Pharmacology and Toxicology Department Highlights: January 2019

(February 8, 2019)


Redox Regulation by NRF2 in Aging and Disease. Free Radic Biol Med. 2019. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 30654017.

NRF2 Plays a Critical Role in Mitigating Lipid Peroxidation and Ferroptosis. Redox Biol. 2019. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 30692038

Modulating NRF2 in Disease: Timing is Everything. Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 2019. 59: 555-575. PMID: 30256716

RPA1 Binding to NRF2 Switches ARE-Dependent Transcriptional Activation to ARE-NRE-Dependent Repression. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 115(44): 10352-10361. PMID: 30309964


Donna Zhang, PhD

  • President of the Mechanisms Specialty section of the Society of Toxicology.

Matthew Dodson, PhD

Samuel Yalkowsky, PhD

  • According to Google Scholar, Dr. Yalkowky's publications have been cited over 800 times in 2018.

Georg Wondrak, PhD

  • Received R01 Research Grant (1R01CA22941; project period: 02/01/2019 – 01/31/2024) entitled ‘Repurposing Clinical ACT Antimalarials for Experimental Melanoma Intervention’ from National Cancer Institute.

Cody J. Schmidlin, PhD Candidate

  • Graduate Student representative for the Mechanism Specialty section of the Society of Toxicology
  • Finalist for the 2019 Society of Toxicology Mechanisms Specialty section Carl C. Smith graduate student award
  • Will attend the 2019 Annual Society of Toxicology Meeting to present his research