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During 2018, CNUCOP had a total of 20 publications. Sixteen publications were from faculty within the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Department. There were also four publications from the Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences.


Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences: Publications for 2018


Elshabrawy HA, Volin MV, Essani AB et al. IL-11 facilitates a novel connection between RA joint fibroblasts and endothelial cells. Angiogenesis [Epub ahead of print], 2018.  Link:

Eng FJ. El-Shamy A, Doyle EH et al.  Newly discovered hepatitis C virus minicores circulate in human blood. Hepatology Communications 2: 21-28, 2018. Link:

Mohamed IN, Sarhan NR, Eladl MA et al. Deletion of Thioredoxin-interacting protein ameliorates high fat dietinduced non-alcoholic steatohepatitis through modulation of Toll-like receptor 2-NLRP3-inflammasome axis: Histological and immunohistochemical study. Acta Histochemica [Epub ahead of print], 2018.   Link::

Missihoun TD, Kotchoni SO, Bartels D. Aldehyde dehydrogenase function in the homeostasis of pyrimidine nucleotides in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature, Scientific Reports 8: 2936, 2018. Link:

Missihoun TD, Kotchoni SO. Aldehyde dehydrogenases and the hypothesis of a glycolaldehyde shunt pathway of photorespiration. Plant Signaling and Behavior 13: (3): e1449544, 2018. Link:

Ahouansou CA, Houngbèmè GA, Medegan-Fagla SR, Catteau L, Fagbohoun L, Kotchoni SO, Gbaguidi AF. Isolation and idendification of two triterpenes with larvicidal potential in Launaea taraxacifolia (Asteracae) on Anopheles gambiae by HPLC. International Journal of Current Research in Biosciences and Plant Biology 5(5): 17-24, 2018. Link:,%20et%20al.pdf

Chowdhury S and Jin Z. Target deletion of T cell S1P receptor 1 ameliorates cardiac fibrosis in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice. FASEB Journal 32:5426-5435, 2018.                        Link:

Faruk Khan MO and Malhotra A.  Review of Bioorganic Chemistry. In: Medicinal Chemistry for Pharmacy Students, 2018, Vol. 1, 13-74. Editor M.O. Khan, Bentham Science Publishers.

El-Shamy A, Branch AD, Schiano TD, Gorevic PD. The Complement System and C1q in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Mixed Cryoglobulinemia. Frontiers in immunology [Epub ahead of print], 2018.Link:

Basson MD, Wang Q, Chaturvedi LS et al. Schlafen 12 interaction with serpinB12 and deubiquitylases drives human enterocyte differentiation. Cell Physiology and Biochemistry 25: 1274-1290, 2018. Link:

Fitzpatrick LR, Mokrushin ET, Talbott G, Woldemariam T. In vitro and ex vivo effects of silymarin derivatives on pro-inflammatory cytokine secretion using a murine colonic strip model. Planta Medica International Open Journal. 5: e55-e60, 2018. Link:

Baek HB, Lombard AP, Libertini SJ, Fernandez-Rubio A, Vinall R et al. XPO1 inhibition by selinexor induces potent cytotoxicity against high grade bladder malignancies. Oncotarget 9: 34567-34581, 2018.  Link:

Le U, Baltzley S, AlGhananeem A. Gabapentin in Elastic Liposomes: Preparation, Characterization, Drug Release, and Penetration Through Porcine Skin. International Journal of Pharmacy Compounding 22:498-503, 2018.  Link:

Deol H, Truong A, Woldemariam T, Feng X, Vinall R. Supporting evidence, potential adverse effects, and known drug interactions of the complementary alternative medicines which are frequently used by prostate cancer patients. International Archives of Urology and Complications 4: 1-11. Link:

Pillai G, Cox A, Le U. The science and technology of cancer theranostic nanomedicine: a primer for clinicians and pharmacists. SOJ Pharm Pharm Sci. 2018, 5(2): 1-17.                                Link:

Le U, Hartman A, Pillai G. Enhanced cytotoxicity of EGFR-­‐targeted liposome-­‐encapsulated curcumin for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. J Drug Target. 2018, 26(8):676-683. Link:


Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences: Publications for 2018

Cao DX, Tran RJC. Considerations for Optimal Blood Pressure Goals in the Elderly Population: A Review of Emergent Evidence. Pharmacotherapy [Epub ahead of print], 2018.  Link:

Cao DX, Shin J. Pharmacogenomics in the Chronic Management of Cardiovascular Disease. In: Dong BJ, Elliott DP, eds. Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Program, 2018 Book 1. Cardiologic Care. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2018: 51-72.

Titus-Lay EN, Ansara ED, Isaacs AN et al.  Evaluation of adherence and persistence with oral versus long-acting injectable antipsychotics in patients with early psychosis. Mental Health Clinician 8:56-62, 2018. Link:

Bozymski KM, Ansara ED, Ott CA, Titus-Lay EN, Williams KE. The future of psychiatry commission. Lancet Psychiatry 5(1):15. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30485-6, 2018. Link:

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