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October 2009

Lauren (Battle) Wills Ph.D. (M10) Begins Post-Doc at the Medical University of South Carolina

Posted on October 12, 2009 2:33 PM |Permalink

Dr. Lauren Wills (M10) '02, biological sciences, began her post-doc at the Medical University of South Carolina in the College of Pharmacy this past July.

Dr. Wills is the recipient of a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Service Award. The title of the training grant is "Training in Cancer Therapeutics." This training grant supports her research in the lab of Dr. Rick Schnellmann in the College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on identifying compounds that can be used as pharmaceuticals to aid in recovery after acute kidney injury.

Dr. Wills earned her Ph.D. at Duke University in 2008 with a degree in Environmental Science and Toxicology.

Up Close with Omolola Eniola-Adefeso Ph.D. (M8) In NIGMS Online Magazine Findings

Posted on October 22, 2009 2:16 PM |Permalink

Dr. Omolola (Lola) Eniola-Adefeso (M8), '99, chemical engineering, was recently profiled in the National Institute of General Medical Sciences online magazine Findings.

The article highlights Dr. Eniola-Adefeso's research on developing new medicine for heart disease.

Learn more about her research by clicking on the link below:

Up Close with Lola Eniola-Adefeso

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