Medical School University of Hawaii (1983)
Residency University Hospitals of Cleveland (1986), Internal Medicine
Fellowship 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 Biololgy


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
Nox4-derived H2O2 mediates endoplasmic reticulum signaling through local Ras activation.
Wu, R.F., Z. Ma, Z. Liu, and L.S. Terada. Mol. Cell. Biol. 2010 30 3553-3568.
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

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