Ohio State - Nationwide Children's Hospital - Research For Muscle Biology and Disease
 

FACULTY RESEARCH

In 2011 our Muscle Group expanded to 27 laboratories that are part of The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  These laboratories span over a wide range of Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Divisions that highlight the diversity of muscle research being performed within our respective institutions.
            

Federica Accornero, Ph.D.

Mechanisms underlying heart and skeletal muscle diseases

Maegen A. Ackermann Borzok, Ph.D.

Obscurin proteins in cardiac muscle physiology

Sharon L. Amacher, Ph.D.

Developmental biology of skeletal muscle

Christine Beattie, Ph.D.

Motorneuron diseases, motor axon outgrowth and development

Martha Belury, Ph.D., R.D.

Adipokine signaling and metabolism in skeletal muscle

Brandon Biesiadecki, Ph.D.

Myofilament regulation of muscle contraction

Arthur Burghes, Ph.D.

Motorneuron diseases and muscular atrophy

Dawn Chandler, Ph.D.

Alternative splicing in cancer and neurodegenerative disease

Jonathan Davis, Ph.D.

Skeletal and cardiac muscle contraction and relaxation

Kevin M. Flanigan, M.D.

Mechanisms and therapies of muscular dystrophies

Denis Guttridge, Ph.D.

NF-kB signaling in myogenesis and skeletal muscle disorders

Renzhi Han, Ph.D.

Membrane repair and muscular dystrophy

Scott Harper, Ph.D.

Molecular mechanisms of muscular dystrophies, RNAi therapies

Paul Janssen, Ph.D.

Myocardial relaxation and molecular mechanisms of heart failure

Brian Kaspar, Ph.D.

Translational studies in neuromuscular disorders

Stephen Kolb, M.D., Ph.D.

Mechanisms of motor neuron diseases

Paul Martin, Ph.D.

Muscular dystrophy, neuromuscular disorders, glycobiology

Jerry Mendell, M.D.

Gene therapy, clinical trials in muscular dystrophy

Federica Montanaro, Ph.D.

Muscular dystrophy, muscle regeneration, cell-based therapy

Jill Rafael-Fortney, Ph.D.

NMJ structure, muscular dystrophy and cardiomyopathy

Peter Reiser, Ph.D.

Sarcomeric proteins and contractile properties of muscle

Louise R. Rodino-Klapac, Ph.D.

Gene therapy and neuromuscular disorders

Zarife Sahenk, M.D.

Molecular mechanisms of hereditary peripheral neuropathies

Noah Weisleder, Ph.D.

Plasma membrane repair, metabolism, and calcium signaling

Mark Ziolo, Ph.D.

Nitric oxide modulation of excitation-contraction coupling