Cheryl B. Knudson, Ph.D.

Cheryl B. Knudson

Professor Emerita
Chair, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (3/2006 – 12/2019)


B.A., Pomona College
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Postdoctoral Fellow, Tufts University School of Medicine


Knudson, W., S. Ishizuka, K. Terabe, E.B. Askew, and C.B. Knudson. 2019. The pericellular hyaluronan of articular chondrocytes. Matrix Biol. 78-79: 32-46. PMID: 29425696.

Knudson, W. and C.B. Knudson. 2005. The hyaluronan receptor, CD44 – An update. Glycoforum – Hyaluronan Today.

Knudson, C.B. 2003. Hyaluronan and CD44: Strategic players for cell-matrix interactions during chondrogenesis and matrix assembly. Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today 69: 174-196.

Knudson, C.B. and W. Knudson. 2001. Cartilage proteoglycans. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 12: 69-78.

Knudson, C.B. and W. Knudson. 1993. Hyaluronan binding proteins in development, tissue homeostasis and disease. FASEB J. 7: 1233-1241

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Former Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows

Dean J. Aguiar, Ph.D.Program DirectorThe Hartwell Foundation, Memphis, TN
Roma A. Andhare, Ph.D.
Ankit Desai, M.D.Associate ProfessorSection of Cardiology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Stanca Iacob, Ph.D., M.D.Research AssociateComprehensive Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Na Luo, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorNankai University School of Medicine, Tianjin, PR China
Michael P. Maleski, Ph.D.Deceased
Ghada A. Nofal, Ph.D.PharmacistChicago, IL
Maiko Ohno-Nakahara, Ph.D., D.D.S.DentistKobe, Japan
Pedram Pouryazdanparast, M.D.Clinical Associate ProfessorDepartment of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Eka A. Rapava, Ph.D.Professor EmeritaDepartment of Biochemistry, Tbilisi State Medical University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Kathleen T. Rousche, Ph.D.Program DirectorOffice of Translational Alliances and Coordination, Division of Extramural Research Activities, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD
Samantha Sellers, Ph.D.Physician AssistantUNC Lenoir Health Care Emergency Department, Kinston, NC