Robert Hamanaka, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Work 5841 S. Maryland Ave MC 6076, Office: W-652 Chicago IL 60637 Work Phone: 773.834.9829 Work Fax: 773.702.6500
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Biographical Info

Research Interest

My research is focused on the mechanisms by which cellular metabolism and reactive oxygen species regulate the signaling, transcriptional, and biosynthetic requirements of cellular differentiation and inflammation. I study a variety of cell types, including epithelial cells, fibroblasts, and macrophages.

Honors and Awards

IID World Congress Travel Fellowship Award (2013)
SID Albert M Kligman Travel Fellowship Award (2017)

Featured Publications

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  • Ph.D., 2008, University of Pennsylvania, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • B.S., 2003, Boston College, Biology


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