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Carlos Zgheib

TitleAsst Professor-Research
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Kaslik, LBBS06/2007Biochemistry
    Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Kaslik, LBMS07/2009Pharmacology and Cosmetology
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MSMS06/2010Biomedical Sciences
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MSPhD06/2012Medical Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando, FLPost-doc07/2014Wound Healing and CVD
    University Of Colorado Denver, Aurora, COInstructor06/2018Wound Healing
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    2018 - 2019Wound Healing Society Shark Tank Finalist (Wound Healing), The Wound Healing Society
    2017 - 2018The Owen H. Wangensteen Excellence in Research Award (Wound Healing), The American College of Surgeons
    2016 - 2017The Wound Healing Society Junior Faculty Travel Award, The Wound Healing Society
    2011 - 2012Academic Excellence and Superior Scholarship, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Award for Academic Excellence

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    | Preclinical Pharmacology | Translational Medicine | Team Lead | Professional Speaker | Strategic Partnerships |

    An innovative and highly driven clinical/scientific expert with a diverse scientific background that has: advanced knowledge of Pharmacology and Toxicology, years of experience in developing and maintaining professional relationships with key opinion leaders and healthcare professionals, effective managerial skills in both direct and matrix environments, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy
    • Regenerative Medicine
    • Biomaterials and Nanotechnology
    • Inflammation and Inflammatory Diseases
    • Non-healing Wounds (DFUs)
    • Diabetes
    • Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure
    • Lung Injury
    • Tendon Injury

    • Disease state education
    • Professional HCPs and KOLs relationship development
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Insight generation and competitive intelligence gathering
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Outstanding interpersonal Skills
    • Project management
    • FDA regulations and policies
    • Strategic planning
    • Team building, mentoring, and coaching
    • Decision-making skills

