January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018


Report of Scholarly Activity

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Overview
The Report of Scholarly Activity that follows on this page spans a range of research-based work by ACPHS faculty during 2018 including peer reviewed articles, book chapters, invited talks, poster presentations, and extramural grants.

In many instances, assistance with these research projects has been provided by ACPHS undergraduate and graduate students, who are indicated in bold.

For more information about research activities at ACPHS, please visit our faculty bio pages or the departmental web pages. You may also wish to review the abstracts from our most recent Research Symposium, which is an annual college-wide forum highlighting current research projects and collaborations.

2018 Report of Scholarly Activity

dept. of basic and clinical Sciences

The activities listed below are by members of the Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences and span the period from January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

* - ACPHS students denoted in bold.

PUBLICATIONS

Sean Alan Ali

  • Ali SA, Cafaro C. Theoretical investigations of an information geometric approach to complexity. Reviews in Mathematical Physics 29 (9), 1730002 (2018).
  • Ali SA, Cafaro C, Gassner S, Giffin A. An Information Geometric Perspective on the Complexity of Macroscopic Predictions Arising from Incomplete Information. Advances in Mathematical Physics 2018, 2048521 (2018).

Christopher Cioffi

  • Shin Y, Moiseyev G, Petrukhin K, Cioffi CL, Muthuraman P, Takahashi Y, Ma JX. A novel RPE65 inhibitor CU239 suppresses visual cycle and prevents retinal degeneration. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 2018, 1864, 2420-2429. PMID: 29684583.
  • Racz B, Varadi A, Kong J, Allikmets R, Pearson PG, Johnson G, Cioffi CL, Petrukhin KA. Non-retinoid antagonist of retinol-binding protein 4 rescues phenotype in a mouse model of Stargardt disease without inhibiting the visual cycle. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2018, 293, 11574-11588. PMID: 29871924.
  • Cioffi CL. Modulation of glycine-mediated spinal neurotransmission for the treatment of chronic pain. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2018, 61, 2652-2679. PMID: 28876062.
  • Cioffi CL. Glycine transporter-1 inhibitors: a patent review (2011-2016). Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents 2018, 28, 197-210. PMID: 29338548.

James Doyle

  • Doyle J, Glass KC, Racz M, Teng J. Student-directed interactive animation for learning cytochrome P450-mediated drug metabolism. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 10 (2018) 1565-1573.

Martha Hass

  • Levin RM, Schuler C, Leggett RE, Hass MA. The effect of α- and δ-tocopherol-lipoic acid ester co-drugs on the response of the rabbit bladder to in-vitro ischemia/reperfusion. Turkish Journal of Urology 2018 DOI: 10.5152/tud.2018.48154.

Timothy LaRocca

  • McCaig WD, Deragon MA, Haluska RJ, Hodges AL, Patel PS, and LaRocca TJ (2019). Journal of Visualized Experiments. In press.
  • McCaig WD, Patel PS, Sosunov SA, Shakerley NL, Smiraglia TA, Craft MM, Walker KM, Ten VS, and LaRocca TJ. Hyperglycemia potentiates a shift from apoptosis to RIP1-dependent necroptosis. Cell Death Discovery 2018 May 10;4:55. doi: 10.1038/s41420-018-0058-1. 
  • Rampersaud R, Lewis EL, LaRocca TJ, and Ratner AJ (2018). Environmental pH modulates inerolysin activity via post-binding blockade. Scientific Reports 8(1):1542.

Meenakshi Malik

  • Ma Z, Lasek-Nasselquist E, Lu J, Schnieder R, Shah R, Oliva GL, Dotson R, Pata J, McDonough KM, Pai MP, Rose WE, Sakoulas G, Malik M. Characterization of genetic changes associated with daptomycin nonsusceptibility in Staphylococcus aureus strains. PLOS ONE; 13(6):e0198366. 2018.
  • Mansour AA, Banik S, Suresh RV, Kaur H, Malik M, McCormick AA, Bakshi CS. An improved Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)-conjugated multi-antigen subunit vaccine against respiratory tularemia. Frontiers in Microbiology – Infectious Diseases 9:1195. 2018. 
  • Alqahtani M, Ma Z, Ketkar H, Suresh RV, Malik M, Bakshi CS. Characterization of a Unique Outer Membrane Protein Required for Oxidative Stress Resistance and Virulence of Francisella tularensis. Journal of Bacteriology 200(8). 2018. 

Michael Racz

  • Doyle J, Glass KC, Racz M, Teng J. Student-directed interactive animation for learning cytochrome P450-mediated drug metabolism. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 10 (2018) 1565-1573.

Nicole Shakerley

  • McCaig WD, Patel PS, Sosunov SA, Shakerley NL, Smiraglia TA, Craft MM, Walker KM, Deragon MA, Ten VS, LaRocca TJ. Hyperglycemia potentiates a shift from apoptosis to RIP1-dependent necroptosis. Cell Death Discovery 2018 May 10;4:55. doi: 10.1038/s41420-018-0058-1. 

John Sharifi 

  • Shi B, Sharifi HJ, DiGrigoli S, Kinnetz M, Mellon K, Hu W, de Noronha CMC. Inhibition of HIV early replication by the p53 and its downstream gene p21. Virology Journal. 2018 Mar 27;15(1):53. PubMed PMID: 29587790; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5870690.

Binshan Shi

  • Shi B, Sharifi HJ, DiGrigoli S, Kinnetz M, Mellon K, Hu W, de Noronha CMC. Inhibition of HIV early replication by the p53 and its downstream gene p21. Virology Journal 2018 Mar 27;15(1):53. PubMed PMID: 29587790; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5870690.

CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Elizabeth Brookins

  • Brookins E, et al. Writing Challenging Letters for Admissions Committees. National Association of Advisors for the Health Professional National Meeting, Washington DC, June 2018.
  • Brookins E, Beaton R. Best Practices for Advisors- Developing Measurable Objectives (Leadership Session). National Association of Advisors for the Health Professional National Meeting, Washington DC, June 2018.

Christopher Cioffi

  • Cioffi CL. Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation 0f Non-Retinoid Retinol Binding Protein 4 Antagonists for the Potential Treatment of Atrophic Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Stargardt Disease. Abstracts of Papers, 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston MA, August 19-24, 2018, MEDI-9.

Martha Hass

  • Vadgama R, Hass MA. Prodrug Therapy for the Treatment of Psoriasis: Formulation, Stability and Drug Delivery to the Skin. 18th Annual AAPS Northeast Regional Discussion Group, Farmington CT, April 12, 2018.

Timothy LaRocca

  • McCaig WD, Patel PS, Sosunov SA, Shakerley NL, Smiraglia TA, Craft MM, Walker KM, Ten VS, and LaRocca TJ. Hyperglycemia potentiates a shift from apoptosis to RIP1-dependent necroptosis. Keystone Symposia Conference: Cell Death, Inflammation, and Adaptation to Tissue Stress, Breckenridge CO, January 21-25, 2018 (poster presentation).
  • LaRocca TJ. Hyperglycemia potentiates a shift from apoptosis to RIP1-dependent necroptosis. 21st Annual Upstate NY Immunology Conference, Cooperstown NY, October 18, 2018 (invited oral presentation).

Meenakshi Malik

  • Ma Z, King K, Worden M, Bakshi CS, Malik M. Regulatory role of pp(p)Gpp in oxidative stress response in Francisella tularensis. 9th International conference on Tularemia, Montreal CA, October 16-19, 2018 (poster presentation).
  • Lasek-Nesselquist E, Lu J, Schneider R, Ma Z, Russo V, Mishra S, Pai MP, Pata J, McDonough KM, Malik M. Genetic basis for daptomycin resistance in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Eastern New York Branch of American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Albany NY, October 16, 2018 (poster presentation).
  • Fantone K, Miller J, Ma Z, Bakshi CS, Malik M. Investigating the mechanisms of AIM2 inflammasome suppression in Francisella tularensis. American Society for Microbiology Trainee Symposium – Student Chapter of Eastern New York Branch, Albany NY, December 6, 2018 (poster presentation).
  • Higgs M, Ma Z, Bakshi CS, Malik M. Role of FTL_0586 and FTL_1939 genes of Francisella tularensis in immune suppression. American Society for Microbiology Trainee Symposium – Student Chapter of Eastern New York Branch, Albany NY, December 6, 2018 (poster presentation).
  • Mishra S, Lasek-Nesselquist E, Lu J, Schneider R, Ma Z, Pata J, McDonough KM, Malik M. Genetic basis for daptomycin resistance in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. American Society for Microbiology Trainee Symposium – Student Chapter of Eastern New York Branch, Albany NY, December 6, 2018 (poster presentation).
  • King K, Ma Z, Worden M, Bakshi CS, Malik M. Regulatory role of pp(p)Gpp in oxidative stress response in Francisella tularensis. American Society for Microbiology Trainee Symposium – Student Chapter of Eastern New York Branch, Albany NY, December 6, 2018 (poster presentation).
  • Malik M (speaker invitation). Understanding the mechanisms of oxidative stress response and virulence of Francisella tularensis LVS. 9th International conference on Tularemia, Montreal CA, October 16-19, 2018 (oral presentation). 

Nicole Shakerley

  • Phelps CM, Ketter PM, Arulanandam BP, Malik M, Shakerley NL. Contribution of Thioredoxin A to Acinetobacter baumannii Virulence. ASM 53rd Annual Regional Meeting, Albany NY, October 16, 2018. 
  • Phelps CM, Ketter PM, Arulanandam BP, Malik M, Shakerley NL. Contribution of Thioredoxin A to Acinetobacter baumannii Virulence. ASM Trainee Symposium, Albany NY, December 6, 2018

John Sharifi

  • Petersen JC, Goyette MT, Lucey ES, Sharifi HJ, Porter KA. Characterization of Macrophage Growth, Maturation and Polarization: Best-Practices for the THP-1 Cell Line. Upstate New York Immunology Conference, Cooperstown NY, October 2018.

Binshan Shi

  • Graf L, Mellon K, Shi B. Quantification of HIV-1 1-LTR Cycle DNA by Using a Nested Real Time PCR. American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, July 29 - August 2, 2018 (oral presentation). 

Ebot Tabe

  • Brownell N, Tabe E. Antimicrobial activity of an antitumor peptide; Magainin II against Acinetobacter baumanii BAA747. Student Research Symposium, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany NY, April, 2018.
  • Lang J, Tabe E. Antimicrobial activity of Cathelicidin-derived peptide (FK-16) is superior to the parent Cathelicidin (LL-37) against Klebsiella pneumoniae. Graduate School Orientation, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany NY, August 2018.

Eric Yager

  • Yager E. “Epidemic” Engagement: Infecting an Immersive Online Virology Course with Gamification. Magna Teaching with Technology Conference, St. Louis MO, October 5-7, 2018 (presented with Tammy Garren).
  • Yager E. Educational and Instructional Approaches. Panel presentation with Michelle Parent, Anna McLoon, and Kelly Hallstrom, 53rd Regional American Society for Microbiology meeting, Albany NY, October 16, 2018.

EXTRAMURAL GRANTS

Christopher Cioffi
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with Konstantin Petrukhin)
Project Title: Pharmacological treatment for atrophic age-related macular degeneration compounded by common forms of age-related amyloid disease
Grantor: National Institutes of Health – National Eye Institute 
Amount: $1,452,045 
Grant Number: 1R01EY028549-01
Term: 2/01/2018 – 1/31/2021

John Sharifi
Investigator: John Sharifi
Project Title: Understanding NRF2 Mediated Restriction of HIV Infection
Grantor: National Institutes of Health - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Amount: $50,000 (sub-award)
Project Number: 1R21AI140993-01
Term: May 14, 2018 - April 30, 2020

HONORS, AWARDS, and APPOINTMENTS

Elizabeth Brookins

  • Nominated and elected as President Elect for NEAAHP (Northeast Association of Advisors for the Health Professions) – Term is 2018-2020.
  • Named co-chair of 2020 NAAHP (National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions) National Meeting.

Jenna LeBlanc

  • Immediate Past President for the American Society for Cytotechnology (ASCT)
  • Executive Board Member for ASCT Services
  • ASCT representative for the Cytotechnology Education and Technology Consortium (CETC)
  • American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) Research and Current Concepts Committee Member

Meenakshi Malik

  • Member, Study Section, Immunology (ZRG1 IMM-T81, ZRG1 IMM-U81), IRG Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, August 2018.
  • Member, Microbiology BSc Fellowship Peer Review Committee, American Heart Association, September 2018.
  • Reviewer, Czech Science Foundation, 2018.
  • Organizer, Eastern New York Branch of American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Albany NY, October 2018.
  • Moderator, Host-Pathogen Interactions session in Eastern New York Branch of American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Albany NY, October 2018.

