Dr. Henry Jay Forman

Phone: 
2092284370
Location: 

 S&E 1 Bldg., RM 224

Education: 

Ph.D., Columbia University, New York
B.A., Queens College of the City University, New York 

Current Position: 
Distinguished Professor, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced
Research Interests: 

 Professor Forman's laboratory focuses on the molecular biology and biochemistry of signal transduction and cellular adaptation to reactive oxygen species and other electrophiles relevant to the response of the lung to environmental pollution.

Publications: 

 Mahaffey, C.M., Zhang, H., Rinna, A., Holland, W., Mack, P.C., and Forman, H.J.Multidrug resistant protein-three gene regulation by the transcription factor Nrf2 in human bronchial epithelial and non-small cell lung carcinoma. Free Radic. Biol. Med. 46: 1650-1657, 2009 doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2009.03.023

Rinna, A. and Forman, H.J.SHP-1 inhibition by 4-hydroxynonenal activates Jun N-terminal kinase and glutamate cysteine ligase.Am. J. Respir. Cell Molec. 39: 97-104, 2008. doi:10.1165/rcmb.2007-0371OC 

Zhang, H. and Forman, H.J.Acrolein induces heme oxygenase-1 through PKCd and PI3K in human bronchial epithelial cells.Am. J. Respir. Cell Molec. Biol. 38: 483-490, 2008. doi:10.1165/rcmb.2007-0260OC

Zhang, H. and Forman, H.J.Acrolein induces heme oxygenase-1 through PKCd and PI3K in human bronchial epithelial cells.Am. J. Respir. Cell Molec. Biol. 38: 483-490, 2008. doi:10.1165/rcmb.2007-0260OC

Forman, H.J., Zhang, H. and Rinna, A.Glutathione: Overview of its protective roles, measurement, and biosynthesis.Molec. Aspects Med. 30: 1-12, 2009 doi:10.1016/j.mam.2008.08.006