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About Vishakha Bhave

Dr. Bhave feels that the effectiveness of the material taught determines the success of a teacher. Her efforts as a teacher are directed towards making the subject matter interesting and relevant to the students. She hopes that the students can apply what they learn here for the betterment for their careers. Her primary teaching interests lie in the areas of pharmacology and toxicology.

Additionally, Dr. Bhave also has an active research program that offers hand on research training experience to PharmD students.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Grants

2014 - 2016 Role of synthetic analogue (SP) and declustering agent (noscapinoid) in treatment of liver cancer
PCOM - 9,500
Role: PI
2015 Transdifferentiation: A New Approach for Biliary Diseases
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
New Investigator Award
Role: PI
$10,000
2014 - 2015 Role of FXR- signaling in hepatocyte to biliary transdifferentiation
Center for Chronic Diseases of Aging
Role: PI
$9,300
2013 - 2014 Role of reprogramming factors in hepatocyte to biliary transdifferentiation
PCOM
Role: PI
$13,000
2013 - 2014 Role of reprogramming factors in transdifferentiation of hepatocytes to biliary epithelial cells
CCDA
Role: PI
$15,600
2012 - 2013 Role of stem cell/reprogramming factors in transdifferentiation of hepatocytes to biliary epithelial cells
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Pathology Post-doctoral Research Training Grant
Role: PI
$10,000
2005 - 2006 Role of Calpastatin in resisting calpain-induced injury in hepatocytes
Society of Toxicology
Colgate Palmolive Student Research Training Grant In alternative Methods in Toxicology
Role: PI
$3,500
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2013 - Present Member, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
2013 - Present Member, Society of Toxicology
2008 - Present Member, American Society of Investigative Pathology
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Pathology
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, BMC Cancer
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Cell Science
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Medical Genomics & Biomarkers
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Liver International
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Toxicological Sciences
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Toxicology Letters
Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology
2015 Ad Hoc Reviewer, HBPP study section of CSR, NIH
2010 - 2013 Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
2010 - 2012 Trainee Member, American Gastroenterological Association
2004 - 2007 Student Member, American College of Toxicology
2003 - 2007 Student Member, Society of Toxicology
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Honors and Awards

  • 2015: PCOM Research Day student poster, first place
  • 2014: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, New Investigator Award
  • 2007: Society of Toxicology Mechanisms Specialty Section Carl Smith Graduate student Award for meritorious research
  • 2007: Society of Toxicology, Merck Graduate Travel support
  • 2006: Society of Toxicology In Vitro Specialty Section student award, honorable mention
  • 2006: American College of Toxicology travel award
  • 2005: Society of Toxicology Colgate Palmolive Student Research Training Award in Alternative Methods in Toxicology
  • 2000: Sir Ratan Tata merit scholarship for undergraduate studies in Pharmacy

Courses

  • Toxicology
  • Infectious Diseases I
  • Immunology and Microbiology

Education

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2007 PhD, University of Louisiana at Monroe
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2002 BS, Mumbai University ‐ Pharmacy
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Contact Information

P: 678-407-7363

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Scholarly Articles (15)

Books and Book Chapters (2)

Conferences and Presentations (2)

Poster Presentations and Instructional Resources (4)