My name is Kamron Lotfi, and I am from Corona, CA. I completed my Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from California State University, Fullerton, and my Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences degree at Chapman University School of Pharmacy. I am currently an In-House Clinical Research Associate at LabCorp Drug Development. My clinical interest is in oncology.
Azam Saghaeidehkordi, Ph.D. candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, is the recipient of Chapman University’s 2021 James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the doctoral category. Azam will defend her dissertation entitled “Synthesis, in vitro and in vivo evaluation of two Peptide-Doxorubicin conjugates for Targeting Triple Negative Breast Cancer” and her Ph.D. degree
Left to right: Dr. Nicole Benipayo (’20), Dr. Michael Phan, (’18), and Courtney Wong (PharmD, ’21) In a retrospective cohort study, Dr. Sun Yang (PhD/BPharm), Dr. Michael Phan (PharmD ’18), and Dr. Nicole Benipayo (PharmD ’20) collaborated with a team of oncologists (Rishikesh Chavan, MD, and David Buchbinder, MD) at CHOC Children’s Hospital to evaluate
A recent work by Dr. Ashraf Mohieldin and other investigators at Dr. Surya Nauli’s laboratory from Chapman University School of Pharmacy was recently published in Advanced Science (2020:1903140; https://doi.org/10.1002/advs.201903140) (Impact Factor 15.2) and was featured on the front cover of the issue. Primary cilia (PC) are ubiquitous mechanosensory organelles that protrude from the apical surface of almost all
A project involving Dr. Jelena Lewis, Dr. Albert Bach, alumnus and current CUSP fellow Dr. Tiffany Nguyen (’18), alumni Dr. Hieu Nguyen (’20) and Dr. Michael Tran (’20) was one of the seven winners of the 2020 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) – Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Presentation Merit (APPM ) Award. The award,
Last April, Chapman University held a virtual Community Impact Forum to share some of its endeavors in supporting the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Facilitated by Vice President of Campus Planning and Design Collette Creppell, the forum featured panelists including President Daniele C. Struppa, City of Orange Mayor Mark Murphy, Vice President for Research Tom
Dr. Rennolds Ostrom, Professor of Pharmacology in the School of Pharmacy, will be the Faculty Fellow effective June 1, 2019. Professor Ostrom joined Chapman in 2016 after spending 13 years at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has developed an impressive research program focused on understanding how cAMP signaling compartments are formed and
Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) held its 3rd annual Industry Event on April 4th, 2019: Application of USP Standards to Pharmaceuticals, Biopharmaceuticals, and Pharmacy Practice. This year, CUSP collaborated with United States Pharmacopeia (USP) whom CUSP has partnered for the last few years by co-hosting USP Southern California Discussion Group at Harry and Diane
A collaboration involving Drs. Dan Tomaszewski and Sun Yang led to the publication of Trends in Opioid Use in Pediatric Patients in US Emergency Departments from 2006 to 2015 in the JAMA Network Open. Investigators sought to answer how opioid use in pediatric patients has changed over the past 10 years and to characterize
Drs. Laressa Bethishou and Jelena Lewis will appear on the 2019 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management (APhA-APPM) election slate for the 2019 APhA Elections for their respective Special Interest Groups (SIGs). The APhA–APPM SIGs are member-driven groups focused on key areas of interest. Each faculty seeks election as SIG coordinator-elect.