Neuroscience Centers Professor and Pharmaceutical Sciences Chair Dr. Paul Lockman will deliver a public lecture on “Disruptive Innovation in Sciences” Thursday, Nov. 2 as part of the 2016-2017 Benedum Lecture Series. The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in the Health Sciences Fukushima Auditorium, with a public reception to follow.
Lockman’s work on mathematical modelling of drug entry into the brain has led to an understanding of how the specialized system of blood vessels in the brain can prevent chemotherapy from reaching some cancer at effective concentrations. Lockman was named a 2016-2017 Benedum Distinguished Scholar in the Biosciences and Health Sciences category.
A paper written by Steven Kinsey, PhD, associate professor of psychology, and David Siderovski, PhD, E.J. Van Liere Medicine Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, on cannabinoid withdrawal in mice was published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Scott Galster, Ph.D., director of human performance for the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, is co-author of “Quantum confined peptide assemblies with tunable visible to near-infrared spectral range” – a new study appearing in Nature Communications.
The WVU Cancer Institute will hold its Annual DeLynn Lecture with Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD, who will lecture on HPV and the Host Genome, at 4 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 4, in the WVU Health Sciences Center's Fukushima Auditorium (room 1901). A Q&A session will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public. For those who cannot attend, the event also will be webcast.