Stephen Robert Byrn received $94,000 from National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education for “Methods for Evaluating of Abuse Deterrence via Smoking.”
Noll L. Campbell received $140,665 from PHS-NIH National Institute on Aging for “Evaluating the Adverse Cognitive Effects of Medications.”
Mark S. Cushman received $74,662 from PHS-NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse for “Development of G-Protein Biased Delta Opioid Receptor Agonist with Analgesic Potency.”
Rong Huang received $143,220 from PHS-NIH National Institute of General Medical Science for “Protein N-Terminal methylation Mechanisms and Inhibition.”
John B. Hertig received $50,400 from Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP, for “Independent Contractor Agreement-Faegre Baker Daniels.”
Rakhi Karwa received $2,700 from Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute for “Evaluation of Locally-Sourced Compression Therapy for Treatment of Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers and Management of Kaposi Sarcoma Leg Lymphedema in Western Kenya.”
Markus A. Lill received $74,662 from PHS-NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse for “Development of G-Protein Biased Delta Opioid Receptor Agonist with Analgesic Potency.”
Sonak D. Pastakia received $2,700 from Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute for “Evaluation of Locally-Sourced Compression Therapy for Treatment of Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers and Management of Kaposi Sarcoma Leg Lymphedema in Western Kenya.”
Amy Heck Sheehan received $117,602 from Astellas Pharma US Inc. for “FDA/Purdue/Astellas Pharma Drug Information Fellowship.” Sheehan also received $163,605 from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc. US Region for “Purdue/Takeda Pharmaceuticals Global Regulatory Fellowship.”
Jenny B. Sjogren received $2 from American Heart Association for “Targeting Molecular Mechanisms of Rgs2 Protein Degradation for Novel Cardiovascular Therapeutics (Grant 210264).”
Lynne S. Taylor received $70,000 from Merck and Company Inc. for “Nanoparticle Yield from Amorphous Solid Dispersions;” $444,834 from U.S. Department of Education for “Pharmaceutical Engineering 2015 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN);” and $40,000 from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation Inc. for “Postdoctoral Fellowship- Microstructure of Spray Dried Pharmaceuticals.”
Richard Van Rijn received $74,662 from PHS-NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse for “Development of G-Protein Biased Delta Opioid Receptor Agonist with Analgesic Potency.”
Michael K. Wendt received $314,389 from PHS-NIH National Cancer Institute for “Overcoming Metastatic Resistance to Erbb-Targeted Therapies.”
Yoon Yeo received $45,000 from Eli Lilly and Company for “Development of Environmentally-Adaptive Theranostic Nanoparticles for Cancer Image and Therapy.”
Zhong-Yin Zhang received $422,519 from National Institutes of Health for “Development of SHP2 Inhibitors for Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapy."
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stefanie Ferreri is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award in Pharmacy Practice from the American Pharmacists Association.
Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov is a recipient of a 2018 Life Sciences Award from the Triangle Business Journal.
Betsy Sleath is the recipient of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science 2018 Research Achievement Award.
David Steeb is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished New Practitioner Award from the American Pharmacists Association.
Paul Watkins is the recipient of the 2018 American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Division for Toxicology Career Award.
Lindsey Amerine, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, $4,992, FELLOW: S. Jean Evaluation of telepharmacy and the use of gravimetric technology-assisted workflow software for remote sterile product pharmacist verification
Aaron Anselmo, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, $3,000, Chapel Hill PharmSci 2018
Jeff Aubé, University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., $149,354, HTS to identify small molecules to disrupt abnormal huntingtin interactions in HD
Kim Brouwer, NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences, $56,935, Mechanisms of Altered Hepatic Transport: Impact on Drug Therapy
Yanguang Cao, NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences, $462,763, Optimizing antibody-based therapy through a system platform of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and immunodynamics
Delesha Carpenter, Canandaigua Veteran Affairs Medical Center, $17,183, IPA for C ROBERTS Feasibility Assessment of a Suicide Prevention Program for Community (Retail) Pharmacies
Delesha Carpenter, Canandaigua Veteran Affairs Medical Center, $29,539, IPA for D CARPENTER Feasibility Assessment of a Suicide Prevention Program for Community (Retail) Pharmacies. Carpenter also received $41,952 from the Research Triangle Institute for "Mitigating the health outcomes associated with the Injection Drug Use Epidemic in Southern Appalachia through the development of a sustainable linkage to care program."
Mackenzie Cottrell, Research Triangle Institute, $126,348, Systemic Prevention of HIV in Women
David Drewry, University of California at Davis, $166,667, An open source plant chemogenomics set to identify genes controlling drought tolerance in rice
Jon Easter, National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation, $6,435, Expanding Clinical Services in the Community Pharmacy Setting to Improve Quality and Lower Health-Care Costs
Alan Forrest, SUNY at Buffalo, $61,487, Novel PK/PD Strategies for Polymyxin Combinations against Gram-negative Superbugs
Robert Hubal, Canandaigua Veteran Affairs Medical Center, $12,005, IPA for R. HUBAL Feasibility Assessment of a Suicide Prevention Program for Community (Retail) Pharmacies
Alexander Kabanov, NIH National Cancer Institute, $34,455, PEGylated Liposomal Doxorubicin and Pluronic Combination for and Cancer Therapy
Kuo-Hsiung Lee, Duke University, $49,570, Small molecule HIV-1 entry inhibitor with novel mechanisms of action
Jian Liu, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, $91,960, Liver mediated clearance of low molecular weight heparins
Alexander Tropsha, NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, $495,442, Biomedical Data Translator Technical Feasibility Assessment of Reasoning Tool (OT2)
Yongmei Xu, Glycan Therapeutics, Inc., $67,395, STTR: Enzymatic synthesis of heparan sulfate and chondroitin sulfate
Qisheng Zhang, Cornell University Weill Medical College, $33,000, Evaluation of Anti-ZIKV Drug Candidates
Shawn Hingtgen, associate professor
Michael Jarstfer, assistant dean for graduate education
Adam M. Persky, clinical professor
Nicole Pinelli Reitter, clinical associate professor
Jo Ellen Rodgers, clinical professor
Mary Roth McClurg, executive vice dean for academic affairs