Robert A. Waniewski, Ph.D.
- Ph.D. George Washington University, Washington, D.C., Pharmacology
- B.S. Villanova University, Villanova, PA, Honors Program in the Sciences
COURSES TAUGHT AT ACPHS
- Foundations of Pharmaceutical Science
- Infectious Disease Pharmacology
- Genitourinary, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Medicinal Chemistry
- Scientific Literature Evaluation
HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
- Awarded a post-doctoral Resident Research Associateship from the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences
- Received “Above and Beyond” employee recognition award from the Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health
- First Director of the BioResearch Core in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (Chair)
- Pharmacy Admissions Committee
- Use of animal models for therapeutic drug discovery and development
- American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, QUAD meeting (Uncasville, CT) “Mouse Running Wheel Activity under LED Lighting to Study Circadian Disruption”. Waniewski, R.A., Radetsky, L., Stabler, C., Repka, A., Quinn, T. and Figueiro, M.G., 2012. (Awarded second prize in the poster contest)
- American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, National meeting (Atlanta, GA) “Development of Procedures for Bioimaging Rodents using Fluorescence Molecular Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Micro-Scale, Computed X-Ray Tomography”. Waniewski, R.A., Intes, X., Venugopal, V., McCallum, SA and Bjornsson, C., 2010
- Waniewski, R. A. and Martin, D. L. “Preferential utilization of acetate by astrocytes is attributable to transport.” The Journal of Neuroscience 18(14): 5225-5233, 1998.
- Kimelberg, H.K., Goderie, S.K., Higman, S., Pang, S. and Waniewski, R.A. “Swelling-induced release of glutamate, aspartate and taurine from astrocyte cultures.” The Journal of Neuroscience 10(5): 1583-1591, 1990.
- Waniewski, R.A. and Martin, D.L. “Exogenous glutamate is metabolized to glutamine and exported by rat primary astrocyte cultures.” Journal of Neurochemistry 47(1): 304-313, 1986.
- Waniewski, R.A. and Martin, D.L. “Characterization of L-glutamic acid transport by glioma cells in culture: Evidence for sodium-independent, chloride-dependent high affinity influx.” Journal of Neuroscience 4(9): 2237-2246, 1984.