During the last two weeks of the SURF program, students present their research findings to colleagues, mentors, friends, and family. Presentations from each year are provided below.
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Hannah Robinson Shuo Xiao Proprotein Convertase and its Associated Remodeling of Extracellular Matrix are Potential Targets for the
Discovery of a Non-Hormonal Contraceptive
Jarett Reyes George Phoebe Stapleton Nano-TiO2 Translocation and Deposition After Maternal Inhalation Exposure
Sarah Elkamhawy Lauren Aleksunes Mycotoxins Reduce Placental Cell Migration
Dana Philip Zorimar Rivera-Núñez Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Exposure during Pregnancy
Midori Flores Lauren Aleksunes Inhibition of the BCRP Transporter by Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid: Potential Mechanism for Hyperuricemia
Dennis A. Aldea Michael P. Verzi Assessing Transcriptional Isoform Switching Between Intestinal Crypts and Villi
Anisha Bhattacharya Grace Guo Characterization of Individual Bile Acid Signaling in Novel In Vivo Low Bile Acid Model
Rawda Elsayed Luigi Brunetti Investigating the Association Between Psychiatric History and COVID-19 Mortality in a Hospitalized Patient Cohort
Marta Galagoza Mary Wagner Bones For Change
Taina Moore Andrew Gow The Therapeutic Potential of Nitrated Fatty Acids in Acute Lung Injury
Bowie Shreiber Steven An KIAA1199, a Deafness Gene of Unknown Function, is Overexpressed in Human Airway Smooth Muscle Cells
Tanvi Banota Debra Laskin Characterization of Liver and Lung Injury and Inflammation in a High Fat Diet Mouse Model of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis
Chenghui Jiang Debra Laskin Attenuation of Nitrogen Mustard Induced Lung Injury by N-Acetylcysteine
Isabel Parzecki Laurie Joseph Ozone-Induced Changes in Mouse Intestinal Goblet Cells
Jack Noto Debra Laskin PGC1β Regulates Anti-Inflammatory Activation in Mouse Macrophages
Daniel Hu Jeffrey Laskin Sepiapterin Reductase Mediates Redox Cycling and Generates Reactive Oxygen Species
Jonathan Nulman Wei-Xing Zong Characterization of the Sialic Acid Biosynthesis Pathway in Ba/F3 Cell Transformation
Ian O’Connor Renping Zhou Designing Compact and Efficient Adeno-Associated Virus Vectors For Higher Transgene Expression
Sanjana Putta Suzie Chen Elucidating the Mechanisms of Riluzole in GRM1+ Melanoma Cells
Tingying Xie Nanjoo Suh Novel Keap1-Nrf2 Direct Inhibitors Reduce Estrogen-Induced Effects in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Gina Capece Dr. Debra Laskin Investigating PGC1β as a Critical Mediator in the Resolution of Ozone-Induced Lung Inflammation
Skylar Groves Dr. Cheryl Dreyfus The BDNF Receptor, TrkB, affects Myelination Following a Demyelinating Lesion
Andres Rivera Ruiz Dr. Phoebe Stapleton Uterine Position Effect in Fetal Growth Pattern of Nanopolysterene-Exposed Rats
John Sauer Dr. Suzie Chen Activation of G-protein Estrogen Receptor and Tumor Progression in a Melanoma Prone Transgenic Mouse Model
Syeda Maliha Dr. Grace Guo FXR Agonists as Therapeutic Options for NAFLD/NASH and their Clinical Trial Status
Victoria Woo Dr. Lauren Aleksunes Identifying Gaps in Knowledge and Next Directions for MATE Transporters
Jack Lyman Drs. Cody Smith/Debra Laskin Estrogen Receptor-Mediated Regulation of Macrophage Phenotype and Sex Differences in Ozone Toxicity
Vijay Anand Dr. Andrew Gow Optimization of Deep Learning Neural Networks to Yield an Accurate Predictor of Post-Translational Protein Modifications in Threonine and Serine Phosphorylation Datasets
