RuanCox

Ruan Cox, Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Research Assistant, College Of Medicine Molecular Medicine

Graduate Research Assistant, Molecular Medicine Department, College of Medicine, University of South Florida

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd.
MDC7; Kolliputi Lab
TAMPA, FL 33612

Academic Email: rcox@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 974-5502

Education

  • M.S., Medical Sciences/Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, 2012
  • B.S., Biology, University of Florida, 2008

Research Interests

  • Inflammation and Infectious Diseases

Memberships

  • American Physiological Society (Member, 2012 - Present)
  • American Heart Association (Member, 2012 - Present)
  • American Thoracic Society (Member, 2012 - Present)

Recent 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. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23636457
  • 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. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23071643
  • 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. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23226129
  • 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. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22662197
  • 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. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22940131

Positions Held

  • Resarch Assistant (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, University of Florida 2008 - 2009)

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)