Nicole Shakerley

  • Elected Secretary of the Eastern New York Branch of the American Society for Biology

Binshan Shi

  • Laura Graf, Katie Mellon, Binshan Shi. Won top research paper award at the 2018 Education Scientific Assembly Student Awards competition, American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science.

dept. HUMANITIES AND COMMUNICATION

The activities listed below are by members of the Department of Humanities and Communication and span the period from January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

* - ACPHS students denoted in bold.

PUBLICATIONS

Kenneth Blume

  • Blume K. Peace, Stability, and Blackbirding in the South Pacific: The U. S. Navy and Samoa. Journal of American-East Asian Relations (invited, submitted, and now under consideration).

Margaret Carroll

  • Carroll ML. Philip J. Gallagher. Naval Aviation in Inishowen: World War I, edited by Guy Warner, Inishowen Maritime Heritage Co., Greencastle, Co. Donegal, [2018], pp.[61-76].

Barry DeCoster

  • Hennig K, DeCoster B, Chu R, Parker WM, Campo-Engelstein L, Burton-Chase AM. 2018. Patients Educating Health Care Providers on Lynch Syndrome: A Qualitative Study. Patient Experience Journal, 5(3), Article 12.

Kevin Hickey

  • Hickey K. Sahara and Identity. CELAAN (The Review of the Center for the Studies of the Literatures and Arts of North Africa / Revue du Centre d’Études des Littératures et des Arts d’Afrique du Nord) Vol 15.2-3 (Fall 2018): 8-30.
  • Hickey K. Desert Paths. CELAAN (The Review of the Center for the Studies of the Literatures and Arts of North Africa / Revue du Centre d’Études des Littératures et des Arts d’Afrique du Nord) Vol 15.2-3 (Fall 2018): 241-249.
  • Hickey K. Sandstorm. CELAAN (The Review of the Center for the Studies of the Literatures and Arts of North Africa / Revue du Centre d’Études des Littératures et des Arts d’Afrique du Nord) Vol 15.2-3 (Fall 2018): 250-263.

Laura Rogers

  • Rogers L. The Arthur Kill Alliance: Prison Newspapers and Writing Education. In Prison Pedagogies: Learning and Teaching With Imprisoned Writers. Ed. Joseph Lockard and Sherry Rankins- Robertson, Syracuse University Press: 2018, 190-206.

Daniel Smith

  • Smith DJ. “Outside the Pale” of Professionalism: The Pharmacists Union of Greater New York, 1932-1941. Pharmacy in History 60, no. 3 (2018): 55-76.

BOOK REVIEWS

Kenneth Blume

  • A review of Poseidon's Curse: British Naval Impressment and Atlantic Origins of the American Revolution by Christopher P. Magra for Journal of American History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016 (invited and submitted in 2018; to be published in June 2019).

Margaret Carroll

  • Anna Quindlen’s Matriarchy. A review of Miller’s Crossing by Anna Quindlen for Irish Literary Supplement, 37:2, Spring 2018, pp. 4-5.

CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Kenneth Blume

  • Blume K. Blackbirding in the South Pacific:  The U.S. Confronts the Pacific Slave Trade. Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, Philadelphia PA, June 22, 2018.

Margaret Carroll

  • Carroll ML. Bloomsday 2018: Ulysses, Reduxing the Redux. Irish American Heritage Museum, Albany NY, June 13 and 16, 2018 (lecture and reading).
  • Carroll ML. Reimagining Traditions: Place and Identity in the novels of Alice McDermott. International Association of the Study of Irish Literatures Conference, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2018, (conference presentation).
  • Carroll ML. World War I: Letters Home. Armistice Day 100th Anniversary Commemoration, 1918-2018. Irish American Heritage Museum, Albany NY, November 11, 2018 (lecture and exhibit).
  • Carroll ML. The War to End All Wars: Songs and Readings from World War I. Irish American Heritage Museum, Nov. 13, 2018 (selection, direction, and commentary).

Denise Coblish

  • Coblish D. It's a Jungle Out There! Recognizing Predatory Journals, Spoof Sites, and Other Dangerous Resources. Purdue Global Village, Online Conference, November 5-9, 2018.

Kevin Hickey

  • Hickey K. Healing on a Heroic Scale: Jim Crow, Basquiat, and More than Flying Home. 44th Annual Meeting of the African Literature Association, Washington DC, May 23, 2018.
  • Hickey K. Ornithological Identities—Envisioning a Global African Space. 43rd Annual NYASA Conference, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ, April 13, 2018.

Laura Rogers

  • Rogers L. The Interstitial Spaces of Prison Publication: The Arthur Kill Alliance and Empire. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City MO, March 14-18, 2018. 
  • Rogers L, Evans S, Pluckrose D, Sanders M. When Theory Is Not Enough: Writing Center Tutors in a School of Health Sciences Use Assessment Data to Inspire Change in Tutoring and Institutional Practices. Northeast Writing Centers Association Conference, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester MA, March 24-25, 2018.
  • Rogers L. If We Knew Our History: Looking to the Past, Building on the Future. National Conference on Higher Education in Prison, Indianapolis IN, November 9-11, 2018. 

Daniel Smith

  • Smith DJ. Session 5: Postwar Politics. Second Annual Conference on American Political History, Lebanon Valley College Center for Political History, June 9, 2018 (comment).
  • Smith DJ. Session 23: The Age of FDR. Second Annual Conference on American Political History, Lebanon Valley College Center for Political History, June 9, 2018 (chair and comment).

Elisabeth Vines

  • Vines E. Like Life and Medical Humanities. Eighth Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI, September 13, 2018 (conference presentation).
  • Oil painting Library Entrance included in the Albany Center Gallery Members' Show. December 7, 2018 - Fri. January 18, 2019 (exhibit).

HONORS, AWARDS, and APPOINTMENTS

Kevin Hickey

  • Editor of “Sahara and Identity” issue of CELAAN (The Review of the Center for the Studies of the Literatures and Arts of North Africa / Revue du Centre d’Études des Littératures et des Arts d’Afrique du Nord). 2016-2018. Volume XV #2-3, Fall 2018.
  • President of New York African Studies Association.
  • Managing Editor of New York African Studies Association Newsletter and NYASA Bulletin

dept. of pharmaceutical sciences

The activities listed below are by members of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and span the period from January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

* - ACPHS students denoted in bold.

publications

Stefan Balaz

  • Subramaniam R, Lynch S, Cen Y, Balaz S. Polarity of Hydrated Phosphatidylcholine Headgroups. Langmuir (under review).

Yana Cen

  • Wood M, Rymarchyk S, Zheng S, Cen Y. Trichostatin A inhibits deacetylation of histone H3 and p53 by SIRT6. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2018, 638, 8-17.
  • Graham E, Rymarchyk S, Wood M, Cen Y. Development of Activity-Based Chemical Probes for Human Sirtuins. ACS Chemical Biology, 2018, 13, 782-792.
  • Tran A, Yokose R, Cen Y. Chemo-enzymatic Synthesis of Isotopically Labeled Nicotinamide Riboside. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 2018, 16, 3662-3671.
  • Szymanski M, Cen Y, Yin W. AP Lyase Activity of EXOG Suggests a Unified Mechanism for Mitochondrial DNA Base Excision Repair. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology (under review).
  • Subramaniam R, Lynch S, Cen Y, B alaz S. Polarity of Hydrated Phosphatidylcholine Headgroups. Langmuir (submitted).

Karen C. Glass

  • Gay JC, Eckenroth BE, Evans CE, Langini C, Carlson C, Lloyd JT, Caflisch A, Glass KC. (2018) Disulfide bridge formation influences ligand recognition by the ATAD2 bromodomain. Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, Dec. 6, doi: 10.1002/prot.25636. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30520161.
  • Doyle JW, Glass KC, Racz M, Teng J. (2018) Student-Directed Interactive Animation for Learning Cytochrome P450-Mediated Drug Metabolism. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, Dec 10(12):1565-1573. PMID: 30527821.
  • Lloyd JT, Glass KC. (2018) Biological function and histone recognition of family IV bromodomain-containing proteins. Journal of Cellular Physiology, Mar;233(3):1877-1886. doi: 10.1002/jcp.26010. Epub 2017 Jun 13. PMID: 28500727.

Kideok Jin

  • Jin K, Pandey NB, Popel AS. Simultaneous blockade of IL-6 and CCL5 signalling for synergistic inhibition of triple-negative breast cancer growth and metastasis. Breast Cancer Research 2018 Jun 14;20(1):54. (corresponding author).
  • Norton KA, Jin K, Popel AS. Modeling triple-negative breast cancer heterogeneity: Effects of stromal macrophages, fibroblasts and tumor vasculature. Journal of Theoretical Biology 2018 Sep 7;452:56-68.
  • Johng D, Torga G, Ewing CM, Jin K, Norris JD, McDonnell DP, Isaacs WB. HOXB13 interaction with MEIS1 modifies proliferation and gene expression in prostate cancer. Prostate 2018 Dec 17. doi: 10.1002/pros.23747. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Malone MS, Smrekar K, Dnilova L, Considine M, Fertig E, Park S, Blakely B, Walter A, Nasta N, Park J, Jin K, Popel A. Cytokines secreted by stromal cells in TNBC microenvironment as potential targets for cancer therapy: experimental and bioinformatics predictions. Molecular Cancer Research 2018. (corresponding author, in review).

Marcel Musteata

  • Mall I, Musteata FM. Transdermal Sampling of Vitamin D3 and 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3. Bioanalysis, 11(2), Epub ahead of print , DOI 10.4155/bio-2018-0138, 2018 (corresponding author).

Manish B. Shah

  • Shah MB, Zhang Q, Halpert JR. Crystal Structure of CYP2B6 in Complex with an Efavirenz Analog. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2018. 19: 1025 (Corresponding Author).

Stanley Stevens

  • Kriss CL, Gregory-Lott E, Storey AJ, Tackett AJ, Wahls WP, Stevens Jr. SM. In vivo metabolic tracing demonstrates the site-specific contribution of hepatic ethanol metabolism to histone acetylation. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 42(10):1909-1923 (2018).
  • Rockfield J, Guergues J, Rehman N, Smith A, Bauckman KA, Stevens Jr. SM, Nanjundan M. Proteomic Profiling of Iron-Treated Serous Ovarian Cancer Cells Identifies AKT Activation, which Upregulates the CLEAR network. Proteomics, 18(23):e1800244 (2018).

HaiAn Zheng

  • Pruyn S, Frey F, Brodeur M, Baker B, Long H, Graichen C, Zheng H, Dailey M. Quality Assessment of Expired Naloxone Products from First-Responders’ Supplies. Journal of Prehospital Emergency Medicine, E-published on December 30:1-7 (co-corresponding author).


CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Stefan Balaz

  • Krapah O,* Balaz S. Interaction of Amino Side Chains with the Surrogates of the Phospholipid Bilayer. ACPHS Student Summer Research Award Presentation, Albany NY, October 27, 2018 (Poster presenter: Opoku Krapah) *Recipient of an ACPHS Summer Student Research Award.

Yana Cen

  • Rymarchyk S, Kisaka S, Urman L, Ayres R, Cen Y. Allosteric Activation of Human SIRT6. 8th Annual ACPHS Research Forum, Albany NY, January 2018 (Poster presentation).
  • Tran A, Shek R, Yokose R, Wood M, French J, Cen Y. Identification and Characterization of Nucleobase Transporters. 8th Annual ACPHS Research Forum, Albany NY, January 2018 (Poster presentation).
  • Zheng S, Cen Y. Synthesis of Cyclooctyne Containing Probes for Labeling Sirtuins. 8th Annual ACPHS Research Forum, Albany NY, January 2018 (Poster presentation).
  • Cen Y. Novel Activity-Based Chemical Probes for Human Sirtuins. Spring 2018 ACS National Meeting, Early Career Investigators in Biological Chemistry session, New Orleans LA, March 2018 (Oral presentation).
  • Cen Y. Sirtuin and NAD+: It Takes Two to Tango! Saint Michael’s College, Colchester VT, April 2018 (Invited talk).
  • Tran A, Yokose R, Cen Y. Chemo-enzymatic Synthesis of Isotopically Labeled Nicotinamide Riboside. Gordon Research Conference on Enzymes, Coenzymes and Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley NH, July 2018 (Poster presentation).
  • Cen Y, ElMageed Z, Fandy T. The impact of DNA hypomethylating agents on the activity of nuclear sirtuins, 2018 ACCP Annual Meeting, Bethesda MD, September 2018 (Poster presentation).

