Pharmacology and Toxicology Department Highlights: August 2021

(August 1, 2021)


Topical hypochlorous acid (HOCl) blocks inflammatory gene expression and tumorigenic progression in UV-exposed SKH-1 high risk mouse skin Redox Biology (2021) Sep;45:102042 PMID:34144392

Inhalation Delivery for the Treatment and Prevention of COVID-19 Infection Pharmaceutics (2021) 13(7):1077

Formoterol PLGA-PEG Nanoparticles Induce Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Renal Proximal Tubules. AAPS Journal (2021) Jun 24;23(4):88. PMID: 34169439.

An NRF2 Perspective on Stem Cells and Ageing. Frontiers in Aging Frontiers in Aging (2021) In Press

Impaired anaplerosis is a major contributor to glycolysis inhibitor toxicity in glioma Cancer and Metabolism (2021) Jun 25;9(1):27 PMID: 34172075

  • Khadka, S.
  • Arthur, K.
  • Barekatain, Y.
  • Behr, E.
  • Washington, M.
  • Ackroyd, J.
  • Crowley, K.
  • Suriyamongkol, P.
  • Lin, Y.
  • Pham, C. 
  • Zielinski, R.
  • Marissa Trujillo
  • James Galligan, PhD
  • Georgiou, D.
  • Asara, J.
  • Muller, F.


Georg Wondrak, PhD has been selected as a NIH regular standing study section member for ACTS (Arthritis, Connective Tissue, and Skin ) serving a five year tenure. 

Basanth Babu Eedara, PhD recieved the 2021 Postdoctoral Research Development Grant (PRDG) Award.

A new grant has been awarded by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) for the project “Development of a Selective Mu-Delta Opioid Receptor Heterodimer Antagonist for Enhancing Opioid Analgesia while Reducing Side Effects”

Bo Sun, PhD recieved the Hispanic Serving Institution 2021 (HSI) Faculty Seed Grant from the Research, Innovation and Impact (RII) and the Office of the Provost.