Dr. Plotkin is an Professor at the Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A. She obtained her degree in Immunology at the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dr. Plotkin performed postdoctoral training from 1998 to 2002 and was a Faculty member from 2002 to 2008 at the Endocrinology Division and the Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in the U.S.A. Dr. Plotkin’s research focuses on the role of connexins 43 and 37 and pannexins as regulators of intracellular signaling activated by pharmacotherapeutic, hormonal and mechanical stimuli in bone. Her work has been published in Journal of Clinical Investigation, Cell, Science, Journal of Biological Chemistry, American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Bone and Aging Cell. Dr. Plotkin’s research has been supported by local grants, and the National Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.
Titles & Appointments
- Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
- Director, Histology and Histomorphometry core