Karen C. Glass

  • Glass KC. A link between ATAD2 bromodomain disulfide bridge formation and cancer progression? ACPHS Annual Research Forum, Albany NY, January 27, 2018 (Invited talk).
  • Lloyd JT, Gay JC, Eckenroth BE, Tonelli M, Cornilescu G, Nguyen P, Carlson S, Markley JL, Glass KC. Structural insights into the recognition of mono- and di-acetyllysine by the ATAD2B bromodomain. ACPHS Annual Research Forum, Albany NY, Jan 27, 2018 (Poster presenter: KC Glass).
  • Lloyd JT, Gay JC, Eckenroth BE, Tonelli M, Cornilescu G, Nguyen P, Carlson S, Markley JL and Glass KC. Structural insights into the recognition of mono- and di-acetyllysine by the ATAD2B bromodomain. Keystone Symposia on Cancer Epigenetics: New Mechanisms, New Therapies, Breckenridge CO, February 12, 2018 (Poster presenter: KC Glass).
  • Lloyd JT, Gay JC, Eckenroth BE, Tonelli M, Cornilescu G, Nguyen P, Carlson S, Markley JL and Glass KC. Structural insights into the recognition of mono- and di-acetyllysine by the ATAD2B bromodomain. UVM Clinical and Translational Research Symposium on Cancer Control in a Rural Environment, Burlington VT, April 20, 2018 (Poster presenter: KC Glass).
  • Evans CM, Gay JC, Eckenroth BE, Carlson S, Lloyd JT, Glass KC. Disulfide bridge formation contributes to histone ligand recognition by the ATAD2 bromodomain. ACPHS Annual Research Forum, Albany NY, Jan 27, 2018 (Poster presenter: Chiara Evans).
  • Evans CM, Gay JC, Eckenroth BE, Carlson S, Lloyd JT, Glass KC. Disulfide bridge formation contributes to histone ligand recognition by the ATAD2 bromodomain. Keystone Symposia on Cancer Epigenetics: New Mechanisms, New Therapies, Breckenridge CO, February 12, 2018 (Poster presenter: Chiara Evans). 
  • Evans CM, Gay JC, Eckenroth BE, Carlson S, Lloyd JT, Glass KC. Disulfide bridge formation contributes to histone ligand recognition by the ATAD2 bromodomain. ACPHS Annual Student Research Symposium, Albany NY, April 3, 2018 (Poster presenter: Chiara Evans).
  • Evans CM, Gay JC, Carlson S, Glass KC. Recognition of acetylated histone ligands by the ATAD2 bromodomain. AAPS-NERDG 2018 Annual Meeting, Farmington CT, April 12, 2018 (Poster presenter: Chiara Evans) **Recipient of the 2018 AAPS-ACPHS Student Researcher Award.
  • Signorelli S, Gerrard D, Glass KC, Frietze S. Genome-Wide Analysis of Bromodomain Histone Di-Acetyllysine Ligands. UVM Undergraduate Research Conference, Burlington VT, April 19, 2018 (Poster presenter: Sylvia Signorelli).
  • Signorelli S, Gerrard D, Glass KC, Frietze S. Genome-Wide Analysis of Bromodomain Histone Di-Acetyllysine Ligands. UVM Clinical and Translational Research Symposium on Cancer Control in a Rural Environment, Burlington VT, April 20, 2018 (Poster presenter: Sylvia Signorelli).
  • Signorelli S, Gerrard D, Glass KC, Frietze S. Genome-Wide Analysis of Bromodomain Histone Di-Acetyllysine Ligands. ASBMB Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, April 21-25, 2018 (Poster presenter: Sylvia Signorelli).
  • Evans CM, Gay JC, Eckenroth BE, Carlson S, Lloyd JT, Glass KC. Disulfide bridge formation contributes to histone ligand recognition by the ATAD2 bromodomain. ASBMB Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, April 21-25, 2018 (Poster presenter: Chiara Evans) **Recipient of an ASBMB 2018 Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award, $1000. 
  • Allen B, Olmstead F, Evans CM, Glass KC. Characterization of the Histone Ligands of the Plasmodium falciparum BDP1 Bromodomain. ACPHS Student Summer Research Award Presentation, Albany NY, October 27, 2018 (Poster presenter: Brittany Allen) **Recipient of an ACPHS Summer Student Research Award.

Kideok Jin

  • Jin K. Crosstalk between Stromal Components and Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer via Secreted Factors Enhances Tumor Growth and Metastasis. AACR Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, April 14-18, 2018.
  • Jin K. Crosstalk between Stromal Components and Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer via Secreted Factors Enhances Tumor Growth and Metastasis. SUNY Albany, CRC Research Seminar (invited talk).
  • Jin K. Crosstalk between Stromal Components and Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer via Secreted Factors Enhances Tumor Growth and Metastasis. 8th Annual Research Forum, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany NY, January 27, 2018 (invited talk).

Marcel Musteata

  • Mall I, Zheng H, Musteata FM. Transdermal Sampling of Vitamin D3 and 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3. AAPS-NERDG, Farmington CT, April 2018.

Manish Shah

  • Shah MB. 16th Annual International Conference 2018 - "The Road from Nano-medicine to Precision Medicine", Albany NY, September 17, 2018 (invited talk).
  • Shah MB. Structural Determinants of Substrate Selectivity in Human Cytochromes P450 2C9 and 2C18.  Experimental Biology 2018, San Diego CA, April 21-25 (poster presentation). 
  • Shah MB. Structural and Computational Insights into Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Cytochrome P450 2C9. 8th Annual ACPHS Research Forum, Albany NY, January 2018 (poster presentation).

Loraine Silvestro

  • Garrison GD, Bidell M, Cabral K, Silvestro L, Boire A, Strang AF. Interdisciplinary Formative Assessments to Foster Student Learning in the Dual-Campus Large Classroom Setting (School Poster). AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2018; 82 (5) Article 7160.

Stanley M. Stevens, Jr.

  • Guergues J, Rath M, Pinho JP, Nguyen TG, Peris J, McLaughlin JP, MacFdyen K, Zhang P, Liu B, Stevens Jr. SM. Super-SILAC Analysis Reveals Sex Differences in Alcohol-Induced Microglial Activation: Potential Link to Anxiety Development After Chronic Alcohol Exposure in Mice. 66th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, San Diego CA, 2018.
  • Kriss C, Gregory-Lott E, Storey AJ, Stevens Jr. SM. In Vivo Metabolic Tracing Reveals Site-Specific Contribution of Hepatic Ethanol Metabolism to Histone Acetylation. 66th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, San Diego CA, 2018.
  • Stevens Jr. SM. Applications of Stable Isotope Labeling in MS, ASMS Conference, San Diego CA, 2018 (session chair).

HaiAn Zheng

  • Frey J, Pruyn S, Brodeur M, Baker B, Graichen C, Dailey M, Zheng H. Quality Assessment of Expired Naloxone Products from First-Responders’ Supplies. ACPHS Annual Research Forum, Albany NY, January 2018.
  • Frey J, Pruyn S, Brodeur M, Baker B, Graichen C, Dailey M, Zheng H. Quality Assessment of Expired Naloxone Products from First-Responders’ Supplies. AAPS Northeast Regional Annual Meeting, Farmington CT, April 12, 2018.
  • Frey J, Pruyn S, Brodeur M, Baker B, Graichen C, Dailey M, Zheng H. Quality Assessment of Expired Naloxone Products from First-Responders’ Supplies. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 22, 2018.
  • Frey J, Pruyn S, Brodeur M, Baker B, Graichen C, Dailey M, Zheng H. Quality Assessment of Expired Naloxone Products from First-Responders’ Supplies. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Drug Abuse, Boston MA, August 2, 2018. 
  • Thurston AB, Zheng HA. Cannabinoid Receptor Expression on Human Embryotic Kidney Cells (HEK-293) and the Factors that Influence them. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Drug Abuse, Boston MA, August 2, 2018.


EXTRAMURAL GRANTS 

Karen C. Glass
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI: Seth Frietze, University of Vermont)
Project Title: Deciphering the molecular mechanisms of histone code recognition by ATAD2/B
Grantor: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Grant Number: 1R01GM129338-01
Amount: $1,987,375
Term: 9/19/2018 – 8/31/2022

Marcel Musteata
Role: Co-Principal Investigator: Marcel Musteata (Co-PI: Michael Kane, ACPHS) 
Project Title: Simultaneous Determination of Free, Total, and Normalized Concentrations of Bioactive Compounds
Grantor: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Grant Number: 1R15GM126510-01
Amount: $480,000
Term: 2018-2021

Stanley M. Stevens, Jr.
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Title: The role of histone demethylase KDM5B in ethanol-induced microglial activation
Grantor: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Grant Number: 5R01AA026082-03
Amount: $379,402
Term: 7/01/2019 - 6/30/2019

Role: Principal Investigator
Project Title: Role of methylation in ethanol-induced microglial activation
Grantor: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Grant Number: 7R21AA025183-02
Amount: $278,000
Term: 5/01/2018 - 4/30/2019

HONORS, AWARDS, and APPOINTMENTS

Stefan Balaz

  • Member of the Editorial Boards of Current Computer-Aided Drug Design (Bentham) and Chemical Papers (Springer).
  • Peer reviewer of manuscripts for Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, and Environmental Science and Technology.

Yana Cen

  • Researcher of the Year, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (awarded Jan. 2018)
  • Early Career Reviewer, NIH SBCA Study Section

Karen C. Glass

  • Peer reviewer for Cell Death & Disease, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, PLOS ONE, and the Journal of Cellular Physiology.
  • Ad hoc reviewer for NIH Center for Scientific Review Molecular Genetics A study (MGA) section meeting. 9/24 to 9/25/2018.

Kideok Jin

  • Preclinical Catalyst Program Reviewer, Breast Cancer Now (UK)

Marcel Musteata

  • Associate Editor for Bioanalysis

Manish B. Shah

  • Member, Editorial Board of Current Metabolomics
  • Member, Editorial Board of EC Pharmacology and Toxicology

Stanley Stevens

  • Ad Hoc reviewer for NIH, Neurotoxicity and Alcohol Study Section (Feb. 22-23, 2018)

DEPT. OF PHARMACY PRACTICE

The activities listed below are by members of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and span the period from January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

* - ACPHS students denoted in bold.

Publications

Monique Bidell

  • Bidell MR, Patel N, O'Donnell JN. Optimal treatment of MSSA bacteraemias: a meta-analysis of cefazolin versus antistaphylococcal penicillins. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2018 Oct 1;73(10):2643-2651. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky259.

Laurie Briceland

  • Briceland LL, Rosa SW, Jablanski C, Lubowski TJ. Creation of Experiential Education Honors to Replace Dean's List in Recognizing Students for Exemplary Experiential Achievement. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2018;1–5. https://doi.org/10.1002/jac5.1019.

Michael Brodeur

  • Pruyn S, Frey J, Baker B, Brodeur MR, Long H, Graichen C, Dailey M, Zheng H. Quality Assessment of Expired Naloxone Products from First-Responders' Supplies. Prehospital Emergency Care 2018;:1-7. 

Katie Cardone

  • Denvir PM, Cardone KE, Parker WM, Cerulli J. How do I say that?: Using communication principles to enhance medication therapy management instruction. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2018;10:185-94.
  • Kessler C, Cardone KE. Managing Comorbid Conditions in ESRD: Diabetes, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Conditions (Module 2). In: Pharmacotherapy for Patients on Dialysis, Davita and National Kidney Foundation, 2018.
  • Cardone KE. Nephrology. In: Review and Recertification Book for Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2018.
  • Cardone KE. Chronic Kidney Disease Medication Therapy Management Data Set (Chapter 16). In: Medication Therapy Management: A Comprehensive Approach, 2nd ed, Angaran DM, Whalen K, eds., McGraw-Hill, 2018. 

Jacqueline Cleary

  • Prashad N, Cleary J. Galcanezumab: A New Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide for Treating Migraine. Pharmacy Times, November 14, 2018.
  • Turtoro J, Hennig K, Cleary J, Fudin J. Looking for UDM Guidelines? Guest blog article, PainDr.com, March 23, 2018.
  • Fudin J, Cleary J, Sparkes S. Opioid Analgesics. In Pain Management Secrets, Argoff C et. al., ed., Chapter 38, Pg. 210-218, Fourth Ed. Elsevier Inc., 2018.

Clayton English

  • English CD. New therapeutic options for the management of ADHD. US Pharmacist 2018;43(5):1-10
  • English CD. Pharmacologic management of cluster headache. US Pharmacist 2018;43(1):1-10.
  • DiSciullo AA, English CD, Horn WT. Modafinil Induced Psychosis in a Patient with Bipolar 1 Depression. Case Reports in Psychiatry 2018;2018:3.

Jessica Farrell

  • Farrell JF. Selected Topics in Rheumatology: Core Therapeutic Module Series. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)/ Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) Review and Recertification program. 2018.

Nicole Lodise

  • Griffin BL, Stone R, El-Ibiary S, Westberg S, Shealy K, Forinash A, Yancy A, Vest K, Karaoui L, Rafie S, Horlen C, Lodise NM, Cieri- Hutcherson N, McBane S, Simonyan A. Guide for Drug Selection During Pregnancy and Lactation: What Pharmacists Need to Know for Current Practice. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2018.
  • Murphy JE, Liles AM, Bingham AL, Chamberlin KW, Dang DK, Hill LG, Lee M, Leonard A, Lodise NM, Rogers E. Interprofessional education: Principles and application. An update from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2018.

