FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP

Publications

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Associate Jin Gao (Wang lab), Pharmaceutical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Associate Yujie Su (Wang lab), and Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Professor Zhenjia Wang published an Invited Review article of “Engineering bacterial membrane nanovesicles for improved therapies in infectious diseases and cancer,” in Advanced Drug Delivery Review, a peer-reviewed resource from the Elsevier online in May 2022.

Pharmacotherapy Associate Professor Rustin Crutchley (Yakima) with student co-author Angelina Gladchuk (’22 PharmD) and four other co-authors published “Cathelicidins and defensins antimicrobial host defense peptides in the treatment of TB and HIV: Pharmacogenomic and nanomedicine approaches towards improved therapeutic outcomes,” in Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy online in May 2022.

Presentations

Vice Chair and Allen I. White Distinguished Professor of Pharmacotherapy Josh Neumiller presented, “ADA guideline update – standards for diabetes education,” at the WSPA/WADE Diabetes Education Day on May 13, 2022.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Assistant Professor Hui Zhang presented a poster and oral presentation titled “Tissue-resident memory CD4+ T cells play a dominant role in the initiation of antitumor immunity,” at the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Annual Meeting 2022, held from May 06 – 10, 2022 in Portland, Oregon. He also received a 2022 AAI Travel Grant to support him in attending this conference.

Service

Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Professor Sue Marsh has been appointed to the American Physiological Society (APS) Cardiovascular Section Steering Committee for a three-year term and will represent the Section on the APS Fellows Committee.

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT          

Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine students

Sean McGranaghan (Zhu lab) successfully passed his preliminary exam May 13, 2022.

Farheen Shaikh (Ahmed lab) won first place in the graduate student poster competition for her poster titled “TNF-α interacts with TWEAK/Fn-14 Axis in human rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts,” at the American College of Rheumatology Knowledge Exchange held in Orlando, Florida in April 2022.

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Angelina Gladchuk (’22 PharmD) with faculty co-author Rustin Crutchley and four other co-authors published “Cathelicidins and defensins antimicrobial host defense peptides in the treatment of TB and HIV: Pharmacogenomic and nanomedicine approaches towards improved therapeutic outcomes,” in Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy in July 2022.