Kevin Ozkuyumcu Drs. Laurie Joseph/Jeff Laskin Sulfur Mustard-Induced Changes in Swine Skin Integrity
Nina Suss Dr. Nanjoo Suh Regulation of Breast Cancer Progression by Vitamin D Compounds via the TP63 Pathways
Brianna Ames Dr. Jeff Laskin Evaluating the Relationship of Sulfur Mustard-Induced Cutaneous Injury and Reactive Oxygen Species
Samuel Tombokan Dr. Gary Aston Jones Pharmacological and Chemogenetic Manipulation of Norepinephrine and the Locus Coeruleus System in Rats Alters Performance in an Auditory Detection Task
Chenghui Jiang Drs. Rama Malaviya/Deb Laskin Alleviating Sulfur Mustard-Induced Oxidative Stress by Anti-TNFα Antibody Treatment in Rat Lung
Cynthia Gui Dr. Renping Zhou Developing an AAV-Based CRISPR Strategy for SOD mRNA knockdown for ALS Treatment
Joyce Xu Dr. Steven Zheng Regulation of Cellular Metabolism by SOD1 in Lung Cancer
Kevin Chen Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn Overcoming the Nail Barrier: Delivering Antifungals through the Nail to Treat Nail Fungus Using a Combination of Physical and Chemical Methods
Brittney Bobowski Dr. Lauren Aleksunes Exploring Metabolic Enzymes and Transporters in Human Placentas: Expression Profiling by RNA-Sequencing
Taylor Andrews Dr. Wei-Xing Zong Genome-wide CRISPR Knockout Screen to Identify Genes Whose Loss of Function Can Confer IL-3 Independence
Tanvi Banota Dr. Debra Laskin Farnesoid X Receptor Regulates Immune Cell Activation and Recruitment following Mustard-Induced Pulmonary Injury
Joanna Kopko Dr. Hao Zhu Predictive Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (QSAR) Modeling of Fathead Minnow Aquatic Toxicity
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Anirudh Krishnan Dr. Gow Nitrated Fatty Acids Reduces the Presence of Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 in Bleomycin-Induced Lung Inflammation
Sara Coppola Dr. Zong Exogenous Glutamine Starvation Triggers Glutamine Synthetase Upregulation in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Jason Yin Dr. Kong Evaluating Urolithins for Ability to Protect Against Oxidative Stress
Emily Chung Dr. Gow Measurement of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Patients with Post-Deployment Dyspnea
Samantha Stewart Dr. Suh Investigating Estrogen as a Mediator for Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Carcinoma
Edward Gu Dr. Dreyfus Role of TrkB Deletion from NG2+ Cells following Cuprizone-Induced Demyelination in Mice
Tae Hoon Min Dr. Minden Investigating the Changes in Gene Expression of SUM159 Breast Cancer Cells through Application of KPT-9274
Michael Campbell Dr. Guo Fibroblast Growth Factor 15 (FGF15) Suppresses NASH Development in Mice
Celine Park Dr. Kagan Optimization of a Bioanalytical Method for Ondansetron in Multiple Rodent Tissues for Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic Study
Jordan Lee Dr. D. Laskin Valproic Acid Decreases Ozone-Induced Oxidative Stress in Mice
William Yan Dr. Yang Prostate Cancer Prevention by δ-Tocotrienols
Callum Malcolm Dr. D. Laskin PPARγ and the Inflammatory Response to  Ozone-Induced Lung Injury in Mice
Darling Rojas Dr. Chen Effect of GRM1 Expression in Regulating HIF-1α Translation Rate and Stability
Talia Seymore Dr. D. Laskin Effects of anti-TNFα Antibody on Sulfur Mustard-Induced Lung Injury in Rats
Fayssal Alqudrah Dr. Yang Can the Effects of Green Tea on Gut Microbiota be Sustained?