Thomas Lodise

  • Bonine NG, Berger A, Altincatal A, Wang R, Bhagnani T, Gillard P, Lodise T. Impact of Delayed Appropriate Antibiotic Therapy on Patient Outcomes by Antibiotic Resistance Status From Serious Gram-negative Bacterial Infections. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences 2019 Feb;357(2):103-110. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2018.11.009. Epub 2018 Nov 22. PubMed PMID: 30665490.
  • Tartof SY, Kuntz JL, Chen LH, Wei R, Puzniak L, Tian Y, Im TM, Takhar HS, Merchant S, Lodise T. Development and Assessment of Risk Scores for Carbapenem and Extensive β-Lactam Resistance Among Adult Hospitalized Patients With Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection. JAMA Network Open 2018 Oct 5;1(6):e183927. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.3927. PubMed PMID: 30646267; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6324445.
  • Hardalo C, Lodise TP, De Anda C. Myelosuppression with Oxazolidinones: Are There Differences? Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2018 Dec 21;63(1). pii: e01833-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01833-18. Print 2019 Jan. PubMed PMID: 30578404.
  • Rank EL, Lodise T, Avery L, Bankert E, Dobson E, Dumyati G, Hassett S, Keller M, Pearsall M, Lubowski T, Carreno JJ. Antimicrobial Susceptibility Trends Observed in Urinary Pathogens Obtained From New York State. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2018 Nov 16;5(11):ofy297. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy297. eCollection 2018 Nov. PubMed PMID: 30539040; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6284462.
  • Lodise TP, Zhao Q, Fahrbach K, Gillard PJ, Martin A. A systematic review of the association between delayed appropriate therapy and mortality among patients hospitalized with infections due to Klebsiella pneumoniae or Escherichia coli: how long is too long? BMC Infect Diseases 2018 Dec 5;18(1):625. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3524-8. PubMed PMID: 30518337; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6280436.
  • Bland CM, Pai MP, Lodise TP. Reappraisal of Contemporary Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles for Informing Aminoglycoside Dosing. Pharmacotherapy. 2018 Dec;38(12):1229-1238. doi: 10.1002/phar.2193. PubMed PMID: 30403305.
  • Lodise T, Corey R, Hooper D, Cammarata S. Safety of Delafloxacin: Focus on Adverse Events of Special Interest. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2018 Sep 10;5(10):ofy220. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy220. eCollection 2018 Oct. PubMed PMID: 30349845; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6189306.
  • Bidell MR, Lodise TP. Suboptimal Clinical Response Rates with Newer Antibiotics Among Patients with Moderate Renal Impairment: Review of the Literature and Potential Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Considerations for Observed Findings. Pharmacotherapy. 2018 Dec;38(12):1205-1215. doi: 10.1002/phar.2184. Epub 2018 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 30289995.
  • Crass RL, Pai MP, Lodise TP Jr. Individualizing piperacillin/tazobactam dosing in adult patients with cystic fibrosis: can tobramycin measurements help? Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2019 Jan 1;74(1):126-129. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky388. PubMed PMID: 30252050.
  • Patel N, Huang D, Lodise T. Potential for Cost Saving with Iclaprim Owing to Avoidance of Vancomycin-Associated Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections. Clinical Drug Investigation 2018 Oct;38(10):935-943. doi: 10.1007/s40261-018-0686-5. PubMed PMID: 30105549.
  • Martin A, Fahrbach K, Zhao Q, Lodise T. Association Between Carbapenem Resistance and Mortality Among Adult, Hospitalized Patients With Serious Infections Due to Enterobacteriaceae: Results of a Systematic Literature Review and Meta-analysis. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2018 Jun 28;5(7):ofy150. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy150. eCollection 2018 Jul. Review. PubMed PMID: 30046639; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6054228. 
  • Zasowski EJ, Lodise TP. The Importance of Individualized Vancomycin Dosing to Ensure Optimal Exposure Early in Therapy. The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2018 Sep;58(9):1131-1133. doi: 10.1002/jcph.1281. Epub 2018 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 30024648.
  • Butterfield-Cowper JM, Lodise TP Jr, Pai MP. A Fixed versus Weight-Based Dosing Strategy of Daptomycin May Improve Safety in Obese Adults. Pharmacotherapy 2018 Sep;38(9):981-985. doi: 10.1002/phar.2157. Epub 2018 July 12. PubMed PMID: 29906315.
  • Huang DB, Corey GR, Holland TL, Lodise T, O'Riordan W, Wilcox MH, File TM Jr, Dryden M, Balser B, Desplats E, Torres A. Pooled analysis of the phase 3 REVIVE trials: randomised, double-blind studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of iclaprim versus vancomycin for treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2018 Aug;52(2):233-240. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2018.05.012. Epub 2018 May 19. PubMed PMID: 29783024.
  • Holland TL, O'Riordan W, McManus A, Shin E, Borghei A, File TM Jr, Wilcox MH, Torres A, Dryden M, Lodise T, Oguri T, Corey GR, McLeroth P, Shukla R, Huang DB. A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter Study To Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Iclaprim versus Vancomycin for Treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections Suspected or Confirmed To Be Due to Gram-Positive Pathogens (REVIVE-2 Study). Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2018 Apr 26;62(5). pii: e02580-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02580-17. Print 2018 May. PubMed PMID: 29530858; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5923167.
  • Hardalo C, Lodise TP, Bidell M, Flanagan S, De Anda C, Anuskiewicz S, Prokocimer P. Clinical safety and tolerability of tedizolid phosphate in the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety 2018 Apr;17(4):359-367. doi: 10.1080/14740338.2018.1446939. Epub 2018 Mar 12. Review. PubMed PMID: 29528251.
  • McKinnell JA, Corman S, Patel D, Leung GH, Gordon LM, Lodise TP. Effective Antimicrobial Stewardship Strategies for Cost-effective Utilization of Telavancin for the Treatment of Patients With Hospital-acquired Bacterial Pneumonia Caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Clinical Therapeutics 2018 Mar;40(3):406-414.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2018.01.010. Epub 2018 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 29454592.
  • Lodise TP, Bosso J, Kelly C, Williams PJ, Lane JR, Huang DB. Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Analyses To Determine the Optimal Fixed Dosing Regimen of Iclaprim for Treatment of Patients with Serious Infections Caused by Gram-Positive Pathogens. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2018 Jan 25;62(2). pii: e01184-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01184-17. Print 2018 Feb. PubMed PMID: 29133566; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5786772.
  • Luther MK, Timbrook TT, Caffrey AR, Dosa D, Lodise TP, LaPlante KL. Vancomycin Plus Piperacillin-Tazobactam and Acute Kidney Injury in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Critical Care Medicine 2018 Jan;46(1):12-20. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002769. Review. PubMed PMID: 29088001.
  • Lodise TP, Bidell M. Time to Evolve: Addressing the Challenge of CRE. Medscape https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/894178.

Nick O’Donnell

  • Bidell MR, Patel N, O'Donnell JN. Optimal treatment of MSSA bacteraemias: a meta-analysis of cefazolin versus antistaphylococcal penicillins. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2018 Oct 1;73(10):2643-2651. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky259.
  • Wang SK, Gilchrist A, Loukitcheva A, Plotkin BJ, Sigar IM, Gross AE, O'Donnell JN, Pettit N, Buros A, O'Driscoll T, Rhodes NJ, Bethel C, Segreti J, Charnot-Katsikas A, Singh K, Scheetz MH. Prevalence of a Cefazolin Inoculum Effect Associated with blaZ Gene Types among Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Four Major Medical Centers in Chicago. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2018 Jul 27;62(8). pii: e00382-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00382-18.
  • O'Donnell JN, Rhodes NJ, Lopez J, Jett R, Scheetz MH. Carbapenems vs. alternative β-lactams for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2018 Oct;52(4):451-458. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2018.04.011.
  • Rhodes NJ, Cruce CE, O'Donnell JN, Wunderink RG, Hauser AR. Resistance Trends and Treatment Options in Gram-Negative Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Current Infectious Disease Reports 2018 Mar 6;20(2):3. doi: 10.1007/s11908-018-0609.
  • Crew PE, Rhodes NJ, O'Donnell JN, Miglis C, Gilbert EM, Zembower TR, Qi C, Silkaitis C, Sutton SH, Scheetz MH. Correlation between hospital-level antibiotic consumption and incident health care facility-onset Clostridium difficile infection. American Journal of Infection Control 2018 Mar;46(3):270-275. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.09.015.
  • Rhodes NJ, Liu J, O'Donnell JN, Dulhunty JM, Abdul-Aziz MH, Berko PY, Nadler B, Lipman J, Roberts JA. Prolonged Infusion Piperacillin-Tazobactam Decreases Mortality and Improves Outcomes in Severely Ill Patients: Results of a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Critical Care Medicine 2018 Feb;46(2):236-243. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002836.

Alexandra Watson

  • Braungart C, Watson A, Rubin R. The effects of interprofessional collaboration on Nurse Managed Warfarin Program. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, September 2018.

CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Kelly Bach

  • Bach K, Hopsicker A, St. John T, Morgan F, Bassi S. Proton pump inhibitors utilization and hospital acquired Clostridium difficile infections in a community teaching hospital.  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2018.
  • Bach K, Hopsicker A, St. John T, Morgan F, Bassi S. Proton pump inhibitors utilization and hospital acquired Clostridium difficile infections in a community teaching hospital. Ellis Medicine Nursing Day of Inquiry, Schenectady NY, November 2018.

Monique Bidell

  • Bidell MR, Novak G, Singh G, Bratek B, Duru O, Mitchell C, O’Donnell JN. A multicenter Evaluation of Outcomes Associated With Oral Vancomycin Dose in Patients With Clostridium difficile Infection. IDWeek 2018, San Francisco CA, October 2018.
  • Caimano CR, Smith AJ, Bidell MR. Assessing Medication Name Pronunciation on Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Garrison GD, Bidell M, Cabral K, Silvestro L, Boire A, Strang AF. Interdisciplinary Formative Assessments to Foster Student Learning in the Dual-Campus Large Classroom Setting (School Poster). AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.

Abby Boire

  • Garrison GD, Bidell M, Cabral K, Silvestro L, Boire A, Strang AF. Interdisciplinary Formative Assessments to Foster Student Learning in the Dual-Campus Large Classroom Setting (School Poster). AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.

Jane Boyd

  • Kane T, Boyd J, Obos L, Meek P. Raising the Bar for Student Performance in a 6-semester Pharmacy Skills Sequence. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018. 

Michael Brodeur

  • Brodeur MR. Update in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy: A Focus on Deprescribing. Explore Aging Conference, SUNY Plattsburgh/University of Vermont Health Network. October 9, 2018.
  • Frey J, Pruyn S, Brodeur MR, Baker B, Long H, Graichen C, Dailey M, Zheng H. Meeting the demand for naloxone: stability of expired naloxone solution. North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT), Chicago IL, October 25-29, 2018 (platform presentation).
  • Frey J, Pruyn S, Brodeur MR, Baker B, Long H, Graichen C, Dailey M, Zheng H. Quality Assessment of Expired Naloxone Products from First-Responders’ Supplies. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) annual meeting, Boston MA, July 21, 2018 (poster).

Jeffrey Brewer

  • Strang AF, Briceland LL, Garrison GD, Kane TH, Brewer JM, Seo SW. Are Students Practicing Self-awareness? An Inventory of Critical Reflection Throughout the Curriculum/Co-Curriculum. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Briceland LL, Brewer JM, Dominelli AC. An Analysis of P1 Student Reflections on the Impact of White Coat Ceremony Participation. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.

Laurie Briceland

  • Strang AF, Briceland LL, Garrison GD, Kane TH, Brewer JM, Seo SW. Are Students Practicing Self-awareness? An Inventory of Critical Reflection Throughout the Curriculum/Co-Curriculum. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Briceland LL, Brewer JM, Dominelli AC. An Analysis of P1 Student Reflections on the Impact of White Coat Ceremony Participation. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Briceland LL, Caimano CR, Rosa SW, Jablanski C, Veselov M. Creation of Experiential Success Plan Initiative to Address Experiential Performance Deficiencies. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018. 

Kate Cabral

  • Garrison GD, Bidell M, Cabral K, Silvestro L, Boire A, Strang AF. Interdisciplinary Formative Assessments to Foster Student Learning in the Dual-Campus Large Classroom Setting (School Poster). AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Decina L, Parsels K, Cabral K. The Implementation of Pharmacy Consult Services in Lipid Management with Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors. NYS American College of Clinical Pharmacy Meeting, November 2, 2018.

Courtney Caimano

  • Caimano CR, Veselov M, Kane TH, Rosa SW. Student Specific Remediation Plans for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Caimano CR, Smith AJ, Bidell MR. Assessing Medication Name Pronunciation on Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Briceland LL, Caimano CR, Rosa SW, Jablanski C, Veselov M. Creation of Experiential Success Plan Initiative to Address Experiential Performance Deficiencies. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018. 

