Joint Faculty

Contact Information

Research and Professional Interests

Edward K.L. Chan Edward K. Chan, Ph.D.
Professor
Oral Biology
(352) 273-8849
echan@ufl.edu
  • Autoantibodies
  • GW Bodies
  • Oral Cancer
  • Rods & Rings
Christopher Cogle, Ph.D Christopher Cogle, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Hematology/Oncology
(352) 273-7493
christopher.cogle@medicine.ufl.edu
  • Human hematopoietic stem cells
  • Cancer initiating cells
Martin Cohn Martin Cohn, Ph.D.
Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
(352) 273-8099
mjcohn@ufl.edu
  • Molecular development of vertebrate external genitalia
  • Evolution of vertebrate limb development
  • Developmental genetic mechanisms of vertebrate skeleton evolution.
Sarah Glover, DO
Assistant Professor
Medicine
(352) 273-9400
sarah.glover@medicine.ufl.edu
  • Inflammatory and allergic gastrointestinal disorders
  • Role of food and environmental allergies in chronic abdominal pain and inflammatory bowel disease.
Coy Heldermon, MD, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Hematology/Oncology
(352) 273-8008
coy.heldermon@medicine.ufl.edu
  • Gene therapy and stem cell therapy for patients with inherited diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
Shannon Holliday, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Orthodontics
(352) 392-3449
holl@ufl.edu
  • Activation of osteoclastic bone resorption
  • Structure, transport, and function of vacuolar H+ ATPase
  • Cytoskeletal dynamics in osteoclasts
  • MicroRNAs and RNA interference in dental physiology and pathophysiology
Sergei Kusmartsev Sergei Kusmartsev, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Urology
(352) 273-8235
s.kusmartsev@urology.ufl.edu
  • Mechanisms of cancer-related inflammation and immune suppression in cancer patients with focus on tumor microenvironment
  • Design of novel immune-based based approaches for treatment of urologic cancers
Christian Leeuwenburgh Christian Leeuwenburgh, Ph.D.
Professor and Chief
Aging & Geriatric Research
(352) 273-5735
cleeuwen@ufl.edu
  • Aging and mitochondrial biology
  • Finding interventions that prevent the mitochondria from becoming dysfunctional
W. Stratford May, Jr., M.D., Ph.D W. Stratford May, Jr., MD, Ph.D.
Henry E. Innes Professor of Research
Hematology/Oncology
(352) 273-7832
smay@ufl.edu
  • Regulation of apoptosis by Bcl2 and other anti- or pro-apoptotic factors
LNotterpek Lucia Notterpek, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Neuroscience
(352) 294-0030
notterpek@ufl.edu
  • Development of effective therapies for demyelinating disorders of the nervous system, such as hereditary neuropathies and multiple sclerosis
David N Reisman David N. Reisman, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Hematology/Oncology
(352) 273-6000
dnreisman@ufl.edu
  • Mechanism of BRG1 and BRM loss in cancer and how to restore the expression of these tumor suppressor proteins using small molecule inhibitors
  • Clinical effort on the treatment of lung cancer and BAC
George Sarosi, MD
Associate Professor and Robert H. Hux Professor
Surgery
(352) 376-1611, ext. 6078
george.sarosi@surgery.ufl.edu
  • Laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Role of bile salts in malignant progression in Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Bile-salt-evoked growth signaling in Barrett’s Esophagus
MSegal Mark Segal, MD
Associate Professor and Division Chief
Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation
(352) 273-8821
segalms@ufl.edu
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Mechanisms of the increased cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes, chronic kidney disease, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and women who have preeclampsia or preterm delivery
Shinichi Someya, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Aging & Geriatric Research
(352) 294-5167
someya@ufl.edu
  • How cochlear hair cells, spiral ganglion neurons, and/or stria vascularis cells are continually lost throughout life
  • Molecular basis of hearing loss as well as hearing function under normal/healthy conditions
Robert Vander Griend Robert Vander Griend, MD
Associate Professor and Division Chief
Orthopaedics
(352) 392-4251
vandera@ortho.ufl.edu
  • Adult & pediatric foot and ankle problems
  • Medical student and resident education
  • Clinical anatomy
Jill Verlander-Reed, DVM
Associate Scientist and Director
Nephrology
(352) 846-0820
verlaj@medicine.ufl.edu
  • Regulation of acid-base and electrolyte excretion by specific renal epithelial cells in the mammalian kidney
Stephanie Wohlgemuth, PhD. UF/IFAS Photo. 2011. Stephanie Wohlgemuth, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Animal Sciences, IFAS
(352) 392-7563
steffiw@ufl.edu
  • Effect of aging, cellular stressors and specific signaling molecules such as hydrogen sulfide on mechanisms of cellular maintenance and bioenergetics, with specific interest in heart and skeletal muscle.