SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Department of Medicine

Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology Seminars

2013 Seminar Schedule

Clinical Pharmacology Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 11:00am-noon in "Conference Room W7120, Wishard Myers Building (WD), 7th Floor", unless otherwise noted. Campus Map

* Personalized Medicine seminar

Date/Time/Location Presenter Title Topic
January 15, 2013 Beth Pflug, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Omega-3 Fatty Acid Regulation of Lipogenesis and Lipolysis Pathways in Prostate Cancer"
January 22, 2013 Rolf Kreutz, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Update in Clopidogrel Pharmacogenetics"
January 29, 2013 NO SEMINAR
February 5, 2013 NO SEMINAR
February 12, 2013 Rob Bies, PhD, PharmD Associate Research Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine "Genetic Algorithm Approaches for Nonlinear Mixed-Effects Model Exploration"
February 19, 2013 Fletcher White, PhD Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Opioid Pharmacology, Ver. 2.0 The Role of a Non-Classical Opioid Receptor in Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia (OIH) and Neuropathic Pain"
February 26, 2013 Milan Radovich, PhD Assistant Professor of Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine "Implementing Next-Generation Sequencing to Investigate Cancer Biology and Personalized Medicine"
March 5, 2013 ASCPT - No Seminar
March 12, 2013 Brittney-Shea Herbert, PhD Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University Simon Cancer Center "Targeting Telomerase in Breast Cancer"
March 19, 2013 Alice Ban Ke Zamek, MS, PhD Research Scientist, Drug Disposition and PK/PD, Eli Lilly and Company "Disposition of Drugs during Pregnancy: Modeling and Simulation of Changes in In Vivo CYP Enzyme and Transporter Activity"
March 26, 2013 4th Year Course - No Seminar
April 2, 2013 Samy Meroueh Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Chemical Probing of the Protein Interaction Network in Cancer"
April 9, 2013 Gualberto Ruaño, MD, PhD Director of Genetics Research, Hartford Hospital and President, Genomas, Inc. "Delivery of Personalized Medicine in Real Time: Enabling Experience from the Hartford Hospital and Genomas Pharmacogenetics Practice In Connecticut"
April 16, 2013 Jeffrey Elmendorf, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Membrane Cholesterol-Based Metabolic Dysfunction & Therapeutic Reversal Strategies"
April 23, 2013 Jian-Ting Zhang, PhD Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology and Andrew and Peggy Thomson Chair in Hematology/Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Fatty Acid Synthase, A Contributor to Drug Resistance and a Target for Anticancer Drug Discovery"
April 30, 2013 Jim Tisdale, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FAPhA, FAHA Interim Head and Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University "Do Bisphosphonate Drugs Case Atrial Fibrillation? Influence of Bisphosphonates on Atrial Electrophysiology and Electrocardiography"
May 7, 2013 NO SEMINAR    
May 10, 2013 Colin Brown, PhD, BSc Senior Lecturer, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, United Kingdom "Developing Predicitive In-Vitro Model of the Human and Rat Proximal Tubule to Investigate Renal Drug Handling and Nephrotoxicity"
May 14, 2013 NO SEMINAR    
May 21, 2013 Megan Schellinger, DO Fellow, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine "Centering Pregnancy for Diabetics"
May 28, 2013 Todd Skaar, PhD Associate Research Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Pharmacogenetics of CYP2D6 Metabolized Drugs: From Clinical Guidelines to MicroRNAs"
June 4, 2013 Sara Quinney, PharmD, PhD Assistant Research Scientist, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Clinical Pharmacology in Pregnancy: The Past, The Present, and The Future"
June 11, 2013 Tonia Thompson, MD Fellow, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Aminoglycoside Nephrotoxicity in Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients"
June 18, 2013 Kala Kamdar, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine "Genetic Susceptibility to Neurocognitive Impairment after Cancer Therapy"
June 25, 2013 Elizabeth Wells, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology & Integrative Systems Biology, Department of Neurology and The Brian Tumor Institute, Childrens National Medical Center "Neurologic Sequelae of Childhood Cancer: Current Understanding of Risk Factor and Opportunities for Personalized Medicine"
