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About Chieko Mineo, Ph.D.

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Dr. Chieko Mineo received both her B.S and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from University of Tokyo. She received post-doctoral training in Cell Biology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Mineo joined the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2002. She is a member of the Genetics, Development and Disease Ph.D. Program.

Mineo/Shaul lab uses a wide array of tools in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry and genetics to determine the mechanisms underlying pathogenesis of cardiovascular and metabolic disorders associated with dyslipidemia, obesity and autoimmunity.

Education:

1982: B.S., University of Tokyo - Pharmacology
1992: Ph.D., University of Tokyo - Pharmacology

Current Position and Title:

Professor, Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Cell Biology

Professional Positions and Experience:

1992-1999: Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Richard G.W. Anderson, Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center
1999-2001: Senior Research Scientist, Department of Pediatrics
2001-2002: Assistant Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
2002-2006: Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
2006-2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
2013-2020: Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
2020-Present: Professor, Department of Pediatrics
2020-Present: Professor, Department of Cell Biology

Research Interests:

Signaling by scavenger receptor BI (SR-BI), the high affinity receptor for HDL.
Signaling by C-reactive protein (CRP) and IgG receptors (Fc receptors).
Signaling by antiphospholipid (aPL) antibodies.
Vascular and metabolic functions of Scavenger Receptor BI (SR-BI).
Pathogenic roles of IgG sialylation and endothelial IgG receptors in the metabolic syndrome.
Pathogenesis of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome.

Honors and Awards:

2002-2006 American Heart Association, National Program, Scientist Development Award

Professional Activities:

Society Memberships: American Heart Association

Contact Information:

Chieko Mineo, Ph.D.
Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
Department of Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
5323 Harry Hines Blvd., K04.236
Dallas, TX 75390-9063
Tel: (214) 648-8426
FAX: (214) 648-2096
email: Chieko.Mineo@UTsouthwestern.edu