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NIH Awards Dr. Zhang $434K for Rare Genetic Disease Research

April 16, 2024 by | Research

Dr. Miao Zhang has been awarded a prestigious grant totaling $434,024 by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This funding will support Dr. Zhang’s groundbreaking project “Channelopathy of KCa2.3 and Zimmermann-Laband syndrome,” aimed at unraveling the complexities surrounding Zimmermann-Laband syndrome 3 (ZLS3). Zimmermann-Laband syndrome 3

Dr. Sumbria Honored as a 2024 Woman of Distinction

April 10, 2024 by | Faculty

In honor of Women’s History Month, Dr. Rachita Sumbria was awarded the 2024 Chapman University Woman of Distinction Award. Selected as one of four faculty to win the award, a total of 12 faculty, students, alumni, and staff were chosen carefully based on demonstration of leadership, impactful contributions to the advancement of women, and service

On the CUSP: March 2024

April 5, 2024 by | Research

Publications Dr. Ren Ostrom, Dr. Isabella Cattani-Cavalieri, Dr. Francisco Nuñez, Jordyn Margolis,  and PhD candidate Camelia Anicolaesei published Real-Time cAMP Dynamics in Live Cells Using the Fluorescent cAMP Difference Detector In Situ in JoVE Journal Dr. Rachita Sumbria, Dr. Nataraj Jagadeesan, Dr. Devaraj Chandrashekar, and Chuli Roules worked with others on “Modulation of hippocampal protein expression

Elyn Lam Awarded ASHP Student Leadership Award

April 5, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Elyn Lam has recently been awarded with the ASHP Student Leadership Award by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Set to graduate as a Doctor of Pharmacy in May, Elyn has been chosen as a recipient of this highly prestigious award from a pool of exceptionally qualified applicants from across the nation. She stood

Patient Safety Conference Shapes Care for Third Consecutive Year

March 14, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Through a unique offering of education and collaboration, the 3rd Annual Pacific Coast Patient Safety Conference (PCPSC) brought together a record number of healthcare professionals for its 2024 conference in San Diego, California. Hosted as a boutique conference experience, the PCPSC attracted a diverse audience, including physicians, nurses, and pharmacists, seeking quality programming, networking, and

Dr. Cintia Citterio Receives Endocrine Society Early Investigator Award

February 20, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Dr. Cintia Citterio has been honored with the Endocrine Society Early Investigator Award, awarding her outstanding contributions to hormone-related research. Selected as one of five awardees nationwide, this recognition places her among the top emerging researchers for her role in addressing and advancing our understanding of hormone-related conditions. The Early Investigator Award supports the development

CUSP Advances in Genetic Editing with CRISPR Technology

February 14, 2024 by | Research

Offering new prospects for medical inventions, Chapman University School of Pharmacy researchers continue to make strides in gene editing. The recent study “Modifying peptide/lipid-associated nucleic acids (PLANAs) for CRISPR/Cas9 ribonucleoprotein delivery” centers around the manipulation of genetic material through the CRISPR technology, a technology that has regained momentum since initial reports in 2005. The authors, including faculty

Chapman Finds Unexpected Outcome in Pandemic-Related Opiod Challenges

February 9, 2024 by | Research

Dialing in on years 2018-2021, Chapman University faculty have begun to bridge the data gap in understanding data trends on how buprenorphine was prescribed to both insured and uninsured patients in California. Contrary to past findings that relied on data to insured patients, the study “Real-World Dispensing of Buprenorphine in California during Prepandemic and Pandemic

On the CUSP: January 2024

February 2, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Awards and Recognitions Dr. Ajay Sharma was appointed as Associate Editor for the journal “Ocular Surface” the official journal of the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society. It is one of the top-ranked journals in ophthalmology with a CiteScore of 10.8 and an impact factor of 6.4. Dr. Neeloufar Fakourfar will serve as President-Elect for

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