Kudos May 1, 2017
Yun Bai, PhD, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences; co-authored “Cyclosporine
A alters expression of renal microRNAs: New insights into calcineurin inhibitor nephrotoxicity”
in the journal PLoS One.
Brian Balin, PhD, professor and chair, bio-medical sciences, presented “"Proof of Concept Studies
of Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection as a Trigger for Late-onset Alzheimer Disease,"
at the 13th International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases and Related Neurological Disorders in Vienna,
Austria. Dr. Balin, with Christine J. Hammond, MS, laboratory research coordinator; C. Scott Little, PhD, associate professor, pathology and microbiology; Susan T. Hingley, PhD, professor, pathology and microbiology; and Denah M. Appelt, PhD, professor, neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology, also co-authored "Chlamydia
pneumoniae as an etiologic agent for late-onset Alzheimer's disease" in the Handbook of Infection and Alzheimer’s Disease.
Murray R. Berkowitz, DO, MA, MS, MPH, associate professor, neuromusculoskeletal medicine and OMM, and associate dean for
clerkships and core site development at GA-PCOM, published “Osteopathic Approach to
Treating a Patient with Congenital Infantile Torticollis Reveals Unusual Presentation
of Absence of Concomitant Cranial Base Strain Pattern: A Case Report,” in the International Journal of Osteopathy.
Abigail Hielscher, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy, co-authored “Fibronectin: How Its Aberrant Expression
in Tumors May Improve Therapeutic Targeting,” in the Journal of Cancer.
Louise Jones, MEd, academic development coordinator, GA-PCOM, gave a presentation at the National Association
of College Academic Advisors as part of her doctoral studies, titled, “High-touch
faculty mentoring systems - creating a system which works.” She also serves on the
national steering committee for faculty advising for that organization.
Ali Moradi, MD, MPH, DrPH, professor, medical humanities and director, primary care skills in the osteopathic
medical program at GA-PCOM, attended item reviewing with the National Board of Osteopathic
Medical Examiners for their COMLEX-USA examination series.
Kumar Mukherjee, PhD, assistant professor, pharmacy practice, co-authored “Sociodemographic determinants
of out-of-pocket expenditures for patients using prescription drugs for rheumatoid
arthritis” in the journal American Health and Drug Benefits.
Michael Selby, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy, co-authored “Evolution of the hominoid scapula and
its implications for earliest hominid locomotion,” in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
Xinyu (Eric) Wang, PhD, assistant professor, pharmaceutical sciences, co-authored “Time Course Expression
Analysis of 1[2-cyano-3,12-dioxooleana-1,9(11)-dien-28-oyl]imidazole Induction of
Cytoprotection in Human Endothelial Cells,” in the journal Gene Regulation and Systems Biology.
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