Ronald W. Dudek, Ph.D.

Ronald Dudek

Teaching Professor (part-time)

office: Brody 7E-112
phone: 252-744-2863
email: dudekr@ecu.edu

B.S., St. John's University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University


Research

My recent professorial efforts have been directed towards writing review books for the USMLE Step 1 exam. I have authored a number of books in various subjects and have begun work on an exciting systems-based series of books. Some of these books have been translated in foreign languages.


Selected Publications

Friedman, J.E., R.W. Dudek, D.S. Whitehead, D.L. Downes, W.R. Frisell, J.F. Caro, and G.L. Dohm. 1991. Immunolocalization of glucose transporter GLUT4 within human skeletal muscle. Diabetes 40: 150-154.

Dudek, R.W., I.E. Lawrence, R.S. Hill, and R.C. Johnson. 1991. Fetal mesenchyme induces islet cytodifferentiation in adult pancreatic ductal epithelium. Diabetes. 40: 1041-45.

Dohm, G.L., P.L. Dolan, W.R. Frisell, and R.W. Dudek. 1993. Role of transverse tubules in insulin stimulated muscle glucose transport. J. Cellular Biochemistry 52: 1-7.

Dudek, R.W., G.L. Dohm, G.D. Holman, S.W. Cushman, and C.M. Wilson. 1994. Glucose transport localization in rat skeletal muscle: Autoradiographic study using ATB-[2-3H]BMPA photolabel. FEBS Lett. 339: 205-208.

Chalovich, J.M., Y. Chen, R.W. Dudek, and H. Luo. 1995. Kinetics of binding of caldesmon to actin. J. Biol. Chem. 270: 9911-9916.

Sandstrom, P.A., D. Pardi, P.W. Tebby, R.W. Dudek, D.M. Terrian, T.M. Folks, and T.M. Buttke. 1995. Lipid hydroperoxide-induced apoptosis: Lack of inhibition by Bcl-2 overexpression. FEBS Lett. 365: 66-70.

Dohm, G.L. and R.W. Dudek. 1998. Role of transverse tubules (T-tubules) in muscle glucose transport. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 441: 27-34.

Dudek, R.W. and J. Fix. 1998. Board Review Series: Embryology, 2nd edition. Harwal Publishing Co., Malvern, PA.

Dudek, R.W. 1999. High-Yield Cell and Molecular Biology, 1st edition. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Dudek, R.W. 1999. High-Yield Cell and Molecular Biology, 1st edition: Chinese translation. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Patel D.M., R.W. Dudek, and M.D. Mannie. 2001. Intercellular exchange of class II MHC complexes: ultrastructural localization and functional presentation of adsorbed I-A/peptide complexes. Cell Immunol. 214: 21-34.

Dudek, R.W. 2001. High-Yield Embryology, 2nd edition. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Dudek, R.W. 2001. High-Yield Embryology, 2nd edition: Chinese translation. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Kim, K., A. Sirota, Y.-H. Chen, S. B. Jones, R. Dudek, G.W. Lanford, C. Thakore, and Q. Lu. 2002. Dendrite-like process formation and cytoskeletal remodeling regulated by δ-catenin expression. Exp. Cell Res. 275: 171-184.

Dudek, R.W. 2002. High-Yield Gross Anatomy, 2nd edition. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Dudek, R.W. 2002. Intisari Histologi, 1st edition: Indonesian translation. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Dudek, R.W. 2002. Biologie Cellulaire et Moleculaire, 1st edition: French translation. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Gantt K.R., R.G. Jain, R.W. Dudek, and P.H. Pekala. 2004. HuB localizes to polysomes and alters C/EBP-beta expression in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 313: 619-622.

Dudek, R.W. 2004. High-Yield Histology, 3rd edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Dudek, R.W. 2004. High-Yield Histology, 3rd edition: Chinese translation. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Dudek, R.W. 2006. High-Yield Lung, 1st edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Dudek, R.W. 2006. High-Yield Heart, 1st edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Dudek, R.W. 2006. High-Yield Kidney, 1st edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.


Former Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows

Name Title Location
William G. Masius, M.D., M.S. Physician Cabarrus Emergency Medicine Associates, Concord, NC