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Winter 2002 - Volume 13, No. 1

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Articles
WSU Recognized as Founding Member of AAMC

 

New Curriculum Addresses Aging and Geriatrics

 

Providing Answers About Viruses and Drug Resistance

 

Publication Shows Gene Programming is Coming Soon

 

Antacids May be More Important than Calcium in Osteoporosis Prevention

 

Congressman Rallies for Graduate Medical Education

 

Tracking Software Evaluates Students' Clinical Rotations

 

Prayer and Fellowship Promote Healthy Outcomes

 

Diabetes Program Participants See Sharp Drop in Risk Factors

 

Master's Degree Offered in Genetic Counseling

 

Influenza Vaccine Research Targets Large Capacity Virus

 

WSU School of Medicine Recognizes Excellence in Medical Student Research

 

In Memory of Professor Emeritus Maurice Bernstein

 

School Begins Multi-Million dollar Energy Savings Project

 

WSU Establishes Metabolic Research Center Dedicated to Diabetes/Obesity Research

 

Drug Delivery System Uses Liposomes to Treat Ocular Tumors

 

Dr. Goodman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from American Association of Physical Anthropologists

 

Medical Students Learn and Practice Professionsl Values

 

Leukemia Drug Gets Priority Approval

 

Psychiatry Students Awarded for Research

 

Lower Cardiovascular Risk is Added Benefit of Exercise

 

$5 Million Grant Partners WSU and Florida A&M for Environmental Health Research

 

Graduates Earn PhDs

Graduates Earn PhDs

 

Congratulations to the following School of Medicine graduates who earned their doctoral degrees during the winter 2001 commencement ceremonies.

 

Bill Underwood

Major:  Anatomy & Cell Biology

Advisor:  Jose Ralofs

Dissertation Title: Inhibition of Translation and Release of Cytochrome C Following Traumatic Brian Injury in the Rat

 

Song Li

Major:  Biochemistry

Advisor:  Barry Rosen

Dissertation Title: Role of Vicinal Cysteine pairs in Metalloid Binding to the ARSD Metalloregulatory Protein

 

Yan Sun

Major:  Biochemistry

Advisor:  Barry Rosen

Dissertation Title: CadC, a Metal Inducible Repressor

 

Sonia Hernandez-Barrantes

Major:  Cancer Biology

Advisor:  Rafael Fridman

Dissertation Title: Role of Timps in MT1-MMP Regulation and Activity

 

Fei Yu

Major:  Cancer Biology

Advisor:  Hyeong-Reh Kim

Dissertation Title: The Molecular Mechanism of Galectin-3 in the Regulation of Mitochondrial Integrity and Caspase Activation

 

Wanping Hu

Major:  Immunology & Microbiology

Advisor:  Roy Sundick

Dissertation Title: Adjuvanticity of Chicken Interleukin 2 in DNA Vaccines and Protein Vaccines Delivered via Microspheres

 

Christopher Pillar

Major:  Immunology & Microbiology

Advisor:  Jeffrey Hobden

Dissertation Title: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Exoproducts and Ocular Virulence

 

Lynne Shetron-Rama

Major:  Immunology & Microbiology

Advisor:  Nancy Freitag

Dissertation Title: Molecular Mechanism Govering the Regulation of Virulence Genes in Listeria Monocytogenes

 

Wendy Walter

Major:  Molecular Biology & Genetics

Advisor:  Jeffrey Moshier

Dissertation Title: Mechanisms of Transcription Through the Nucleosome by Different RNA Polymerases

 

Ravi Shridhar

Major:  Pharmacology

Advisor:  Bonnie Sloan

Dissertation Title: Cystatin M Reduces Metastases of MDA-MB-435 Xenografts in SCID Mice

 

Iulia Alexandreanu

Major:  Physiology

Advisor:  David Lawson

Dissertation Title: The Effects of Endogenous Carbon Monoxide of Reproductive Function in Female Rats

 

Brian Campbell

Major:  Physiology

Advisor:  Paul Walker

Dissertation Title:  Regulation of Straital Tachykinin Gene Expression by Dopamine D  and Serotonin  Receptors:  Effects of DA Depletion and NMDA Antagonisim

 

Rita Kumar

Major:  Physiology

Advisor:  Blaine White

Dissertation Title: Casual Mechanisms of EIF2  Phosphorylation During Brain Reperfusion

 

Juan Morales

Major:  Physiology

Advisor:  Jeffrey Ram

Dissertation Title: Modulatory Role of Extracellular High Glucose on the Induced Sythesis of Nitric Oxide in Rat Blood Vessels 

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