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About Gary S. Goldberg

I am investigating how cell communication controls cell phenotype and morphology. We are utilizing insights gained from these studies to develop ways to prevent and treat diseases including cancer and arthritis.

Positions

Present Associate Professor, Basic Science, Rowan University Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
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2004 - 2013 Associate Professor, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey ‐ Dept. of Molecular Biology
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2000 - 2005 Research Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Stony Brook ‐ Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics
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2002 - 2004 Invited Scientist, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
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1995 - 2003 Research Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ Dept. of Biological Sciences
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1998 - 2000 Invited Scientist, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
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1997 Visiting Scientist, International Agency for Cancer Research (W.H.O.), Lyon, France
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1995 Postdoctoral Research Associate, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ Dept. of Biological Sciences
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1994 Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate, University of Western Ontario ‐ Dept. of Anatomy
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1990 - 1993 Postdoctoral Fellow and Junior Researcher, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii ‐ Basic Science Program
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1993 Postdoctoral Fellow and Junior Researcher, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii ‐ Dept. of Molecular Oncology
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1990 Postdoctoral Research Associate, West Virginia University ‐ Dept. of Anatomy
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1985 - 1987 Graduate Teaching Assistant, West Virginia University ‐ Dept. of Biology
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2018 - Present Targeting PDPN to combat oral cancer
Osteopathic Heritage Foundation
Role: PI
2017 - Present Identify new anticancer synergies
New Jersey Health Foundation
Role: PI
2015 - 2017 Producing MASL as an anticancer agent for clinical studies
Osteopathic Heritage Foundation
Role: PI
2015 - 2017 Target Validation for Drug Discovery of Anti-Alzheimer’s Disease
Guava Medicine, LLC
Colleague(s): Cathy Yang, PI
2014 - 2015 Developing Peanut Ara h2 Allergoid Vaccines
Rowan College of Science & Mathematics Grant Development Award
Colleague(s): Cathy Yang, PI
2013 - 2014 Mechanisms that control podoplanin mediated cell migration
The Foundation of UMDNJ/New Jersey Health Research Foundation
Colleague(s): Alan Shienbaum, PI
2013 - 2014 Targeting podoplanin to combat oral cancer
Osteopathic Heritage Foundation
Role: PI
2009 - 2010 Lectins and cancer
The Foundation of UMDNJ
Colleague(s): PI
2007 - 2008 Src, Cas, Cx43, and gap junctional communication
The Foundation of UMDNJ
Role: PI
2006 - 2007 The role of cadherins in contact normalization
The Foundation of UMDNJ
Role: PI
2002 - 2007 Cell communication and growth control
United States National Institutes of Health - 1 RO1 CA88805-01
Role: PI
2005 - 2006 Identification of novel genes that control tumor cell growth
The Foundation of UMDNJ
Role: PI
2003 - 2006 Permselectivity of gap junctions in the lens
United States National Institutes of Health - 1 RO3 EY014479-01
Role: PI
2000 - 2005 Gating of heteromultimeric cardiac gap junctions
United States National Institutes of Health - 1 R01 HL63969-01
Colleague(s): Alonso P. Moreno, PI
2002 - 2004 Identification and functional analysis of lactoferrin receptors.
Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare/Foundation for the Promotion of Cancer Research Grant-in-Aid
Role: PI
2000 - 2003 Identification of mammalian lactoferrin receptors
Rikaken
Role: PI
1998 - 2002 Mechanisms of cell growth by gap junctions
United States National Institutes of Health - RO1 CA4049-11
Colleague(s): Bruce J. Nicholson, PI
1998 - 2000 Mechanistic analysis of lactoferrin inhibition of carcinogenesis
Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare/Foundation for the Promotion of Cancer Research Grant-in-Aid
Role: PI
1998 - 1999 Pilot studies on colostrum as a serum substitute for in vitro cell growth
Immuno-Dynamics, Inc./Tissue Culture Study Grant
Role: PI
1998 - 1998 Isolation and identification of a diffusable growth inhibitory factor from connexin43 transfected glioma cells
Wendy Will Case Cancer Fund
Role: PI
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Professional Service and Affiliations

Member, American Association for Cancer Research
Member, American Society for Cell Biology
Peer Reviewer, Multiple Publications
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Honors and Awards

  • 03/26/17-10/02/17 Meeting Organizer Travel Award PDPN Central for International PDPN Meeting at Nagoya University
  • 03/21/16 2016 Excellence in Innovation Award Rowan University
  • 06/10/15-06/24/15 Research Travel Award Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
  • 10/28/14 Certificate of Recognition for Creative and Outstanding Scholarship Rowan University
  • 10/24/14-11/1/14 Research Travel Award Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan

Education

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1990 Ph.D., West Virginia University ‐ Genetics and Developmental Biology
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1983 BS, University of Georgia ‐ Biology and Genetics
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Research Works (38)