Jason Bonomo, PhD
MD/PhD Joint Degree Program
PhD Graduate, Molecular Medicine and Translational Sciences, 2014
Year Matriculated: 2009
Graduate Program: Molecular Medicine & Translation Science / MD/PhD Joint Degree Program
Education: B.A., Anthropology, Biology (with Honors);
Case Western Reserve University, 2009
PhD, Molecular Medicine and Translational Science Graduate Program, 2014;
Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Research: Development of novel therapeutics for glioblastoma multiforme.
F 30 fellowship from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, July 2013 for 50 months. "Detection of Coding Variants Modulating Diabetic Nephropathy in African Americans".
Ryan SO, Bonomo JA, Zhao F, Cobb BA. MHCII glycosylation modulates Bacteroides fragilis carbohydrate antigen presentation. J Exp Med. 2011 May 9;208(5):1041-53. doi: 10.1084/jem.20100508. Epub 2011 Apr 18. PMCID:PMC3092352
Cooke Bailey JN, Palmer ND, Ng MC, Bonomo JA, et al. Analysis of coding variants identified from exome sequencing resources for association with diabetic and non-diabetic nephropathy in African Americans. 2014. Hum Genet.
Bonomo Jason A, Palmer ND, Hicks PJ, Lea JP, Okusa MD, Langefeld CD, Bowden DW, Freedman BI. Complement factor H gene associations with end-stage kidney disease in African Americans. 2014. Nephrol Dial Transplant.
Bonomo JA, Ng MC, Palmer ND, Keaton JM, Larsen CP, Hicks PJ; T2D-GENES Consortium, Langefeld CD, Freedman BI, Bowden DW. Coding variants in nephrin (NPHS1) and susceptibility to nephropathy in African Americans. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Aug 7;9(8):1434-40.
Bonomo JA, Guan M, Ng MC, Palmer ND, Hicks PJ, Keaton JM, Lea JP, Langefeld CD, Freedman BI, Bowden DW. The ras responsive transcription factor RREB1 is a novel candidate gene for type 2 diabetes associated end-stage kidney disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Dec 15;23(24):6441-7.
Yeo NC, O'Meara CC, Bonomo JA, Veth KN, Tomar R, Flister MJ, Drummond IA, Bowden DW, Freedman BI, Lazar J, Link BA, Jacob HJ. Shroom3 contributes to the maintenance of the glomerular filtration barrier integrity. Genome Res. 2015 Jan;25(1):57-65.
Cultural Awareness Award from the Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2014.
Outreach: Volunteer health health care provider at Community Care Center, a free dental and medical clinic in Winston Salem, NC.