Minseon Han Dr. Rancourt Involvement of Galectin-3 in Maintaining Barrier Integrity of Lung Vasculature
Catherine Rojas Dr. Sinko Optimizing Nanosuspension Treatments for Nitrogen Mustard Gas Burns on the Skin
Palna Mehta Dr. Brunetti Acid Suppressive Medications and Clostridium Difficile Infection Treatment Failure in Hospitalized Patients
Hamdi Lababidi Dr. Gordon INV-102 Attenuates Nitrogen Mustard-Induced Epithelial-Stromal Separation in Rabbit Corneas
Michelle Yeung Dr. Zhou Gene Therapy for ALS Using Adeno-Associated Virus Vectors
Xiaofan Tian Dr. Zheng The Role of Amino Acids in Insulin Production and the Control of Glucose Homeostasis
Jaylen Taylor Dr. J. Laskin Enzyme Kinetic Parameters for Hydrogen Peroxide Generation (Autoxidation) in P450-Related Microsomal Electron Transport Chains
Destiny Durante Dr. Gordon Restasis® Treatment to Improve Corneal Injury Post Sulfur Mustard Exposure
Shabree Anthony Dr. Aleksunes Metal-Related Proteins and Environmental Contaminants in Human Placentas
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Rachel Winner Dr. Suh Potential Candidate Genes Driving Cancer Stemness and their Regulation by CDDO-Im in Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Sakina Plumber Dr. Zhou Novel Gene-Based Delivery of Neurotrophic Factors for ALS Treatment
Charlotte Love Dr. Stapleton Gestational Exposure to Inhaled Nano-sized Titanium Dioxide Impairs Maternal Nutrition and Fetal Health
Timothy Amin Dr. Fahim Evaluation of Opioid Consumption in Sickle Cell Pain Crisis after Implementation of Multimodal Analgesia: A Retrospective Chart Review
Hye Min Shin Dr. Aleksunes Epigenetic Regulation of Hepatic Efflux Transporters in Mice
David Viramontes Drs. Aleksunes & Wen Interaction of Organophosphate Flame Retardants with Efflux Transporters
Jaya Banerjee Chatterjee Drs. Wagner & Bridgeman Supporting Healthy Bones: Improving the Nutrition and Medication Education Included in a Peer-Lead Exercise and Wellness Curriculum
Timothy Low-Beer Dr. Gow Nitric Oxide Metabolic Pathways in Tumor Microenvironment Induced Macrophage Phenotypic Response
Evelyn Wisniewski Dr. Maroney Paliperidone Palmitate’s Effectiveness in Reducing Acute Inpatient Hospital Readmission Rates
Jaehee Yang Dr. Guo Effects of Deficiency of FXR and LCN2 on Liver Injury in a High-Fat Diet-Induced Mouse NASH Model
Thomas Hong Dr. Yang Effects of Green Tea on Activation of AMPK in a Diabetic Mouse Model
Alexa Podolsky Dr. Minden Effects of KPT-9274 Drug Treatment on Gene Expression in SUM159 Breast Cancer Cells
Melanie Zhang Drs. Rancourt & D. Laskin Effect of Nitrogen Mustard Inhalation on Microparticle Formation in Rat Airways: Probing at the Limits of Detection
Jordan Lee Dr. D. Laskin Effects of Valproic Acid on Ozone-Induced Inflammatory Mediator Expression in Mice
Zakiyah Henry Dr. D. Laskin Mechanisms of Sulfur Mustard-Induced Lung Injury
Kayla Bendinelli Drs. Zarbl & Fang Restoration of the Circadian Rhythm by FGF in Prevention of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Zhenning Yang Dr. Fang Shift Work Alters Circadian Expression of Circadian Genes and Circadian-Controlled Genes
Emily LaMonica Dr. Hu Synthesis of a Novel L-Cystine Crystallization Inhibitor for the Treatment of Cystinuria
Sahiti Seetamraju Dr. Sinko The Effects of Polymer Lengths and Cryoprotectants on the Size and Stability of PCL-PEG Nanoparticles
Shane Zhang Dr. Cartegni Investigating the Activity of Three Truncated Isoforms of MET Receptor