Katie Cardone

  • Cardone KE. Opioid use in patients with end-stage renal disease. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Learning and Action Network call, May 2018. 
  • Cardone KE. Foundations of Nutrition Practice for kidney disease: Nephrology Pharmacology. National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting, Austin TX, April 2018. 
  • Cardone KE. Diabetes and Beyond: SGLT2 Inhibitors, the other medication. National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting, Austin TX, April 2018.  
  • Cardone KE. Tailoring Antibiotic Regimens for distinct RRT modalities: it’s not just about the dose: Automated Peritoneal Dialysis. National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting, Austin TX, April 2018.  
  • Cardone KE. Nephrology Review for the Ambulatory Care Pharmacist; Review and recertification course for board certified ambulatory care pharmacists (BCACP). American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2018 Spring Conference, Jacksonville FL, February 2018.
  • Gawdat M, Parker W, Johnsen A, Baumeister T, Cardone KE. Medicare part D coverage of phosphate binders. American Society of Health-System Pharmacy 2018 Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2018.
  • Cardone KE, Grabe DG, Michaud-Sachs M. Would you or wouldn't you? Using script concordance-style questions to enhance clinical reasoning and online discussion. Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference, Orlando FL, November 2018.
  • Sangiovanni RJ, Stornelli N, Yager JL, Lodise TP, Cardone KE, Patel N. Incidence and predictors of subsequent vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury (VA-AKI) in Veterans’ Affairs patients who have previously experienced VA-AKI. National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting, Austin TX, April 2018.
  • Cardone KE. Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services, 4th ed. Certificate training program and continuing education for pharmacists, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany NY, December 2018.
  • Cardone KE. Novel approaches to hyperkalemia management. Mohawk Valley Pharmacists Association, Utica NY, September 2018.
  • Cardone KE. What’s new with Diabetes? Mohawk Valley Pharmacists Association, Utica NY, September 2018.

Joseph Carreno

  • Vitale G, Eaton R, Laquidara A, Mitchell C, Carreno J. Inpatient antimicrobial stewardship medication use evaluation of meropenem at Albany Medical Center Hospital. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2-6, 2018.

Jacqueline Cleary

  • Gawdat M, Gawdat M, Bettinger J, Cleary J, Fudin F. Analysis of Variable Morphine Milligram Equivalent (MME) Threshold Trends by State. ASHP, Anaheim CA, December 2018.
  • Higgins O, Cleary J. Pharmacy Driven Naloxone Distribution in Patients with High Risk for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression. NYS ACCP Annual Meeting, Cooperstown NY, November 2018.
  • Higgins O, Cleary J. Pharmacy Driven Naloxone Distribution in Patients with High Risk for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression. ACPHS Student Summer Research Day, Albany NY, October 2018.
  • Bettinger J, Cleary J, Fudin J, Wegrzyn E. False-positive 6-mono acetyl morphine (6-MAM) Saliva Test Result in a Patient Taking Morphine and Aspirin: A Case Report. Pain Week, Las Vegas NV, September 2018.
  • Cleary J, Joyce A, Zedler B, Thomson H, Gudin J. Risk Factors for Prescription Opioid Overdose: Is It All Substance Use Disorder? ICOO, Boston MA June 2018.
  • Mansour V, Chauhan C, Clark L, Cleary J. Pharmacist Driven Naloxone Distribution in a Federally Qualified Health Center through Risk Index. ICOO, Boston MA, June 2018.
  • Cleary J, Joyce A, Zedler B, Thomson H, Gudin J. Risk Factors for Prescription Opioid Overdose: Is It All Substance Use Disorder? AAPM, Vancouver Canada, April 2018.  
  • Mansour V, Chauhan C, Clark L, Cleary J. Pharmacist Driven Naloxone Distribution in a Federally Qualified Health Center through Risk Index. International Conference on Opioids (ICOO), Boston MA, June 2018.

Angela Dominelli

  • Briceland LL, Brewer JM, Dominelli AC. An Analysis of P1 Student Reflections on the Impact of White Coat Ceremony Participation. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Gicewicz E, Steffey M, Stornelli N, Armeli J, Perko N, Kile D, Dominelli AC. The Grove Independent Pharmacy Business Plan: Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition Top 10 finalist Poster Presentation. National Community Pharmacists Association Annual Conference, Boston MA, October 2018.

Amanda Engle

  • Engle A. Buprenorphine: Clinical Pearls for Safe and Effective Use. The Nurse Practitioner Association of New York 34th Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs NY, October 2018 (invited presentation).
  • Engle A. Buprenorphine: Clinical Pearls for Safe and Effective Use. Pain and Hospice and Palliative Care Symposium. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany NY, October 2018 (invited presentation).
  • Engle A, Winans A. Implementation of an automated naloxone co-prescribing program within a large rural health care network.  Atlantic Pain Coalition- NYS IPRO Pain Management Task Force.  August 2018. (invited presentation)
  • Engle A, Winans A. Implementation of an automated naloxone co-prescribing program within a large rural health care network. NYS Pharmacy Conference, September 2018, (invited presentation).
  • Monzyk J, Pluckrose D, Nguyen S, Desemone J, Engle A. Interprofessional Student Collaboration: Benefits of Medical and Pharmacy Students Working Together on an Interprofessional Acute Care Rounding Team. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2-6, 2018.
  • Pluckrose D, Engle A, Maceira E. 4-Factor prothrombin complex concentrate dose capping as a strategy for management of drug shortage. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2-6, 2018.
  • Shtoyko A, Stornelli N, Jacob J, Wayne J, Engle A. Making the PIPE dream a reality: a pharmacy-medical student collaborative practice model. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2-6, 2018.    

Clayton English

  • English CD. Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics: A review of New Injectables for maintenance treatment of schizophrenia. Vermont-Society of Health Systems Pharmacist Annual CE Program, Montpelier VT, November 2018 (invited presentation).
  • English CD. Headaches: Updates on Abortive and Prophylactic Treatments for Migraine & Cluster Headache. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Colchester VT, October 2018 (invited presentation).
  • English CD. Major Depressive Disorder: Updates in Pharmacological Management. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Colchester VT, September 2018 (invited presentation).
  • English CD. Moving Beyond Opioids: Non-Controlled Pharmaceuticals for the Management of Chronic Pain. Integrative Pain Management Conference, University of Vermont, Burlington VT, April 2018 (invited presentation).

Jessica Farrell

  • Farrell JF. Selected Topics in Rheumatology: Core Therapeutic Module Series. Presented to board certified pharmacists, an ACPE-accredited 1-hour CE webinar program as part of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Ambulatory Care and Pharmacotherapy Pharmacy Specialty Review Course. 2018. 
  • Farrell JF. Overcoming Challenges in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Advances in Treatment & Management. Presented to health professionals, an ACPE-accredited 2-hour CE webinar program as part of Specialty Pharma Education Center Continuing Education Program. 2018.
  • Farrell JF. Multiple Perspectives in the Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). 11th Annual Rheumatology Nurses Society Conference, Fort Worth TX, August 10, 2018. 
  • Farrell JF. Medical Information Toolkit:  How to Find Reliable Medical Information on the Internet. Scleroderma Foundation National Patient Education Conference, Philadelphia PA, July 29, 2018.
  • Farrell JF. Scleroderma Disease and Medication Related Questions: Parent and Kids Q&A. Scleroderma Foundation National Patient Education Conference, Philadelphia PA, July 29, 2018.
  • Farrell JF. Biosimilars: Incorporating Use into Practice and Clinical Implications for Pharmacists. Presented to pharmacists, an ACPE-accredited CE program at the 2018 Spring IDN Summit and Reverse Expo, Orlando FL, April 17, 2018. 
  • Farrell JF, Coblyn JS, Griffin F. Monotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Leveraging the Latest Evidence to Treat-to-Target. An ACPE-accredited CE webinar program as part of Clinical Care Options Immunology Continuing Education Program. 2018. 
  • Farrell JF, Saag K. Optimal Approaches to Gout. An ACPE-accredited CE webinar program as part of Haymarket Medical Education Continuing Education Program. 2018. 
  • Farrell JF. Safety Considerations for the Use of Anti-inflammatory and Disease Modifying Therapies in Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disorders. Presented to pharmacists, an ACPE-accredited 1-hour CE program as part of American Health Resources Continuing Education Program, Albany NY, May 3, 2018. 
  • Farrell JF, Banerjee S. Large Vessel Vasculitis. Presented to physicians, pharmacists, health-care providers, residents and students at St. Peter’s Hospital Main Grand Rounds.  Albany NY, February 14, 2018.

Andy Flynn

  • Flynn A, McConchie L. ReCAPS(S) of the 2018 Legislative Session - What Made It, What Didn’t, What’s Next. Capital Area Pharmacists Society Annual Meet and Greet, Latham NY, September 12, 2018.

Gina Garrison

  • Garrison GD. Impact of Student Critical Reflection on Learning Habits using Exam Performance Reports. ExamSoft Assessment Conference 2018, Fort Lauderdale FL (1 hr live).
  • Strang AF, Briceland LL, Garrison GD, Kane TH, Brewer JM, Seo SW. Are Students Practicing Self-awareness? An Inventory of Critical Reflection Throughout the Curriculum/Co-Curriculum. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Garrison GD, Strang AF. A Novel Process for Guiding Student Critical Reflection on Learning Habits Through Exam Performance Analysis. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Garrison GD, Bidell M, Cabral K, Silvestro L, Boire A, Strang AF. Interdisciplinary Formative Assessments to Foster Student Learning in the Dual-Campus Large Classroom Setting (School Poster). AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.

Darren Grabe

  • Cardone KE, Grabe DG, Michaud-Sachs M. Would you or wouldn't you? Using script concordance-style questions to enhance clinical reasoning and online discussion. Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference, Orlando FL, November 2018.

Elizabeth Higdon

  • Higdon E. Doctorate of Pharmacy. Presented to college students in the Intro to Health Professions course. SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh NY, November 2018.
  • Higdon E. Cocos Nucifera and Ascorbic Acid Compounding Workshop. Presented to high school students at admissions event. Colchester VT, November 2018.

Teresa Kane

  • Kane TH, Boyd J, Obos L, Meek P. Raising the Bar for Student Performance in a 6-semester Pharmacy Skills Sequence. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Caimano CR, Veselov M, Kane TH, Rosa SW. Student Specific Remediation Plans for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Strang AF, Briceland LL, Garrison GD, Kane TH, Brewer JM, Seo SW. Are Students Practicing Self-awareness? An Inventory of Critical Reflection Throughout the Curriculum/Co-Curriculum. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.

David Kile

  • Gicewicz E, Steffey M, Stornelli N, Armeli J, Perko N, Kile D, Dominelli A. The Grove Independent Pharmacy Business Plan: Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition Top 10 finalist Poster Presentation. National Community Pharmacists Association Annual Conference, Boston MA, October 2018.

Nicole Lodise

  • Hudmon K, Lodise NM, Allard I, Vis G, Pohl H, Frenz H, Vitale F, Corelli R. A Hybrid Learning Approach for Tobacco Cessation Counseling Training. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 2018. (Poster Presentation).

