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Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

Ofori-Acquah Laboratory

Ofori-Acquah Lab

Contact

Lab phone: 412-648-9427

Lab address: E1200 Biomedical Science Tower (Starzl BST), 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

 

Research

The Ofori-Acquah laboratory studies the role and mechanism of heme in endothelial barrier regulation and in the pathobiology of sickle cell disease.

  See also: Center for Translational and International Hematology (CTIH)
 

 

Pittsburgh Intensive Training in Hematology Research (R25)
    DELTAS Africa Initiative


People

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
  Solomon Ofori-Acquah

SOLOMON F. OFORI-ACQUAH, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Hem/Onc) and Human Genetics
Director, Center for Translational and International Hematology

sfo2@pitt.edu | oforiacquahsf@upmc.edu | 412-648-9231

 

FACULTY
  Samit Ghosh

SAMIT GHOSH, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

sag130@pitt.edu | 412-648-9427

   

 

  Amma Owusu-Ansah

AMMA OWUSU-ANSAH, MD, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Director, Center for Translational and International Hematology

ato13@pitt.edu | amma.owusuansah@chp.edu | 412-383-7156

     
  Aisha Walker

AISHA L. WALKER, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

alw162@pitt.edu | 412-383-7156

 

RESEARCH ASSOCIATES
  Rimi Hazra

RIMI HAZRA, PhD

Research Associate

rih17@pitt.edu | 412-648-9427

 

POSTDOCS / FELLOWS
 

MAUREEN MBURU, MD

Visiting Scholar

mburum@pitt.edu | 412-648-9427

 

RESEARCH STAFF
  Danielle Crosby

DANIELLE CROSBY

Research II

dan41@pitt.edu | 412-648-9427

   

 

  Bethany Flage

BETHANY FLAGE

Research Technician

bef52@pitt.edu | 412-648-9427

     
  Diane Lenhart

DIANE LENHART

Lab Manager

dlenhart@pitt.edu | 412-648-9427

   

 

  Frances Weidert

FRANCES WEIDERT

Research II

flw3@pitt.edu | 412-648-9427

 

Former Lab Members

EMMANUELLE CHARRIN, Health Science Research Fellow via Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1