Dr. William Gerthoffer

William Gerthoffer, Ph.D.



Research Interests

MicroRNA gene silencing mechanisms in smooth muscle phenotype. Experimental RNAi-based therapy of asthma using mouse models of moderate and severe asthma. Nanoparticle delivery of therapeutic oligonucleotides to the lung. Actin cytoskeleton and small heat shock proteins in vascular and airway smooth muscle contraction, cell migration and smooth muscle phenotype determination.