Faculty

Primary Faculty

Name Position Field of Interest
emblal's picture Eric Blalock, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Expression and Pathway Analysis Advisor Stress, Sleep, Aging, Alzheimer's disease, Learning and Memory, Hippocampus
lcassis's picture Lisa A. Cassis, Ph.D. Vice President of Research, Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Co-Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Cardiovascular Research Center, MD/PhD Program Mentor Obesity, Diabetes & Cardiovascular
gch222's picture Gang Chen, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Cancer & Neuroscience
kueyc's picture Kuey Chu Chen, Ph.D. Research Associate Professor, Director of the Microarray Core Facility Gene expression in aging brain and stress
rjcrav2's picture Rolf J. Craven, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Cancer & Obesity/Diabetes
fde226's picture Florin Despa, Ph.D. Professor Type-2 diabetes, Heart Disease, Alzheimer's disease
sde246's picture Sanda Despa, Ph.D. Associate Professor Cardiovascular
hglauert's picture Howard P Glauert, Ph.D. Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Cancer
zguo2's picture Zhenheng Guo, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Cardiovascular Research Center Obesity, Diabetes & Cardiovascular
rhadley's picture Robert W. Hadley, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies for Pharmacology, Associate Director of Educational Activities Cardiovascular & Education
mwkilg0's picture Michael W Kilgore, PhD Associate Professor, MD/PhD Program Mentor Breast Cancer & Education
pwland's picture Philip W Landfield, Ph.D. Professor Neuroscience
alo243's picture Analia Loria, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Developmental Programming of adult Disease, Renin Angiotensin System, Obesity, Hypertension
jnlu222's picture Jia Luo, Ph.D. Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Alcohol-mediated neurotoxicity and tumor promotion
bni226's picture Barbara S Nikolajczyk, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Associate Director for Translational Research in Diabetes, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center, Fellow of The Obesity Society
kjpe222's picture Kevin J. Pearson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Cardiovascular Research Center Obesity, Diabetes & Cardiovascular
mtp's picture Michael T. Piascik, PhD Professor, Assistant Dean for Foundational Sciences Cardiovascular & Education
rplat2's picture Rina Plattner, Ph.D. Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Cancer
sbalfo2's picture Sara B. Police, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Associate Director for Graduate Studies for the Nutritional Sciences MS- PhD Program, Faculty Advisor NSPS Association Nutrition Education
nadap's picture Nada M Porter, Ph.D. Interim Chair for Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Associate Professor, MD/PhD Program Mentor Neuroscience & Diabetes
hswan's picture Hollie Swanson, Ph.D. Professor, Director, Women's Executive Leadership Development Program, Director, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Programs in Pharmacology and Environmental Health Sciences, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Cancer & Education
sethat2's picture Sean Eric Thatcher, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Research Title, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Cardiovascular Research Center Obesity, Diabetes & Cardiovascular
othibau's picture Olivier Thibault, Ph.D. Professor, Member of the Graduate Council, Graduate Faculty of Nutritional Sciences, President of the local Society for Neuroscience Chapter (BGSFN) Neuroscience & Diabetes
swang7's picture Shuxia Wang, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Cardiovascular Research Center Obesity associated complications, Diabetic nephropathy
nrwebb1's picture Nancy R. Webb, Ph.D. Director for Nutritional Sciences Graduate Program , Professor, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Cardiovascular Research Center Cardiovascular, Obesity & Diabetes
xya222's picture Xiuwei Yang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Cancer
fbyian2's picture Frédérique Batifoulier Yiannikouris, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Research Title, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Obesity, Diabetes & Cardiovascular
czh229's picture Changcheng Zhou, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Nutritional Sciences, Director, Center for Metabolic Disease Research cardiovascular disease, Obesity, metabolic disease

Center Affiliated Faculty

Name Position Field of Interest
amha283's picture Anika M. Hartz, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Blood-Brain Barrier Function in Health and Disease
ehe222's picture Elizabeth Head, Ph.D. Professor, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Neuroscience
chu225's picture Cai Huang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Markey Cancer Center Cancer
sle254's picture Sangderk Lee, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Pharmacology & Nutritional Sciences Hyperlipidemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Atherosclerosis, Aneurysm, Oxidized phospholipids signaling, Hepatic fat accumulation and inflammation
ali245's picture Ai-Ling Lin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Neuroimaging, fMRI, PET, Brain metabolism, Cerebral blood flow, Brain aging, Risks for Alzheimer's disease, Dietary effects on cognitive aging, Brain-gut interaction, Gut microbiome
cnorr2's picture Christopher M Norris, Ph.D. Professor, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, neuroinflammation, Ca2+ signaling
sqi223's picture Qing-Bai She, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Markey Cancer Center, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences, Toxicology and Cancer Biology Translational control of cancer progression and metastasis; drug resistance and cancer therapeutics
rete222's picture Ryan Temel, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Research Center, Graduate Faculty in Nutritional Sciences Cardiovascular, Obesity & Diabetes
ywu225's picture Yadi Wu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Markey Cancer Center Cancer
rxu222's picture Ren Xu, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Markey Cancer Center Cancer, Tumor microenvironment
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