The Florida A&M University (FAMU) proposes to establish a Research Training/Educational Core whose goal is to increase the number of underrepresented minority PhD graduate students with interest in cancerrelated research with the ultimate purpose of them pursuing careers as Biomedical Scientists. The objectives and specific aims of the proposed grant are to: 1) identify and recmit outstanding minority candidates, who demonstrate a desire to obtain a doctoral degree in the biomedical sciences with emphasis in cancer;3) provide five research assistantships for PhD students in cancer related areas;and 3) provide educational training through a developed curricula to prepare students to conduct research on minority health and health disparities as specialized training in cancer research The doctoral student research component will enhance and strengthen the research training of its students at FAMU by delivering two new courses (Health Disparities/Minorities Issues and Cancer Biology) and by developing research skills to make our young scientists more marketable and competitive to obtain post doctoral positions in cancer research. The venture of establishing a Research Training/Educational Core will not only have a significant impact in motivating and producing more underrepresented minorities with careers In cancer research as well as the biomedical sciences, but will also strengthen and enhance the research capabilities of our junior faculty in cancer research at FAMU by addressing minority health and health disparities.
The establishment of a Research Training/Educational Core will enhance the relevance of the graduate research program at FAMU by providing doctoral minority students with training in the area of cancer research. By providing a research intensive environment in cancer research and quality mentoring, will allow FAMU to produce a pool of outstanding scientists for careers in cancer research with the ultimate goal of having an impact of addressing minority health and health disparities.
|Boakye, Cedar H A; Patel, Ketan; Doddapaneni, Ravi et al. (2016) Ultra-flexible nanocarriers for enhanced topical delivery of a highly lipophilic antioxidative molecule for skin cancer chemoprevention. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 143:156-67|
|Tawk, Rima; Dutton, Matthew (2016) Racial Differences in Length of Stay for Patients Who Leave Against Medical Advice from U.S. General Hospitals. Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:|
|Ramsubhag, Ron R; Massaro, Chelsea L; Dadich, Christina M et al. (2016) Synthesis of "neoprofen", a rigidified analogue of ibuprofen, exemplifying synthetic methodology for altering the 3-D topology of pharmaceutical substances. Org Biomol Chem 14:7855-8|
|Godugu, Chandraiah; Doddapaneni, Ravi; Patel, Apurva R et al. (2016) Novel Gefitinib Formulation with Improved Oral Bioavailability in Treatment of A431 Skin Carcinoma. Pharm Res 33:137-54|
|Hedrick, Erik; Lee, Syng-Ook; Doddapaneni, Ravi et al. (2016) NR4A1 Antagonists Inhibit Î²1-Integrin-Dependent Breast Cancer Cell Migration. Mol Cell Biol 36:1383-94|
|Gangapuram, Madhavi; Jean, Riccardo; Mazzio, Elizabeth et al. (2016) Substituted Tetrahydroisoquinolines as Microtubule-destabilizing Agents in Triple Negative Human Breast Cancer Cells. Anticancer Res 36:5043-5052|
|Zarmouh, Najla O; Messeha, Samia S; Elshami, Faisel M et al. (2016) Natural Products Screening for the Identification of Selective Monoamine Oxidase-B Inhibitors. European J Med Plants 15:|
|Patel, Ketan; Doddapaneni, Ravi; Chowdhury, Nusrat et al. (2016) Tumor stromal disrupting agent enhances the anticancer efficacy of docetaxel loaded PEGylated liposomes in lung cancer. Nanomedicine (Lond) 11:1377-92|
|Andey, Terrick; Patel, Apurva; Marepally, Srujan et al. (2016) Formulation, Pharmacokinetic, and Efficacy Studies of Mannosylated Self-Emulsifying Solid Dispersions of Noscapine. PLoS One 11:e0146804|
|Mochona, Bereket; Qi, Xin; Euynni, Suresh et al. (2016) Design and evaluation of novel oxadiazole derivatives as potential prostate cancer agents. Bioorg Med Chem Lett 26:2847-51|
Showing the most recent 10 out of 81 publications