CIRWH Research Directory A-F
This list of faculty personnel summarizes the breadth of work being conducted in women's health at UTMB.
If you are interested in becoming a CIRWH fellow and would like to request a listing in this directory, please contact Abbey B. Berenson MD, PhD.
Research Interests: Understanding the role of polymorphisms (inherited DNA sequence variations) in influencing individual sensitivity to environmental exposures and response to medications; Improving the ability to estimate disease risk in human populations and to develop new modalities.
Contact: 409-772-9111; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Fetal exposure to medications used during pregnancy in two therapeutic domains namely, opiate agonists used for treatment of the opiate addict; hypoglycemic drugs used in treatment of gestational diabetes; developing new drugs for the treatment of HIV infections and antibodies for treatment of nicotine addiction during pregnancy.
Contact: 409-772-0977; email@example.com
Research Interests: Disorders of blood clotting and transfusion medicine.
Contact: 409-772-1164; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Obesity, muscle strength, health outcomes and disability among older Mexican Americans
Research Interests: Adolescent sexual health issues; eating disorders.
Contact: 409-772-2358; email@example.com
Research Interests:Dr. Barrett’s research interests are the molecular basis of pathogenesis and vaccine development focusing on tick-borne encephalitis, dengue, Japanese encephalitis, West Nile and yellow fever.
Contact: 409-772-6662; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Women's health; Human papillomavirus (HPV), birth control efficacy and side effects; physiology & sexual abuse.
Contact: 409-772-2417; email@example.com
Research Interests: Understanding the pathobiology of gynecologic tumors and the development of novel treatment modalities.
Contact: 409-772-1574; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Oxidative stress in early atherosclerosis; fetal basis of dissecting aortic aneurysm; role of the connective tissue enzyme, SSAO, in human burn wound healing
Contact: 409-772-2813; email@example.com
Research Interests: Herpes simplex; and vaccine and other preventive measures against genital infection.
Contact: 409-747-8144; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Health disparities, Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis, Cardiovascular disease, Maternal and Child Health.
Contact: 409-747-4978; email@example.com
Research Interests: The effects of maternal prepregnancy obesity and preeclampsia on long-term maternal and offspring health and obesity during pregnancy and postpartum.
Contact: 409-747-5139; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: The study of signal transduction of gut peptide hormones as it relates to breast cancer and colon cancer
Contact: 409-772-0698; email@example.com
Research Interests: Medical Complication of Pregnancy, Morning sickness.
Contact: 409-772-1571; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Women's health.
Contact: 409-747-6648; email@example.com
Research Interests: Maternal health, pregnancy outcomes, and health risk factors that influence the reproductive health of racial/ethnic minority and immigrant women in the U.S.
Contact: 409-772-8599; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: The role of fetal programming and adverse pregnancy complications in children neurodevelopmental disorders, and the role of statins in preventing pregnancy complications.
Contact: 409-747-6647; email@example.com
Research Interests: Translational or integrative research, i.e., building interfaces between and among environmental research, education, and community health.
Contact: 409-772-9133; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Neural mechanisms underlying the effects of abused drugs; Serotonin; Etiology of psychotic (e.g., schizophrenia) and affective disorders (e.g., anxiety, depression); Behavioral neuropharmacology of cocaine & (MDMA; “ecstacy”) Modulation of stimulant-induced behaviors by female sex hormones.
Research Interests: research and development of molecular assays as diagnostic, predictive, and prognostic markers for various diseases.
Contact: 409-772-4866; email@example.com
Research Interests: Biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, genomic analyses, and mechanisms of disease.
Contact: 409-747-1748; firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP); human cancers; including breast, prostate, lung and renal carcinomas; Vitamin D.
Contact: 409-772-9638; email@example.com
Research Interests: Prenatal Tdap/influenza vaccination, HPV vaccination, preventative health care, third party reproduction.
Contact: 409-747-2027; firstname.lastname@example.org