Dr. Arthur G. Roberts, an assistant professor in the UGA College of Pharmacy’s Pharmaceutical Biomedical Sciences department, was awarded a five-year, $1.875 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Health titled, “Overcoming Cancer Resistance Mediated by the MDR1 Transporter.” This grant provides Dr. Roberts the funds to investigate the human multidrug resistance 1 (MDR1) transporter that causes anti-cancer drug resistance in ~50% of cancers.
Dr. Michael Bartlett, a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, recently published an article entitled “Determination of the genotoxin impurities monomethylsulfate and dimethylsulfate in active pharmaceutical ingredients” for the journal Analytical Methods.
Dr. Eileen Kennedy, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, recently gave an invited presentation at the 25th American Peptide Symposium in Whistler, British Columbia, titled “Targeting kinases with constrained peptide scaffolds.”
Dr. Scott Pegan, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, recently published an article entitled “Structural Insights into the Interaction of Coronavirus Papain-Like Proteases and Interferon-Stimulated Gene Product 15 from Different Species” in the Journal of Molecular Biology.
Mingming Gao and Dexi Liu have published a paper on downstream mediators of receptor tyrosine kinase activation, which plays an important role in controlling cell survival and proliferation.
The Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences congratulates Sary Alsanea, a PhD candidate, for receiving the following awards from UGA International Student Life:
- 2016-2017 Outstanding Graduate Student
- 2017 Saeeda Peermahomed Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service. The Saeeda Peermahomed Award is made possible by the Peermahomed Family and is given annually in recognition of “outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service in the field of international education.”
Several students in the Department won achievement awards at the annual PBS Research Day on April 27, 2017.
Laura Wilt, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, recently captured first place and a $250 prize for Best Poster at the Multi-Drug Efflux Systems Gordon Research Seminar, an internationally-renowned conference in Galveston, TX.
Dr. Dexi Liu, department head of PBS, has been busy! The Panoz Professor of Pharmacy recently published two articles: Read more…