Rebecca McCullough

Rebecca McCullough

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Email Address:

Primary Phone: 303-724-6415

Recent Publications

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
Third Floor Room 3128

Research Interests:

  • Innate immunity and chronic liver diseases
  • Complement-mediated tissue damage
  • Immunotherapy and natural immunosuppression
  • Extracellular vesicles and organ-organ crosstalk

Representative publications:

McCullough RL, McMullen MR, Nagy LE (2018). “Anaphylatoxin Receptors C3aR and C5aR1 Are Important Factors That Influence the Impact of Ethanol on the Adipose Secretome”. Front Immunol. 2018 Sep 20;9:2133. (PMID: 30294325; doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.02133).

McCullough RL, McMullen MR, Sheehan MM, Poulsen KL, Roychowdhury S, Pritchard MT, Caballeria J and Nagy LE (2018). “Complement Factor D protects mice from ethanol-induced inflammation and liver injury”. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. Mar 29. (PMID: 29597356; doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00334.2017.).

McCullough RL, McMullen MR, Das D, Roychowdhury S, Strainic M, Medof ME, Nagy LE (2016) “Differential contribution of complement receptor C5aR in myeloid and non-myeloid cells in chronic ethanol-induced liver injury in mice” Molecular Immunology. Jul;75:122-32. (PMID: 27280845; doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2016.05.006.)