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Ruan Cox, Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate Research Assistant, Molecular Medicine Department, College of Medicine

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Email: rcox@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-5502
Office: MDC, 4145
Mailing address 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd. MDC7; Kolliputi Lab
TAMPA, FL 33612
  • M.S., Medical Sciences/Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, USA - 2012.
  • B.S., Biology, University of Florida, USA - 2008.
    Research Summary

    Inflammation and Infectious Diseases


    Lab Link:  https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCkQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fhsccf.hsc.usf.edu%2Fresearchdirectory%2Fdirectorysearch%2Fsearch_profile.cfm%3Fperson_id%3D2835727&ei=PuSGT4C3AsGy8AG1wO2gCA&usg=AFQjCNH2tYgk_LcBl13oMn2tsK4NzQdLnw

    Selected Publications
  • 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.
  • Jalali S, Ramanathan GK, Parthasarathy PT, Aljubran S, Galam L, Yunus A, Garcia S, Cox RR, Lockey RF, Kolliputi N. Mir-206 regulates pulmonary artery smooth muscle cell proliferation and differentiation. PloS one. 7(10) : e46808, 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.
  • 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.

  • Positions Held
  • Resarch Assistant (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, University of Florida 2008 - 2009)

  • Memberships
  • American Physiological Society (Member, 2012 - Present)
  • American Heart Association (Member, 2012 - Present)
  • American Thoracic Society (Member, 2012 - Present)

  • Awards/Honors
  • Minority Trainee Travel Award (The American Thoracic Society - 2012)
  • NAI Conference Fellowship Award (National Academy of Inventors - 2012)
  • World Allergy Congress Oral Presentation (World Allergy Organization - 2011)
  • Outstanding Poster Award (Signature Interdisciplinary Program in Allergy Immunology and Infectious Diseases Symposium - 2011)
  • McNight Doctoral Fellow (University of South Florida - 2009)

  • Profile last modified on 02/25/2014