Lilian I. Plotkin

Lilian I. Plotkin, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology



Dr. Plotkin is an Associate Professor at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, 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 connexin 43 and connexin 37 as a 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.


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Anatomy & Cell Biology
MS 5023 ANAT
Indianapolis, IN