Lab Contact Info

LAB:  835 S Wolcott Ave

        E412/E414/E416 MSB

PH #:  (312) 355-0241

FAX:  (312) 996-1225


1819 W Polk Street

404 CMW

PH #:  (312) 996-4318


Mehta Lab

Current Lab Members

Md-Ruhul Amin, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

mruhul@uic.edu

Publications​​​​​​​

TRP6 ankyrin domain regulating TRPC6 surface regulation and channel activity. 

Md-Zahid Akhter, PhD

Postdoc Research Associate

mzakhter@uic.edu

Spatio-lemporal dynamics of SIPRI activity and epigentics regulation of SIPRI expression during acute lung injury.

Mumtaz Anwar, PhD

Postdoc Research Associate

mumtazan@uic.edu

Role of SOX2 in endothelial barrier functions and lung injury. The role of SIPRI, a GPCR and its interaction with the binding partner and role in lung injry. 

Vijay Avin, PhD

Postdoc Research Associate

avin03@uic.edu

Role of EC-PTEN in vascular commitment. 

Jagdish C Joshi, PhD

Postdoc Research Associate

jcpharm@uic.edu

Rayees Sheikh, PhD

Postdoc Research Associate

rayees@uic.edu

Publications​​​​​​​

Mechanism of CLG in partial premonectomy mouse. 

Role of EC-CREB in resolving lung vascular injury.

Nitya Nand Srivastava, PhD

Postdoc Research Associate

nsriva3@uic.edu

Role of FAK in bone marrow. EC migration and lymphangiogenesis signaling. 

Ian Rochford

Predoctoral Student

irochf2@uic.edu

Macrophages polarization during inflammatory signaling. 

Research Interests

Vascular Biology

Lung Biology & Pathophysiology

Inflammation Signaling Mechanisms

Cell Receptors & Signaling

Past Trainees

Pascal Yazbeck

Predoctoral Student

01/17

Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Harvard Medical School, Tanya Mayadas Lab


Mohammed Faraz Uddin, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

11/12 - 05/15

Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, MA


Honit Piplani, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

07/14 - 03/15

Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, CA


Sukriti Sukriti, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

04/11 - 04/14


Kristina Gianstos Adams, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

09/12 - 09/13

Current Position:  Regulatory Scientist, FDA, Washington


Lili Yue, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

04/12 - 05/13

Current Position:  System Analyst, Blue Cross Blue Shield


Bhushan Desai, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

02/12 - 02/13

Current Position:  Senior Scientist, L Path Industries, Chicago, IL


Tracy Thennes, PhD

Predoctoral Student

08/07 - 01/13

Current Position:  Director of Regulatory Research, Medline Industries, IL


Monica Smith, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

09/09 - 10/11


Koteshwara Rao Chava, MD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

11/08 - 10/11

Current Position:  Internist, Department of Anesthesiology, University of London


Wei Zhang, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

01/09 - 10/10

Current Position: Research Associate, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiwa University, New York


Nebosja Knezevic, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

01/05 - 10/09

Current Position:  Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Director of Clinical Research, Advocate

                               Illinios Masonic Medical Center


Melissa Brannen, MD

Fellow

(01/05 - 10/07)

Current Position:  Pediatrician, Penn State, Hersey Medical Center, PA


Itendar Singh, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

11/03 - 10/06

Current Position:  Research Assistant Professor, University of Rochester, NY


Arun Roy, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

10/03 - 10/04

Current Position:  Associate Professor, Calcutta University, India


Michael Holinstat, PhD

Predoctoral Student

08/99 - 09/04

Current Position:  Associate Professor, Ann Arbor University, MI


Mohammad Tauseef, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL


Charu Rajput, PhD

Instructor

Current Position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Univeristy of Michigan, MI


Alejandra Chavez, PhD

Predoctoral Student

2007 - 2014