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  • Erle Adrian Jr, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    The University of Texas Health Science Center 1969 - 2000
    Emeritus Faculty
    adrian@uthscsa.edu


  • Juli Bai, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pharmacology
    Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    baij@uthscsa.edu


  • Yidong Bai, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    baiy@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Adult and Pediatric Cancers, Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Animal Models, Apoptotic Pathways, Biochemistry, Bioenergetics, Cancer Biology, Cancer Rehab, Cell & Organelle Biology, Cell Models, Diabetes, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Genetics, Genomics, Host-Pathogen Interactions, Intracellular Trafficking and Communications, Liver Cancer, Metabolism, Mitochondrial Biology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology of Aging and Age Related Diseases, Mouse Models, Neurodegeneration, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neuroscience, Obesity, Oxidative Stress, Proteomics, Translational Research

    Research Areas

    Cancer, Diabetes & Kidney Health, Infectious Disease, Longevity & Aging, Neuroscience
  • Alexander Bishop, D.Phil.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
    Primary Faculty
    bishopa@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Adult and Pediatric Cancers, Aging, Animal Models, Bioinformatics, Breast Cancer, Cancer Biology, Cancer Epigenetics, Cancer Omics, DNA Mutagenesis, DNA Repair, DNA Replication, Developmental Biology, Diabetes, Epigenetics, Experimental Therapeutics, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Genetics, Genomics, Intracellular Trafficking and Communications, Metabolism, Molecular Biology, Mouse Models, Mutagenesis, Oxidative Stress, RNA Biology, Signal Transduction, Signal Transduction Pathways, Systems Biology

    Research Areas

    Cancer, Longevity & Aging
  • Ivan Cameron, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Emeritus Faculty
    cameron@uthscsa.edu


  • Melanie Carless, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
    Adjunct Faculty
    mcarless@txbiomed.org


  • Lizhen Chen, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    chenl7@uthscsa.edu


  • Yong-Hee P. Chun D.D.S., Dr. med. dent., M.S., Ph.D.

    Yong-Hee Chun, D.D.S., Dr. med. dent., M.S., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Periodontics
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    chuny@uthscsa.edu


  • Francisco Cigarroa, M.D.

    Professor and Director, Transplant Center
    Carlos and Malú Alvarez Distinguished University Chair
    Ashbel Smith Professorship in Surgery
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    cigarroa@uthscsa.edu


  • Veronica Contreras-Shannon, Ph.D.

    Professor
    St. Mary's University
    Adjunct Faculty
    vcontrerasshann2@stmarytx.edu


  • Marcel Daadi, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Southwest National Primate Research Center
    Leader of Regenerative Medicine & Aging Unit
    Adjunct Faculty
    mdaadi@txbiomed.org


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    Linda DeGraffenreid, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    University of Texas at Austin
    Adjunct Faculty



  • Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Endodontics
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    diogenes@uthscsa.edu


  • Lily Dong, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    dongq@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Aging, Biochemistry, Cell & Organelle Biology, Cell Models, Diabetes, Drug Discovery, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Intracellular Trafficking and Communications, Metabolism, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology of Aging and Age Related Diseases, Mouse Models, Obesity, Pediatrics, Signal Transduction, Signal Transduction Pathways

    Research Areas

    Diabetes & Kidney Health, Longevity & Aging
  • Carrie Elzie, Ph.D., M.A.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Professor and Deputy Chair for Educational Scholarship and Awards
    Primary Faculty
    elzie@uthscsa.edu


  • Bess Frost, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    bfrost@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Bioinformatics, Cell & Organelle Biology, Genetics & Genomics, Molecular Biology of Aging and Age Related Diseases, Neurobiology, Neurodegeneration, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neuroscience

    Research Areas

    Longevity & Aging, Neuroscience
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    Allen Garner, Ph.D. PE

    Associate Professor
    Purdue University
    Undergraduate Program Chair, School of Nuclear Engineering
    Adjunct Faculty
    algarner@purdue.edu


  • Neysa Grider-Potter, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    griderpotter@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Comparative and Functional Anatomy, EMG, MSK

  • Teja Guda, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, UTSA Director (Interim) of the Center for Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship, UTSA Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, UT Health
    Adjunct Faculty
    teja.guda@utsa.edu


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    Brian Hermann, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    Adjunct Faculty
    brian.hermann@utsa.edu


  • Noboru Hiroi, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Pharmacology
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    hiroi@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Animal Models, Autism, Cell Models, Cognition & Communication, Computational Biology, Machine Learning, Mouse Models, Neuroscience, Schizophrenia, Stem Cells, Translational Research

    Research Areas

    Neuroscience
  • Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D.

