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Andrea Hubbard

  • E-Mail
  • Phone
    • (860) 486-8087
  • Fax
    • (860) 486-5792
  • Office
    • School of Pharmacy
      Room 533
  • Mail
    • University of Connecticut
      Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences
      69 North Eagleville Road
      Storrs, CT 06269-3092

Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology


Educational Background

  • B.S. Lambuth College
  • Ph.D. University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences
  • Postdoctoral Training: Medical College of Wisconsin

Research Interests

  • Role of apoptosis in pulmonary inflammation and fibrosis
  • Effect of ambient/occupational air pollutants on asthma; Immunotoxicology
  • Cellular and molecular biology

Selected Publications

  • Thibodeau, M.T., Giardina, C., Knecht, D.A., Helble, J. and Hubbard, A.K. (2004) Silica Induced Apoptosis in Mouse Alveolar Macrophages is Initiated by Lysosomal Enzyme Activity, Toxicol. Sci. 80, 34-48.
  • Fubini, B. and Hubbard, A.K. (2003) Role of Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species (ROS/XRNS) in Lung Injury and Diseases, Free Rad. Bio. Med. 34, 1507-16.
  • Morris, J.B., Symanowicz, P.T., Olsen, J.E., Thrall, R.S., Cloutier, M.M., Hubbard, A.K. (2003) Immediate sensory nerve-mediated respiratory responses to irritants in healthy and allergic airway-diseased mice, J. Appl. Physiol. 94(4), 1563-71.
  • Thibodeau, M.T., Giardina, C. and Hubbard, A.K. (2003) Silica Induced Caspase Activation in mouse alveolar Macrophages is dependent on mitochondrial integrity and aspartic protease activity, Toxicol. Sci. 76, 91-101.
  • Thibodeau, M.T., Giardina, C., Knecht, D.A., Helble, J. and Hubbard, A.K. (2004) Silica Induced Apoptosis in Mouse Alveolar Macrophages is Initiated by Lysosomal Enzyme Activity, Toxicol. Sci. 80, 34-48.
  • Hubbard, A.K., Timblin, C.R., Shukla, A., Rincon, M. and Mossman, B.T. (2002) Activation of NF-kB dependent gene expression by silica in lungs of luciferase reporter mice, Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol. 282, L968-L975.