Grad Students to Attend Annual Toxicology Meeting
Four students from the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences (GPPS) have received a Graduate Student Travel Support Award to attend the 58th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology March 10-14 in Baltimore.
Farzane Sivandzade, a research assistant for Luca Cucullo, Ph.D., in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Amarillo, has been invited to give a platform presentation during the meeting’s SPC Highlights Emerging Scientists: Biopharmaceutical Safety Assessment session. Her presentation is titled, “The Protective Effect of Rosiglitazone against Electronic Cigarette/Tobacco Smoke Induced Cerebrovascular Toxicity.”
The other TTUHSC honorees also work as research assistants for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Amarillo. The group includes Ekram Chowdhury, who works in the laboratory of Ulrich Bickel, Dr. Med.; Md. Sanaullah Sajib, who works in the laboratory of Constantinos Mikelis, Ph.D.; and Md. Ashraf-Uz-Zaman, who works in the laboratory of Nadezhda German, Ph.D.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.