Umapathy Siddaramappa

Other Faculty

Umapathy Siddaramappa

Other Faculty

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Hematology and Oncology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine

  • (706) 723-4338
  • (706) 721-9799
  • EF 209C


  • MSC, Statistics, Other Augusta University, 2017

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, General Bangalore University, 1998

  • MS, Biochemistry Univ of Mysore, 1991

  • BS, Physics, General Univ of Mysore, 1989

Teaching Interests

Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction ( RT-PCR), Electrophoretic mobility shift assay (EMSA), Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP)


Selected Recent Publications

  • Impaired pulmonary endothelial barrier function in sickle cell mice., 2017
  • Mini-review: Novel therapeutic strategies to blunt actions of pneumolysin in the lungs, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Induction of cystine-glutamate transporter Xc- by human immunodeficiency virus type 1 transactivator protein Tat in retinal pigment epithelium, 2004
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Purinergic signaling in acute lung injury/ARDS Role of lung endothelium in the parthenogenesis of sickle cell disease Beta-NAD mediated protection against acute chest syndrome Role of membrane transport system in lung inflammation