FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP

Publications

Allen I. White Distinguished Associate Professor Josh Neumiller and co-authors published a book chapter titled, “Inflammatory mechanisms in diabetic kidney disease,” in the section, “Obesity and Diabetes,” in Faintuch and Faintuch’s second edition of Obesity and Diabetes Scientific Advances and Best Practice, pp. 437-455.

Josh Neumiller and co-authors published, “Update on the evolving role of GLP-1 receptor agonists in the management of Type 2 diabetes (Audio-enriched Monograph),” on December 30, 2020 on PowerPak’s Continuing Education for Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians website.

Josh Neumiller and co-authors published, “Clinical evidence and proposed mechanisms for cardiovascular and kidney benefits from glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists,” in a 2020 edition of the journal of US Endocrinology.

Pharmacotherapy Chair and  R. Keith Campbell Distinguished Professor in Diabetes Care John White, Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor Mary Paine, Paine Lab Postdoctoral Research Associate Dan-Dan Tian, and Fiscal Analyst Deena Hadi, along with co-authors published, “Assessing transporter‐mediated natural product‐drug interactions via in vitro‐in vivo extrapolation: clinical evaluation with a probe cocktail,” in the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in November 2020.

J. Roberts and Marcia Fosberg Distinguished Professor of Pharmacotherapy Danial Baker published, “Drug evaluation – belantamab mafodotin-blmf (Blenrep),” in Wolters Kluwer Health’s The Formulary Monograph Service (FMS) in January 2021. Wolters Kluwer Health is a drug and health information publisher, the FMS is a resource used in the formulary decision making process for hospitals and managed care systems on recently released and investigational drugs.

Danial Baker published, “Drug evaluation – evinacumab: preliminary evaluation,” in the FMS in January 2021.

Danial Baker and Pharmacotherapy Clinical Professor Terri Levien published, “Drug evaluation – remdesivir (Veklury),” in the FMS in January 2021.

Danial Baker published, “Drug utilization evaluation – remdesivir (Veklury),” in the FMS in January 2021.

United States Transuranium and Uranium Registries (USTUR) Assistant Professor Maia Avtandilashvili, USTUR Director and Professor Sergei Tolmachev and three co-authors published, “Long-term retention of plutonium in the respiratory tracts of two acutely-exposed workers: estimation of bound fraction,” in Health Physics.

Maia Avtandilashvili, Sergei Tolmachev and two co-authors published, “Modelling of long-term retention of high-fired plutonium oxide in the human respiratory tract: importance of scar-tissue compartments,” in the Journal of Radiological Protection.

Mary Paine and six co-authors published, “Refined prediction of pharmacokinetic kratom-drug interactions: time-dependent inhibition considerations,” in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics in January 2021

Service

Josh Neumiller was acknowledged as an expert consultant for the 2021 American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.

Josh Neumiller is serving on the Association for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES) Oregon/Washington 2021 Annual Conference Planning Committee. The meeting will be held from April 29 to May 1, 2021.

The WSU Spokane Research team for the Arthritis Foundation virtual Jingle Bell 5K was among the top fundraising teams for the Arthritis Foundation for the third year in a row.

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT          

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students

Rakshit S. Tanna (Paine lab) was selected as the Highlighted Trainee Author for the January issue of the Journal of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics.

Rakshit S. Tanna (Paine lab) with faculty co-author Mary Paine and five other co-authors published, “Refined prediction of pharmacokinetic kratom-drug interactions: time-dependent inhibition considerations,” in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics in January 2021

James Nguyen and Rakshit Tanna with faculty co-authors John White, Mary Paine, Dan-Dan Tian and Deena Hadi, and other co-authors published, “Assessing transporter‐mediated natural product‐drug interactions via in vitro‐in vivo extrapolation: clinical evaluation with a probe cocktail,” in the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in November 2020.

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students

Erica Chan with faculty co-authors Drug Information Center Resident Brittany Craft and Danial Baker published, “Drug evaluation – clascoterone cream (Winlevi),” in the FMS in January 2021.

Marissa Yocham with faculty co-authors Brittany Craft and Danial Baker published, “Drug evaluation – pralsetinib (Gavreto),” in the FMS in January 2021.