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Gene Ness, Ph.D.

Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine

Associate Member, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Research Institute

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Contacts
Email: gness@health.usf.edu
Mailing address 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC 7
Tampa, FL 33612
 
Education
  • PHD, Biochemistry, University Of North Dakota, Grand Forks, United States - 1971.
  • B.S. , Chemistry, Bemidji State University, USA - 1966.
 
Interdisciplinary & Emerging Signature Programs
Cardiovascular.
 


Selected Publications

Positions Held
  • Professor (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 1986 - 2006)
  • Member (Institute for Biomolecular Science, University of South Florida 1986 - 2002)
  • Associate Professor (Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 1980 - 1986)
  • Assistant Professor (Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 1974 - 1980)

Memberships
  • Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (Member, 2007 - Present)
  • American Heart Association (Member, 2007 - Present)
  • American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Member, 2007 - Present)


Awards/Honors
  • Mentor, Outstanding Dissertation Prize Winning Student ( - 1999)
  • Professorial Excellence Award ( - 1997)
  • Bronze Service Award (American Heart Association - Florida Affiliate - 1992)
  • Outstanding Scientist Medal (Florida Academy of Sciences - 1988)



Lectures
  • "What is next in Lowering Cholesterol and Reducing the Risk of a Cardiovascular Event?" Panel Discussion Leader, Second Annual Cardiovascular Signature Program Research Symposium, Advances in the Management of Cardiovascular Disease, USF. FL, United States - 2008.
  • "Statins and Beyond: Strategies for Improving Cardiovascular Health" Cardiovascular Signature Research Program Seminar Series, USF. FL, United States - 2007.
  • "Physiological Regulation of Hepatic HMG-CoA Reductase by Insulin and Thyroid Hormone" Second Annual Faculty Research Symposium, Department of Molecular Medicine, USF. FL, United States - 2007.
  • "Insulin and Thyroid Hormone Stimulate Transcription of Hepatic 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl Coenzyme A Reductase" First Annual Cardiovascular Signature Program Research Symposium, USF. FL, United States - 2007.
  • "Physiological Regulation of Hepatic HMG-CoA Reductase" Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of North Dakota. ND, United States - 2006.
  • "Analysis of the Hepatic HMG-CoA Reductase Promoter" First Annual Faculty Research Symposium, Department of Molecular Medicine, USF. FL, United States - 2006.
  • "New Lipid Guidelines and Cardiovascular Health" Deans Lecture, School of Medicine, University of North Dakota. ND, United States - 2006.

Profile last modified on 03/19/2012