July 2, 2013 David Haas, MD Associate Professor; Vice-Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Potentially Changing Paradigms of Prenatal Care: The NuMOM2B Study - Concept, Progress, and What it Can Mean for Pregnancy Pharmacology"
July 9, 2013 Ken Levy, PhD Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine "An IVD Manufacturer's View on Developing and Launching Products"
July 16, 2013 Zeruesenay Desta, PhD Associate Research Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine "Effect of CYP2B6 Metabolic Inhibitors and Genetic Variation on Efavirenz Metabolism"
July 23, 2013 Brian Strom, MD, MPH Executive Vice Dean for Institutional Affairs-Perelman School of Medicine; George S. Pepper Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine; Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania "Comparative Mortality Associated with Ziprasidone vs. Olanzapine in Real World Use: The Ziprasidone Observational Study of Cardiac Outcomes (Zodiac), A Large 'Simple' Clinical Trial"
July 30, 2013 NO SEMINAR
August 6, 2013 Tao Lu, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology & Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine "Target Discovery, Using VBIM to Identify Biomarkers in Cancer"
August 13, 2013 NO SEMINAR
August 20, 2013 NO SEMINAR
August 27, 2013 NO SEMINAR
September 3, 2013 Mark Cushman, PhD Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University "From the Hood to the Hospital: How an Indenoisoquinoline Accident Turned into an Anticancer Drug"
September 10, 2013 Deshun Lu, PhD Fellow, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine "Puzzling Platelet and Plasma Interactions"
September 17, 2013 Mike Ferguson, MD Fellow, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine "Experimental Therapeutics in NF1: Why Did Imatinib Not Work as Expected and Can We Get it to Play Well With Others"
September 24, 2013 Smitha Marri, MD Fellow, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine "What Role Does CYP3A5 Play with the Current Hepatitis C Protease Inhibitors?"
October 1, 2013 Nadia Falah, MD Fellow, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine "The Use of Maternal Serum Unconjugated Estriol for Monitoring the Prevention of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome"
October 8, 2013 NO SEMINAR
October 15, 2013 R. Stephanie Huang, PhD Assistant Professor Medicine, Member - Committee on Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacogenomics, Section of Hematology - Oncology, The University of Chicago "Clinical Drug Response Can Be Predicted Using Baseline Gene Expression Levels and in vitroDrug Sensitivity in Cell Lines"
October 22, 2013 Heng Zhao PhD Candidate, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine "The Anti-Cancer Effect of Fishy Oil in Prostate Cancer and the Underlying Mechanism"
October 29, 2013 David Thacker, PharmD Assistant Research Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine "Pattern Recognition of Cytokines and Growth Factors in Cystic Fibrosis Patients"
November 5, 2013 Eric Benson, MD Fellow, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine *CANCELLED*
November 12, 2013

*CANCELLED*

Erin G. Schuetz, PhD
Associate Member Pharmaceutical Science Department, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital "New Cytochrome P450 Pharmacogenetic Discoveries"
November 19, 2013 Eileen Han PhD Candidate, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine "Identification and Mechanistic Investigation of Clinically Important Myopathic Drug-Drug Interactions"
November 26, 2013 Brian Overholser, Pharm D Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University “microRNA Regulation of Cardiac Repolarization – Exploring New Opportunities Toward the Identification and Treatment of Arrhythmias”
December 3, 2013 David Jone, PhD Associate Research Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine “Effect of Chronic Tamoxifen Treatment on CYP Activity and Pgp Transport”
December 10, 2013 Costantine Albany, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Medical Oncology, Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center “Targeting TLR4 as Novel Approach to Treat Cancer-Related Pain”
December 17, 2013 Nieves Velez de Mendizabal, PhD Assistant Research Professor, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine *CANCELLED*
December 24, 2013 NO SEMINAR
December 31, 2013 NO SEMINAR