Clinical & Translational Research

Clinical & Translational Research
Olufunmilola Abraham
Olufunmilola Abraham, Assistant Professor

Research interests include medication use in adolescents and young adults, technology use and game-based learning, developing medication safety innovations in adolescent health care, and pharmacist-led interventions in medication management.

John Dopp
John Dopp, Associate Professor (CHS)

Clinical practice: Treatment of sleep disorders and management of hypertension and cardiovascular disease.  Identification and management of sleep problems in college athletes.

Research Interests: Mechanisms for cardiovascular disease in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and identification of interventions and therapies to minimize and prevent cardiovascular complications.

Barry Gidal
Barry Gidal, Professor (CHS)

Clinical Practice: Provision of pharmaceutical care to patients with epilepsy.

Research Interests: Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and the metabolic effects of anticonvulsant medications.

Mary Hayney
Mary Hayney, Professor (CHS)

Clinical Practice: Lung transplantation.

Research Interests: Host response to vaccination and protective effects, especially as they relate to immunosuppressed individuals.

Jeffrey Johnson
Jeffrey Johnson, Professor (Drug Action)| Lab Webpage

Research Interests: Transcriptional control of neuroprotective genes and prevention of neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and neuromuscular disease.  A focus on dysfunctional proteostasis in disease progression and viral-mediated delivery of protective genes to the brain.

Warren Rose
Warren Rose, Associate Professor (Drug Discovery)| Rose Lab website

Research Interests: • Antimicrobial resistance and pharmacodynamics  • Antimicrobial effects on host-pathogen interactions

Christine Sorkness
Christine Sorkness, Professor (CHS)

Research Interests: Evaluating the efficacy and safety of therapeutic agents for asthma and allergic diseases.

Ronald Sorkness
Ronald Sorkness, Professor (CHS)

Research Interests: Mechanisms of obstructive airway disease and virus-induced airway dysfunction.

Cody Wenthur
Cody Wenthur, Assistant Professor (Drug Action)| Wenthur Lab Website

Research Interests: Elucidating how neurochemical systems interact to support maladaptive learning and synaptic plasticity; Development of novel bioconjugates to probe the effects of psychoactive substances; Identifying biomarkers of ongoing drug abuse; Assessing barriers to implementation of novel addiction treatment paradigms.

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