• 2680 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
1991 …2017

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Research interests

Dr. Sarah Bronson is known for the creation of targeted transgenic lines, where small recombinant transgenic sequences, as well as bacterial artificial chromosome-based transgenic sequences, are introduced in a single-copy at the X-linked hypoxanthine phosphoribosyl transferase (HPRT) locus by a directly selectable homologous recombination event in murine embryonic stem cells. She has had a long-standing interest in manipulating the mouse genome via genetic alteration of mouse embryonic stem cells to study disease of hematologic, immunologic, developmental and metabolic importance. 

Institutionally, she is the director of Research Development at Penn State College of Medicine.

Teaching and educational interests

Dr. Sarah Bronson is a Distinguished Educator of the College of Medicine who has been active in training doctoral students, serving on dissertation committees, directing and developing graduate degree programs, revising and directing curriculum and developing teaching metrics. She also participates in the undergraduate medical curriculum as a small-group facilitator.

At the faculty level, Dr. Bronson co-directs the nationally recognized Junior Faculty Development Program at the College of Medicine, a program with a holistic curriculum and mentored project designed to enable sustainable career trajectories in an academic health system. In this capacity and in her co-directorship of the Grants Academy at the College of Medicine, she has had a sustained impact on the careers of more than 200 faculty members at the College of Medicine, and many more in less formal contexts.

She is particularly interested in the professional development topics of interdisciplinary research, scholarship, leadership and resilience.

Education/Academic qualification

Postdoctoral Training, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

… → Oct 1996

Biology and Biomedical Sciences, PhD, Washington University St. Louis

… → Aug 15 1991

Biology, BA, Saint Olaf College

… → May 19 1986

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  • Research Output

    • 2680 Citations
    • 24 h-Index
    • 33 Article
    • 4 Review article
    • 1 Letter
    • 1 Short survey

    Podocyte-specific chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 2 overexpression mediates diabetic renal injury in mice

    You, H., Gao, T., Raup-Konsavage, W. M., Cooper, T. K., Bronson, S. K., Reeves, W. B. & Awad, A. S., Mar 1 2017, In : Kidney International. 91, 3, p. 671-682 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 13 Scopus citations

    Insulin treatment normalizes retinal neuroinflammation but not markers of synapse loss in diabetic rats

    Masser, D. R., VanGuilder Starkey, H. D., Bixler, G. V., Dunton, W., Bronson, S. K. & Freeman, W. M., Aug 2014, In : Experimental Eye Research. 125, p. 95-106 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Scopus citations

    Nanoliposomal minocycline for ocular drug delivery

    Kaiser, J. M., Imai, H., Haakenson, J. K., Brucklacher, R. M., Fox, T. E., Shanmugavelandy, S. S., Unrath, K. A., Pedersen, M. M., Dai, P., Freeman, W. M., Bronson, S. K., Gardner, T. W. & Kester, M., Jan 1 2013, In : Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine. 9, 1, p. 130-140 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 31 Scopus citations

    Trpc2 depletion protects red blood cells from oxidative stress-induced hemolysis

    Hirschler-Laszkiewicz, I., Zhang, W., Keefer, K., Conrad, K., Tong, Q., Chen, S. J., Bronson, S., Cheung, J. Y. & Miller, B. A., Jan 1 2012, In : Experimental Hematology. 40, 1, p. 71-83 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 13 Scopus citations

    Chronic insulin treatment of diabetes does not fully normalize alterations in the retinal transcriptome

    Bixler, G. V., Vanguilder, H. D., Brucklacher, R. M., Kimball, S. R., Bronson, S. K. & Freeman, W. M., May 17 2011, In : BMC Medical Genomics. 4, 40.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 18 Scopus citations