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
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.
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.