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Chi-Ming Hai

Chi-Ming Hai

Professor

Department: Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology & Biotechnology

Phone: +1 401 863 3288

Email: Chi-Ming_Hai@Brown.EDU

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Location:

BMC, Room 316 - 863-3288

Research Summary

Airway smooth muscle cells produce multiple inflammatory products in response to multiple inflammatory stimuli.

Past or Present Projects Available:

Smooth Muscle Contraction, Muscle Mechanics, Cell Culture, Biochemistry, Gene Expression; Cardivascular and Respiratory Physiology; Regulation of airway smooth muscle stiffness by cholinergic receptor Erk Y2 MAPK and muscle length; Formationn of podosomes in vascular smooth muscle cells; Podosome--released MMP proliferation; Optimization of transfection protocol for studying the effect of overexpressing calesmon and phosphoylation-deficient caldesmon on nicotine-induced MMP-2; Effects on Human Cell Invasion; Role of Survivin Acetylation in Regulating Proliferation and Cell Death in Primary Lymphoblasts