Medical School
University of Hawaii (1983)
University Hospitals of Cleveland (1986), Internal Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1989), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Alveolar Hemorrhage Syndrome
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Lung Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Research Interest

    • Anchorage sensing and anoikis
    • Oxidant Biochemistry
    • Signal Transduction
    • Vascular Biology


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    p66Shc restrains Ras hyperactivation and suppresses metastatic behavior.
    Ma, Z., Z. Liu, R.F. Wu, and L.S. Terada. Oncogene 2010 29 5559-5567
    HIV-1 Tat activates dual Nox pathways leading to independent activation of ERK and JNK MAP kinases.
    Wu RF, Ma Z, Myers DP, Terada LS J. Biol. Chem. 2007 Dec 282 52 37412-9
    p66Shc mediates anoikis through RhoA
    Ma, Z., D.P. Myers, R.F. Wu, F.E. Nwariaku, and L.S. Terada. J. Cell Biol. 2007 179 23
    HIV1 Tat activates dual Nox pathways leading to independent activation of ERK and JNK MAP kinases.
    Wu, R.F., Z. Ma, D.P. Myers, and L.S. Terada. J. Biol. Chem. 2007 282 37412
    Endothelial progenitor cell mobilization after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Banerjee, S., E. Brilakis, S. Zhang, M. Roesle, J. Lindsey, B. Philips, C.G. Blewett, and L.S. Terada Atherosclerosis 2006 189 70-75
    p47phox participates in activation of RelA in endothelial cells.
    Gu, Y., Y.C. Xu, R.F. Wu, F.E. Nwariaku, R.F. Souza, S.C. Flores, and L.S. Terada. J. Biol. Chem. 2003 278 17210-17217

    Honors & Awards

    • American Heart Association
      Established Investigator Award (1996)
    • Will Rogers Research Fellow
    • Research Competition Award - Case Western Research Univ
    • Alpha Omega Alpha

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Federation for Medical Research
    • American Physiological Society
    • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    • American Thoracic Society