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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Andrew Shearer

Postdoctoral Scholar

Andrew Shearer

Andrew Shearer

Postdoctoral Scholar

Education: 
BA, Biochemistry, Washington University, St Louis, MO
MS, Biology, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI
PhD, Biochemistry, Sackler School, Tufts University, Boston, MA
Research synopsis: 

I am investigating the role of Protease Activated Receptor 2 (PAR2) signaling in various inflammatory disease states. I am also assessing the ability of pepducins, a novel class of cell-penetrating pharmacological compounds, to alter PAR2 signaling in a therapeutically relevant manner.