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

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Graduate Research Assistant

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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