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Kevin M Haggerty
Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Educational Programs and Services (EPS)
BioDr. Kevin Haggerty is board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Haggerty is a San Jose Native and returned to the bay area after finishing medical school and residency. His passion includes treating patients of all ages and exploring all avenues of care. He believes in treating chronic pain with alternatives to pain medications. As a primary care physician, he partners with patients to provide them with the best preventative care. Outside of work Dr. Haggerty enjoys running, coaching youth soccer and spending time with family. He speaks Spanish fluently.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy laboratory is focused on understanding the cellular mechanisms which mediate end-organ failure in pediatric sepsis. Our current work focuses on determining the role of altered mitochondrial dynamics in sepsis-induced multi-organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). Specifically, we focus on understanding the mechanisms that mediate derangements in mitochondrial fission and autophagy in sepsis.
Yang Hu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe ultimate goal of the laboratory is to develop efficient therapeutic strategies to achieve CNS neural repair, through promoting neuroprotection, axon regeneration and functional recovery.
More specifically, we study retinal ganglion cell (RGC) and optic nerve in various optic neuropathies including traumatic, glaucomatous and inflammatory optic nerve injuries to fully understand the molecular mechanisms of CNS neurodegeneration and axon regeneration failure.