About Us


Great Research & Great People

The Laboratory of Molecular Physiology was developed by Dr. Eric Blough in the latter part of 2003. As a new faculty member Dr. Blough had a vision of a multifaceted laboratory that would bridge the gaps existing between traditional basic and clinical laboratories.

Over subsequent years our laboratory has expanded and become more interdisciplinary. This maturation had led to the development of the Center for Diagnostic Nanosystems. This center is divided into three major divisions:

  1. Basic Research Division
  2. Translational Research Division
  3. Nanomedicine Division

Each division is headed by a senior scientist and is divided into several teams that encompass many different areas of inquiry. Each division utilizes a variety of molecular techniques and a number of different animal and cell culture models to investigate physiological questions at the cellular and molecular level. I hope you will enjoy learning more about the Center for Diagnostic Nanosystems and take the time to look around to see what we have to offer. We are continually looking for new scientists along with academic and industrial collaborations.

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It's the team that makes the difference!