Patricia Gallagher, Ph.D.


Full Member, Indiana University Graduate Faculty 

Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Indiana University School of Medicine
635 Barnhill Drive, Room MS 2061
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5120

E-mail: pgallag @

Education / Training

1976       B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1982       M.S. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
1984       Ph.D., New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
1984-86  Postdoctoral Trainee, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY
1986-87  Postdoctoral Trainee, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx

Current Activities

Director, Master of Science Pre-Professional Program, Cellular & Integrative Physiology  

Member, IUSM Admissions Committee 


1984-87      Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund Fellow

1995           Edward Livingston Trudeau Scholar, American Lung Association

1996           IXth International Vascular Biology Meeting, Young Investigator Award

1996-1998  American Heart Association, Cellular Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology Study Section

1998-2004   NIH, Peer Review Consultant, Experimental Cardiovascular Study Section

2002-2003  NIH Peer Review Consultant, Cardiovascular Sciences-B

2005-2009  NIH, Peer Review Consultant, Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology Study Section

Selected Publications

Jin, Y., Blue, E.K., Gallagher, P.J. Control of death associated protein kinase (DAPK) activity by phosphorylation and proteasomal degradation. J Biol Chem.  281:39033-40, 2006.

Herring, B.P., El-Mounayri, O., Gallagher, P.J., Yin, F., and Zhou, J. Regulation of myosin light chain kinase and telokin expression in smooth muscle tissues. Am. J. Physiol. 291: C817-27, 2006.

Zhang, L, Nephew, K., Gallagher, P.J. Regulation of death associated protein kinase: Stablization by HSP90 heterocomplexes. J. Biol. Chem. 282:11795-11804, 2007. PMID: 17324930

Duan, R., Gallagher, P.J. Dependence of myoblast fusion on a cortical actin wall and nonmuscle myosin IIA.  Devel Biol 325: 374-85, 2009. PMID: 19027000

Zhang, L., and Gallagher, P.J. Mind Bomb1 (Mib1) Regulation of cFLIP Interactions. Amer J Physiol Cell Physiol 297:C1275-C1283, 2009.  PMID: 19710364

Widau, R. C., Jin, Y., Dixon, S. A., Wadzinski, B. E., Gallagher, P.J. Protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) holoenzymes regulate Death Associated Protein Kinase (DAPK) in ceramide-induced anoikis. JBC 285:13827-13838, 2010. PMID: 20220139

Zhang, L., Widau, R.C., Herring, B.P., Gallagher, P.J. Delta-like 1-Lysine613 Regulates Notch Signaling BBA: Molecular Cell Research. Biochem. Biophys Acta 1813:2036-43, 2011. PMID: 21985982

Habegger KM, Penque BA, Sealls W, Tackett L, Bell LN, Blue EK, Gallagher PJ, Sturek M, Alloosh MA, Steinberg HO, Considine RV, Elmendorf JS. Fat-induced membrane cholesterol accrual provokes cortical filamentous actin destabilization and glucose transport dysfunction in skeletal muscle. Diabetologia 55(2):457-67, 2012.  PMID:22002007

Gallagher PJ, Blue EK. Post-translational regulation of the cellular levels of DAPK. Apoptosis 19(2): 306-15, 2014. PMID: 241858232


Last Update: 9/1/2016

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