Structural & Cellular Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine
Box SL49, Room 3004
1430 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Telephone: (504) 988-5255
Fax: (504) 988-1687
Rajunor Ettarh, M.B., B.Ch., Ph.D.

Dr. Rajunor EttarhAssociate Professor of the Practice

Research Interests:

NSAID regulation of normal and oncogenetic beta catenin signalling in enteric epithelium, colon cancer, anatomical sciences education in medical curricula


Ettarh R, Cullen A, Calamai A (2010) NSAIDs and Cell Proliferation in Colorectal Cancer. Pharmaceuticals. 3(7):2007-2021.

Meskell M, Ettarh RR (2009) Immunohistochemical localisation of renal cyclooxygenase-1 expression in non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-treated mice. Exp Toxicol Pathol (doi:10.1016/j.etp.2009.09.006 )

Perry GF, Ettarh RR (2009) Age modulates attitudes towards whole body donation among medical students. Anatomical Sciences Education 2:167–172

Cahill KC, Ettarh RR (2009) Attitudes towards anatomy dissection in an Irish medical school. Clinical Anatomy 22(3):386-391

Cahill KC, Ettarh RR (2008) Student attitudes to whole body donation are influenced by dissection. Anatomical Sciences Education 1(5) :212 - 216

McGarvey MA, O’Kelly F, Ettarh RR (2007) Nimesulide alters cell recruitment into mitosis in murine intestinal crypts without influencing the cell production rate. Dig Dis Sci 52:1471–1478

McGarvey MA, O’Kelly F, Ettarh RR (2007) Nimesulide inhibits crypt epithelial cell proliferation at 6hours in the small intestine in CD-1 mice. Dig Dis Sci 52: 2087- 2094

Tulane University School of Medicine, Dept. of SCB, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5255