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Dr. Eric Nybo awarded nearly $800,000 in federal research grants to support cancer research

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The research is funded by 2 new federal grants, from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), and will utilize biosynthesis to create novel compounds that may be used as anti-cancer and anti-infective agents. The research will be conducted in the Hagerman School of Pharmacy, and will provide support for 7 undergraduate and professional students to work on the projects.

Dr. Nybo recently described his grant, funded by the National Cancer Institute, to Christine Kanerva during an interview for TV 9&10 News.

The NCI award was also recognized by US Congressman John Moolenaar in a statement posted on July 31, 2020.

(Photo Caption: (L) Katelyn Brown, student researcher, and (R) Dr. Eric Nybo, Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy)



(L-R): Dr. Thomas Dowling, Dr. Michael Klepser, Spencer Potter, Paige Weaver, Jessica Goldsworthy, Dr. Allison Bernknopf, and Audrey Spekhard attend the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting in New York City.

Faculty and students from the FSU College of Pharmacy attended the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Annual Meeting in New York City on Oct. 26-29 and presented posters on their research
[Published November 19, 2019]

ACCP is a professional organization of over 15,000 clinical pharmacy practitioners, scientists, educators, administrators, students, residents, and fellows from more than 60 countries committed to excellence in clinical pharmacy practice, research and education.

“Our student projects evaluated antimicrobial (antibiotic) use in community settings and ways to improve education around proper use”, noted faculty advisor Dr. Michael Klepser, PharmD, FCCP.

Partner institutions on the student research projects included Western Michigan University’s Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, WMU School of Interdisciplinary Health, and Bronson Health Group.

Jessica Goldsworthy (P4, Marquette) presented her poster on the “Impact of prescriber education and report cards on outpatient antibiotic prescribing for urinary tract infections at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)”.

Paige Weaver (P4, Davison) presented a poster on the "Impact of pharmacist-led education and prescriber report cards as outpatient antimicrobial stewardship initiatives in a community health system”. 

Audrey Spekhard and Spencer Potter

Audrey Spekhard (P4, Freeland) and Spencer Potter (P4, Traverse City), co-presented a poster on "Improving university students’ knowledge of antibiotic utilization through a multimedia intervention”. This project involved creation of a brief educational video about antibiotics, bacteria and viruses, as well as testing its learning effectiveness. The video was made in collaboration with students in the FSU School of Digital Media (Danielle Will and David Wee), and can be seen here: (

"We enjoyed having FSU faculty stop by our posters and giving us support", said Potter. "We had a great time presenting and it was a great experience to be at ACCP!"

 Other FSU faculty presentations at the ACCP Annual meeting included:

  • Thomas Dowling, PharmD, PhD, FCCP, and colleagues from the Cleveland Clinic Akron (Michaelia Cucci, PharmD) presented a poster describing the design of a study to assess the performance of kidney function equations using different body weights in ICU trauma patients with augmented renal clearance. The project is being developed as part of ACCP’s 2019 Mentored Research Investigator Training (MeRIT) Program.  
  • Renee Koski, PharmD, CACP, FMCP, and colleagues from Midwestern University (Kelly Limpicki, PharmD) and Seattle Washington (Kyann Wisse, PharmD), presented a poster describing the history of the ACCP Ambulatory Care Practice and Research Network.



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Drs. Katie Axford, Tracey Mersfelder and Jennifer Lamberts at the AACP 2019 Meeting in Chicago.

Ferris State Pharmacy Faculty and Students Present at 2019 AACP Annual Meeting

The FSU College of Pharmacy was well represented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), held in Chicago on July 13-17, 2019. AACP is the premier academic pharmacy organization, aimed at advancing and enhancing the quality of education and training in its 142 member institutions representing more than 6,400 faculty and 62,500 students enrolled in professional (PharmD) programs. This year, there were 18 College of Pharmacy faculty, staff, and administration who attended the meeting, delivering three podium/panel presentations, five poster presentations, and a national award recipient!

