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

Education

  • 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

Awards & Honors

  • Recipient of Teaching Scholars Fellowship Program 2012

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)

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Downregulation of Cytoskeletal Protein Kazrin in Lung Endothelial Cells of Preclinical Sickle Cell Disease Mouse Model - Essential Role of Endothelial Barrier Function, 2019
    Conference Proceeding
  • Impaired pulmonary endothelial barrier function in sickle cell mice., 2017
    Other
  • 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

University Service

  • Pulmonary Medicine Monthly Lecture Series 2007 - Present

Professional Service

  • Experimental Biology and Medicine (FASEB Journal) 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Frontiers in Physiology 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Frontiers in Physiology-Oxidant Physiology Editorial Board 2017 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research Editorial Board 2017 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • MDPI Journals (toxins, Pharmaceuticals, molecular pathology, diagnostics, and therapeutics) 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • NIH Sponsored Summer Biomedical Research Program for High School Students 2017 - 2017

    Role: Mentor
  • STAR Students Program 2015 - 2015

    Role: Mentor