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Samuel E. Adunyah, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology, Meharry Medical College

Contact Information:

Meharry Medical College
1005 Dr. D.B. Todd, Jr. Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 327-6446

Research Specialty

Molecular mechanisms of signal transduction and factors which regulate cell growth and differentiation

Research Description

Dr. Adunyah's laboratory uses human myeloid and erythroid cell lines as model systems to study the molecular mechanisms of signal transduction mediated by cytokines and growth factors which regulate cell growth and differentiation. The program includes studies on immune response processes in human monocytes, lymphocytes and NK cells.