Samantha Adams Dr. Roepke Hypothalamic and Liver Gene Expression in Neonates Perinatally-Exposed to OPFR
Ankit Rana Dr. Brunetti The Impact of Diabetes on Acute Coronary Syndrome Outcomes in Clopidogrel Treated Patients
Jieun Kang Dr. Joseph Restasis® Modulates Sulfur Mustard Induced Meibomian Gland Rabbit Eyelid Injury
Tracy Peng Drs. Gerecke & Chang BiPS as a Countermeasure for Vesicant-Induced Injury in Mouse Ear Skin
Nicole Tryon Dr. J. Laskin H2O2 Generation in the Presence of Form Selective Inhibitors of Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenase Activity
Destiny Durante Dr. Gordon Comparing Ocular Therapies to Improve Corneal Mustard-Induced Injuries
Callum Malcolm Dr. J. Laskin CYP2E1 Mediated H2O2 Generation in Nash Reaction Based Assay
Amy Lin Dr. J. Laskin Comparing Superoxide Generation Markers by Microsomal P450 Reductase
Bryce Jurkouich Dr. Uzumcu Long-Term Effects of Developmental Exposure to Phthalates on Metabolism and Body Weight in Female Rats
Alina Lou Dr. Panettieri Role of GPR40 in Airway Smooth Muscle Function and Bronchconstriction
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Eric Zhu Dr. Shakarjian Isolation of a Novel Chymase in Mouse Epidermal Keratinocytes after Electrophilic Exposure
Drym Oh Drs. J.Laskin and Joseph Effects of Carbamate Derivatives on Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Murine Macrophages
Alyssa Bellomo Drs .D.Laskin and Gardner RAGE Expression in Nitrogen Mustard Induced Acute Lung Injury in the Rat
Zachary Fetske Drs. Zarbl and Fang CRISPR-Mediated Knockout of FRY in Normal Breast Cells
Sumie Kakehi Dr. Comoletti Functional and Structural Characterization of the IgLON Protein Family
Sabina London Dr. Gow Beta and Alpha Subunits in the Guanylate Cyclase Enzyme in Human Asthma model to Investigate Smooth Muscle Relaxation
Fayrouz Merhom Dr. Gow Farnesoid X Receptor Expression in Alveolar Macrophages of Amiodarone-induced Fibrotic Mice Lung Tissue
Thu Truong Dr. Gow Detection and Quantification of Copper Catalyzed Bio-Orthogonal Fluorescent Labelling of Lewis Lung Carcinoma Cells
Meagan Hackey Dr. Augeri Synthesis and Characterization of Zinc-Selective Ionophores for Mutant p53 Protein Refolding
Jensan Liu Dr. Hu Design and Synthesis of Potential Phthalimide-Based Inhibitors of Keap1-Nrf2 Protein-Protein Interaction
Hyejin Kim Dr.Ebright Myxopyronin-Inspired Phloroglucinol Derivatives Enhance Rifamycin Activity Against Staphylococcal Biofilms
Chris Zembrzuski Dr. Chen Role of GRM1 Expression in the Transfer of Metastatic Phenotypes via Melanoma Exosomes
Amy Hu Drs. Chang and Gerecke Dose-Response Toxicity of Nitrogen Mustard on Mouse 3T3 Fibroblasts
Nahomie Possible Dr. Gordon and Hahn Analysis of the Effectiveness of Restasis® as a Therapy for Nitrogen Mustard Induced Corneal Injuries
Sammi Chung Dr. Guo The Role of FXR in Regulating the Hepatic Acute Phase Response in a Bacterial Model
Rachel Suss Dr. Stapleton Nano-TiO2 Inhalation Early in Gestation Impairs Maternal Vascular Reactivity and Fetal Development
Kenny Gonzales-Rivera Dr. Aleksunes Epigenetic Regulation of MDR1 Expression in Human Blood-Brain Barrier Cells
Yoonsun Choi Dr. Michniak-Kohn The Effect of Penetration Enhancers on Transdermal Permeation of Galantamine
Calantha Yan Dr. Yang Epigenetic Modifications of IL11 Gene in Human Colon Cancer Cells
Brittany Rickard Dr. Buckley Gender Impacts on the Uptake of Organophosphate Flame Retardants by C57BL/6 Mice