 Faculty presentations included:

  • Dr. Jennifer Lamberts - Gave a presentation on “Practicing Understanding: Strategies to Orient Non-Practice Faculty to the Pharmacy Profession and Professional Education”. Dr. Lamberts shared her unique experience in establishing strategies to orient non-practice faculty to the pharmacy profession and professional education. Together with other presenters, they also summarized the current literature surrounding best practices in cross-disciplinary understanding. She also presented a poster on this topic.
  • Dr. Lisa Meny - Presented “Charting Your Own Course: Finding Yourself and Finding Your Path in Academia”. Dr. Meny, with other speakers on the panel, shared the tools for promoting self-authorship, personal authenticity, self-advocacy, and strategies for success with the audience.
  • Dr. Lisa Meny and Mandy Seiferlein – participated a symposium on “Data Overload? Three Approaches to Implementing Data-Driven Changes Using the AACP Curriculum Quality Survey”. Their presentations focused on innovative approaches, covering the areas of sampling, response rates, benchmarks, communicating results and creating action plans on how to optimize the data gathered from AACP Curriculum Quality Surveys (student, faculty, alumni, preceptor) for programmatic assessment and accreditation

National award recognition:

  • Dr. Lisa Meny and colleagues received an award for Excellence in Experiential Education for her work on intentional interprofessional education.

Poster presentations by College of Pharmacy faculty included:

  • Dr. David Bright - “Re-inventing the Wheel: Content Development Across Disciplines Within an Integrated Pharmacotherapy Course” (School Poster - Ferris State University) 
  • Dr. Jennifer Lamberts - “Bridging the Great Divide: Survey of Activities That Orient Non-Pharmacist Faculty to the Pharmacy Profession”
  • Dr. Lisa Meny and Mandy Seiferlein - “Faculty Perceptions of a Town Hall Model for Engagement in Data-Driven Decision Making”
  • Dr. Lisa Salvati and Sophie Dietrich (COP 2019 graduate) - “Transitions of Care Education in Doctor of Pharmacy Curricula in the United States”
  • Dr. Tracey L. Mersfelder - “Factors Influencing the Involvement of Doctor of Pharmacy Students in Research/Scholarship Projects”


FSU College of Pharmacy represented at nationally recognized mentored research program hosted by University of Kentucky

FIT/MeRIT Class of 2019. Front Row: Hetrick, Hatton Kolpek, Rodgers, Leonard
Second Row: Cucci, Johnson, Allen
Third Row: Moye-Dickerson, Manis, Jones, Kolesar
Fourth Row: Rhoney, Ellingrod, Sikora-Newsome, Chahine
Fifth Row: Crona, Johnson, Dowling
Back Row: Hughes, Felbinger, Daley
Not Pictured: Zillich

Fourteen investigator-participants and eight mentors teamed up for 5 days of intensive investigator development at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, June 17–21.

This marked the fifth offering of the ACCP Foundation Mentored Research Investigator Training (MeRIT) Program. The 5-day primer session kicked off this individualized, 2-year longitudinal program, which is designed to mentor participants throughout the research process – from research idea and study design to institutional review board and funding application to data collection, results presentation, and manuscript submission.


FSU College of Pharmacy Faculty and Student Pharmacists Present Research at 2019 National Conferences

Students and faculty of FSU College of Pharmacy have been visible in several recent national meetings. Nearly 30 members of the College attended the 2019 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) annual meeting in Seattle, Washington and the 2019 Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) annual meeting in San Diego, CA. Faculty and students presented research projects conducted with partners from Spartan Nash, Meijer, and Western Michigan University’s Homer Stryker School of Medicine.


Bright, D. R., Langerveld, A., Devuyst-Miller, S. A., Saadeh, C. E., Choker, A., Lehigh, E., Wheeler, S., Zayzafoon, A., Sohn, M. (2021). Identification of a sex-stratified genetic algorithm for opioid addiction risk. The pharmacogenomics journal.

Roath, E. D., Bright, D. R., DiPietro Mager, N. A. (2021). Retrospective evaluation of preconception care opportunities in a chain community pharmacy setting. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA. 2021 Feb 11:S1544-3191(21)00024-8. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2021.01.022.



