Erythropoiesis & Hemoglobin
The molecular and cellular biological pathways involved in erythroid cell differentiation.
The Erythropoiesis and Hemoglobin program supports work on the molecular and cellular biological pathways involved in erythroid cell differentiation. This includes not only adult or definitive erythropoiesis (differentiation), but also ontological or primitive erythropoiesis (development). Specific areas of interest include: transcriptional, post-transcriptional, and translational regulation of erythroid-specific genes; mechanisms underlying normal and disordered globin gene regulation; heme biosynthesis and iron metabolism during erythropoiesis; erythroid cell membrane structure and function and the interaction of transport and receptor molecules; erythropoietin receptor signaling and its effects on gene regulation; mechanistic determinants of red blood cell survival; detection of abnormal hemoglobins; development of genetically targeted therapies for sickle cell anemia and thalassemias; and development of clinically applicable approaches for controlling fetal versus adult b-globin gene expression.
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The KUH Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 Independent Clinical Trial Required)
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25 - Independent Clinical Trial Required)
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