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Basic Medical Sciences Faculty

Name Affiliation Research Interests
Trent Anderson, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Cellular and Developmental Biology, Comparative Anatomy and Evolution, Medical Education, Neuroscience, Pharmacology
Yoganand Balagurunathan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
ASU Computational Biology
Paul E. Boehmer, PhD
Chair and Professor
BMS DNA Metabolism, Human and Molecular Genetics, Virology
Dawn K. Coletta, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
ASU Metabolic and Vascular Biology
Mandi Conway, PhD
Professor
Optical Sciences Ophthalmology
Heather Cunliffe, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
TGen Cancer Pathobiology, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Endocrinology, Gene Expression Regulation, Human and Molecular Genetics
Valentin Dinu, PhD
Assistant Professor
ASU Biomedical Informatics
Deveroux Ferguson, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Depression, Addiction, Mood disorders, Epigenetics, Molecular genetics, and Gene Expression Regulation
Rebecca Fisher, PhD
Associate Professor
BMS Comparative Anatomy and Evolution, Medical Education
Stuart D. Flynn, MD
Dean and Professor
CoM-Phoenix Hematopathology, Endocrinology, Cancer Pathobiology, Cardiac Patholobiology and stem cell transplantation, Melanoma, Molecular Biology, Cancer Epidemiology, Medical Education
Amelia Gallitano, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
BMS Behavioral Disorders, Gene Expression Regulation, Health Psychology, Human and Molecular Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology
Rayna J. Gonzales, PhD
Associate Professor
BMS Cardiovascular Physiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology
Jian Gu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Center for ANB-M Nanobiotechnology
Kurt Gustin, PhD
Associate Professor
BMS Cellular and Developmental Biology, Immunology
Taben M. Hale, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Cardiovascular Physiology, Pharmacology
Ronald P. Hammer, Jr., PhD
Professor
BMS Behavioral Disorders, Gene Expression Regulation, Neuroscience, Pharmacology
Haiyong Han, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
TGen Cancer treatment therapeutics
Robert J. Handa, PhD
Professor
BMS Behavioral Disorders, Cancer Pathobiology, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Endocrinology, Gene Expression Regulation, Pharmacology
Karen Taraszka Hastings, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
BMS Cancer immunology, Autoimmunity, Dermatology
Mark R. Haussler, PhD
Regents Professor
BMS Bone Diseases, Cancer Pathobiology, Endocrinology, Gene Expression Regulation, Medical Education
Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Mucosal Infection, Innate Immunity and Host Defense; Reproductive Immunology; Mucosal Vaccinology; Microbiome
Cheryl Hill, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Craniofacial Growth and Development, Anatomy
Jui-Cheng Hsieh, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Bone Diseases, Endocrinology, Gene Expression Regulation, Human and Molecular Genetics
Peter W. Jurutka, PhD
Associate Professor
ASU Bone Diseases, Cancer Pathobiology, Endocrinology, Gene Expression Regulation, Pharmacology
Suwon Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Cancer Pathobiology, Human and Molecular Genetics
Kenro Kusumi, PhD
Professor
ASU Bone Diseases, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Human and Molecular Genetics
Douglas Lake, PhD
Associate Professor
ASU Cancer Pathobiology, Immunology
Ella Nikulina, PhD
Associate Professor
BMS Behavioral Disorders, Neuroscience, Pharmacology
Salvatore Oddo, PhD
Associate Professor
BMS Alzheimer’s disease, Learning and Memory, Brain aging, Frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Genetically-modified animal model, Cell signaling
Gholam Peyman, PhD
Professor
Optical Sciences Ophthalmology
Shenfeng Qiu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Neurobiology of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders, autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and Schizophrenia
Aparna Ranganathan Sertil, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Hypoxia, Therapy Resistance in Cancer
Joan Shapiro, PhD
Professor, Associate Dean for Research
BMS Neurooncology
Shalini Sharma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
BMS Regulation of Pre-mRNA Splicing, Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Paul Standley, PhD
Professor
BMS Cardiovascular Physiology, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Endocrinology, Gene Expression Regulation
Cynthia A. Standley, PhD
Professor
BMS Cardiovascular Physiology, Neuroscience
Nhan L. Tran, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
TGen Cancer and Cell Biology
Kendall Van Keuren-Jensen, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
TGen Neurodegenerative diseases, particularly ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease
G. Kerr Whitfield, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Bone Diseases, Endocrinology, Human and Molecular Genetics
Jie Wu, MD, PhD
Research Professor
BNI Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (nAChR) Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathophysiology, Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Epilepsy, Cellular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration and ATP-sensitive potassium channels
Shawn Zack, PhD
Assistant Professor
BMS Anatomy
Frederic Zenhausern, PhD, MBA
Professor, Center Director
Center for ANB-M Nanobiotechnology