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Hana Totary-Jain, PhD

Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY

Associate Professor, Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology

Assoc Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY

Academic Email : totaryjainh@usf.edu

Phone : (813) 974-6821

Office : MDC, 2170

Mailing address : 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC8, Room 2170
Tampa, FL 33612

Education

  • PhD, Pharmacology, The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel - 2005.

Research summary

  • Our research is focused on elucidating the role of non-coding RNA in vascular diseases. We are currently working on two different areas: 1) use non-coding RNA to confer tissue specificity to novel therapeutics for vascular diseases, including coronary artery stent restenosis. 2) Study the role of microRNA in infantile hemangioma

Selected Publications

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor (Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, University of South Florida 2013 - 2019)
  • Associate Research Scientist (Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University 2011 - 2013)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University 2008 - 2011)

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular, Cardiovascular Sciences, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Women & Children's Health, Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease, Biomedical Engineering & Nanomedicine.

Awards/Honors

  • Robert W. Hobson, II, MD, Early Career Investigator Award (American Heart Association (The Council of Peripheral Vascular Disease) - 2013)
  • NIH Pathway to Independence Award (NIH/NHLBI - 2011)
  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (NIH/NHLBI - 2008)
  • The Diabetes Research Centre of the Hebrew University (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - 2004)
  • Israel Ministry of Science Fellowship Award (Israel Ministry of Science - 2003)
  • Israel Ministry of Science Fellowship Award (Israel Ministry of Science - 2002)



Profile last modified on 03/02/2020