James R. Gillette Drug Metabolism Best Paper Awards of 2010 Announced
The Gillette Best Paper Award winners of 2010 were announced at the Drug Metabolism Division and James Gillette Best Paper Award Platform Session at the EB2011 meeting in Washington, D.C. These are the best papers of the previous year published in Drug Metabolism and Disposition in the areas of metabolism and pharmacokinetics/drug transporters, respectively.
The Gillette Best Paper Award winners for 2010 are as follows:
Drug Metabolism category: “Ecto-5'-Nucleotidase and Thiopurine Cellular Circulation: Association with Cytotoxicity” by Fang Li, Brooke L. Fridley, Alice Matimba, Krishna R. Kalari, Linda Pelleymounter, Irene Moon, Yuan Ji, Gregory D. Jenkins, Anthony Batzler, Liewei Wang, and Richard M. Weinshilboum, published in Drug Metabolism and Disposition (2010) 38:2329-2338.
Fang Li, awardee, presenting his paper at the Drug Metabolism Platform Session.
Pharmacokinetics/Drug Transporters category: "Evaluation of 4',6-Diamidino-2-phenylindole as a Fluorescent Probe Substrate for Rapid Assays of the Functionality of Human Multidrug and Toxin Extrusion Proteins” by Tomoya Yasujima, Kin-ya Ohta, Katsuhisa Inoue, Munenori Ishimaru, and Hiroaki Yuasa, published in Drug Metabolism and Disposition (2010) 38:715-721.
Tomoya Yasujima (center) receives award from Dr. Steven Leeder, Drug Metabolism Division Chair (left) and Dr. Wayne Backes, Drug Metabolism Division Chair-Elect (right)