Thomas Lodise

  • LaPensee K, Lodise T. Cost-savings Analysis with Use of Omadacycline Among Hospitalized Community-Acquired Pneumonia Patients At Risk of Clostridium difficile Infection Being Treated with Moxifloxacin: Budget Impact Model Findings. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2-6, 2018. Poster #4-049. Presenter: LaPensee.
  • LaPensee K, Lodise T. Cost-saving Opportunities Among Hospitalized Community-Acquired Pneumonia Patients Treated with Omadacycline, an Aminomethylcycline Antibiotic with IV and Oral Formulations, Compared to Ceftriaxone and Macrolide Therapy. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2-6, 2018. Poster #4-048. Presenter: LaPensee.
  • Lodise T, LaPensee K. Hospital Admission Patterns in Adult Patients with Community-acquired Bacterial Pneumonia who Received Ceftriaxone and a Macrolide by Pneumonia Severity Index Score. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract #1462. Presenter: Lodise.
  • Patel N, Clark J, Stornelli N, Belfiore G, Lodise TP. Comparative Evaluation of Adverse Tendon Events between Recipients of Fluoroquinolones and Ceftriaxone/Azithromycin among Veterans Affairs Patients with Community Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract #1463. Presenter: Patel.
  • Puzniak L, Fu R, Gundrum J, Lodise TP. Real World Evaluation of Patient Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Treated with Ceftolozane/Tazobactam across 253 US hospitals. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 2414. Presenter: Lodise.
  • Lodise T, Packnett E, Armstrong S, Redell M. Comparisons of 30-Day Admission and 30-Day Total Healthcare Costs Between Patients Who Were Treated With Oritavancin (ORI) or Vancomycin (VAN) for a Skin Infection in the Outpatient Setting. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 1928. Presenter: Lodise.
  • Lodise TP, Bonine NG, Ye JM, Folse HJ, Gillard P. Development of a Bedside Tool to Predict the Probability of Drug-Resistant Pathogens among an Adult Population with Gram-Negative Infections. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 1166. Presenter: Lodise.
  • Saade E, Wilson B, El Chakhtoura NG, Viau R, Perez F, Lodise T, Bonomo RA. Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI) in a National Cohort of Hospitalized Patients treated with Aztreonam and Ceftazidime. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 2409. Presenter: Saade.
  • Cai B, Echols R, Corvino R, Lodise TP. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Patients with Carbapenem-Resistant Bloodstream Infection in United States (US) Hospitals, 2010-2015. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 681. Presenter: Echols.
  • Lodise TP, Smith NM, Holden P, O'Donnell JN, Bedard T, Bonomo RA, Tsuji BT. Efficacy of Ceftazidime-Avibactam in Combination with Aztreonam (COMBINE): Solutions for Metallo-β-lactamase producing-Enterobacteriaceae (MBL). IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 1385. Presenter: Tsuji.
  • Avedissian S, Liu J, O'Donnell JN, Pais G, Becher L, Joshi M, Prozialeck W, Lamar P, Lodise TP, Scheetz MH. Poster presentation at IDweek2018™. San Francisco, CA. October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 1419. Presenter: Avedissian.
  • Rank E, Lodise TP, Avery L, Bankert E, Dobson E, Dumyati G, Hassett S, Keller M, Lubowski T, Pearsall M, Carreno J. New York State Outpatient Regional Antibiogram for Urinary Pathogens: Have We Reached a Post Antibiotic Era for the Treatment of UTIs? IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 1237. Presenter: Carreno.
  • Huang D, Corey RG, Holland TL, Lodise TP, O'Rirodan W, Wilcox M, File TM, Dryden M, Torres A, Balser B, Desplats E. A Pooled Analysis of Patients with Wound Infections in the Phase 3 REVIVE Trials: Randomized, Double-blind Studies to EValuate the Safety and Efficacy of Iclaprim Versus Vancomycin for trEatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 1338. Presenter: Huang.
  • Shorr A, Lodise T, Echols R, Wang W, Corvino FA, B. Cai B, Zilberberg M. Prevalence and Microbiology of Carbapenem Resistance Among Six Gram-Negative Pathogens in Bloodstream Infections in US Hospitals, 2010-2015. IDweek2018, San Francisco CA, October 3-7, 2018. Abstract # 1191. Presenter: Echols.
  • Patel N, Sangiovanni R, Stornelli N, Amin R, Huang D, Lodise TP. Frequency of vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury and healthcare utilization among Veterans' Affairs patients with skin and skin structure infections. 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Madrid Spain, April 21-24, 2018. ePoster viewing #E0283. Presenter: Patel.
  • Tartof S, Kuntz J, Chen L, Wei R, Puzniak L, Tian Y, Im T, Takhar H, Merchan S, Lodise TP. A clinical risk score to predict the likelihood of carbapenem non-susceptible and pan-beta-lactam non-susceptibility among adult, hospitalized patients with infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa. 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Madrid Spain, April 21-24, 2018. Oral flash #O0130. Presenter: Lodise.
  • Patel N, Huang D, Lodise T. Potential cost savings opportunities with targeted iclaprim (ICL) compared to vancomycin (VAN) among hospitalized patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infectious due to potential avoidance of VAN-associated acute kidney injury. 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Madrid Spain, April 21-24, 2018. Paper poster #P0283. Presenter: Patel.
  • Crass R, Lodise T, Pai M. Individualizing piperacillin/tazobactam dosing in adult patients with cystic fibrosis: can tobramycin measurements help? 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Madrid Spain, April 21-24, 2018. Paper poster #P0868. Presenter: Crass.

Patrick Meek

  • Kane T, Boyd J, Obos L, Meek P. Raising the Bar for Student Performance in a 6-semester Pharmacy Skills Sequence. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.  

Lee Anna Obos

  • Kane T, Boyd J, Obos L, Meek P. Raising the Bar for Student Performance in a 6-semester Pharmacy Skills Sequence. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.  

Nick O’Donnell

  • Bidell MR, Novak G, Singh G, Bratek B, Duru O, Mitchell C, O’Donnell JN. A multicenter Evaluation of Outcomes Associated With Oral Vancomycin Dose in Patients With Clostridium difficile Infection. IDWeek 2018, San Francisco CA, October 2018.
  • Lodise TP, Smith NM, Holden P, O’Donnell JN, Bedard T, Bonomo RA, Tsuji BT. Efficacy of Ceftazidime–Avibactam in Combination with Aztreonam (COMBINE): Solutions for Metallo-β-Lactamase Producing-Enterobacteriaceae (MBL). IDWeek 2018, San Francisco CA, October 2018.
  • Avedissian S, Liu J, O’Donnell JN, Pais G, Becher L, Joshi M, Prozialeck W, Lamar P, Lodise TP, Scheetz MH. 24-Hour Pharmacokinetic Relationships for Intravenous Vancomycin and Novel Urinary Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury. IDWeek 2018, San Francisco CA, October 2018.

Sandra Rosa

  • Caimano CR, Veselov M, Kane TH, Rosa SW. Student Specific Remediation Plans for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Briceland LL, Caimano CR, Rosa SW, Jablanski C, Veselov M. Creation of Experiential Success Plan Initiative to Address Experiential Performance Deficiencies. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018. 

See-Won Seo

  • Strang AF, Briceland LL, Garrison GD, Kane TH, Brewer JM, Seo SW. Are Students Practicing Self-awareness? An Inventory of Critical Reflection Throughout the Curriculum/Co-Curriculum. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Kahaleh A, Law M, Seo SW, Tofade T. Crosswalk between the ACPE Standards and the FIP Nanjing Outcomes. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Seo SW, Kahaleh A, Law M, Tofade T. Use of the FIP Nanjing Statements to compare national pharmacy education standards in the USA. Poster presented at: International Pharmaceutical Federation World Congress, Glasgow Scotland, September 2018.
  • Seo SW. Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services, 4th ed. Certificate training program and continuing education for pharmacists, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany NY, December 2018.  
  • Seo SW. Dyslipidemia: Updates In Management. Mohawk Valley Pharmacists Association, Utica NY, September 2018.
  • Seo SW. Updates in Hypertension Management. Mohawk Valley Pharmacists Association, Utica NY, September 2018.

Alyssa Smith

  • Caimano CR, Smith AJ, Bidell MR. Assessing Medication Name Pronunciation on Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.

Matthew Stryker

  • Farina K, Stryker M. Altered thyroid function tests (TFTs) and unnecessary thioamide therapy following treatment with high-dose biotin (300mg). ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2-6, 2018.

Megan Veselov

  • Caimano CR, Veselov M, Kane TH, Rosa SW. Student Specific Remediation Plans for Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018.
  • Briceland LL, Caimano CR, Rosa SW, Jablanski C, Veselov M. Creation of Experiential Success Plan Initiative to Address Experiential Performance Deficiencies. AACP Annual Meeting, Boston MA, July 21-23, 2018. 

Alexandra Watson

  • Wilson L, Myrka A, Watson A, Guay, K. Meeting the MIPS Challenge: A Conversation about Strategies to Address the Opioid Crisis. IPRO, October 2018 (webinar).
  • Wilson L, Myrka A, Watson A. Meeting the MIPS Challenge: A Conversation about Anticoagulant Management Best Practices. IPRO, April 2018 (webinar).
  • Watson A. The Latest in Hypertension and Lipid Management. Continuing Pharmacy Education, ACPHS, Albany NY, June 2018.
  • Watson A, Guay K, Ribis D. Warfarin Management Training. CapitalCare Medical Group Nursing Council, January 2018.

Matthew Yacobucci

  • Ubowski MM, VanSice RP, Yacobucci M, Chablani L. Microparticulate Cancer Vaccines: Evaluation of a Novel Immunotherapeutic Approach. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2018.

Amy Yanicak

  • Yanicak A. Medical student and resident perceptions of ambulatory pharmacy before and after one year of interprofessional collaboration in an adult medicine evening clinic. ACCP Global Conference, Seattle WA, October 20-23, 2018.

EXTRAMURAL GRANTS 

Jessica Farrell 
Awarded a $45,000 grant for residency funding on behalf of and through the Center for Rheumatology by Janssen Biotech.

Thomas Lodise
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Title: A Phase 1 Study In Healthy Young Adults To Evaluate The Safety And Pharmacokinetics Of AVYCAZ® In Combination With Aztreonam (COMBINE)
Grantor: Sub-award through Duke University; Primary sponsor: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Amount at ACPHS: $90,000
Grant Number: 1UM1AI104681-06
Term: 11/01/2018 – 12/31/2018

Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Richard Wunderlink, MD)
Project Title: An Open-Label Pharmacokinetic Study of Minocycline for Injection Following a Single Infusion in Critically-Ill Adults (Acumin)
Grantor: Sub-award through Duke University; Primary sponsor: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Grant Number: 1UM1AI104681-01 
Amount at ACPHS: $48,000
Term: 11/01/18 - 12/31/18

Role: Chair (PI: Vance Fowler, MD)
Project Title: PK ARLG Steering Committee Chair
Grantor: Sub-award through Duke University; Primary sponsor: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Grant Number: 1UM1AI104681-01 
Amount at ACPHS: $342,000
Term: 1/01/18- 12/31/18 

HONORS, AWARDS, and APPOINTMENTS

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
  • Kelly Bach - Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist. 
  • Jeffrey Brewer - Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (7-year renewal).
  • Kate Cabral - Board Certified Cardiology Pharmacist.  
  • Matthew Yacobucci - Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist. 
AWARDS and RECOGNITION
  • Kate Cabral received the advanced designation in the American College of Cardiology as an “Associate” of the American College of Cardiology (AACC).  
  • Jessica Farrell received the 2018 Ernest J. Dupont award at the Steffens Scleroderma Foundation Fundraiser on October 12, 2018.
  • DRUGDEX Information Systems (Medicare recognized drug database) accepted Jessica Farrell’s application for systemic sclerosis (SSc) as an off-label indication within the mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept) drug monograph 2018.
  • Gina Garrison and Aimee Strang received the Innovations in Teaching Award Honorable Mention from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.   
  • Nicole Lodise was recognized by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), for her outstanding work toward the 2016-2018 Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Program, a home-study series for ambulatory care pharmacists.
  • Joanna Schwatz and Ai Tran were awarded the 1st place poster at the 2018 Annual Meeting & Palliative Care Symposium. Poster title: “Potential herb-chemotherapy or radiation interactions in patients with cancer: A prospective study of the pharmacist and student-pharmacist run herbal assessment service at the University of Vermont (UVM) Cancer Center.”
APPOINTMENTS
  • Kelly Bach was named President-Elect for the Northeastern Chapter of the NYS Council of Health-system Pharmacists Board. 
  • Lauren Bode was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Vermont Pharmacists Association.
  • Courtney Caimano was appointed to the Institutional Review Board for St. Peter’s Health Partners.
  • Katie Cardone was named Nephrology section editor of “Pharmacotherapy First,” a multimedia learning resource from the American Pharmacists Association.
  • Amanda Engle was named President-Elect of the NYS Chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.
  • Jessica Farrell was nominated to the national Scleroderma Foundation Medical Advisory Board.
  • Nicole Lodise was elected Chair of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Women's Health PRN.
  • See-Won Seo was:
    • Appointed Co-Chair for Community Education, Outreach, and Advocacy Work Group for the Asthma Coalition of the Capital Region (ACCR).
    • Appointed Assistant Pharmacy Director for World Health Ambassadors.
    • Re-appointed Communications and Collaborations Committee Co-Chair for the AACP Global Pharmacy Education Special Interest Group.
    • Appointed Public Policy Chair for the NYSCHP Public Policy Committee.
  • Alexandra Watson was named Treasurer for the Northeastern Chapter of the NYS Council of Health-system Pharmacists Board.
  • Amy Yanicak was appointed to the ACCP Ambulatory Care PRN Research Process Committee.

DEPT. OF POPULATION HEALTH SCIENCES

The activities listed below are by members of the Department of Population Health Sciences and span the period from January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

* - ACPHS students denoted in bold.

publications 

Allison Burton-Chase

  • Sun CC, Daniels MS, Bodurka DC, Nebgen D, Burton-Chase AM, Lu KH, Peterson SK. Women's preferences for cancer risk management strategies in Lynch syndrome. Gynecologic Oncology (In Press).
  • Hennig K, DeCoster B, Chu R, Parker WM, Campo-Engelstein L, Burton-Chase AM. (2018) Patients education health care providers on Lynch syndrome: A Qualitative Study. Patient Experience Journal, 5(3), Article 12.
  • Burton-Chase AM, Parker WM, Donato KM, McCormick S, Gritz E, Amos CI, Lu KH, Lynch PM, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, You YN, Peterson SK. 2018. Health-related quality of life in colorectal cancer survivors: Are there differences between sporadic and hereditary patients?” Journal of Patient Reported Outcomes, 2, 21.