Erin Jennings Dr. Campbell Examining the Contribution of the Microbiota to the Healthy Aging AC5KO Phenotype
Ronald Vertsman Dr. Pizzi Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Pharmacist vs Peer Delivered Vaccine Education in a Senior Center Model of Care Setting
Amy Sung Shin Na Dr. Brunetti Prospective and Retrospective Evaluations of Pharmacokinetic Changes in Obese Individuals Treated with Intravenous Immunoglobulin
Ricardo Navarro Dr. J. Laskin Damage Responses Induced by the Sulfur Mustard Analog Mechlorethamine in Human HaCaT Keratinocytes
Kristal Reyes-Sanchez Dr. Chen Regulation of Glutaminase in GRM1-Expressing Melanoma Cells
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Holly Yang Dr. Guo Fgf15 Gene and Its Effects on Bile Acid Homeostasis
Jessica Xiao Dr. Chen Role of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor-1 (Grm1) in Melanoma Metastasis
Nihal Narsipur Dr. Yang Effect of Long-Term Intake of Phytosterols on NAFLD in High Fat Diet Fed Mice
Eric Zhang Dr. Hu Synthesis of Small Molecule Inhibitors of Keap1-Nrf2 Protein-Protein Interaction
Justin Park Dr. Hu Adaptation of a Cystine Specific Assay for the Characterization of Cystine Crystallization Inhibitors LH707 and LH708
JiYoung Park Dr. Zhou Strain Differences in Sensitivity to Cuprizone-Induced Demyelination
Sarah On Dr. Kagan Comparison of Paclitaxel Toxicity to Cancer Cell Line A549 in Two Different Formulations
Sonam Chodon Dr. Suh Prevention of Breast Cancer by Natural Compounds: Effects of Vitamin E on Estrogen-Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
Kavleen Kaur Dr. Kimler Tacrolimus Dosing in Pediatric Patients
Shivani Gupta Dr. Gow Understanding Effects of iNOS on Cellular Recruitment within LAM
Ziping Liu Dr. Gow Derivation of Semi-Ordinal Mann Whitney U for the Body Mass Comparison of Sequential Capra aegagrus in Bridge Crossings
Catherine Johnson Dr. Reuhl The Role of Extracellular Matrix in Neurotoxicity and Neural Repair
Jennifer Li Dr. Cartegni Characterizing Splicing Effects of p53 Exonic Point Mutations
Taylor Tillery Dr. Fang Circadian Rhythm Disruption and its Effects on Mammary Tumor Lung Metastasis
Daniel Peled Dr. Uzumcu Effects of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals on Rat Uteri
Caitlyn Tobita Dr. Driscoll Characterizing the Recovery and Adaptation after Exercise in C. elegans
Helen Wang Dr. Sinko Effect of Bac7 on Nanoparticle Transport Across the Colorectal Epithelium
Maxine Abustan Dr. Aleksunes Establishing an In Vitro Blood-Placental Barrier Using BeWo b30 cells
Phil Gallo Dr. Gordon Restasis Reduces Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Nitrogen Mustard-Exposed Corneas
Megha Shah Dr. Maroney Examining the Clinical Outcomes of Patients Treated with Paliperidone Palmitate: A Retrospective, Mirror-Image Study
Arsany Makkar Dr. Guo Investigating the Role of the Farnesoid X Receptor (FXR) on Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
Iris Escobar Dr. Gardner and Dr. Laskin Identification of Unique Markers to Distinguish Macrophage Populations in Mouse Models Resembling Fatty Liver Disease
Mary Stofan Dr. Buckley and Dr. Guo Analysis of the Bile Acid Synthetic Pathway in the Absence of Enzymes, CYP7A1 and CYP27A1
Vivian Hu Dr. Wu Microglia Phagocytosis Through Development
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Arielis Esteves Dr. Aleksunes Immunohistochemical Detection of Drug Transporters in the Human Blood-Placental Barrier
Tiara Askew Dr. Fang Effects of Environmental Toxicants and Chemopreventive Agents on Cellular Circadian Rhythm in Human Epithelial Cells
