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Pharm Sci Spring Accomplishments


Categories: College Update, Faculty Pride, Research Pride

There were a lot of accomplishments from December to March in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences! The notable list includes:

Christine Dengler-Crish, Ph. D.

Christine Crish, Ph.D.

Peer-reviewed publications
  • Montoya-Sanhueza G, Bennett NC, Oosthuizen MK, Dengler-Crish CM & Chinsamy A. 2021. Bone remodeling in the longest living rodent, the naked mole-rat: Interelement variation and the effects of reproduction. Journal of Anatomy, Feb 7. doi: 10.1111/joa.13404.
  • Montoya-Sanhueza G, Bennett NC, Oosthuizen MK, Dengler-Crish CM & Chinsamy A. 2020.  Long bone histomorphogenesis of the naked mole-rat: Histodiversity and intraspecific variation. Journal of Anatomy, Dec 11. doi: 10.1111/joa.13381

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sam Crish, Ph.D.

grant award
  • Sam Crish was awarded $31k from the Templeton Medical Research Foundation for “Restoring Neuronal Function in Alzheimer’s disease.”

altaf darvesh

altaf darvesh, Ph.D.

Book chapter
  • Darvesh AS, Barnett RE, Fitsanakis VA. Chapter 28: Caenorhabditis elegans: An Elegant Model Organism for Evaluating the Neuroprotective and Neurotherapeutic Potential of Nutraceuticals. In: Nutraceuticals: Efficacy, Safety and Toxicity, 2nd edition, Eds: Gupta RC, Lall R, Srivastava A, Elsevier Inc, San Diego, CA, 2021, 411-430. 

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Sheila Fleming, Ph.D.

grant review
  • Sheila Fleming was invited to serve as an ad hoc reviewer for the NIH/NINDS Clinical Neuroplasticity and Neurotransmitters Study Section (February 2021).

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moses oyewumi, Ph.D.

grant award
  • Moses Oyewumi was awarded $100,000-year-1, from Davis Fund to support the project: “Pharmaceutical Development of Cancer Therapeutics”.

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austin shin, Ph.D.

  • The abstract “Cytochrome P450 1B1 binds to all-trans retinal and affects p53 Expression and Growth Arrest in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells”, with Dr. Rachida Bouhenni, has been accepted for presentation during the 2021 ARVO Annual Meeting.


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