Research Interests

  • Oxidative stress, Redox Chemistry, Role of PKC and JNK signaling in liver disease


  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Ph.D., 2001
  • University of California, Berkeley,, BA, 1992


  • Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine (Formerly the Oxygen Society)
  • Secretary General, Oxygen Club of California (OCC)
  • Chemico-Biological Interactions


  • Saberi B, Hanawa N, Shinohara M, Gaarde W, Kaplowitz, N, and D Han. Regulation of H2O2-induced necrosis by Protein Kinase C and AMP-activated kinase signaling in primary cultured hepatocytes. American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology 295: C50-63, 2008.
  • Han D, Hanawa N, Saberi B, and N Kaplowitz. Hydrogen peroxide and redox modulation sensitize to TNF-α induced apoptosis of primary mouse hepatocytes. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 41: 627-639, 2006.
  • Han D, Hanawa N, Saberi B, and N Kaplowitz. Role of glutathione redox status in liver injury. American Journal of Physiology 291: G1-7, 2006.
  • Kaplowitz N, Shinohara M, Liu ZX, Han D. How to protect against acetaminophen: dont ask for JUNK.
    Gastroenterology. 2008135:1047-1051, 2008

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