Dr. Prasun K. Datta

Temple University, USA

Assistant Professor



1990 Ph.D., University of Calcutta, India

1980 M.Sc., University of Calcutta, India

1977 B.Sc., University of Calcutta, India


  1. Regan PM, Dave RS, Datta PK, Khalili K. 2011. Epigenetics of µ-opioid receptors: Intersection with HIV-1 infection of the central nervous system. J Cell Physiol. 2011 Oct 27. doi: 10.1002/jcp.24004.
  2. Maranto J, Rappaport J, Datta PK. 2011. Role of C/EBP-β, p38 MAPK, and MKK6 in IL-1β-mediated C3 gene regulation in astrocytes. J Cell Biochem. 112:1168-75
  3. Maranto, J, Rappaport, J, and Datta, PK 2008. Regulation of  and morphine.bcomplement component C3 in astrocytes by IL-1J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 3:43-51.
  4. Datta, PK*, and Rappaport, J. 2006. HIV and complement: hijacking an immune defense. Biomed. Pharmacother. 60:561-568.
  5. 5. Datta, PK*, and Lianos, EA. 2006. Nitric oxide induces metallothionein-I gene expression in mesangial cells. Transl. Res.148:180-187.
  6. Datta, PK, Sharma, M, Duann, P, and Lianos, EA. 2006. Effects of nitric oxide synthase inhibition on proteinuria in glomerular immune injury. Exp. Biol. Med. 231:576-584.
  7. Datta, PK*, Reddy, RS, Sharma, M, and Lianos, EA.  2006.  Differential nephron expression of HO-1 in glomerular epithelial injury. Nephron Exp. Nephrol. 103:131-138.
  8. Datta, PK, Duann, P, and Lianos, EA. 2006.  Long-term effects of heme oxygenase (HO)-1 induction in glomerular immune injury. J. Lab. Clin. Med. 147:150-155.
  9. Duann, P, Datta, PK, Pan, C, Blumberg, J, Sharma, M, and Lianos, EA. 2006. Superoxide dismutase mimetic preserves the glomerular capillary permeability barrier to protein. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 316:1249-1254.
  10. Datta, PK, Dhupar, S, and Lianos, EA. 2006. Regulatory effects of inducible nitric oxide synthase on cyclooxygenase-2 and heme oxygenase-1 expression in experimental glomerulonephritis. Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 21:51-57.
  11. Dhulipala, PD, Datta, PK, Reddy, ES, and Lianos, EA.  2005.  Differential regulation of the rat heme oxygenase-1 expression by Ets oncoproteins in glomerular mesangial cells. J. Lab. Clin. Med. 146:326-332.
  12. Zhao, H, Jhanwar-Uniyal, M, Datta, PK, Yemul, S, Ho, L, Khitrov, G, Kupershmidt, I, Pasinetti, GM, Ray, T, Athwal, RS, and Achary, M.P.  2004.  Expression profile of genes associated with antimetastatic gene, nm23-mediated metastasis inhibition in breast carcinoma cells. Intl. J. Cancer 109:65-70.
  13. Duann, P, Kawanishi, H, Gross, EJ, Datta, P.K*, and Lianos, EA.  2004.  Detection of injury induced changes in gene expression of the glomerular epithelial cell-specific marker, Wilm’s Tumor-1 by laser capture microdissection. J. Appl. Res.4:81-89.
  14. Datta, PK, Gross, E, and Lianos, E.A.  2002.  Interactions between inducible nitric oxide synthase and heme oxygenase-1 in glomerulonephritis. Kidney Intl. 61:847-850.
  15. Sharma, R, Sharma, M, Datta, PK, and Savin, V.J. 2002. Induction of metallothionein-I protects glomeruli from superoxide-mediated increase in albumin permeability. Exp. Biol. Med. 227:26-31.
  16. Datta, PK, Reddy, S, Lianos, E.A. 2001. Effects of all-trans-retinoic acid (atRA) on inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) activity and transforming growth factor beta-1 production in experimental anti-GBM antibody-mediated glomerulonephritis.Inflammation 25:351-359.
  17. Datta, PK*, Moulder, JE, Fish, BL, Cohen, EP, and Lianos, E.A.  2001.  Induction of Heme oxygenase 1 in radiation nephropathy: Role of Angiotensin II. Radiat. Res. 155:734-739.
  18. Datta, PK, Koukouritaki, SB, Hopp, K, and Lianos, EA.  1999.  Heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) induction attenuates inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) and proteinuria in glomerulonephritis. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 10:2540-2550.
  19. Datta, PK, and Lianos, EA. 1999. Retinoic acids inhibit inducible nitric oxide synthase in mesangial cells. Kidney Intl.56:486-493.
  20. Datta, PK, Moulder, JE, Fish, BL, Cohen, EP, and Lianos, EA. 1999. 1 production in radiation nephropathy: role of Angiotensin II.bTGF- Intl. J. Rad. Biol. 75:473-479.