Lecturer, Biology

Science Building, Albany
[email protected]

Research Interests

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Immune system regulation of cardiovascular disease
  • Macrophage polarization


The Joubert Syndrome Associated Missense Mutation(V443D) in the Abelson-helper Integration Site 1 (AHI1) Protein Alters Its Localization and Protein-Protein Interactions. Tuz K, Hsiao YC, Juarez O, Shi B, Harmon EY, Phelps IG, Lennartz MR, Glass IA, Doherty D, Ferland RJ. J Biol Chem. 2013 Mar 26.

Induction of yes-associated protein expression after arterial injury is crucial for smooth muscle phenotypic modulation and neointima formation. Wang X, Hu G, Gao X, Wang Y, Zhang W, Harmon EY, Zhi X, Xu Z, Lennartz MR, Barroso M, Trebak M, Chen C, Zhou J. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Nov;32(11):2662-9

Ultrasound biomicroscopy for longitudinal studies of carotid plaque development in mice: validation with histological endpoints. Harmon EY, Fronhofer V, Keller RS, Feustel PJ, Brosnan MJ, von der Thusen JH, Loegering DJ, Lennartz MR. PLoS One. 2012 Jan; 7(1)e29944

Transforming growth factor-b1-induced transcript protein, a novel marker for smooth muscle contractile phenotype, is regulated by serum response factor/myocardin protein. Wang X, Hu G, Betts C, Harmon EY, Keller RS, Van De Water L, Zhou J. J Biol Chem. 2011 Dec; 286(48):41589-99

Hic-5 is required for fetal gene expression and cytoskeletal organization of neonatal cardiac myocytes. Yund EE, Hill JA, Keller RS. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2009 Oct; 47(4):520-7. Epub 2009 Jun 18


Harmon EY Impact of Fc receptor expression on plaque stability. Poster at GORDON Conference 2011, Charolette, NC

Harmon EY, Fronhofer V, Zhao Z, Lennartz MR  Impact of Fc receptor expression on plaque stability. Poster at NESMS 2010, Albany NY

Yund EE, Burkholder H, Loftus JC and Keller RS Membrane targeted paxillin disrupts integrin signaling of cardiac myocytes.   Poster at FASEB 2006, San Francisco, CA