Ashrafi, Kaveh
Atabai, Kamran
Black, Brian L
Blanc, Paul D
Botvinick, Elias H
Boushey, Homer A
Broaddus, V Courtney
Brodsky, Frances M
Brown, James K
Bruneau, Benoit G
Caughey, George H
Chapman, Harold A
Charo, Israel F
Chawla, Ajay
Chuang, Pao-Tien
Clyman, Ronald I
Conklin, Bruce R
Conte, Michael S
Coughlin, Shaun R
DAngelo, Maximillano
Degrado, William F
Deo, Rahul C
Derynck, Rik M
Dobbs, Leland G
Eisner, Mark D
Engel, Joanne N
Erle, David J
Fahy, John Vincent
Farese, Robert V
Fineman, Jeffrey R
Ganz, Peter
Gardner, David G
Gartner, Zev Jordan
Glantz, Stanton A
Gold, Warren M
Gropper, Michael
Grossman, William
Gruenert, Dieter C
Hart, Daniel O
Hata, Akiko
Hawgood, Samuel
Hoffman, Julien I
Huang, Guo
Ingraham, Holly A
Jan, Lily Y
Julius, David J
Jura, Natalia Z
Kan, Yuet W
Kane, John P
Karliner, Joel S
Kornberg, Thomas B
Kurtz, Theodore W
Kwok, Pui-Yan
Lazarus, Stephen C
Lee, Randall J
Lim, Wendell A
Mahley, Robert W
Malloy, Mary J.
Mann, Michael J
Matthay, Michael A
Mcdonald, Donald M
Mikawa, Takashi
Minor, Daniel L
Mostov, Keith E
Oishi, Peter E
Olgin, Jeffrey E
Pearce, David
Redberg, Rita F
Reiter, Jeremy F.
Rock, Jason R.
Rowitch, David H
Scheinman, Melvin M
Schiller, Nelson B
Shaw, Robin M.
Sheppard, Dean
Shokat, Kevan M
Shu, Xiaokun
Simpson, Paul C
Springer, Matthew L
Srivastava, Deepak
Teitel, David F
Von Zastrow, Mark E
Wang, Rong
Wang, Biao
Weiner, Orion D
Weiss, Arthur
Weiss, Ethan J
Werb, Zena
Woodruff, Prescott G
Xu, Allison Wanting
Yeghiazarians, Yerem
Young, William L
Zovein, Ann C

CVRI Scientists

Ajay Chawla, M.D., Ph.D
Associate Professor

Research Interests:
Immune determinants of metabolism and regeneration; Nuclear receptor signaling in innate immune cells

Summary:
Across species, the aberrant activation of the innate immune system has been linked to pathogenesis of metabolic, inflammatory and degenerative diseases. However, the molecular pathways by which innate immune cells coordinate these diverse programs remain poorly understood. Our laboratory aims to elucidate the regulatory role of nuclear receptors and co-activator proteins in innate immune activation, and the importance of these pathways in paradigms of health and disease, such as obesity, diabetes, cancer and tissue regeneration.

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