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Pharm Sci Winter Accomplishments

12/10/20

Categories: College Update, Faculty Pride, Research Pride

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

Christine Dengler-Crish, Ph. D.

Christine Crish, Ph.D.

grants/research funding
  • Gabrielle Frame, Ph.D. candidate, lab of Dr. Christine Crish, received an award of $28,000 from the Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation to fund a project entitled “Effects of Diminishing Vision on Cognitive Measures in Mice.”
alan woll 2020 funding
  • Drs. Christine Crish and Sheila Fleming secured second-year funding from the Alan Woll Research Award in the amount of $99,000 for a joint project between the two labs.

    The first year of funding supported a graduate student (Katie Bretland) and a post-doctoral fellow (Dr. Sarah Terrill).

    The total funding for years 1 and 2 is now close to $200,000.

Peer-reviewed publications
  • Bennett NC, Oosthuizen MK, Dengler-Crish, CM & Chinsamy A. 2021. Modeling and remodeling of cortical bone of the longest-lived rodent, the naked mole-rat. Journal of Anatomy, DOI: 10.1111/joa.13381.
  • Simons ES, Smith MA, Dengler-Crish CM, Crish, SD. 2021. Retinal ganglion cell loss and gliosis in the retinofugal projection following intravitreal exposure to amyloid-beta. Neurobiology of Disease, 147, doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2020.105146.

altaf darvesh

altaf darvesh, Ph.D.

awards
  • College of Pharmacy Awards, Spring 2020: Altaf Darvesh, Ph.D. – Innovation in Teaching Award
    Altaf Darvesh, Ph.D. – P1 Teacher of the Year

Sheila Fleming Headshot

Sheila Fleming, Ph.D.

Grants/research funding
  • Sheila Fleming, Ph.D. received NIH funding for a new R01 project titled “ATP13A2 and Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration.” Total Award to Date: $ 334,767
alan woll 2020 funding
  • Drs. Christine Crish and Sheila Fleming secured second-year funding from the Alan Woll Research Award in the amount of $99,000 for a joint project between the two labs.

    The first year of funding supported a graduate student (Katie Bretland) and a post-doctoral fellow (Dr. Sarah Terrill).

    The total funding for years 1 and 2 is now close to $200,000.

Abstracts/posters/presentations
  • Sheila Fleming was selected to do a “Guided Poster Tour” for the Movement Disorders Society Virtual Congress which included making a 5-minute video showing/narrating our work on Parkinson’s disease.  The abstract info is:

    Fleming SM, Patterson JR, Yan L, Kemp CJ, Miller KM, Stoll AC, Duffy MF, Herman DE, Lipton JW, Luk KC, Goudreau JL, Sortwell CE (2020). “Intrastriatal injection of alpha-synuclein preformed fibrils results in cognitive dysfunction and L-DOPA reversible sensorimotor impairments in rats” International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders 2020 (Virtual).


Headshot of Cheri Harris

cheri harris, b.a.

awards
  • College of Pharmacy Awards, Spring 2020:Cheri Harris, B.A. – Staff Excellence Award

Takhar Kasumov Headshot

Takhar Kasumov, Ph.D.

Grant review panels

  • Ad-Hoc Grant Review Panel: 2020 Medical Research Council (MRC), United Kingdom Research Institute (UKRI)

peer-reviewed publications

 

  • Daurio N. A., Zhou1 H., Ying Chen Y., Sheth P, Jason E. Imbriglio J.E. David G. McLaren D.G., Tawa P., Rachdaoui N., Previs M.J., Kasumov T., O’Neil J., and Previs S.F. Examining targeted protein degradation from physiological and analytical perspectives. ACS Chemical Biology, 2020, 15, 10, 2623–2635.
  • Sadana P., Lin L., Aghayev M., Ilchenko S. and Kasumov T*. Early Pro-Inflammatory Remodeling of HDL Proteome in a Model of Diet-Induced Obesity: 2H2O-Metabolic Labeling-Based Kinetic Approach. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2020 Oct; 21(20): 7472.2020, in press.

headshot of moses oyewumi

moses oyewumi, Ph.D.

grant review panels
  • Peer Grant Review Panel: 2020 Department of Defense; Congressional Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
abstracts/posters/presentations
  • Melynk L, and Oyewumi MO. Integration of 3D Printing Technology in Pharmacy Practice: Progress: Prospects and Challenges. NEOMED Research Symposium Day, November 20, 2020.
  • Ghanta P, Czech T, Winschel T, Manickavasagam D, Oyewumi MO. Fabrication of polymersomes loaded with gallium acetylacetonate and assessment of potential therapeutic efficacy in osteoclastic bone resorption. NEOMED Research Symposium Day, November 20, 2020.
awards
  • College of Pharmacy Awards, Spring 2020: Moses Oyewumi, Ph.D. – Faculty Excellence Award

Erin Reed-Geaghan Headshot

Erin Reed-Geaghan, Ph.D.

Abstracts/posters/presentations
  • Casali BT, Tsai AP, MacPherson KP, Reed-Geaghan EG, Landreth, GE. (2020) “Nuclear receptor deletion in myeloid cells mitigates disease pathology in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.”  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories Neurodegenerative Diseases: Biology & Therapeutics 2020 (Virtual)

Matthew Smith Headshot

Matthew smith, ph.d.

peer-reviewed publications
  • Cappelli, H. C., Guarino, B. D., Kanugula, A. K., Adapala, R. K., Perera, V., Smith, M. A., Paruchuri, S., & Thodeti, C. K. (2020). Transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 channel deletion regulates pathological but not developmental retinal angiogenesis. Journal of cellular physiology, 10.1002/jcp.30116. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcp.30116

headshot of Xinwen Wang

xinwen wang, Ph.D.

Invitation
  • Dr. Xinwen Wang was invited to chair a parallel session for the 2020 Chinese American Liver Society (CALS) annual symposium.

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