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David Umbaugh

Graduate Student - Jaeschke Lab
dumbaugh@kumc.edu

Professional Background

I am interested in leveraging single-cell transcriptomics to study liver injury and repair. By taking advantage of RNA-seq at a single hepatocyte resolution, in combination with computational approaches, we have established a robust methodology to accurately map individual hepatocytes within the liver lobule along the portal-central vein axis. This enables us to study how a particular subpopulation of hepatocytes respond to a toxicant anywhere along this zonation axis.


School of Medicine

The University of Kansas Medical Center
Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics
Mailstop 1018
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-7500