|Present||Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Bio-Medical Sciences|
|Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Bio-Medical Sciences|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2014 - Present||Member, American Associate for Cancer Research||2013 - Present||Member, PCOM Chapter Member, Sigma Xi||2012 - Present||Member, Prostate Cancer Foundation||2012 - Present||Member, Prostate Cancer Working Group (Philadelphia)||2011 - Present||Member, AAAS/Science Program for Excellence in Science||2010 - Present||Member, Association for Women in Science||2006 - Present||Member, Society for Neuroscience||2006 - Present||Member, Society for Neuroscience, Philadelphia Area Chapter||2005 - Present||Member, National Postdoctoral Association||2004 - Present||Member, Kennedy’s Disease (SBMA) Association|
Honors and Awards
- Prostate Cancer Foundation John A. Moran Young Investigator Award, 2012
- Kennedy's Disease Association Research Award, 2013
- Clinical and Basic Neuroscience
- Cellular and Molecular Basis Medicine
- Molecular Basis of Medicine
- Gastroenterological Sciences
|2005||PhD, Wayne State University ‐ Physiology|
|2000||BS, Aquinas College ‐ Biology|
Scholarly Articles (12)
Disrupting SUMOylation Enhances Transcriptional Function and Ameliorates Polyglutamine Androgen Receptor-Mediated ...
Journal of Clinical Investigation (2015)
Expansion of the polyglutamine (polyQ) tract within the androgen receptor (AR) causes neuromuscular degeneration in individuals with spinobulbar muscular atrophy ...
Renal ischemia and reperfusion activates the eIF2 alpha kinase PERK
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Basis of Disease (2005)
Inhibition of protein synthesis occurs in the post-ischemic reperfused kidney but the molecular mechanism of renal translation arrest is unknown. ...