    Paul Denvir

    • Denvir P, Cardone K, Parker W, Cerulli J. (2018). “How do I say that?”: Using communication principles to enhance medication therapy management instruction. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 10, 185-194.

    Colleen McLaughlin

    • Williams L, Kehm R, Mueller B, McLaughlin C, Richardson M, Chow E, Spector L. The association between sex and most childhood cancers is not mediated by birthweight. Cancer Epidemiology 2018 Dec;57:7-12.

    Wendy Parker

    • Hennig K, DeCoster B, Chu R, Parker WM, Campo-Engelstein L, Burton-Chase AM. 2018. Patients Educating Health Care Providers on Lynch Syndrome: A Qualitative Study. Patient Experience Journal, 5(3), Article 12.
    • Campo-Engelstein L, Aziz R, Raffeale J, Darivemila S, Bhatni R, Parker WM. 2018. Freezing Fertility or Freezing False Hope?: A Content Analysis of Social Egg-Freezing in the Popular Media. American Journal of Bioethics: Empirical Bioethics (In Press).
    • Burton-Chase AM, Parker WM, Donato KM, McCormick S, Gritz E, Amos CI, Lu KH, Lynch PM, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, You YN, Peterson SK. 2018. Health-related quality of life in colorectal cancer survivors: Are there differences between sporadic and hereditary patients?” Journal of Patient Reported Outcomes, 2, 21.

    CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

    Allison Burton-Chase

    • Hennig K, Hall P, Moore K, Burton-Chase AM. Advanced care planning in individuals with Lynch syndrome. Annual Meeting of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer (CGA-ICC), San Diego CA, October 2018 (Poster Presentation).
    • Burton-Chase AM. Negotiation: Strategies and Best Practices. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO), Seattle WA, March 2018 (Symposium panelist).
    • Burton-Chase AM, Dubin R, Dubin D. The HEROIC registry: Opportunities for collaboration. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO), New York NY, March 2018 (Poster Presentation).
    • Burton-Chase AM, Dubin R, Dubin D. The HEROIC registry: Opportunities for collaboration. Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, New Orleans LA, March 2018 (Poster Presentation).
    • Mateo T, Burton-Chase AM, Parker WM. Experiences with screening and surveillance: Evidence from a mixed methods study of women with Lynch syndrome. 6th Annual Capital District Feminist Studies Consortium Conference, Albany NY, January 2018 (Poster Presentation).

    Stacy Pettigrew

    • Pettigrew S, Pan W, Berky A, Feingold B. Nutrition Transition and Total Nail Selenium in the Peruvian Amazon in the IMAS Study (Investigacion de Migracion, Ambiente, y Salud). International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Annual Conference, Ottawa CA, August 26-30, 2018. 

    Paul Denvir

    • Denvir P. Constructing medication nonadherence: Patients’ practices for balancing agency and accountability during in-depth pharmacy counseling. 8th Annual Meeting of LANSI (Language and Social Interaction Working Group), October 2018.
    • Niles K, Guiffre K, Varriele B, Denvir P. Adherence counseling during comprehensive medication reviews: Preliminary patterns of pharmacist-patient communication. American Society of Hospital Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2018. [student project]
    • Niles K, Guiffre K, Varriele B, Denvir P. Adherence talk during comprehensive medication reviews: Preliminary patterns of pharmacist-patient communication. 5th Annual ACPHS Student Research Symposium at Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, April 2018. [student project]

    Wendy Parker 

    • Parker WM. Social Determinants of Health. Albany Medical College, Health Care and Society Course. 2018.
    • Gawdat M, Parker WM, Johnsen A, Baumeister T, Cardone KE. 2018. Medicare part D coverage of phosphate binders. American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2018. 
    • Karn, MM, Cardone KE, Parker WM. Social Support and Medication Management in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD, February 21-25, 2018. 
    • Mateo T, Burton-Chase AM, Parker WM. Experiences with screening and surveillance: Evidence from a mixed methods study of women with Lynch syndrome. 6th Annual Capital District Feminist Studies Consortium Conference, Albany NY, January 2018.

    HONORS, AWARDS, and APPOINTMENTS

    Allison Burton-Chase

    • Partner, AliveAndKickn HEROIC Mosaic Research Community, 2018-present
    • Early Career Special Interest Group Chair, American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO), 2018-present

    EXTRAMURAL GRANTS

    Colleen McLaughlin
    Investigator: Colleen McLaughlin (PI)
    Project: Public Health Pharmacy Team
    Grantor: Alliance for Better Health Innovation Fund 2018 
    Amount: $486,475 
    Term: August 2018 - March 2019 

    Stacy Pettigrew
    Investigator: Stacy Pettigrew (PI) for Radix Center
    Project: Innovation Blocks Pilot
    Grantor: Alliance for Better Health Innovation Fund 2018
    Amount: $159,000
    Term: July 2018 - June 2019

    PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

    The activities listed below are by the Pharmaceutical Research Institute and span the period from January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

    * - ACPHS students denoted in bold.

    Peer Reviewed Articles

    Dhruba J. Bharali

    • Abd-Rabou AA, Bharali DJ, Mousa SA. Taribavirin and 5-fluorouracil-loaded pegylated-lipid nanoparticle synthesis, p38 docking, and antiproliferative effects on MCF-7 breast cancer. Pharm Res. 2018; 35(4):76.
    • Chamcheu JC, Siddiqui IA, Adhami VM, Esnault S, Bharali DJ, Babatunde AS, Adame S, Massey RJ, Wood GS, Longley BJ, Mousa SA, Mukhtar H. Chitosan-based nanoformulated (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) modulates human keratinocyte-induced responses and alleviates imiquimod-induced murine psoriasiform dermatitis. Int J Nanomedicine. 2018; 13:4189-4206.

    Paul J. Davis

    • Chang TC, Chin YT, Nana AW, Wang SH, Liao YM, Chen YR, Shih YJ, Changou CA, Yang YS, Wang K, Whang-Peng J, Wang LS, Stain SC, Shih A, Lin HY, Wu CH, Davis PJ. Enhancement by nano-diamino-tetrac of antiproliferative action of gefitinib on colorectal cancer cells: Mediation by EGFR sialylation and PI3K activation. Horm Cancer. 2018; 9(6):420-432.
    • Cheng TM, Chin YT, Ho Y, Chen YR, Yang YN, Yang YC, Shih YJ, Lin TI, Lin HY, Davis PJ. Resveratrol induces sumoylated COX-2-dependent anti-proliferation in human prostate cancer LNCaP cells. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018; 112:67-75.
    • Chin YT, Wei PL, Ho Y, Nana AW, Changou CA, Chen YR, Yang YS, Hsieh MT, Hercbergs A, Davis PJ, Shih YJ, Lin HY. Thyroxine inhibits resveratrol-caused apoptosis by PD-L1 in ovarian cancer cells. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018:25(5):533-545.
    • Cohen K, Abadi U, Hercbergs A, Davis PJ, Ellis M, Ashur-Fabian O. The induction of myeloma cell death and DNA damage by tetrac, a thyroid hormone derivative. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018; 25(1):21-34.
    • Davis PJ, Leonard JL, Lin HY, Leinung M, Mousa SA. Molecular basis of nongenomic actions of thyroid hormone. Vitam Horm. 2018; 106:67-96.
    • Davis PJ, Mousa SA, Lin HY. Tetraiodothyroacetic acid (tetrac), integrin αvβ3 and disabling of immune checkpoint defense. Future Med Chem. 2018; 10(14):1637-1639.
    • Davis PJ, Mousa SA, Schechter GP. New interfaces of thyroid hormone actions with blood coagulation and thrombosis. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2018; 24(7):1014-1019.
    • Davis PJ, Tang HY, Hercbergs A, Lin HY, Keating KA, Mousa SA. Bioactivity of thyroid hormone analogs at cancer cells. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018; 9:739.
    • Hercbergs A, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. Nonthyroidal illness syndrome and thyroid hormone actions at integrin αvβ3. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018; 103(4):1291-1295.
    • Hercbergs A, Mousa SA, Leinung M, Lin HY, Davis PJ. Thyroid hormone in the clinic and breast cancer. Horm Cancer. 2018; 9(3):139-143.
    • Leith JT, Hercbergs A, Kenney S, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. Activation of tumor cell integrin αvβ3 by radiation and reversal of activation by chemically modified tetraiodothyroacetic acid (tetrac). Endocr Res. 2018; 43(4):1-5.
    • Leith JT, Mousa SA, Hercbergs A, Lin H-Y, Davis PJ. Radio resistance of cancer cells, integrin αvβ3 and thyroid hormone. Oncotarget. 2018; 9:37069-37075.
    • Lin HY, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. Demonstration of the receptor site for thyroid hormone on integrin αvβ3. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1801:61-65.
    • Lin H-Y, Chin Y-T, Shih Y-J, Chen Y-R, Leinung M, Keating KA, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. In tumor cells, thyroid hormone analogues non-immunologically regulate PD-L1 and PD-1 accumulation that is anti-apoptotic. Oncotarget. 2018; 9:34033-34037.
    • Ho Y, Sh Yang YC, Chin YT, Chou SY, Chen YR, Shih YJ, Whang-Peng J, Changou CA, Liu HL, Lin SJ, Tang HY, Lin HY, Davis PJ. Resveratrol inhibits human leiomyoma cell proliferation via crosstalk between integrin αvβ3 and IGF-1R. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018; 120:346-355.
    • Lee YS, Chin YT, Shih YJ, Nana AW, Chen YR, Wu HC, Yang YSH, Lin HY, Davis PJ. Thyroid hormone promotes β-catenin activation and cell proliferation in colorectal cancer. Horm Cancer. 2018; 9(3):156-165.
    • Lin SJ, Chin YT, Ho Y, Chou SY, Sh Yang YC, Nana AW, Su KW, Lim YT, Wang K, Lee SY, Shih YJ, Chen YR, Whang-Peng J, Davis PJ, Lin HY, Fu E. Nano-diamino-tetrac (NDAT) inhibits PD-L1 expression which is essential for proliferation in oral cancer cells. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018; 120:1-11.
    • Mousa SA, Glinsky GV, Lin HY, Ashur-Fabian O, Hercbergs A, Keating KA, Davis PJ. Contributions of thyroid hormone to cancer metastasis. Biomedicines. 2018; 6(3) [Epub Aug 24].
    • Nana AW, Chin YT, Lin CY, Ho Y, Bennett JA, Shih YJ, Chen YR, Changou CA, Pedersen JZ, Incerpi S, Liu LF, Whang-Peng J, Fu E, Li WS, Mousa SA, Lin HY, Davis PJ. Tetrac downregulates β-catenin and HMGA2 to promote the effect of resveratrol in colon cancer. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018; 25(3):279-293.
    • Nana AW, Wu SY, Yang YS, Chin YT, Cheng TM, Ho Y, Li WS, Liao YM, Chen YR, Shih YJ, Liu YR, Pedersen J, Incerpi S, Hercbergs A, Liu LF, Whang-Peng J, Davis PJ, Lin HY. Nano-diamino-tetrac (NDAT) enhances resveratrol-induced antiproliferation by action on the RRM2 pathway in colorectal cancers. Horm Cancer. 2018; 9(5):349-360.
    • Weingarten C, Jenudi Y, Tshuva RY, Moskovich D, Alfandari A, Hercbergs A, Davis PJ, Ellis M, Ashur-Fabian O. The interplay between epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and the thyroid hormones-αvβ3 axis in ovarian cancer. Horm Cancer. 2018; 9(1):22-32.

    Kavitha Godugu

    • Nematallah KA, Ayoub NA, Abdelsattar E, Meselhy MR, Elmazar MM, El-Khatib AH, Linscheid MW, Hathout RM, Godugu K, Adel A, Mousa SA. Polyphenols LC-MS2 profile of Ajwa date fruit (Phoenix dactylifera L.) and their microemulsion: Potential impact on hepatic fibrosis. J Func Foods. 2018; 49:401-411.

    Kelly A. Keating

    • Davis PJ, Tang HY, Hercbergs A, Lin HY, Keating KA, Mousa SA. Bioactivity of thyroid hormone analogs at cancer cells. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018; 9:739.
    • Lin H-Y, Chin Y-T, Shih Y-J, Chen Y-R, Leinung M, Keating KA, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. In tumor cells, thyroid hormone analogues non-immunologically regulate PD-L1 and PD-1 accumulation that is anti-apoptotic. Oncotarget. 2018; 9:34033-34037.
    • Mousa SA, Glinsky GV, Lin HY, Ashur-Fabian O, Hercbergs A, Keating KA, Davis PJ. Contributions of thyroid hormone to cancer metastasis. Biomedicines. 2018; 6(3) [Epub Aug 24].

