MIL-OSI USA: Quarterly Recap of Pharmacy Faculty Research Grants FY 2021 Q3

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Source: US State of Connecticut

Recapping the quarter beginning January 1 through March 31, 2021, the UConn School of Pharmacy congratulates the following Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences  faculty and their teams for their FY 2021 Q3 research grant awards totaling $2,116,479.00:

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Robin Bogner, Ph.D.
DOC/National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST/ National Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology & Education

Automated Process Control of Pharmaceutical Lyophilization: PAT Enabled Freeze-Dryer
02/01/2021 $103,979.00

Research Overview: “For freeze-drying of pharmaceuticals, we are developing a system that self-adjusts the chamber pressure and temperature throughout the cycle to maintain a given product temperature that ensures consistently high product quality.”-Dr. Bogner

Xiaobo Zhong, Ph.D.
DHHS/NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences
The role of IncRNAs in P450-mediated drug metabolism and drug induced liver injury.
03/12/2021 $2,o12,500.00

Research Overview:  “The funded research will identify key epigenetic elements with a focus on lncRNAs in control of drug metabolism and drug-induced liver injury.” – Dr. Zhong

Read more detail on Zhong’s research in this recent article: UConn Researcher Receives $2 Million from NIH to understand Role of Non-Coding RNAs in Drug Metabolism.

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