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Ellena, K., Wolf, L., Dumkow, L., VanLangen, K. M. (2020). Treatment of Asymptomatic Pyuria In Psychiatric Patients Discharged From the Emergency Department Following Antimicrobial Stewardship Implementation. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Girand, H. L. (2020). Continuous infusion vancomycin in pediatric patients: a critical review of the evidence. Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 25(3), 198-214.

Girand, H. L., *Litkowiec, S., Sohn, M. (2020). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and psychotropic polypharmacy prescribing trends. Pediatrics, 146(1), e20192832.

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Girand, H. L. (2020). Pediatric Vaccines. Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Second edition ed., pp. 801-822). Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Girand, H. L. (2020). Influenza. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice Study Guide:  A Case-Based Care Plan Approach (Fifth Edition ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

Girand, H. L. (2020). Upper Respiratory Infection. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice Study Guide:  A Case-Based Care Plan Approach (Fifth Edition ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

Giri, N. (2020). Fungal resistance to antibiotics. Antimicrobial Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges (1st ed., vol. 1, pp. 81-104). New York: Nova Medicine and Health.

Giri, N. (2020). Viral Drug Resistance. AntiMicrobial Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges (1st ed., vol. 1, pp. 191-214). New York: Nova Medicine and Health Publisher.

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Johnson, K., Dumkow, L. E., Salvati, L. A., Johnson, K., Yee, M. A., Egwuatu, N. E. (2020). Comparison of diagnosis and prescribing practices between virtual visits and office visits for adults diagnosed with uncomplicated urinary tract infections within a primary care network. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 1-6.

Klepser, N. S., Klepser, D. G., Adams, J. L., Adams, A. J., Klepser, M. E. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 on prevalence of community pharmacies as CLIA-Waived facilities. Research in social & administrative pharmacy : RSAP.

Mindikoglu, A. L., Coarfa, C., Opekun, A. R., Shah, V. H., Arab, J. P., Lazaridis, K. N., Putluri, N., Ambati, C. R., Robertson, M. J., Devaraj, S., Jalal, P. K., Rana, A., Goss, J. A., Dowling, T. C., Weir, M. R., Seliger, S. L., Raufman, J. P., Bernard, D. W., Vierling, J. M. (2020). Metabolomic biomarkers are associated with mortality in patients with cirrhosis caused by primary biliary cholangitis or primary sclerosing cholangitis. Future science OA, 6(2), FSO441.

Moore, G. D., Burns, A. L., Fish, H., Gandhi, N., Kebodeaux, C., Meny, L. M., Policastri, A., Sneed, K. B., Traynor, A., Vosooney, A., Bradley-Baker, L. R. (2020). The Report of the 2019-2020 Professional Affairs Standing Committee: Pharmacist Integration with Primary Care Practices. American journal of pharmaceutical education, 84(10), ajpe8199.

Nybo, E., Klepser, M. E., Klepser, S. (2020). Design of a disaster preparedness escape room for first and second year pharmacy students. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 12(7), 716-723.

Nybo, E., Sahr, M., Young, M., Axford, K. L., Sohn, M., Lyons, M., Klepser, M. E. (2020). Design of a large scale escape room for first-year pharmacy student orientation. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.

Nybo, E., VanLangen, K. M., Bright, D. R. (2020). Social Distancing: Transitioning integrated pharmacotherapy coursework from face-to-face delivery to distance learning. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning Scholarly Blog.

O'Connell, M. B., Samman, L., Bailey, T. M., King, L., Wellman, G. S. (2020). Attitudes of Michigan Female College Students About Pharmacists Prescribing Birth Control in a Community Pharmacy. Pharmacy (Basel, Switzerland), 8(2).

Ottney, A. R. (2020). IT Perspective and Development of Dashboards. MSHP Monitor (7th ed., vol. 39). Michigan Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists.

Poku, R. A., Jones, K. S., *Van Baren, M., Alan, J. K., Amissah, F. (2020). Diclofenac Enhances Docosahexaenoic Acid-Induced Apoptosis in Vitro in Lung Cancer Cells. MDPI Cancers, 12(9), 2683.

