Monthly Archives: February 2015

DiGiovanni Skin Cancer Research Receives Grant Funding

Dr. John DiGiovanni, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has been awarded a $900,000 grant to study the role of a protein, Twist1, in the development of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC). The award was made by the Cancer Prevention and Research

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Parkinson Gene Link May Aid Battle Against Disease

Dr. Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, led the research team that focused on the gene SLC30A10 and its role as a “door opener” in helping to remove elevated levels of manganese from cells. The study was published

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