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2020 Division Oral Presentation Award Candidates

May 12, 2020

While the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2020 was cancelled, we would like to recognize the following young scientists selected to give oral presentations at the following division competitions.

2020 Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Trainee Showcase

“Cardiac AKAP12 Signalosome Overexpression Exacerbates Isoproterenol Induced Heart Failure.” Qasim, Hanan, University of Houston

“Novel Contributions of Neutrophil-derived Myeloperoxidase and Hypochlorous Acid to 20-HETE Production that Drives Post-ischemic Angiogenesis.” Azcona, Juan, New York Medical College

“Stimulation of Angiotensin II Receptor 2 Preserves Cognitive Function Post Stroke and is Associated with an Enhanced Cerebral Vascular Density in Female Rats.” Eldahshan, Wael, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

“Loss of Repressor Activator Protein 1 Precipitates Cardiac Aging in Mice via p53/PPARα Signaling.” Cai, Yin, The University of Hong Kong

2020 Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology - Young Investigator Awards Platform

“Nonselective Inhibition of PDE4 Induces Gastroparesis in Mice.” McDonough, Will, University of South Alabama College of Medicine

“A Potential Role of Zfra in Mitigating Traumatic Brain Injury Transition to Alzheimer's Disease-like Symptom in Mice.” Liu, Tsung-Yun, National Cheng Kung University

“Sex Differences in Patterns of Adverse Events to Opioid Analgesics.” Lopes, Guilherme, Mayo Clinic

2020 Behavioral Pharmacology Postdoctoral Award Competition

“One Dose of Psilocybin in Late Adolescence Mitigates Deleterious Effects of Developmental Stress on Cognition and Behavioral Despair in Adult Female Rats.” Hibicke, Meghan, LSU Health Sciences Center

“Discriminative Stimulus Effects of (R)(-)-DOI and AM8936, a Synthetic Cannabinoid.” Erwin, Laura, McLean Hospital / Harvard Medical School

“Beta-caryophyllene, a Volatile Phytocannabinoid, Attenuates Cocaine Self-administration and Relapse in Rats.” Galaj, Ewa, National Institute on Drug Abuse

“Receptor Mechanisms in Nicotinic Enhancement of Opioid Antinociception.” de Moura, Fernando, Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital

2020 Division for Molecular Pharmacology Postdoctoral Award Competition

“A-arrestin ARRDC3 is a Multifunctional Adaptor That Regulates G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling and Breast Cancer Invasion.” Pan, Wen-An, University of California, San Diego

“Identifying β-arrestin1 Conformational States by a Non-GPCR Binding Partner.” Zhuo, Ya, Medical College of Wisconsin

“GPR139 Signals Through Gq/11 to Oppose Mu Opioid Receptor Signaling.” Stoveken, Hannah, Scripps Research

2020 Division for Neuropharmacology Postdoctoral Fellow Showcase

“Protracted Effects of Ketamine Require Immediate Kappa Opioid Receptor Activation and Long-Lasting Desensitization.” Jacobson, Moriah, Uniformed Services University

“Blast-induced Traumatic Brain Injury Elicits Sociability Deficits and Aggressive Behaviors Coinciding with Transient Variations in CNS 5-HT Levels and 5-HT2A Hypersensitivity.” Collins, Sean, University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

“RGSz1 Actions in the Periaqueductal Gray Modulate Opioid Reward and Analgesic Tolerance.” Sakloth, Farhana, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai

“Activation of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors Induces Potentiation and Synchronization Within in Vitro Hippocampal Networks.” Djemil, Sarra, Georgetown University

“Effects of Nicotine + Morphine on Reward-related Behavior and Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Regulation in Mouse Midbrain.” Avelar, Alicia, Marshall University

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