    Professor
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    Director of the Brain Health Consortium
    Adjunct Faculty
    jenny.hsieh@utsa.edu


  • Gang Huang, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    huangg1@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Adult and Pediatric Cancers, Aging, Animal Models, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Cancer Biology, Cancer Epigenetics, Cancer Omics, Cell & Organelle Biology, Drug Discovery, Epigenetics, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Genetics, Genetics & Genomics, Genomics, Immunology, Metabolism, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology of Aging and Age Related Diseases, Mouse Models, Stem Cells, Stem Cells and Development Biology, Systems Biology, Translational Research

    Research Areas

    Cancer, Longevity & Aging, Regenerative Medicine
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    Laura Johnson, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    johnsonl7@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Education & Scholarship, Medical Education

  • Linda Johnson, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Emeritus Faculty
    johnsonly@uthscsa.edu


  • Rekha Kar, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy - Clinical
    Primary Faculty
    karr@uthscsa.edu


  • Thomas S King, Ph.D.

    Professor
    UT Health San Antonio
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Adjunct Faculty
    kingt@uthscsa.edu


  • Su-Hyuk Ko, Ph.D.

    Instructor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    kosh@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Nerve Regeneration, Oxidative Stress

    Research Areas

    Neuroscience
  • Wouter Koek, Ph.D.

    Professor
    UT Health San Antonio
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Adjunct Faculty
    koek@uthscsa.edu


  • Erzsebet Kokovay, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    kokovaye@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Aging, Experimental Therapeutics, Gene Expression, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Mouse Models, Neuroscience, Stem Cells, Translational Research

    Research Areas

    Longevity & Aging, Neuroscience, Regenerative Medicine
  • Ellen Kraig, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    kraig@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Animal Models, Cell & Organelle Biology, Cell Models, Developmental Biology, Epigenetics, Experimental Therapeutics, Genetics, Genetics & Genomics, Host-Pathogen Interactions, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology of Aging and Age Related Diseases, Mouse Models, Research, Translational Research

    Research Areas

    Infectious Disease, Longevity & Aging
  • Pamela Larsen, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    larsenp@uthscsa.edu


  • Robin Leach, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Associate Director for Education, Mays Cancer Center
    Primary Faculty
    leach@uthscsa.edu


  • James Donald Lechleiter, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Director of the Optical Imaging Core
    Primary Faculty
    lechleiter@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Aging, Animal Models, Bioenergetics, Biophysics, Cell Models, Drug Discovery, Experimental Therapeutics, Metabolism, Mitochondrial Biology, Molecular Biology, Mouse Models, Nerve Regeneration, Neurodegeneration, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neuroscience, Oxidative Stress, Research, Signal Transduction, Signal Transduction Pathways, Spinal Cord Injury, TBI, Translational Research

    Research Areas

    Longevity & Aging, Neuroscience
  • Donna Lehman, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Medicine
    Population Science and Prevention Program, Mays Cancer Center, Genetics Discipline Coordinator, LSOM Undergraduate Medical Education
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    lehman@uthscsa.edu


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    Karen Lewis, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Texas State University
    Adjunct Faculty



  • Jun Liu, Ph.D.

    Instructor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    liuj8@uthscsa.edu


  • Robert Anthony Marciniak, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    UT Health San Antonio
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Adjunct Faculty
    robert.marciniak@va.gov


  • John McCarrey, Ph.D.

    Professor
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    Kleberg Distinguished University Chair in Cellular & Molecular Biology
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    john.mccarrey@utsa.edu


  • Charleen Moore, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Emeritus Faculty
    moorec@uthscsa.edu


  • Alvaro Moreira, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatrics
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    moreiraa@uthscsa.edu


  • William Morgan, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Emeritus Faculty
    morgan@uthscsa.edu


  • Mary Pat Moyer, Ph.D., CTBS, NAE

    Professor
    Department of Surgery
    INCELL Corporation LLC - Founder, CEO and Chief Science Officer
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    mpmoyer@incell.com


  • Haley L. Nation, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    nation@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Anatomical Variation, Comparative and Functional Anatomy, Education & Scholarship

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    Christopher Navara, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    Adjunct Faculty
    christopher.navara@utsa.edu


  • Sue Naylor, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Emeritus Faculty
    naylor@uthscsa.edu


  • Luke Norton, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Medicine
    Joint Appointed Faculty
    nortonl@uthscsa.edu


  • Annette Occhialini, M.D., FACS

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    occhialini@uthscsa.edu


  • Babatunde Oyajobi, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
    Primary Faculty
    oyajobi@uthscsa.edu


  • Susan Padlecki

    Susan Padalecki, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Urology and Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Associate Director for Research Administration, Mays Cancer Center
    Joint Appointed Faculty
    southwell@uthscsa.edu


  • Jacob Park, D.D.S.

    Clinical Professor
    Department of Comprehensive Dentistry
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    parkj@uthscsa.edu


  • Luiz Penalva, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    penalva@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Adult and Pediatric Cancers, Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cancer Omics, Cell Models, Experimental Therapeutics, Gene Expression, Genomics, Metabolism, Molecular Biology, RNA Biology, Stem Cells, Structural Biology, Systems Biology, Translational Research

    Research Areas

    Cancer
  • Olivia Pereira-Smith, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Emeritus Faculty
    smitho@uthscsa.edu


  • Alexander Pertsemlidis

    Alexander Pertsemlidis, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Pediatrics
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    pertsemlidis@uthscsa.edu


  • Ron Philo, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    UT Health San Antonio
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Adjunct Faculty
    philo@uthscsa.edu


  • Omid B. Rahimi, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    UT Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Primary Faculty
    rahimi@uthscsa.edu


  • Qitao Ran, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    ran@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, Mitochondrial Biology, Mouse Models, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Oxidative Stress

    Research Areas

    Neuroscience
  • Hai Rao, Ph.D.