Cindy Qiu Dr. Guo Expression of Genes at mRNA Levels Involved in Cholesterol Homeostasis during NASH Development for FGF – 15 KO Mice
Kevinn Eddy Dr. Chen Role of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 1 (GRM1) in Exosome Production and Melanoma Metastasis
Amr Tawfik Dr. J.Laskin The Effects of Nitrogen Mustard Exposure on the Endocannabinoid System in Skin Wound Repair
Hyunjung (Christine) Go Dr. Zhou Strain Differences in Sensitivity to Cuprizone Induced Demyelination
Ian Berman Dr. D.Laskin Anti-TNF? Antibody as a Therapeutic Agent in Nitrogen Mustard Induced Lung Injury
Gehad Ali Dr. Sunil Role of the Spleen in Nitrogen Mustard-Induced Lung Inflammation in Mice
Daniel Menza Dr. Kipen Using Selenium to Correct Circadian Rhythm Disruption
Haoyue Zhou Dr. Guo Expression of Genes at mRNA Levels Involved in Cholesterol Homeostasis During NASH Development for Tissue Specific FXR Knock Out Mice
Joanne Junga Kim Dr. Maroney Antipsychotic Polypharmacy: Justification and Documentation
Anna Lee Dr. Minden PAK4 in Skeletal Myoblast Differentiation
Wenyi Zhu Dr. Richardson The Effects of Pesticides and Metals on the Levels of Amyloid Precursor Protein
Shannon Coghlan Dr. Reuhl Dose-Response Toxicity of Trimethyltin in Murine Hippocampus
Li Ching Sheng Dr. Suh The Effects of Vitamin D on Breast Cancer Stem Cells
Amy Huang Dr. Uhrich Bioactive Amphiphilic Macromolecules as Stent Coating
Daniella Olan Dr. Schwander Development of a Bilayer Model Mimicking the Human Alveolar Wall for Tuberculosis and Air Pollution Studies
Jong Won Lee Dr.Kong Pharmacodynamics of Tanshinone I: Induction of Nrf2 – ARE pathway in HepG2C8
Arianna Kee Dr. Sinko Fabrication and Characterization of Nanoparticles Targeting the Mannose Receptors on Macrophages
Kyle Buckley Dr. Guo Quantification of Bile Acids in Mouse Tissue
Minchang Choi Dr. Gordon Melatonin as a Countermeasure for Nitrogen Mustard-Induced Corneal Injury
Michael Mudrak Drs. Laumbach & Black Childhood Asthma: Stress and Its Effects on Cortisol and Exhaled Nitric Oxide
Emily Do Dr. Gow Macrophage Origin and Local Environment Determine Phenotype in Response to Acute Lung Injury
Abdelrahman Ewis Dr. Gow Beetroot Juice as a Dietary Supplement to Support Vascular Nitrites:A Method to Support Endothelial Function in the Face of Pollution
Lucy Lin Dr. Hart Mutagenesis in Ataxia Telangiectasia Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Jaimie Chen Dr. Zhou Disruption of Maternal Behavior in Ephrin A5-Null Mice
Fangel Tung Dr. Yurkow Development of Formaldehyde-Neutralizing Compounds for the Study & Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases
So Hyun Rhee Dr. Gow Lymphanioleiomyomatosis
Barkha Jain Dr. Sinko Synthesis of DV3 Peptide Analogs to Probe the Structure and Function of CXCR4 Receptor
Daniel Simmons Dr. Wagner Creating a Micro-Cost Model for the Impact of Adding a Pharmacist to the Health Care Team in a Federally-Qualified Health Center
Jeremy Levine Dr. Gordon Role of Collagen XXIV in Bone Osteoblast Maturation
Frances Acevedo Dr. Buckley A Straightforward Method for Cisplatin Speciation in Human Blood
Kaiwen Wang Dr. Michniak-Kohn Transdermal Film Formulation for Drug Delivery Using Dimethyl Fumarate
Yixin Lin Dr. Aleksunes Regulation of the BCRP/ABCG2 Placental Transporter by the Nuclear Receptor PPAR Gamma
Andrew Liebau Dr. Driscoll miRNAs as Regulators of Dietary Restriction and Healthy Aging in C. elegans.
