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TARDIS Mentors in Pediatrics

Dr. Lina Chalak

Lina Chalak, M.D., Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: Neonatal brain injury, asphyxia, hypothermia


Dr. Jyothsna Gattineni

Jyothsna Gattineni, M.D., Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology

Interests: FGF23 and its receptors, Tubular Transport


Dr. Chieko Mineo

Chieko Mineo, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Cell Biology, Division of Pulmonary & Vascular Biology

Interests: Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction, Vascular Biology and Atherosclerosis


Dr. Jessica Moreland

Jessica Moreland, M.D., Professor, and Chief
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care

Interests: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support, traumatic brain injury, granule, and vesicle exocytosis, NADPH oxidase and reactive oxygen species signaling, and neutrophil priming
Research Lab


Dr. Philip Shaul

Philip Shaul, M.D., Professor and Vice Chair of Research
Director, Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
Interim Chief, Division of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

Interests: Caveolae-lipid rafts, membrane-associated estrogen receptors, nitric oxide synthase, scavenger receptor class B-Type I (HDL receptor), and signaling by C-reactive protein
Shaul-Mineo-Umetani Lab


Dr. Dawn Wetzel

Dawn Wetzel, M.D., Ph.D. , Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry
Division of Infectious Diesease

Interests: Pediatric infectious diseases, parasitic infections, cellular and molecular pathogenesis of leishmaniasis and other parasitic infections, development of novel antiparasitics