Matthew Merrell, PhD

I am currently working as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Edward Morgan at Emory University. Our work investigates the regulation of drug metabolizing enzymes during infection and inflammation.
Status: 
Alumni
Degree: 
PhD
Program: 
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Track: 
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Dissertation Title: 
“Xenosensor Regulation of Enzymes and Transporters in Drug Exposure and Disease”
Publications: 
1. Merrell MD, Cherrington NJ. The Constitutive Androstane Receptor: Pharmacological and Toxicological Interactions. Xenobiotic Metabolizing Enzymes and Xenobiotic Receptors. Pharmacological and Toxicological Aspects. In press, 2010.
2. Merrell MD, Jackson JP, Augustine LM, Fisher CD, Slitt AL, Maher JM, Huang W, Moore DD, Zhang Y, Klaassen CD, Cherrington NJ. The Nrf2 Activator Oltipraz also Activates the Constitutive Androstane Receptor. Drug Metab Dispos. 2008 Aug; 36(8):1716-21.
3. Merrell MD, Augustine LM, Slitt AL, Cherrington NJ. Induction of Drug Metabolism Enzymes and Transporters by Oltipraz in Rats. J Biochem Mol Toxicol. 2008; 22(2):128-35.
Alumna or Alumnus: 
Alumnus
Alumni Title/Position/Employer: 
Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University, School of Medicine Atlanta, GA
Career Type: 
Academia