Jiyeon Park Dr. Chen Regulation of mGluR1 via NRSF/REST in Melanoma
Stephen May Dr. Mansukhani Correlation of Medication Therapy in COPD Patients with 30-day Readmission Rates
Kyle Buckley Dr. Richardson Measurement of Deltamethrin in Rat Brain by HPLC with UV Detection
Jeffrey Yang Dr. Suh Targeting Breast Cancer Stem Cells with Natural and Synthetic Compounds
Hetty Cheng Dr. Maroney Examining the Clinical Outcomes of Paliperidone Palmitate on Patients in An Acute Care Setting
Valerie Paschalis Dr. Fang Circadian Disruption Promotes Breast Cancer Metastasis in C3(1)/Tag Transgenic Mice
Jane Lee Dr. Iba Drug Metabolism
Shelbie Burchfield Dr. Gerecke Skin Wound Healing
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Ahmed Ahmed Dr. Michniak-Kohn Paclitaxel Nanoparticles vs Free Paclitaxel: An In Vitro Cytotoxicity Study
Reena Blade Dr. D Laskin Hydrogen Peroxide Detection Using Iron(III)-Tetrasulfonatophtalocyanine
Lauren DeRespiris Dr. Reuhl Effects of Pesticides DDT/DDE on the Metabolism and Toxicity of Alzheimer’s AB Peptides in Drosophila
David Fett Dr. Gow S-Nitrosylation of Surfactant Protein D in Pulmonary Injury: The Effect of S-Nitrosoglutathione Reductase
Nirav Haribhakti Dr. Hatefi Peptide Based Alternative of Poly(ethylene Glycol) for Efficient Shielding of Nanoparticles
Ryan Hui Dr. Zhou Neuronal Morphology in EphA5/A6 KO Mice
Quan Jin Dr. Guo Effect of Cholic Acid Gavage on FXR Activation in Mouse Liver and Ileum
Jae Yoon Louis Jeon Dr Gordon Consequences of the Loss of Collagen XXIV in Bone
In Heon Lee Dr. Sinko Synthesis of CXCR4 Targeted Peptide Carrier
Jason Liu Dr. Richardson Activation of Macrophages by Pyrethroid Pesticides
Chris Liu Dr. Lee Nanomaterial-Based Drug Delivery
Alex Lo Dr. Yang Identifying DNA Methylation Changes in the PhIP/DSS CYP1A-Humanized Mouse Model of Colon Cancer
Matt Lynch Dr. D. Laskin Hepatotoxicity: Acetaminophen Induced Injury
Gabriell Thorne Dr. Aleksunes Activation of Nrf2 Signaling by the Investigational Drug LH601A in Cultured Human Kidney Cells
Kristen Tripicchio Dr. Gerecke Study of Nitrogen Mustard Vesicant Injury in Mouse Keratinocytes Using the Scratch Wound Model
Brittany Yalamanchili Dr. Joseph Treating Mustard Injury in Skin
David Yang Dr. Kong Celastrol and Formononetin in Chemoprevention
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Katterin Colon Dr. Richardson Activation of Inflammatory Pathways by DDT and its Derivatives: Potential Links to Neuroinflammation in AD
Michael Little Dr. Aleksunes Regulation of Liver and Kidney Efflux Transporters during Inflammation
Dahea (Diana) You Dr. Yang Effects of Different Forms of Tocopherols on RNA and Protein Levels of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes
Andriy Kuzmov Dr. Minko Nanostructured Lipid Carriers for the Co-delivery of Paclitaxel and siRNA
David Cheng Dr. Kong Pharmacodynamics of Ginsenosides: Antioxidant Activities and Activation of Nrf2
Woo Young Choi Dr. Fang Mechanisms Causing Upper Resipiratory Disease by World Trade Center Dust
