The Neuropathology research interests in the Pathology department cover a wide range of topics, spanning prion disorders, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, ALS, autism, and Fragile X with an emphasis on understanding the mechanism(s) underlying these diseases through cell and transgenic models with the goal providing novel therapeutic and diagnostic strategies.
Primary Faculty:Shu Chen
Secondary and Adjnuct Faculty:George Perry
The Immunology research interests in the Pathology department cover a wide range of Immunology-related topics, spanning from basic research in areas such as innate immunity, T cell activation, tolerance, antigen processing and presentation, MHC function, complement, antibody structure and function, and mucosal immunity to research in clinically relevant models of infectious diseases, vaccine development, immunodeficiency, immunopathology, transplantation and autoimmunity.
Primary Faculty:Derek Abbott
T. Sam Xiao
Secondary and Adjunct Faculty:Donald Anthony, Jr.
W. Henry Boom
Neal S. Rote
Faculty Trainers:George Dubyak
The Cancer research interests in the Pathology department involve the diagnosis, progression and treatment of experimental and human cancer. Particular focuses include the many facets of cancer biology, including cancer pathology, cancer genetics, cell signaling, control of cell growth, tumor apoptosis, cancer pharmacology, cancer therapeutics, stem cell biology, cancer imaging, tumor immunology and cancer drug development.
Other research interests in the Pathology department involve advance research in experimental Pathology and the molecular and cellular basis of disease. Particular focuses include the many facets of experimental pathology, including tissue injury and healing, necrosis, biomaterials biocompatibility, aging, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Primary Faculty:James Anderson
Secondary and Adjunct Faculty:Edward M. Greenfield
Faculty Trainers:Radhika Atit
Paul L. Fox
Roy L. Silverstein
Witold K. Surewicz