CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research - Mar. 7, 2022

These quarterly short-talk seminars, hosted by Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine, will feature a small number of presentations by CCOM investigators invited by Dr. Jackson to share research ideas, discoveries and a discussion of their current work and future plans for realizing their research aims.  

This event will take place via Zoom at  Please contact the Office of Research at for the passcode.  


Noah Butler, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
"Mechanisms of immune dysfunction in malaria"

Diana Jalal, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
"Towards a better understanding of inflammation in chronic kidney disease; a translational patient-based approach"

Yuriy Usachev, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology
"The Complement Cascade in Neuro-immune Interaction and Chronic Pain"

Ruth Chimenti, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
"Building toward a multi-site clinical trial to reduce pain for patients with Achilles tendinopathy"



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