Purnima Verma Dr. Vetrano Metabolic and Transport Genes in Human Placenta and Fetal Membranes
Amna Jamil Dr. Gow Effect of Oxygen Tension on S-Nitrosylated Myoglobin in the Trout Heart
Alexander Tang Dr. Gerecke Kinetics of Neutrophil Infiltration During Skin Wound Healing After Exposure to Nitrogen Mustard
Amishi Desai Dr. Laumbach Hair Cortisol Levels and Chronic Stress Measurement
Maria Xu Dr. Joseph Techniques: Immunohistochemical Staining and Western Blot Analysis—Mouse Skin Models of Mustard Injuries
Gaby Ghobrial Dr. Reuhl Recruitment of Neural Stem Cells in Response to Brain Injury
Ogugua Osefoh Dr. D Laskin Role of Reactive Nitrogen species in Nitrogen Mustard-Induced Lung Injury
Lefan He Dr. Sinko Synthesis and Development of LyP-1 Peptides for Targeted Drug Delivery
Victoria Huang Dr. Reilly Evaluation of the 2012 Beers Criteria of Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Older Adults
Aparna Nanduri Dr. Wagner Evaluation of New Jersey’s Project Healthy Bones
Cindy Kui Dr. Kimball Synthesis of Imidazopyrimidine Derivatives as Probes of the Bmi-1 Pathway in Cancer
Thant Ko Ko Dr. Hu Small Molecule Inhibitors for Keap1-Nrf2 Interaction
Edward Lin Dr. Michniak-Kohn Drug Dissolution of Fenofibrate and Griseofulvin
Researcher Mentor Project Description
Stephanie Callinan Dr. Reilly Evaluation of the Effects of the Utilization of Beers Criteria Drugs in the Elderly
Himabindu Angara Dr. Gordon Altered Inflammatory Patterns Seen Upon Sulfur Mustard Exposure Wounds as Compared to Incisional Wounds
Yangmin Mimi Chen Dr. Michniak-Kohn Transdermal Drug Delivery: Tyrospheres for Psoriasis and Tyrosine-Derived Polymer Degradation
Ellen Choi Dr. Zarbl Chronic Disruption of Circadian Rhythm and its Effects on Promoting Mammary Tumorigenesis
Lobna Eldasher Dr. Aleksunes Identifying the Effects of Perfluorooctanoic Acid on Proximal Tubule Transporters
Mohan Govindraj Dr. Gow Evaluation of Macrophage Phenotypic Responses in RAW 264.7 Macrophage Cell Line
Vani Kumaran Dr. Thomas Evaluation of Testosterone Metabolites by HPLC
Andriy Kuzmov Dr. Minko Nanostructured Lipid carriers as a Multifunctional Nanomedicine Platform for Pulmonary Co-Delivery of Anticancer Drugs and siRNA
Charles Lee Dr. Sinko Polymeric Drug Delivery System for Lung Cancer Therapy
Marissa Nimnual Dr.Iba Ontogenic Profile of Mouse Hepatic Cytochrome P450 2B
Rob Perez Drs. Joseph and Laskin Effect of Novel Anti-Inflammatories on Sulfur Mustard Induced Skin Injury
Ashley Press Dr. Richardson Different Sensitivities of CES-1 Variants to Inhibition
Purnima Verma Drs. Meyers and Bors Safety and Effectiveness of Nifedipine in Pediatrics
Julie Safirstein Dr. Gordon Comparing Corneal Wound Healing After Exposure to Nitrogen Mustard and UVB Rays
Qi Wang Dr. Aleksunes Metabolism of Cisplatin to a Nephrotoxin in Proximal Tubule Cells
Dahea Diana You Dr. Hu Synthesis of an Aminoacyloxymethyl Prodrug of Curcumin
Lumeng Jenny Yu Dr. Chen Molecular Mechanisms of Riluzole in Treatment of Human Melanoma Cells
Kateryna Zorych Dr. Yang Effect of AOM and gammaTMT on the Levels of CYP3A