Dr. Gurvinder Singh Rekhi issued a patent


Dr. Gurvinder Singh Rekhi, Academic Professional Associate, has been issued a US patent for “Controlled Release Combinations Comprising a Combination of Isosorbide Dinitrate and Hydralazine Hydrochloride”. US Patent 9,308,177 B2, April 12, 2016. Inventors – Gurvinder Singh Rekhi, Richard Sidwell and Sharon Hamm.

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Dexi Liu, Panoz Professor, publishes


Dr. Dexi Liu, Panoz Professor of Pharmacy, has published three articles regarding high-fat diet-induced metabolic disorders and obesity. Dr. Mingming Gao, Assistant Research Scientist in the department, collaborated on these works.

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PBS Staff honored by College of Pharmacy


Two members of the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences staff were honored in a ceremony hosted by the College of Pharmacy on Tuesday, May 10. Mary Eubanks, Administrative Associate I, and Joy Wilson, Administrative Manager I, were both honored for 25+ years of service to the College.

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Dr. Jason Zastre, Associate Professor, Publishes


Dr. Jason Zastre, Associate Professor, has published a paper in Toxicology Letters: “Plasma protein binding limits the blood brain barrier permeation of the pyrethroid insecticide, deltamethrin.” He was also the invited speaker at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Drug Transporter Workshop in Baltimore, MD. The workshop was held April 17, 2016. Dr. Zastre gave a talk titled “Thiamine Transporters in Cancer.”
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Dr. Eileen Kennedy, Assistant Professor, Publishes


Dr. Eileen Kennedy, Assistant Professor, has published a paper in Biochemical Journal: “AKAP18:PKA-RIIα structure reveals crucial anchor points for recognition of regulatory subunits of PKA”. Dr. Kennedy was also invited to speak at the 13th Annual Biochemistry Retreat for Universitat Kassel, held in Wesendorf, Germany, January 20-23, 2016. The title of her presentation was “Targeting regulation and allosteric activation of kinases.”

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Dr. Brian Cummings, Associate Professor, wins Achievement Award


Dr. Brian Cummings, Associate Professor, received the 2016 American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Junior Achievement Award in Toxicology. This award is given in recognition of Outstanding Research Contributions to Toxicology by an Early Career Investigator (those who received their Ph.D. in the last 15 years).

 

Dr. Brian Cummings Wins Bowling Championship


Dr. Brian Cummings claimed his second Championship Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences bowling trophy at the second annual Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Bowling Championship. Dr. Houjian Cai took first runner-up and Dr. Scott Pegan took second runner-up. Congratulations to our PBS faculty champs!

From left to right: Dr. Scott Pegan, Dr. Brian Cummings, Dr. Houjian Cai

From left to right: Dr. Scott Pegan, Dr. Brian Cummings, Dr. Houjian Cai