Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
College of Human Medicine

Welcome Dr. Jeff MacKeigan to the Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology Department

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Dr. Jeff MacKeigan, currently an adjunct associate professor at Michigan State University, will join the College of Human Medicine's Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology as a professor with tenure on August 15th. He will be a part of the Global Impact Initiative and will be moving to the Grand Rapids Research Center this fall.

Some of his higlighted research efforts include:

  • Lab investigates the metabolic triad encompassing autophagy, the PI3K-mTOR pathway, and cell metabolism
  • Systems biology approach integrating multiple technologies and multidisciplinary collaborations to study cancer and complex diseases
  • Current NCI funding to develop a computational model of autophagy in KRAS-driven lung cancer
  • Active collaboration with Caryl Sortwell on repositioning kinase inhibitors for treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Please join us in welcoming Dr. MacKeigan to the department.

 

Dr. MacKeigan and Research Team Featured in MSU Today - Research Offers New Clues to Rare Genetic Disease