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Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine

Houston, Texas

Benchtop, Research, Bedside and Application
Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
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Alan R. Davis, Ph.D.

Alan R. Davis

Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics - Hematology and Oncology
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy

Phone: 713-798-1237
Fax: 713-798-1230


  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests

  • Osteoblast stem cell, recruitment, function, differentiation
  • Tissue engineering

Selected Publications

  • Gugala Z, Olmsted-Davis EA, Gannon FH, Lindsey RW, Davis AR. Osteoinduction by ex vivo adenovirus-mediated BMP2 delivery is independent of cell type. Gene Ther. 2003. 10(16):1289-96.
  • Maduro MR, Davis E, Davis A, Lamb DJ. Osteotesticular protein tyrosine phosphatase (OST-PTP) expression in testis. J Urol. 2002. 167:2282-3.
  • Olmsted-Davis EA, Gugala Z, Gannon FH, Yotnda P, McAlhany RE, Lindsey RW, Davis AR. Use of a chimeric adenovirus vector enhances BMP2 production and bone formation. Hum Gene Ther. 2002. 13(11):1337-47.
  • Olmsted EA, Blum JS, Rill D, Yotdna P, Gugula Z, Lindsey RW, Davis AR. Adenovirus-mediated BMP2 expression in human bone marrow stromal cells. J Cell Biochem. 2001. 82:11-2.
  • Yotnda P, Onishi H, Heslop HE, Shayakhmetov DM, Lieber A, Brenner MK, Davis AR. Highly efficient transduction of primitive hematopoietic stem cells by modified adenovirus. Gene Therapy. 2001. 8:930-7.
  • Oka K, Davis AR, Chan L. Recent advances in liver-directed gene therapy: implications for the treatment of dyslipidemia. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2000. 11:179-86.
  • Claudio PP, Fratta L, Farina F, Howard CM, Stassi G, Numata S, Pacilio C, Davis A, Lavitrano M, Volpe M, Wilson JM, Rimarco B, Giordano A, Condorelli G. Adenoviral RB2/p130 gene transfer inhibits smooth muscle cell proliferation and prevents restenosis after angioplasty. Circ Res. 1999. 85:1032-9.

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