Institut Pasteur de Bangui
Ph.D. in 1975 from Medical College of Georgia in Endocrinology. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed articles in leading biomedical journals, as well as several book chapters. He served as Professor of Physiology and Biochemistry at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before joining the NIEHS in 1995.
Glucocorticoid receptors and their actions on the inflammatory response Regulation of apoptosis in normal and neoplastic cells Animal models for studying glucocorticoid actions
Cloning novel inhibitors of apoptosis The role of cell volume regulation and ion channels in apoptosis Defining how glucocorticoid activate and inhibit apoptosis in cancer cells
Current projects: Mutual interference of signaling between the glucocorticoid receptor and NF-κB The role of glucocorticoid receptor phosphorylation in signal transduction The transcriptional and translational regulation of glucocorticoid receptor gene expression