Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Biophysics


Contact information
Zeigler Research Building, Room 1046
703 19th Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0007



Postdoc Fellowship
Vascular Biology & Hypertension Training Program, UAB

Doctor of Philosophy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Master Degree
Lake Forest College, Illinois


Research Interests

Oxidant stress and endothelial dysfunction
Mechanisms by which high density lipoprotein (HDL) modulates vascular function under acute and chronic inflammatory conditions
Relationships between circulating lipoproteins, pro-oxidant enzyme expression/function and endothelial function
Novel, synthetic apolipoprotein (apo) mimetic peptides that mimic effects of endogenous HDL

Selected Journal Articles

Dai L, Datta G, Zhang Z, Gupta H, Patel R, Honavar J, Modi S, Wyss JM, Palgunachari M, Anantharamaiah GM, White CR. The apolipoprotein A-I mimetic peptide 4F prevents defects in vascular function in endotoxemic rats. J Lipid Res. 2010 Sep;51(9):2695-705. Epub 2010 May 22.
PMID: 20495214

Khoo NK, White CR, Pozzo-Miller L, Zhou F, Constance C, Inoue T, Patel RP, Parks DA. Dietary flavonoid quercetin stimulates vasorelaxation in aortic vessels. Free Radic Biol Med. 2010 Aug 1;49(3):339-47. Epub 2010 Apr 25.
PMID: 20423726

Samal A, Honovar J, White CR, Patel RP. A Potential for chlorine gas-induced injury in the extrapulmonary vasculature. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2010 Jul;7(4):290-3. Review.
PMID: 20601634

Smythies LE, White CR, Maheshwari A, Palgunachari MN, Anantharamaiah GM, Chaddha M, Kurundkar AR, Datta G. Apolipoprotein A-I mimetic 4F alters the function of human monocyte-derived macrophages. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2010 Jun;298(6):C1538-48. Epub 2010 Mar 10.
PMID: 20219948

Datta G, Chaddha M, Handattu SP, Palgunachari MN, Nayyar G, Garber DW, Gupta H, White CR, Anantharamaiah GM. ApoE mimetic peptide reduces plasma lipid hydroperoxide content with a concomitant increase in HDL paraoxonase activity. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010;660:1-4.
PMID: 20221865

PubMed Listings

C. Roger White, PhD