    Professor and Chair
    Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
    Adjunct Faculty
    raoh@uthscsa.edu


  • Manjeet Rao, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    raom@uthscsa.edu


  • Vivienne Rebel,

    Associate Professor
    bioAffinity Technologies
    Chief Medical & Science Officer
    Adjunct Faculty
    rebel@uthscsa.edu


  • Russel Reiter, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    reiter@uthscsa.edu


  • Karl Rodriguez, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    VectorBuilder Inc.
    Adjunct Faculty
    rodriguezk@uthscsa.edu


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    Linda Roman, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Keck Medicine of USC
    Gynecologic Medical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Medical Oncology
    Adjunct Faculty



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    Corinna Ross, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Texas Biomedical Research Institute
    Associate Director of Research, Southwest National Primate Research Center
    Adjunct Faculty
    cross@txbiomed.org


  • Jiyoon Ryu, Ph.D

    Instructor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    ryuj@uthscsa.edu


  • Alan Y Sakaguchi, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    sakaguchi@uthscsa.edu


  • Naomi Sayre, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurosurgery
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    sayre@uthscsa.edu


  • Ramaswamy Sharma, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    sharmar3@uthscsa.edu


  • Craig Sisson, M.D.

    Professor
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    sisson@uthscsa.edu


  • Randy Strong, Ph.D.

    Director, NIA Aging Interventions Testing Center
    Co-Director NIA Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Biology of Aging
    Associate Director for Translational Research, Barshop Institute
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    strong@uthscsa.edu


  • Panneerdoss Subbarayalu, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    subbarayalu@uthscsa.edu


  • Pinpin Sui, Ph.D.

    Instructor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    suip@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Bioinformatics, Cancer Epigenetics, Cancer Omics, Epigenetics, Genetics & Genomics, Stem Cells

    Research Areas

    Cancer
  • LuZhe Sun, Ph.D.

    Professor and Dielmann Chair in Oncology
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Associate Director for Basic Research, Mays Cancer Center
    Primary Faculty
    sunl@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Cancer Biology, Cell & Organelle Biology, Genetics & Genomics, Molecular Biology of Aging and Age Related Diseases

  • Ratna Vadlamudi, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Vice Chair for Research
    Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Cross Appointed Faculty
    vadlamudi@uthscsa.edu


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    Christopher Valdez, Ph.D.

    Manager, Research Operations
    Dean Medical School
    UT Health San Antonio
    Adjunct Faculty
    valdezc10@uthscsa.edu


  • Kristine Vogel, B.A., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    vogelk@uthscsa.edu


  • Christi Walter, Ph.D.

    Professor & Chair
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    walter@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Aging, Cancer Biology, Cancer Omics, DNA Mutagenesis, DNA Repair, DNA Repair & Mutagenesis, Experimental Therapeutics, Genetics & Genomics, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology of Aging and Age Related Diseases, Mouse Models, Mutagenesis, Proteomics, Stem Cells

    Research Areas

    Cancer, Longevity & Aging
  • Exing Wang, Ph.D.

    Associate Director, Optical Imaging Core Facility
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    wange3@uthscsa.edu


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    Heuy-Ching Wang, Ph.D.

    Director, Combat Casualty Care & Operational Medicine
    Navy Medical Research Unit at San Antonio
    Adjunct Faculty
    heuy-ching.h.wang.civ@mail.mil


  • Pei Wang, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    wangp3@uthscsa.edu


  • Lora Watts, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Chair of Clinical and Applied Science Education
    Adjunct Faculty
    lwatts@uiwtx.edu


  • Vick Williams, Ph.D.

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Emeritus Faculty
    williamsv@uthscsa.edu


  • Kenneth Yamada, M.D., Ph.D.

    NIH Distinguished Investigator Cell Biology Section
    National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research
    Adjunct Faculty
    kenneth.yamada@nih.gov


  • Feng-Chun Yang, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor (with Tenure), The A.B. Alexander Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research Mays Cancer Center
    Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    yangf1@uthscsa.edu


  • Habil Zare, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    zare@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Alzheimer's Disease, Cancer Biology, Computational Biology, Genetics & Genomics, Neurobiology, Neurodegeneration

    Research Areas

    Cancer, Neuroscience
  • Peng Zhang, Ph.D

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
    Primary Faculty
    zhangp1@uthscsa.edu

    Research Topics

    Animal Models, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Cancer Biology, Cancer Epigenetics, Epigenetics, Experimental Therapeutics, Gene Expression, Gene Regulation, Genetics, Genomics, Molecular Biology, Mouse Models, Stem Cells, Translational Research

    Research Areas

    Cancer