Pontefract, B., Rovelsky, S. A., Madaras-Kelly, K. J. (2020). Linezolid to Treat Urinary Tract Infections Caused by Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus. SAGE Open Medicine(8), 1-7.

Pontefract, B., *Ho, H. T., Crain, A., Kharel, M. K., Nybo, E. (2020). Drugs for Gram-Negative Bugs from 2010 - 2019:  A decade in review. Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

Powers, M., Bright, D. R. (2020). Pharmacy Calculations (6e). Morton Publishing.

Sahr, M., Kelsh, S., Ottney, A., Young, M., Larson, R., Sohn, M. (2020). Pharmacy Students’ Perceptions of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems as Compared to Those of Other Health Care Students. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 84(7).

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Salvati, L. A., Weber, Z. A., Trinh, M., Rustem, D., Etelamaki, C. (2020). An Assessment of Interprofessional Education in Schools/Colleges of Pharmacy in the United States. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching & Learning.

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Smith, T., Affram, K., Nottingham, E. L., Han, B., Amissah, F., Krishnan, S., Trevino, J., Agyare, E. (2020). Application of smart solid lipid nanoparticles to enhance efficacy of 5-Fluorouracil in the treatment of colorectal cancer. Scientific Reports, 10(16389).

Sohn, M. (2020). Drug Distribution System. Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy 23rd Edition. Elsevier.

Sohn, M., *Chung, D., Winterholler, E., Hammershaimb, B., Leist, C., Kucera, M., Trombly, M., Tracey, J., Dregansky, G., Schauer, M., Rauch, H., Woodwyk, A., Vanloo, D. A., Warner, A., Klepser, M. E. (2020). Assessment of antibiotic use and concordance with practice guidelines within 3 diverse ambulatory clinic systems. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA, 60(6).

Sohn, M., Talbert, J. C., Delcher, C., Hankosky, E. R., Lofwall, M. R., Freeman, P. R. (2020). Association between state Medicaid expansion status and naloxone prescription dispensing. Health services research, 55(2), 239-248.

Vaillant, J. J., Mersfelder, T. L., Maynard, R. S., Kavanaugh, K. J. (2020). Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic discontinuation: An antimicrobial stewardship initiative to assist providers. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 27(3), 111-114.

Vanangamudi, M., Kurup, S., Namasivayam, V. (2020). Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors(NNRTIs): A brief overview of clinically approved drugs and combination regimens. Current Opinion in Pharmacology, 54, 179-187.

VanLangen, K. M., Elder, K., Young, M., Sohn, M. (2020). Academic Electronic Health Records as a Vehicle to Augment the Assessment of Patient Care Skills in the Didactic Pharmacy Curriculum. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.

VanLangen, K. M., Meny, L. M., Bright, D. R., Seiferlein, M. R., Philip, A., Sharma, R., DiVall, M. (2020). An Initial Environmental Scan of APPE Readiness Assessment. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.

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Eid D, Osborne J, Borowicz B. Moving the Needle: A 50-State and District of Columbia Landscape Review of Laws Regarding Pharmacy Technician Vaccine Administration. Pharmacy (Basel). 2019 Dec 10;7(4). pii: E168. doi: 10.3390/pharmacy7040168.

Pontefract B, Nevers M, Fleming-Dutra KE, Hersh A, Samore M, Madaras-Kelly K. Diagnosis and Antibiotic Management of Otitis Media and Otitis Externa in United States Veterans. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 4;6(11):ofz432. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofz432. eCollection 2019 Nov.

Mishra V, Yadav N, Saraogi GK, Tambuwala MM, Giri NDendrimer Based Nanoarchitectures in Diabetes Management: An Overview. Curr Pharm Des. 2019;25(23):2569-2583.

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Sahr M. Hepatitis B Virus: Who is at risk, and what can we do? Pharmacy Times. August 2019. (supplement - Immunization Guide for Pharmacists). 

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Hilden MP, Bright DR, Kisor DF, Christensen H. Pharmacogenomics: A Practical Primer for Senior Care Pharmacists. Sr Care Pharm. 2019 Jun 1;34(6):363-369. doi: 10.4140/TCP.n.2019.363.

