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Evren Azeloglu

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
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  • B.E., Stony Brook University

  • M.S., Stony Brook University

  • Ph.D., Columbia University


    Dr. Azeloglu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics. His research interests focus on systems bioengineering, with the specific goal of understanding cellular decision-making capabilities related to biomechanical and electrochemical signal processing. He employs multiscale experimental and computational techniques as well as microfabrication and tissue engineering methods to study cell signaling, biomechanics, tissue function and regeneration using cardiovascular and renal model systems. He also uses multi-platform omics technologies and network analysis for identification of key information processing hubs and regulatory motifs that can be used as therapeutic targets in drug development for complex diseases such as hypertension, heart failure and diabetic nephropathy.


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    Yuen-huo Hung & Chao-chin Huang Award (2009)
    Columbia University

  • 2010 - 2013
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship
    Life Science Research Foundation

  • 2005 - 2007
    Stony Wold Herbert Fellowship


Azeloglu EU, Hardy SV, Eungdamrong NJ, Chen Y, Jayaraman G, Chuang PY, Fang W, Xiong H, Neves SR, Jain MR, Li H, Ma'ayan A, Gordon RE, He JC, Iyengar R. Interconnected network motifs control podocyte morphology and kidney function. Science signaling 2014 Feb; 7(311).

Zhao S, Nishimura T, Chen Y, Azeloglu EU, Gottesman O, Giannarelli C, Zafar MU, Benard L, Badimon JJ, Hajjar RJ, Goldfarb J, Iyengar R. Systems pharmacology of adverse event mitigation by drug combinations. Science translational medicine 2013 Oct; 5(206).

Rangamani P, Lipshtat A, Azeloglu EU, Calizo RC, Hu M, Ghassemi S, Hone J, Scarlata S, Neves SR, Iyengar R. Decoding information in cell shape. Cell 2013 Sep; 154(6).

Azeloglu EU, Costa KD. Atomic force microscopy in mechanobiology: measuring microelastic heterogeneity of living cells. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 2011; 736.

Azeloglu EU, Costa KD. Cross-bridge cycling gives rise to spatiotemporal heterogeneity of dynamic subcellular mechanics in cardiac myocytes probed with atomic force microscopy. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology 2010 Mar; 298(3).

Azeloglu EU, Albro MB, Thimmappa VA, Ateshian GA, Costa KD. Heterogeneous transmural proteoglycan distribution provides a mechanism for regulating residual stresses in the aorta. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology 2008 Mar; 294(3).

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Dr. Azeloglu did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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