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Narasaiah Kolliputi,  PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine


Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE INTERNAL MEDICINE

Assoc Professor
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

Assoc Professor
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PEDIATRICS

Assoc Professor
COP DEPT OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE

Associate Professor
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE INTERNAL MEDICINE

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Contacts
Email: nkollipu@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-5419
Office: MDC, 4134
Mailing address University of South Florida 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
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Education
  • PhD, Biochemistry, Osmania University , Hyderabad, India - 2005.
  • MS, Biochemistry, S V University , Thirupathi, India - 1999.
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    Interdisciplinary & Emerging Signature Programs
    Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease.
     


    Selected Publications
  • Parthasarathy, PT.Cho, Y.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. An Old Molecule with a New Role: Microtubules in Inflammasome Regulation. Cell biochemistry and biophysics. (): , 2014.
  • Saco, T.Parthasarathy, PT.Cho, Y.Lockey, RF.Kolliputi, N. Inflammasome: a new trigger of Alzheimer's disease. Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 6(): 80, 2014.
  • Saco, TV.Parthasarathy, PT.Cho, Y.Lockey, RF.Kolliputi, N. Role of Epigenetics in Pulmonary Hypertension. American journal of physiology. Cell physiology. (): , 2014.
  • Fukumoto, J.Fukumoto, I.Parthasarathy, PT.Cox, R.Huynh, B.Ramanathan, GK.Venugopal, RB.Allen-Gipson, DS.Lockey, RF.Kolliputi, N. NLRP3 deletion protects from hyperoxia-induced acute lung injury. American journal of physiology. Cell physiology. 305(2): C182-9, 2013.
  • Panguluri, SK.Tur, J.Fukumoto, J.Deng, W.Sneed, KB.Kolliputi, N.Bennett, ES.Tipparaju, SM. Hyperoxia-induced hypertrophy and ion channel remodeling in left ventricle. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology. 304(12): H1651-61, 2013.
  • Lane, T.Flam, B.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. TXNIP shuttling: missing link between oxidative stress and inflammasome activation. Frontiers in physiology. 4(): 50, 2013.
  • Qazi, O.Parthasarathy, PT.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. Can microRNAs keep inflammasomes in check? Frontiers in genetics. 4(): 30, 2013.
  • Fukumoto, J.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. New hope for Nutlin-3a therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension. Frontiers in pharmacology. 4(): 87, 2013.
  • Desai, P.Tamarapu Parthasarathy, P.Galam, L.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. A new role for inflammasomes: sensing the disturbances in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Frontiers in physiology. 4(): 156, 2013.
  • Bandyopadhyay, S.Lane, T.Venugopal, R.Parthasarathy, PT.Cho, Y.Galam, L.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. MicroRNA-133a-1 regulates inflammasome activation through uncoupling protein-2. Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 439(3): 407-12, 2013.
  • Grams, D.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. Is isoprenylcysteine carboxyl methyltransferase the key to reverse ageing? Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 5(): 40, 2013.
  • Cox, RR.Phillips, O.Kolliputi, N. Putting the brakes on acute lung injury: can resolvins suppress acute lung injury? Frontiers in physiology. 3(): 445, 2012.
  • Tamarapu Parthasarathy, P.Galam, L.Huynh, B.Yunus, A.Abuelenen, T.Castillo, A.Kollongod Ramanathan, G.Cox, R.Kolliputi, N. MicroRNA 16 modulates epithelial sodium channel in human alveolar epithelial cells. Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 426(2): 203-8, 2012.
  • Aljubran, SA.Cox, R.Tamarapu Parthasarathy, P.Kollongod Ramanathan, G.Rajanbabu, V.Bao, H.Mohapatra, SM.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. Enhancer of zeste homolog 2 induces pulmonary artery smooth muscle cell proliferation. PloS one. 7(5): e37712, 2012.
  • Kolliputi, N.Galam, L.Parthasarathy, PT.Tipparaju, SM.Lockey, RF. NALP-3 inflammasome silencing attenuates ceramide-induced transepithelial permeability. Journal of cellular physiology. 227(9): 3310-6, 2012.
  • Kolliputi, N.Shaik, RS.Waxman, AB. The inflammasome mediates hyperoxia-induced alveolar cell permeability. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 184(10): 5819-26, 2010.
  • Waxman, AB.Kolliputi, N. IL-6 protects against hyperoxia-induced mitochondrial damage via Bcl-2-induced Bak interactions with mitofusins. American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 41(4): 385-96, 2009.
  • Kolliputi, N.Waxman, AB. IL-6 cytoprotection in hyperoxic acute lung injury occurs via PI3K/Akt-mediated Bax phosphorylation. American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology. 297(1): L6-16, 2009.
  • Kolliputi, N.Waxman, AB. IL-6 cytoprotection in hyperoxic acute lung injury occurs via suppressor of cytokine signaling-1-induced apoptosis signal-regulating kinase-1 degradation. American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 40(3): 314-24, 2009.
  • Steiner, MK.Syrkina, OL.Kolliputi, N.Mark, EJ.Hales, CA.Waxman, AB. Interleukin-6 overexpression induces pulmonary hypertension. Circulation research. 104(2): 236-44, 28p following 244, 2009.
  • Bhaskaran, M.Kolliputi, N.Wang, Y.Gou, D.Chintagari, NR.Liu, L. Trans-differentiation of alveolar epithelial type II cells to type I cells involves autocrine signaling by transforming growth factor beta 1 through the Smad pathway. The Journal of biological chemistry. 282(6): 3968-76, 2007.
  • Narasaiah, KV.Sashidhar, RB.Subramanyam, C. Biochemical analysis of oxidative stress in the production of aflatoxin and its precursor intermediates. Mycopathologia. 162(3): 179-89, 2006.
  • Jin, N.Kolliputi, N.Gou, D.Weng, T.Liu, L. A novel function of ionotropic gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors involving alveolar fluid homeostasis. The Journal of biological chemistry. 281(47): 36012-20, 2006.
  • Jin, N.Narasaraju, T.Kolliputi, N.Chen, J.Liu, L. Differential expression of GABAA receptor pi subunit in cultured rat alveolar epithelial cells. Cell and tissue research. 321(2): 173-83, 2005.

  • Positions Held
  • Assistant Professor (Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida 2010 - 2013)
  • Research Scientist (Pulmonary & Critical Care, Massachusetts General , Harvard Medical School 2008 - 2010)
  • Postdoc (Pulmonary & Critical Care, Massachusetts General , Harvard Medical School 2006 - 2008)
  • Postoc (Department of Physiology, Oklahoma State University 2004 - 2006)


  • Memberships
  • " American Physiological Society (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • " The American Association for the Advancement of Science (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • " Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • " American Thoracic Society (Member, 2006 - Present)


  • Awards/Honors
  • AHA Study Section member -Lung 2 (AHA - 2014)
  • VA Study Section Ad Hoc Review Member -Pulmonology (VA - 2013)
  • AHA Study Section member -Lung 2 (AHA - 2013)
  • NIH Study Section Ad Hoc Review Member -LCMI (NIH - 2013)
  • AHA Study Section member -Lung 2 (AHA - 2012)
  • AHA Study Section member -Lung 2 (AHA - 2011)
  • Young Investigator Award (Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine - 2009)
  • Best Poster Award (International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM) - 2004)


  • Lectures
  • "Invited Lecture" Emory University. GA, United States - 2011.
  • "American Physiological Society Featured Topic Session " Experimental Biology. CA, United States - 2010.
  • "American Physiological Society Featured Topic Session " Experimental Biology. CA, United States - 2008.

  • Profile last modified on 06/16/2014