Saadeh C, Bright D, Rustem D. Precision Medicine in Oncology Pharmacy Practice. Acta Med Acad. 2019;48(1):90-104. doi: 10.5644/ama2006-124.246.

Namasivayam V, Vanangamudi M, Kramer VG, Kurup S, Zhan P, Liu X, Kongsted J, Byrareddy SN. The Journey of HIV-1 Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) from Lab to Clinic. J Med Chem. 2019 May 23;62(10):4851-4883. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b00843. 

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Schmidt KJ, Sager B, Zachariah J, Raad BF, James EG, Fletcher JJ. Cohort analysis of desmopressin effect on hematoma expansion in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage and documented pre-ictus antiplatelet use. J Clin Neurosci. 2019 May 31. pii: S0967-5868(18)31615-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2019.05.032.

Anksorus HN, Bradley CL, Porter AL, VanLangen KM, Donohoe KL. Establishing a successful teaching assistant program in pharmacy skills laboratory courses. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2019 Aug;11(8):760-766. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2019.04.003.

Koski RR, Grzegorczyk KM. Comparison of Monoclonal Antibodies for Treatment of Uncontrolled Eosinophilic Asthma. J Pharm Pract. 2019 May 2:897190019840597. doi: 10.1177/0897190019840597.

Vinluan CM, Verdell A, Ibarra C, Giri N, Thai D. Interprofessional Perceptions and Attitudes Among Pharmacy and Family Nurse Practitioner Students. J Pharm Pract. 2019 Apr 28:897190019840100. doi: 10.1177/0897190019840100.

Nybo SE, Lamberts JTIntegrated use of LC/MS/MS and LC/Q-TOF/MS targeted metabolomics with automated label-free microscopy for quantification of purine metabolites in cultured mammalian cells. Purinergic Signal. 2019 Mar;15(1):17-25. doi: 10.1007/s11302-018-9643-2. 

Kurup S, Sakharkar P. Three-Dimensional Visualization of Kinase Inhibitors as Therapeutically Relevant Examples To Reinforce Types of Enzyme Inhibitors. Journal of Chemical Education 2019; 96(2): 296-303.


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Stein GE, Smith CL, Scharmen A, Kidd JM, Cooper C, Kuti J, Mitra S, Nicolau DP, Havlichek DH. Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Analysis of Ceftazidime/Avibactam in Critically Ill Patients. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2019 Jan;20(1):55-61. doi: 10.1089/sur.2018.141. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Quesnelle KM, Bright DR, Salvati LAInterprofessional education through a telehealth team based learning exercise focused on pharmacogenomics. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018 Aug;10(8):1062-1069. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2018.05.015. 

Klepser ME, Adams AJ. Pharmacy-based management of influenza: lessons learned from research. Int J Pharm Pract. 2018 Dec;26(6):573-578. doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12488. 

Saadeh CE, Rustem DR. Medical Marijuana Use in a Community Cancer Center. J Oncol Pract. 2018 Sep;14(9):e566-e578. doi: 10.1200/JOP.18.00057.

VanLangen K, Wellman GTrends in electronic health record usage among US colleges of pharmacy. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018 May;10(5):566-570. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2018.01.010

Dumkow LE, Axford KL, Suda KJ, Draper HM, Brandt KL. Impact of a stewardship-focused culture follow-up initiative on the treatment of pharyngitis in the emergency department and urgent care settings. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Oct;92(2):136-142. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2018.05.014. 

Adams AJ, Dering-Anderson A, Klepser ME, Klepser D. The Roles of Pharmacy Schools in Bridging the Gap Between Law and Practice. Am J Pharm Educ. 2018 May;82(4):6577. doi: 10.5688/ajpe6577.

Pearce JA, Shiltz DL, Ding QEffectiveness and Safety Comparison for Systemic Corticosteroid Therapy With and Without Inhaled Corticosteroids for COPD Exacerbation Management. Ann Pharmacother. 2018 Nov;52(11):1070-1077. doi: 10.1177/1060028018777769.

Grice GR, Thomason AR, Meny LM, Pinelli NR, Martello JL, Zorek JA. Intentional Interprofessional Experiential Education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2018 Apr;82(3):6502. doi: 10.5688/ajpe6502.

