Welcome to the Streeter Lab!

Research in the Streeter Lab focuses on understanding the mechanisms of atherosclerotic plaque regression and the discovery of aptamers that bind to cardiovascular tissues.

January 2024

Streeter appointments 2023-2024:  

Molecular Medicine Graduate Program, Faculty Investigator

Anatomy and Cell Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate Program, Faculty Investigator

Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center, Faculty Investigator

Pappajohn Biomedical Institute, Faculty Investigator

Promoted to Assistant Professor of Internal medicine – Cardiovascular Medicine, Tenure Track

October 2023
Deeraj Manika, Will Fairman, Jason Gao, and Chethan Manika present at the Internal Medicine Research Day. The two posters presented were , "Inducible Deletion of OPA1 in the Heart Induces ER Stress thatprecedes Mitochondrial and Contractile Dysfunction" and "Mitokine Secretion from OPA1 Deficient Skeletal Muscle in Mice is Sexually Dimorphic and Partially Dependent on ATF4"
October 2023
Deeraj Manika has been published. The article is titled, "Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma tumor spheroid drug screen reveals vulnerability to tyrosyl-DNA phosphodiesterase 1 inhibitors." Learn more here.
November 2023
Will Fairman presents at the annual Fall Undergraduate Research Festival (FURF). The poster presented was titled, "ATF4 in Skeletal Muscle is not a Key Regulator of FGF21 or Whole Body Metabolism."
July 2023
Jennifer Streeter, MD, PhD, associate of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Medicine, has received a two-year, $200,000 American Heart Association (AHA) Innovative Project Award, for her study, “Radiopaque Aptamer Dimers as Next Generation Contrast Agents.” Learn more here.