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    1. Hu J, Zhang L, Liechty C, Zgheib C, Hodges MM, Liechty KW, Xu J. Long Noncoding RNA GAS5 Regulates Macrophage Polarization and Diabetic Wound Healing. J Invest Dermatol. 2020 Jan 28. PMID: 32004569.
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    2. Sener G, Hilton SA, Osmond MJ, Zgheib C, Newsom JP, Dewberry L, Singh S, Sakthivel TS, Seal S, Liechty KW, Krebs MD. Injectable, self-healable zwitterionic cryogels with sustained microRNA - cerium oxide nanoparticle release promote accelerated wound healing. Acta Biomater. 2020 01 01; 101:262-272. PMID: 31726250.
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    3. Hilton SA, Dewberry LC, Hodges MM, Hu J, Xu J, Liechty KW, Zgheib C. Mesenchymal stromal cells contract collagen more efficiently than dermal fibroblasts: Implications for cytotherapy. PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0218536. PMID: 31306414.
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    4. Hodges MM, Zgheib C, Xu J, Hu J, Dewberry LC, Hilton SA, Allukian MW, Gorman JH, Gorman RC, Liechty KW. Differential Expression of Transforming Growth Factor-ß1 Is Associated With Fetal Regeneration After Myocardial Infarction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 07; 108(1):59-66. PMID: 30690019.
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    5. Kurdi M, Zgheib C, Booz GW. Recent Developments on the Crosstalk Between STAT3 and Inflammation in Heart Function and Disease. Front Immunol. 2018; 9:3029. PMID: 30619368.
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    6. Zgheib C, Hilton SA, Dewberry LC, Hodges MM, Ghatak S, Xu J, Singh S, Roy S, Sen CK, Seal S, Liechty KW. Use of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Conjugated with MicroRNA-146a to Correct the Diabetic Wound Healing Impairment. J Am Coll Surg. 2019 01; 228(1):107-115. PMID: 30359833.
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    7. Xu J, Zgheib C, Hodges MM, Caskey RC, Hu J, Liechty KW. Mesenchymal stem cells correct impaired diabetic wound healing by decreasing ECM proteolysis. Physiol Genomics. 2017 Oct 01; 49(10):541-548. PMID: 28842435.
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    8. Zgheib C, Hodges MM, Allukian MW, Xu J, Spiller KL, Gorman JH, Gorman RC, Liechty KW. Cardiac Progenitor Cell Recruitment Drives Fetal Cardiac Regeneration by Enhanced Angiogenesis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Dec; 104(6):1968-1975. PMID: 28821329.
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    9. Zgheib C, Hodges MM, Hu J, Liechty KW, Xu J. Long non-coding RNA Lethe regulates hyperglycemia-induced reactive oxygen species production in macrophages. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0177453. PMID: 28494015.
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    10. Zgheib C, Hodges M, Hu J, Beason DP, Soslowsky LJ, Liechty KW, Xu J. Mechanisms of mesenchymal stem cell correction of the impaired biomechanical properties of diabetic skin: The role of miR-29a. Wound Repair Regen. 2016 03; 24(2):237-46. PMID: 26808714.
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    11. Zgheib C, Liechty KW. Shedding light on miR-26a: Another key regulator of angiogenesis in diabetic wound healing. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2016 Mar; 92:203-5. PMID: 26906635.
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    12. Zgheib C, Xu J, Mallette AC, Caskey RC, Zhang L, Hu J, Liechty KW. SCF increases in utero-labeled stem cells migration and improves wound healing. Wound Repair Regen. 2015 Jul-Aug; 23(4):583-90. PMID: 26032674.
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    13. Xu J, Zgheib C, Hu J, Wu W, Zhang L, Liechty KW. The role of microRNA-15b in the impaired angiogenesis in diabetic wounds. Wound Repair Regen. 2014 Sep-Oct; 22(5):671-7. PMID: 25059098.
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    14. Caskey RC, Zgheib C, Morris M, Allukian M, Dorsett-Martin W, Xu J, Wu W, Liechty KW. Dysregulation of collagen production in diabetes following recurrent skin injury: contribution to the development of a chronic wound. Wound Repair Regen. 2014 Jul-Aug; 22(4):515-20. PMID: 24898050.
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    15. Gergi R, Osta N, Bourbouze G, Zgheib C, Arbab-Chirani R, Naaman A. Effects of three nickel titanium instrument systems on root canal geometry assessed by micro-computed tomography. Int Endod J. 2015 Feb; 48(2):162-70. PMID: 24717063.
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    16. Zgheib C, Allukian MW, Xu J, Morris MW, Caskey RC, Herdrich BJ, Hu J, Gorman JH, Gorman RC, Liechty KW. Mammalian fetal cardiac regeneration after myocardial infarction is associated with differential gene expression compared with the adult. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May; 97(5):1643-50. PMID: 24792251.
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    17. Morris MW, Allukian M, Herdrich BJ, Caskey RC, Zgheib C, Xu J, Dorsett-Martin W, Mitchell ME, Liechty KW. Modulation of the inflammatory response by increasing fetal wound size or interleukin-10 overexpression determines wound phenotype and scar formation. Wound Repair Regen. 2014 May-Jun; 22(3):406-14. PMID: 24844340.
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    18. Zgheib C, Xu J, Liechty KW. Targeting Inflammatory Cytokines and Extracellular Matrix Composition to Promote Wound Regeneration. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2014 Apr 01; 3(4):344-355. PMID: 24757589.
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    19. Werner T, Dombrowski SM, Zgheib C, Zouein FA, Keen HL, Kurdi M, Booz GW. Elucidating functional context within microarray data by integrated transcription factor-focused gene-interaction and regulatory network analysis. Eur Cytokine Netw. 2013 Jun; 24(2):75-90. PMID: 23822978.
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    20. Zouein FA, Zgheib C, Hamza S, Fuseler JW, Hall JE, Soljancic A, Lopez-Ruiz A, Kurdi M, Booz GW. Role of STAT3 in angiotensin II-induced hypertension and cardiac remodeling revealed by mice lacking STAT3 serine 727 phosphorylation. Hypertens Res. 2013 Jun; 36(6):496-503. PMID: 23364341.
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    21. Zgheib C, Zouein FA, Kurdi M, Booz GW. Chronic treatment of mice with leukemia inhibitory factor does not cause adverse cardiac remodeling but improves heart function. Eur Cytokine Netw. 2012 Oct-Dec; 23(4):191-7. PMID: 23291613.
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    22. Zgheib C, Kurdi M, Zouein FA, Gunter BW, Stanley BA, Zgheib J, Romero DG, King SB, Paolocci N, Booz GW. Acyloxy nitroso compounds inhibit LIF signaling in endothelial cells and cardiac myocytes: evidence that STAT3 signaling is redox-sensitive. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e43313. PMID: 22905257.
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    23. Zouein FA, Zgheib C, Liechty KW, Booz GW. Post-infarct biomaterials, left ventricular remodeling, and heart failure: is good good enough? Congest Heart Fail. 2012 Sep-Oct; 18(5):284-90. PMID: 22612796.
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    24. Zgheib C, Zouein FA, Kurdi M, Booz GW. Differential STAT3 signaling in the heart: Impact of concurrent signals and oxidative stress. JAKSTAT. 2012 Apr 01; 1(2):101-10. PMID: 23904970.
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    25. Alturkmani HJ, Zgheib C, Zouein FA, Alshaaer NE, Kurdi M, Booz GW. Selenate enhances STAT3 transcriptional activity in endothelial cells: differential actions of selenate and selenite on LIF cytokine signaling and cell viability. J Inorg Biochem. 2012 Apr; 109:9-15. PMID: 22366233.
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    26. Zgheib C, Zouein FA, Chidiac R, Kurdi M, Booz GW. Calyculin A reveals serine/threonine phosphatase protein phosphatase 1 as a regulatory nodal point in canonical signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 signaling of human microvascular endothelial cells. J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2012 Feb; 32(2):87-94. PMID: 22142222.
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    27. Kurdi M, Chidiac R, Hoemann C, Zouein F, Zgheib C, Booz GW. Hydrogels as a platform for stem cell delivery to the heart. Congest Heart Fail. 2010 May-Jun; 16(3):132-5. PMID: 20557335.
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