Pathology Graduate Training Program
Cellular and Molecular Pathology (CMP) -
Current Graduate Students

Name: Amin Afrazi
Email: ama19@pitt.edu
Lab Phone:
Mentor Name:Dr. David J Hackam

Undergraduate Education:
Undergraduate Degree: Molecular Biology (Biochemistry track), BS
Undergraduate Institution: : University of Pittsburgh

Research Project Information

Publications / Achievements

Publications

Tomiyama K, Ikeda A, Ueki S, Nakao A, Stolz DB, Koike Y, Afrazi A, Gandhi C, Tokita D, Geller D, Murase N.OF KUPFFER CELL-MEDIATED EARLY PROINFLAMMATORY RESPONSE WITH CARBON MONOXIDE IN TRANSPLANT-INDUCED HEPATIC I/R INJURY IN RATS. Hepatology. (accepted 6/10/08)

Abstracts

Complement Factor B Upregulation by Macrophages Upon Toll-Like Receptor 3 (TLR3) and TLR4 Ligand Stimulation Is NF-kB Dependent. Amin Afrazi, David J. Kaczorowski, Timothy R. Billiar. Journal of Surgical Research. February 2008 (Vol. 144, Issue 2, Pages 211-212).

TOLL LIKE RECEPTOR 4 (TLR4) MEDIATES COMPLEMENT FACTOR B UPREGULATION THROUGH MITOGEN ACTIVATED PROTEIN (MAP) KINASES P38 AND C-JUN NTERMIAL KINASE (JNK). KACZOROWSKI DJ, AFRAZI A, BILLIAR TR. Journal of Surgical Infections Vol 9 issue 2 April 2008

Presentations

Complement Factor B Upregulation by Macrophages Upon Toll-Like Receptor 3 (TLR3) and TLR4 Ligand Stimulation Is NF-kB Dependent. Amin Afrazi, David J. Kaczorowski, Timothy R. Billiar. 3rd Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Huntington beach, CA Feb 2008.

TOLL LIKE RECEPTOR 4 (TLR4) MEDIATES COMPLEMENT FACTOR B UPREGULATION THROUGH MITOGEN ACTIVATED PROTEIN (MAP) KINASES P38 AND C-JUN NTERMIAL KINASE (JNK). KACZOROWSKI DJ, AFRAZI A, BILLIAR TR. Surgical Infection Society 28th Annual Meeting. Hilton Head Island, SC May 2008.

Awards