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Narasaiah Kolliputi,  PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine


Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE INTERNAL MEDICINE

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Contacts
Email: nkollipu@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-5419
Office: MDC, 4117
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.
  • 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.
  • Fukumoto, J.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. New hope for Nutlin-3a therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension. Frontiers in pharmacology. 4(): 87, 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.
  • 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.
  • Grams, D.Lockey, R.Kolliputi, N. Is isoprenylcysteine carboxyl methyltransferase the key to reverse ageing? Frontiers in aging neuroscience. 5(): 40, 2013.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.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 03/14/2014