T32 Mentors

Aging & Geriatric Research

Stephen Anton, PhD

Health promotion, preventive medicine, & healthy weight management

Stephen Anton

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Henry Baker, PhD

Functional genomics and computational biology of trauma and inflammation

Henry Baker


Scott Berceli, MD-PhD

Complex interactions between inflammatory mediators, leukocyte migration & endothelial injury, & shear stress in neointimal hyperplasia following vascular injury

Scott Berceli


Azra Bihorac, MD

The role of acute kidney injury in outcome to severe trauma and sepsis Outcome studies secondary to peri‐operative and post‐ operative management

Azra Bihorac


Scott Brakenridge, MD

Persisent inflammation, immunosuppression & catabolism & its effect on long term functional outcomes after sepsis

Scott Brakenridge, MD, FACS


Todd Brusko, PhD

Events that control T cell activation & expansion

Todd Brusko


Philip Efron, MD

Murine models of polytrauma and sepsis, effect of aging on the myelopoietic response to trauma & sepsis

Philip A. Efron, MD, FACS, FCCM, Associate Professor, Acute Care Surgery


Todd Golde, MD-PhD

Therapeutic approaches to neurodegenerative disease

Todd Golde

Emergency Medicine

Faheem Guirgis, MD

Dysfunctional high density lipoprotein & dysregulation of lipoprotein metabolism in sepsis

Faheem Guirgis


Shawn Larson, MD

Immune systems of premature infants during inflammation & infection

Dr. Shawn Larson

Aging & Geriatric Research

Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD

Effects of aging on muscle mass & sarcopenia

Christiaan Leeuwenburgh


Clayton Mathews, PhD

Genetic factors expressed at the level of the pancreatic islet that provide resistance to autoimmune diabetes

Clayton Mathews

Infectious Diseases & Immunology

Mansour Mohamadzadeh, PhD

Properties of novel adjuvants that induce the activation of mucosal dendritic cells

Mansour Mohamadzadeh


Alicia Mohr, MD

Role of chronic adrenergic stimulation following traumatic injury on bone marrow dysfunction and persistent anemia

Alicia Mohr, M.D.


Lyle Moldawer, PhD

Genomics and systems biology based approaches to severe sepsis, trauma and burns

Lyle Moldawer, PhD


Frederick Moore, MD

Multiorgan failure and PICS in severely traumatized and septic patients

Frederick Moore


David Mozingo, MD

Role of microparticles after burn injury on activation of innate immunity

David Mozingo

Pediatrics- Neonatology

Josef Neu, MD

Development & modulation of the intestinal microbiome & early nutrition & adult health

Josef Neu


Westley Reeves, MD

Role of regulatory cell populations in the regulation of innate and acquired immune responses,

Westley Reeves


Mark Segal, MD-PhD

Increased cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes, chronic kidney disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, & women who have preeclampsia

Mark Segal


Gilbert Upchurch, MD

Aortic & vascular disease

Gilbert Upchurch


Ali Zarrinpar, MD-PhD

Ischemia/reperfusion injury as source of organ damage in transplantation, myocardial infarction, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.