Mindikoglu AL, Opekun AR, Mitch WE, Magder LS, Christenson RH, Dowling TC, Weir MR, Seliger SL, Howell CD, Raufman JP, Rana A, Goss JA, Khaderi SA, Vierling JM. Cystatin C Is a Gender-Neutral Glomerular Filtration Rate Biomarker in Patients with Cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Mar;63(3):665-675. doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4897-z.

Mindikoglu AL, Opekun AR, Putluri N, Devaraj S, Sheikh-Hamad D, Vierling JM, Goss JA, Rana A, Sood GK, Jalal PK, Inker LA, Mohney RP, Tighiouart H, Christenson RH, Dowling TC, Weir MR, Seliger SL, Hutson WR, Howell CD, Raufman JP, Magder LS, Coarfa C. Unique metabolomic signature associated with hepatorenal dysfunction and mortality in cirrhosis. Transl Res. 2018 May;195:25-47. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2017.12.002.

FY 2021

PI: Sohn, Minji
Project Title: "Assessment of naloxone co-prescribing mandates on naloxone dispensing, opioid overdose mortality and high-dose opioid prescribing"
Sponsor: Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.

PI: Kurup, Sonali
Project Title: "Novel dual-targeted inhibitors of EGFR and aurora kinase for lung cancer"
Award #: 1R15CA246256-01 
Sponsor: NIH National Cancer Institute - Special Emphasis Panel

PI: Sahr, Michelle
Project Title: "Physician-pharmacist collaboration to improve cardiovascular disease in rural communities"
Award #: 003076.II
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation

PI: Nybo, Eric
Project Title: "Combinatorial biosynthesis and metabolism studies of novel tetracenomycins"
Award #: 1R15CA252830-01 
Sponsor: NIH National Cancer Institute (Synthetic and Biological Chemistry Section B)

FY 2020

PI: Nybo, Eric
Project Title: "BIOPOLYMER – BIObricks® POLYketide Metabolic EngineeRing platform"
Award #: 2015951
Program: Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (Cellular & Biochemical Engineering)

PI: Ding, Qian (Faculty Mentor), Patel, Hinal (Student), Wertheimer, Albert (Exchange Mentor)
Project Title: “International Comparisons of National Health Programs; Analysis of Health Policy Proposals, FDA and Regulatory Affairs”
Sponsor: AFPE SAS Summer Research Exchange Program

PI: Kurup, Sonali
Project Title: “Small Molecule EGFR/AURK Inhibitors for Multi-Resistant Lung Cancer”
Sponsor: MEDC ADVANCE Proof of Concept 

PI: Klepser, Michael
Project Title: “Characterize time, resources, and acceptance associated with two pharmacy-associated disease management programs utilizing CLIA-waived point-of-care tests”
Sponsor: Quidel (San Diego, CA)

PI: Ward, Tracey (subcontract to Auburn University)
Project Title: "Evaluation of a selective PPAR-gamma agonist for treatment of Alzheimer's disease"
Sponsor: NIH National Institute of Aging

FY 2019

PI: Nybo, Eric
Project Title: "Metabolic engineering of novel branched-chain sugar pathways for production of novel tetracenomycins"
2019 Research Starter Grant
Sponsor: American Society of Pharmacognosy

PI: Sahr, Michelle
Project Title: "Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) Treatment and Behavior Support for Electronic Delivery Systems (ENDS) Cessation"
Sponsor: Michigan Pharmacy Foundation

FY 2018

PI: Bright, David
Project Title: “Genomic Opioid Research” (Subcontract)
Prime Awardee: Kalamazoo County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services 
Sponsor: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services 

PI: Nybo, Eric
Project Title: "A Novel Metabolic Engineering Platform for Production of Anthracyclinones"
Sponsor: MEDC ADVANCE Proof of Concept Award

INVENTOR(S): ANNA LANGERVELD (Genemarkers), DAVID BRIGHT (Ferris State University), MINJI SOHN (Ferris State University), CLAIRE SAADEH (Ferris State University), SUSAN DEVUYST-MILLER (Ferris State University)



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