Grad students present research at annual meeting

Three students from TTUHSC’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences made platform presentations Oct. 20-22 at the Lone Star Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting in Waco, Texas.

Verma KshitijKshitij Verma, a Ph.D. candidate working in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences lab of Paul Trippier, Ph.D., presented, “Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Inhibitors of Type 5 17β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase (AKR1C3) as Novel Therapeutics to Manage Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).”


Madala Hanumantha RaoHanumantha Rao Madala, a graduate student working in the Department of Biomedical Sciences lab of Kalkunte S. Srivenugopal, Ph.D., presented, “Synthesis of a novel non-diuretic, brain-penetrating, ethacrynic acid analog and demonstration of its potent efficacy in orthotopic glioblastoma (GBM) models.”


Gupta NehalNehal Gupta, a graduate student working in the Department of Biomedical Sciences lab of Dr. Sanjay Srivastava, presented, “Penfluridol Reduces Paclitaxel Resistance in Breast Cancer by Inhibiting HER2/β-Catenin Signaling.”





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