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Collaboration Area ASU Investigators Partner Investigators Research Description
Alzheimer's Disease

Graciela Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

Richard J. Caselli, MD

The Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Core Center (ADCC) is intended to capitalize on Arizona's scientific and organizational resources in the understanding, very early detection, and tracking of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and in the discovery of disease-slowing and prevention therapies

Bioengineering

Jiping He, Ph.D.

School of Biological & Health Systems Engineering

Dean Wingerchuk, MD

Biomechanical gait analysis

Bioengineering

Kevin Bennett, Ph.D.

David Frakes, Ph.D.

School of Biological & Health Systems Engineering

Leland Hu, MD

Joseph Loftus, MD

MRI based glioma invasion detection

Bioengineering

Marco Santello, Ph.D.

Wei Zhang, Ph.D.

School of Biological & Health Systems Engineering

Anthony Smith, MD

Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery

Sensorimotor integration underlying hand control in carpal tunnel syndrome

Bioengineering

Jeffery La Belle, Ph.D.

School of Biological & Health Systems Engineering

Curtiss Cook, MD

Dharmendra Patel, MD

Touch-based tear sensor for non-invasive glucose measurement

Bioimaging

Jianming Ling, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

Marek Belohlavek, MD, Ph.D.

To elucidate the biomechanical roles of LV twisting and, particularly, those of altered untwisting, to reduced right ventricular (RV) output during acute mild and moderate RV afterload elevation

Bioimaging

Jianming Ling, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

R. Todd Hurst, MD

Chris Kendall, RDCS

Laurence J. Miller, MD

Measurement of carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) is a noninvasive tool to quantify subclinical atherosclerosis

Biomedical Informatics

Robert Greenes, Ph.D.

Douglas Fridsma, MD

Biomedical Informatics

Keith Frey, MD

Interoperable EMR Standards and E-Health exchange

Biomedical Informatics

John Black, Ph.D.

School of Computing and Informatics

Ameet Patel, MD

Radiology training

Biomedical Informatics

Jianming Liang, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

Marek Belohlavek, MD

Pattern recognition in imaging

Cancer

Josh LaBaer, MD Ph.D.

Ji Qui, Ph.D.

Center for Personalized Medicine

Rafael Fonseca, MD

Laurence Miller, MD

  • Find antigens for POEMS syndrome patients and other monoclonal diseases
  • Establish a collaboration looking for biomarkers for breast cancer
  • Develop a platform for identifying the target of a modified version of thalidomide
Cancer

Ariel Anbar, Ph.D.

Chemistry/Biochemistry

Rafael Fonseca, MD

  • Calcium isotopes in diagnosis and treatment of multiple myeloma
  • Collaboration seeks to apply new technique to the detection of bone loss and monitoring the effectiveness of treatment
Cancer

Douglas Lake, Ph.D.

School of Life Sciences

Anton Decker, MD

Laurence Miller, MD

Joseph Lustgarten, MD

Janis Blair, MD

Leif Bergsagel, MD

Early biomarkers and immunotherapy, with a particular interest in pancreatic cancer

Cancer

Yung Chang, Ph.D.

School of Life Sciences

Xiu-Bao Chang, MD

Overcoming drug resistance in breast cancer stem cells

Cancer

Paul Davies, Ph.D.

Department of Physics

Joseph Mikhael, MD

Karen Anderson, MD, Ph.D.

David Fleischer, MD

Analysis of the physical nature of cancer cells, and larger conceptual challenges in the study of cancer

Cancer

Stephen Johnston, Ph.D.

Biodesign Institute

Lawrence Miller, MD

Developing a prophylactic breast cancer vaccine

Cancer

Olga Idriss Davies, Ph.D.

Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Institute

Marion Kelley

Outline the direction of future community dialogue in understanding and addressing breast cancer and healthcare disparities within the African American population in Phoenix, Arizona

Computational Modeling

Valentin Dinu, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

Andrew Bordner, MD

Larry Miller, MD

Computational modeling of molecular docking to generate set of peptides that bind strongly to secretin receptor

Computational Modeling

Hans Mittelmann, Ph.D.

School of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences

Andrew Bordner, MD

Structure-based epitope prediction for uncharacterized Class II MHC allotypes

Dual Energy CT Applications

Thomas Boltz, Ph.D.

David Frakes, Ph.D.

School of Biological & Health Systems Engineering

William Pavlicek, MD

  • Anthropomorphic phantom construction
  • Evaluating Calcium burden
  • Quantifying beam hardening reduction with monochromatic and material basis images
Dual Energy CT Applications

William Petuskey, Ph.D.

Chemistry/Biochemistry

William Pavlicek, MD

Developing methods for fabricating crystalling sodium urates and uric acid of different densities for use as X-ray absorption standards in the detection and study of gout

Epidemiology

Matthew Scotch, Ph.D.

Maria Teresa Seville, MD

To understand how the diverse climate and terrain in Arizona has impacted the evolution of Influenza A within animals and humans

Healthcare Innovations

Usha Menon, Ph.D. RN

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Rafael Fonseca, MD

Cancer screen

HIV/AIDS

Flavio Marsiglia, Ph.D.

Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center

Edward Lew, MD

Culturally adapting and testing and evidence-based prevention intervention in partnership with a community agency called 1n10

Inflammation and Infectious Disease

Cheryl Nickerson, Ph.D.

Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

James J. Lee, Ph.D.

Initial steps toward developing ex vivo human lung tissue, which will have important applications in the disciplines of transplantation, inflammatory and infectious disease, environmental toxicology and therapeutic development

Interventional/Orthopedic Biomaterials

Brent Vernon, Ph.D.

School of Biological Health Systems Engineering

John DeBaise, MD

Investigate mucosal/buccal drug delivery in gastroparesis

Intestinal Microecology

Bruce Rittman, Ph.D.

Biodesign Institute

Rosa Brown-Krajmalnik, Ph.D.

School of Sustainable Engineering & the Built Environment

John K. DiBaise, MD

Identification of specific microorganisms associated with chronic constipation in comparison to healthy subjects and those with C-IBS

Metabolic and Vascular Biology

Lawrence Mandarino, Ph.D.

School of Life Sciences

Center for Metabolic Biology

Laurence Miller, MD

  • Improve current understanding of syndrome pathophysiology
  • Develop and validate pre-symptomatic diagnostic
Metabolic and Vascular Biology

Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Ph.D.

School of Sustainable Engineering & the Built Environment

John DiBaise, MD

To understand they dynamics linking the gut-microbiome to obesity in hopes that this will lead to an ability to manage obesity in more effective, less costly ways

Software Development

Jianming Liang, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

 

Lawrence Mandarino, Ph.D.

School of Life Sciences

Center for Metabolic Biology

Todd Hurst, MD

Chris Kendall, RDCS

Laurence J. Miller, MD

Develop a software system to support the measurement of carotid intima-media thickness