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Denah M. Appelt, PhD, professor, neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology, co-authored “Age-dependent
increase of blood-brain barrier permeability and neuron-binding autoantibodies in
S100B knockout mice,” in the journal Brain Research.
Ruth Borghaei, PhD, professor, biochemistry; and Grzegorz Gorski, MD, PhD, senior research technician, biochemistry and molecular biology, co-authored “Zinc-Binding
Protein-89 (ZBP-89) Cooperates with NF-kB to Regulate Expression of Matrix Metalloproteinases
(MMPs) in Response to Inflammatory Cytokines,” in Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.
Qian Chen, PhD, research assistant professor, pathology, microbiology, immunology and forensic medicine;
Robert Barsotti, PhD, professor, neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology; and Lyndon Young, PhD, professor, pathology, microbiology, immunology and forensic medicine, co-authored
“Comparing the effectiveness of TAT and Myristoylation of gp91ds on Leukocyte Superoxide
(SO) Release,” in the Proceedings of the 24th Annual American Peptide Symposium.
Carrie Collins, JD, chief advancement officer, joined the editorial board for the Journal of Education Advancement & Marketing, a new peer-reviewed journal for advancement, development, alumni relations, fundraising,
marketing and communications professionals at educational institutions.
Abigail Hielscher, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy, published “Fibronectin Deposition Participates in
Extra Cellular Matrix Assembly and Vascular Morphogenesis” in PLoS One.
Susan Hingley, PhD, professor of pathology, microbiology, immunology and forensic medicine, published
“Gliopathy of Demyelinating And Non-Demyelinating Strains Of Mouse Hepatitis Virus,”
in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience.
David Kuo, DO ’96, assistant dean for graduate medical education and associate professor, family medicine;
Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD, professor, biochemistry and molecular biology; and Jennifer King (DO ’17) (first author), co-authored “Nutri One-on-One: The Assessment and Evaluation of
a Brief One-on-One Nutritional Coaching in Patients Affected by Metabolic Syndrome,”
in the Journal of Biomedical Education.
Bradley Rosenfield, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, and Robert DiTomasso, PhD, professor and chair, psychology, co-authored “Assessment of the Relationship between
Self-Reported Cognitive Distortions and Adult ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, and Hopelessness,”
in the journal Psychiatry Research.
Michael S. Selby, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy, authored “The functional anatomy of the carpo-metacarpal
complex in anthropoids and its implications for the evolution of the hominoid hand,”
in The Anatomical Record.
Tia Solh, MPAS, PA-C, associate professor, physician assistant studies, co-authored “Who should receive
extended infusion beta-lactam therapy?” in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Katy Tresco, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, co-authored “Treatment Sequencing for Childhood
ADHD: A Multiple-Randomization Study of Adaptive Medication and Behavioral Interventions,”
in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, co-director, MS program in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration and clinical
associate professor, psychology, published “Solutions to the Friday Night Flush,”
on the Annals of Long-Term Care blog.
Dianzheng Zhang, PhD, associate professor, biochemistry, co-authored “MiR-150 impairs inflammatory cytokine
production by targeting ARRB-2 after blocking CD28/B7 costimulatory pathway,” in Immunology Letters.