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James G. Wagner

James Wagner

Associate Professor, Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation

1129 FARM LN ROOM 211

Research Interests:
Dr. Wagner’s research efforts are twofold.  The first is directed at understanding the cardiopulmonary health effects of exposure to common air pollutants, include particulate matter, ozone, metals, and endotoxin. His second focus is to discover and describe the therapeutic effects of complementary and alternative medicines on inflammation during allergic airway disease. State-of –art techniques of computer-assisted morphometry, flow cytometry, cardiovascular radiotelemetry, pulmonary function measurement, immunohistochemistry and  RT-PCR, are used to understand the histopathological, biochemical and physiologic responses in experimental animal models.

Educational Background:
Michigan State Univ., B.A., 1984, Biochemistry  
Michigan State Univ., M.B.A., 1992, Operations/Logistics Management Michigan State Univ., Ph.D., 1998, Pharmacology and Toxicology  

Selected Professional Activities:
Dr. wagner holds memberships in the American Thgoracic Society and the Society for Toxicology where he is also an SOT Inhalation Specialty Section Councilor. He has received the Paper of the Year Award, SOT Inhalation, 2003; a National Research Service Award (NIH F32), NIH Trainee 1992-94; the Scientific Excellence Award Michigan Society of Toxicology 1989, 1991; and was a finalist in the Jack Breslin Distinguished Staff Award, Michigan State University, 1989.


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