    Shaker A. Mousa

    • Abdel-Daim MM, Eltaysh R, Hassan A, Mousa SA. Lycopene attenuates tulathromycin and diclofenac sodium-induced cardiotoxicity in mice. Int J Mol Sci. 2018; 19(2).
    • Abd-Rabou AA, Bharali DJ, Mousa SA. Taribavirin and 5-fluorouracil-loaded pegylated-lipid nanoparticle synthesis, p38 docking, and antiproliferative effects on MCF-7 breast cancer. Pharm Res. 2018; 35(4):76.
    • Abou-El-Naga AM, Mutawa G, El-Sherbiny IM, Mousa SA. Activation of polymeric nanoparticle intracellular targeting overcomes chemodrug resistance in human primary patient breast cancer cells. Int J Nanomedicine. 2018; 13:8153-8164.
    • Ardawi MM, Rouzi AA, Al-Senani NS, Qari MH, Elsamanoudy AZ, Mousa SA. High plasma sphingosine 1-phosphate levels predict osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women: The Center of Excellence for Osteoporosis Research Study. J Bone Metab. 2018; 25(2):87-98.
    • Atta MS, El-Far AH, Farrag FA, Abdel-Daim MM, Al Jaouni SK, Mousa SA. Thymoquinone attenuates cardiomyopathy in streptozotocin-treated diabetic rats. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2018; 2018:7845681.
    • Ayoub BM, Mowaka S, Safar MM, Ashoush N, Arafa MG, Michel HE, Tadros MM, Elmazar MM, Mousa SA. Repositioning of omarigliptin as a once-weekly intranasal anti-parkinsonian agent. Sci Rep. 2018; 8(1):8959.
    • Chamcheu JC, Siddiqui IA, Adhami VM, Esnault S, Bharali DJ, Babatunde AS, Adame S, Massey RJ, Wood GS, Longley BJ, Mousa SA, Mukhtar H. Chitosan-based nanoformulated (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) modulates human keratinocyte-induced responses and alleviates imiquimod-induced murine psoriasiform dermatitis. Int J Nanomedicine. 2018; 13:4189-4206.
    • Davis PJ, Leonard JL, Lin HY, Leinung M, Mousa SA. Molecular basis of nongenomic actions of thyroid hormone. Vitam Horm. 2018; 106:67-96.
    • Davis PJ, Mousa SA, Lin HY. Tetraiodothyroacetic acid (tetrac), integrin αvβ3 and disabling of immune checkpoint defense. Future Med Chem. 2018; 10(14):1637-1639.
    • Davis PJ, Mousa SA, Schechter GP. New interfaces of thyroid hormone actions with blood coagulation and thrombosis. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2018; 24(7):1014-1019.
    • Davis PJ, Tang HY, Hercbergs A, Lin HY, Keating KA, Mousa SA. Bioactivity of thyroid hormone analogs at cancer cells. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018; 9:739.
    • El-Far AH, Al Jaouni SK, Li W, Mousa SA. Protective roles of thymoquinone nanoformulations: Potential nanonutraceuticals in human diseases. Nutrients. 2018; 10(10).
    • El-Far AH, Oyinloye BE, Sepehrimanesh M, Allah MAG, Reidah IA, Shaheen HM, Razeghian-Jahromi I, Alsenosy AEA, Noreldin AE, Al Jaouni SK, Mousa SA. Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera): Novel findings and future directions for food and drug discovery. Curr Drug Discov Technol. 2018. [Epub March 21].
    • El-Far AH, Shaheen HM, Alsenosy AW, El-Sayed YS, Al Jaouni SK, Mousa SA. Costus speciosus: Traditional uses, phytochemistry, and therapeutic potentials. Pharmacog Rev. 2018; 12(23):120-127.
    • Ghonim MA, Wang J, Ibba SV, Luu HH, Pyakurel K, Benslimane I, Mousa S, Boulares AH. Sulfated non-anticoagulant heparin blocks Th2-induced asthma by modulating the IL-4/signal transducer and activator of transcription 6/Janus kinase 1 pathway. J Transl Med. 2018; 16(1):243.
    • Hercbergs A, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. Nonthyroidal illness syndrome and thyroid hormone actions at integrin αvβ3. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018; 103(4):1291-1295.
    • Hercbergs A, Mousa SA, Leinung M, Lin HY, Davis PJ. Thyroid hormone in the clinic and breast cancer. Horm Cancer. 2018; 9(3):139-143.
    • Lebda MA, El-Far AH, Noreldin AE, Elewa YHA, Al Jaouni SK, Mousa SA. Protective effects of miswak (Salvadora persica) against experimentally induced gastric ulcers in rats. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2018; 2018:6703296.
    • Leith JT, Hercbergs A, Kenney S, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. Activation of tumor cell integrin αvβ3 by radiation and reversal of activation by chemically modified tetraiodothyroacetic acid (tetrac). Endocr Res. 2018; 43(4):1-5.
    • Leith JT, Mousa SA, Hercbergs A, Lin H-Y, Davis PJ. Radio resistance of cancer cells, integrin αvβ3 and thyroid hormone. Oncotarget. 2018; 9:37069-37075.
    • Lin HY, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. Demonstration of the receptor site for thyroid hormone on integrin αvβ3. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1801:61-65.
    • Lin H-Y, Chin Y-T, Shih Y-J, Chen Y-R, Leinung M, Keating KA, Mousa SA, Davis PJ. In tumor cells, thyroid hormone analogues non-immunologically regulate PD-L1 and PD-1 accumulation that is anti-apoptotic. Oncotarget. 2018; 9:34033-34037.
    • Martinez-Zapata MJ, Mathioudakis AG, Mousa SA, Bauersachs R. Tinzaparin for long-term treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Appl Thromb-Hemost. 2018; 24(2):226-234.
    • Mousa SA, Glinsky GV, Lin HY, Ashur-Fabian O, Hercbergs A, Keating KA, Davis PJ. Contributions of thyroid hormone to cancer metastasis. Biomedicines. 2018; 6(3) [Epub Aug 24].
    • Nana AW, Chin YT, Lin CY, Ho Y, Bennett JA, Shih YJ, Chen YR, Changou CA, Pedersen JZ, Incerpi S, Liu LF, Whang-Peng J, Fu E, Li WS, Mousa SA, Lin HY, Davis PJ. Tetrac downregulates β-catenin and HMGA2 to promote the effect of resveratrol in colon cancer. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018; 25(3):279-293.
    • Nematallah KA, Ayoub NA, Abdelsattar E, Meselhy MR, Elmazar MM, El-Khatib AH, Linscheid MW, Hathout RM, Godugu K, Adel A, Mousa SA. Polyphenols LC-MS2 profile of Ajwa date fruit (Phoenix dactylifera L.) and their microemulsion: Potential impact on hepatic fibrosis. J Func Foods. 2018; 49:401-411.
    • Rajabi M, Yalcin M, Mousa SA. Synthesis of new analogs of tetraiodothyroacetic acid (tetrac) as novel angiogenesis inhibitors for treatment of cancer. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2018; 28(7):1223-1227.
    • Sielaff CM, Mousa SA. Status and future directions in the management of pancreatic cancer: Potential impact of nanotechnology. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2018; 144(7):1205-1217.

    Mehdi Rajabi

    • Shu Y, Yin H, Rajabi M, Li H, Vieweger M, Guo S, Shu D, Guo P. RNA-based micelles: A novel platform for paclitaxel loading and delivery. J Control Release. 2018; 276:17-29.
    • Rajabi M, Yalcin M, Mousa SA. Synthesis of new analogs of tetraiodothyroacetic acid (tetrac) as novel angiogenesis inhibitors for treatment of cancer. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2018; 28(7):1223-1227.

    Conferences and Presentations

    Shaker A. Mousa

    • Guest Speaker, Yale University Conference, New Heaven CT, February 2, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker, 16th Annual Meeting of Saudi Society of Hematology, VII Pan Arab hematology Association Congress, Saudi Arabia, February 19-26, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker, British University Advisory Board/Nanotechnology Conference, Cairo, Egypt, March 12-16, 2018.
    • Guest Speaker, Grand Rounds at Urology, Albany, New York, April 12th, 2018. 
    • Keynote Speaker, International Nutraceutical Conference, Beijing, China, April 23-27, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker, AACC Conference, Toronto, Ontario, May 3-4, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker and Host, PRI, Annual Bridge Program:  Beginning Researchers Involved in Discovery through Guidance and Exploration, June 20, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker and Host, PRI, The Road from Nanomedicine to Precision Medicine, 16th Annual International Conference, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, New York, September 17, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker, Bringing Cancer Immunology into the Mainstream:  Advancements in Immuno-Oncology, Yale Cancer Center, New Heaven CT, October 3-4, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker, IUA Conference -XXVIII World Congress of International Union of Angiology and 14th Chinese Capital Vascular Symposium, Beijing, China, October 18-21, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker, International Oncology Congress, Luxor, Egypt, November 19-24, 2018.
    • Speaker and Presenter at the American Society of Hematology (ASH),  60th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, November 30 – December 4, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Nanotechnology, Cairo, Egypt, December 10 – 14, 2018.
    • Keynote Speaker, International Stem Cell Conference, Mansoura University, Egypt, December 15-18, 2018.

    extramural Grants

    Bruce Hay

    Role: Primary Investigator
    Project Title: Mechanisms of BMP synthesis and alterations in Alzheimer’s disease
    Grantor: The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York – Primary Sponsor: National Institute on Aging
    Amount: $21,488
    Term: 09/01/2018-4/30/2019

    Shaker A. Mousa

    Project: Actions of P-bi-TAT on Tumor Cell Gene Expression; Bio-effectiveness of P-bi-Tat in GMB Xenograft Model Treated with Dexamethasone; Neuroendocrine Tumors and BG-P-TAT
    Grantor: NanoPharmaceuticals LLC
    Total award: $105,300
    Period of Performance: 2/12/18 - 6/30/18

    Project: Effectiveness of B-C-TAT to serve as a delivery system for chemotherapeutic agents in pancreatic cancer/Development of an alternative synthesis method for P-bi-TAT; Effective of P-bi-TAT on Cancer Stem Cell growth, viability and Metastasis in vivo in immune competent transgenic Mice; Target delivery system for neuroblastoma tumors
    Grantor: NanoPharmaceuticals LLC
    Total award: $211,900 
    Period of Performance: 3/5/18 - 6/30/19

    Project: Amendment to PK profiling of PMT-3 vs. P-bi-TAT in rats
    Grantor: NanoPharmaceuticals LLC
    Total award: $21,450
    Period of Performance: 5/21/18 – 6/30/19

    Project: Analysis of purity, Possible Contaminants in P-bi-TAT Lots and Safety Assessment 
    Grantor: NanoPharmaceuticals LLC
    Total award: $68,749
    Period of Performance: 7/31/18 - 6/30/19

    Project: Comparison of P-bi-TAT with different molecular weights of PEG (linker) vs. BG-P-TAT in GBM Xenograft Model
    Grantor: NanoPharmaceuticals LLC
    Total award: $135,590 
    Period of Performance: 7/30/18 - 6/30/19

    Project: Synthesis of L-T3 Nano formulation loaded with Phosphocreatine (PCr), Biological Characterization of T3 NP (PCr) in cardiac and Neuronal cells 
    Grantor: Pro-Al Medico Technologies, Inc.
    Total award: $126,500
    Period of Performance: 8/1/18 - 6/30/19

    Project: Synthesis of SBC418 derivatives 
    Grantor: Shifa Biomedical Corporation
    Total award: $60,000 
    Period of Performance: 1/15/18 - 12/15/18

    Project: New Use of Old Drugs for Zika Virus
    Grantor: Sub-award from Health Research Inc.; Primary Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
    Total award: $66,459
    Period of Performance: 08/17/18 - 7/31/19

    Project: Pancreatic cancer Primary tumor and metastasis animal model
    Grantor: USA Chengcheng Life Science Technology Institute, Inc.
    Total award: $20,900
    Period of Performance: 6/12/18 - 8/15/18

    Project: Non-Small Cell Lung cancer (NSCLC) tumor animal model
    Grantor: USA Chengcheng Life Science Technology Institute, Inc.
    Total award: $22,000
    Period of Performance: 6/12/18 - 8/15/18

    Project: Triple Negative Breast cancer (MC-MBA 231) tumor model
    Grantor: USA Chengcheng Life Science Technology Institute, Inc.
    Total award: $22,000
    Period of Performance: 10/11/18 - 6/30/19

    Project: Pharmacology of dHG derivatives
    Grantor: Suzhou Yi-hau Biomedical Technology Co., LTD
    Total award: $45,500
    Period of Performance: 8/15/18 – 6/30/19

    Honors, Awards, and Appointments

    Shaker A. Mousa

    • NIH Study Section Review Panel: NCI Clinical and Translational Exploratory/Developmental Studies, June 2018