaaki Tamura
  • Endocrine physiology and function
    • Peying Fong
    • Bruce Schultz
    • Immunocytotoxicity and endocytic mechanisms of dendritic cells
      • Fernando Pierucci-Alves
      • Yongming Sang
Cell, Tissue, and Organ Development
  • Stem cell biotechnology and physiology
    • Deryl Troyer
    • Masaaki Tamura
    • Mark Weiss
  • Cancer biology and tumor development
    • Deryl Troyer       
    • Masaaki Tamura
  • Development of the inner ear
    • Daniel Marcus
    • Philine Wangemann
  • Development of the reproductive tract and reproductive functions
    • Fernando Pierucci-Alves
    • Bruce Schultz
Integrative and Systems Physiology/Pathophysiology
  • Cardiovascular and microcirculatory physiology and nitric oxide biology
    • Timothy Musch
    • David Poole
  • Oxygen transport pathway, exercise capacity, cardiovascular control and muscle function
    • Timothy Musch
    • David Poole
  • Novel vaccine technologies for animal infectious diseases
    • Frank Blecha
    • Jishu Shi
    • Yongming Sang
  • Mechanisms of intestinal ulcerations
    • Jim Lillich
Nanomedicine
  • Biological interactions with nanoparticles
    • Nancy Monteiro-Riviere
    • Deryl Troyer
    • Masaaki Tamura
Neuroscience
  • Central mechanisms of alcohol dependence and withdrawal syndromes
    • Antje Anji
    • Meena Kumari
  • Physiology of the inner ear and animal models for human deafness
    • Daniel Marcus
    • Philine Wangemann
  • Stem cells and regenerative medicine for injuries and disorders
    • Deryl Troyer
    • Masaaki Tamura
    • Mark Weiss
Pharmacology
  • Pharmacokinetics (population and physiological-based modeling)
    • Ronette Gehring
    • Butch KuKanich
    • Jim Riviere
  • Pharmacometrics and computational medicine
    • Ronette Gehring
    • Jim Riviere
  • Clinical pharmacology and comparative drug metabolism
    • Ronette Gehring
    • Butch KuKanich
  • Dermal absorption and transdermal drug delivery
    • Nancy Monteiro-Riviere
    • Jim Riviere
  • Epithelial barriers to drug movement through the body
    • Ronette Gehring
    • Nancy Monteiro-Riviere
    • Bruce Schultz
  • Pain pathways and development of analgesics and analgesic adjuvants
    • Butch KuKanich
  • Non-steriodal anti-inflammatory toxicosis
    • Jim Lillich