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Since June 2006, 11 faculty have graduated from the COBRE when they obtained their own R01 or R56 grant from NIH.

Udayan Apte, Ph.D.Udayan Apte, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  "Mechanisms of Liver Regeneration After Acetaminophen-Induced Acute Liver Failure"
Funded by:  Diabetetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
COBRE Mentors:  Bryan Copple, Ph.D.,  Hartmut Jaeschke, Ph.D., and Steven Weinman, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Bryan Copple, Ph.D.Bryan Copple, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  “Role of Early Growth Response Factor-1 in Cholestatic Liver Injury”
Funded by:  Diabetetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
COBRE Mentors:  Curtis D. Klaassen, Ph.D. & Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Ph.D.

 

Wen-Xing Ding, Ph.D.Wen-Xing Ding, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  “Mechanisms Regulating Autophagy in Alcohol Induced Liver Injury”
Funded by:  Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA)
COBRE Mentors:  Hartmut Jaeschke, Ph.D.. & Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Ph.D.

 

Grace Guo, Ph.D.Grace Guo, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  “Tissue specific mechanism of FXR in suppressing bile-acid synthesis”
Funded by:  Diabetetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
COBRE Mentors:  Beth Levant, Ph.D. & Ken Peterson Ph.D.

 

Bruno Hagenbuch, Ph.D.Bruno Hagenbuch, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  “Molecular Characterization of Hepatic Organic Anion Transporting Polypeptides”
Funded by:  National Institute of General Medicine Sciences (NIGMS)
COBRE Mentors:  Glen Andrews, Ph.D. & Curtis Klaassen, Ph.D.

 

Partha Kasturi, Ph.D.Partha Kasturi, Ph.D.
R56 Title: "Role of mitochondrial protein ABCB6 in arsenic resistance"
Funded by: National Institute of Enviornmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
COBRE Mentors: Bruno Hagenbuch, Ph.D. & Ken Peterson, Ph.D.

 

Tiangang Li, Ph.D.Tiangang Li, Ph.D.
R01 Title: "The role of hepatic Sortlin 1 in diabetic dyslipidemia"
Funded by: Diabetetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Research Mentors: Wen-Xing Ding, Ph.D. & Steven Weinman, M.D., Ph.D.

 

James Luyendyk, Ph.D.James Luyendyk, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  “Mechanisms of xenobiotic-induced biliary inflammation and fibrosis”
Funded by:  National Institute of Enviornmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
COBRE Mentors:  Hartmut Jaeschke, Ph.D. & Bao-Ting Zhu, Ph.D.

 

Xiaochao Ma, Ph.D.Xiaochao Ma, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  “Mechanisms of adverse effects of anti-tuberculosis drugs”
Funded by: Diabetetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
COBRE Mentors: Grace Guo, Ph.D. & Steven Weinman, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Li Wang, Ph.D.Li Wang, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  “SHP regulation of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism"
Funded by: Diabetetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
COBRE Mentors:  Glen Andrews, Ph.D. & Curt Hagedorn, M.D.

 

Xiaobo Zhong, Ph.D.Xiaobo Zhong, Ph.D.
R01 Title:  “Control of developmental switch of Cyp3a gene expression in mouse liver”
Funded by:  National Institute of General Medicine Sciences (NIGMS)

R01 Title:  “Developmental Regulation of Drug Processing Genes”
Funded by:  National Institute of Enviornmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
COBRE Mentors:  Curtis D. Klaassen, Ph.D. & Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Ph.D.

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