Department of Pharmacy Practice

College of Pharmacy

Julio Duarte

 1 Julio Duarte, PharmD., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone 312-996-7440
Fax 312-996-0379
Office 120 PHARM
US Mail 833 South Wood Street, MC886, Chicago, IL 60612

Research Interests
Dr. Duarte's research focuses on clinical and translational pharmacogenomics, particularly in the fields of cardiology and pulmonology.  Dr. Duarte is also interested in drug-induced epigenetic modifiers of gene expression.

Ph.D. - University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Pharm.D - University of Florida College of Pharmacy

Current UIC Appointments
2011 to Present

2011 to Present
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Clinical Pharmacist, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System

Representative Publications
  • Duarte JD. “Epigenetics primer: why the clinician should care about epigenetics.” Pharmacotherapy, 2013 [in press].
  • Duarte JD, Hanson RL, Machado RF. “Current and future pharmacologic treatments for pulmonary hypertension: exploring pharmacogenomics.” Future Cardiology, 2013 [in press].
  • Duarte JD, Turner ST, Tran B, Chapman AB, Bailey KR, Gong Y, Gums JG, Langaee TY, Beitelshees AL, Cooper-Dehoff RM, Boerwinkle E, and Johnson JA. “Association of chromosome 12 locus with antihypertensive response to hydrochlorothiazide may involve differential YEATS4 expression." The Pharmacogenomics Journal, 2012 Feb 21 [epub ahead of print].
  • Duarte JD, Zineh I, Burkley B, Gong Y, Langaee TY, Turner ST, Chapman AB, Boerwinkle E, Gums JG, Cooper-DeHoff RM, Beitelshees AL, Bailey KR, Fillingim RB, Kone BC and Johnson JA. “Effects of genetic variation in H3K79 methylation regulatory genes on clinical blood pressure and blood pressure response to hydrochlorothiazide.” Journal of Translational Medicine, 2012 Mar;10:56.
  • Duarte JD, Lobmeyer MT, Wang Z, Chapman AB, Gums JG, Langaee TY, Boerwinkle E, Turner ST, Johnson JA. “Lack of association between polymorphisms in STK39, a putative thiazide response gene, and blood pressure response to hydrochlorothiazide.” Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, 2010 Aug;20(8):516-9.
  • Duarte JD, Cooper-DeHoff RM.  “A Review of Mechanisms for Blood Pressure-Lowering and Metabolic Effects of Thiazide and Thiazide-Like Diuretics.” Expert Reviews of Cardiovascular Therapy, 2010 8(6):793–802.

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