Our Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows

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PhD Students

Kayla Ann Andrews

Kayla Ann Andrews, PharmD

Research interests: malaria, model informed drug development, pharmacometrics

Viva Ayyar

Viva Ayyar

Research interests: corticosteroid pharmacokinetics and dynamics, sex differences, PK/PD systems modeling

Peter Bloomingdale

Peter Bloomingdale

Research interests: systems pharmacology, peripheral neuropathy, boolean network modeling

Brandon Bordeau

Brandon Bordeau

Research interests: Antibody tumor distribution

Mark Bryniarski

Mark Bryniarski

Research interests: diabetes, kidney, inhibition

David Bussing

David Bussing

Research interests: immunoconjugates, ocular disease, pharmacokinetics

Darren Chan

Darren Chan

Research interests: targeted drug delivery, immunotherapy in oncology, disease progression in oncology

Hsueh-Yuan (Luke) Chang

Hsueh-Yuan (Luke) Chang

Ting Chen

Ting Chen

Research interests: tumor priming, system pharmacology, PK/PD modeling

Michael Deci

Michael Deci

Research interests: phage display, cancer immunotherapy, scFv antibodies

Robert Dingman

Robert Dingman

Research interests: phosphatidylserine, immunogenicity, tolerance

Kelly Fellows

Kelly Fellows

Research interests: lipids, multiple sclerosis

Daniel Ferguson

Daniel Ferguson

Research interests: pharmacogenomics, epigenetics, FcRn

Scott Ferguson

Scott Ferguson

Research interests: exosomes, RNA delivery, PKPD

Kristin Follman

Kristin Follman

Research interests: transporters, gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB), renal impairment

Jue Gong

Jue Gong

Research interests: pH-dependent antibody, PK/PD modeling and simulation, cancer immunotherapy

Xiaowen Guan

Xiaowen Guan

Research interests: monocarboxylate transporters, new drug target, breast cancer

Erik Hefti

Erik Hefti, PharmD

Research interests: mitochondrial dysfunction, cardiotoxicity, pharmacogenomics

Robert Jones

Robert Jones

Research interests: transporter, CRISPR/Cas9, metabolomics

Antari Khot

Antari Khot

Research interests: immuno-oncology, PK-PD modeling, ADCs

Efrem Kifle

Efrem Kifle

Research interests: membrane transport, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics

Zhe Li

Zhe Li

Research interests: PBPK, PK/PD, mAb/protein therapeutics

Qingxiang (Nick) Lin

Qingxiang (Nick) Lin

Research interests: Drug combination, drug delivery, molecular pharmacology, immunotherapy, PK/PD modeling, system pharmacology

Shun Xin Wang Lin

Shun Xin Wang Lin

Research interests: monoclonal antibody, Acinetobacter baumannii, pharmacokinetics

Sihang Liu

Sihang Liu

Research interests: pharmacometrics, clinical pharmacology, new methods development

Mason McComb

Mason McComb

Research interests: stochastic modeling, network modeling, pharmacogenomic modeling, multiple sclerosis

Lyndsey Meyer

Lyndsey Meyer

Research interests: obesity, uncouplers, systems pharmacology

Emilie Molins

Emilie Molins

Research interests: PKPD, pancreatic cancer, combination of treatments

Kasey Morrow

Kasey Morrow

Ly Minh Nguyen

Ly Minh Nguyen

Research interests: iron metabolism, hepcidin regulation, PKPD of erythroferrone

Nhan Hanh Nguyen

Nhan Hanh Nguyen

Research interests: immunological tolerance, lipid particle, phosphatidylserine

Toan Nguyen

Toan Nguyen

Research interests: PK/PD, antibody engineering, cancer immunotherapy

Van Anh Nguyen

Van Anh Nguyen

Research interests: systems pharmacology, immunotherapy, non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Jin Niu

Jin Niu

Research interests: cancer combinatorial therapy, quantitative system pharmacology, proteomics analysis

Ryan Polli

Ryan Polli

Research interests: immunoconjugates, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, intracellular delivery

Vidya Ramakrishnan

Vidya Ramakrishnan

Research interests: multiple myeloma, cancer heterogeneity, and systems pharmacology

Vivian Rodriguez

Vivian Rodriguez

Research interests: membrane transport, MCT1, drugs of abuse

Nicholas Smith

Nicholas Smith

PharmD/PhD Student

Research interests: pharmacodynamic models, antimicrobials, emerging resistance

Dawei Song

Dawei Song

Research interests: corticosteroids, rheumatoid arthritis, PK/PD

Veena A. Thomas

Veena A. Thomas

Research interests: antibody pharmacokinetics, inter-individual variability, PBPK modeling

Michael Turner

Michael Turner

Research interests: pharmacokinetics, immunogenicity, formulations

Jinli Wang

Jinli Wang

Research interests: stem cells, exosomes, and ischemic heart diseases

Yujie Yang

Yujie Yang

Research interests: bispecific antibody, antibody PKPD, cancer immunotherapy

Fiona Yau

Fiona Yau

Research interests: phosphatidylserine, immunogenicity, tolerance induction

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Bo An

Bo An

Research interests: bioanalysis, LC/MS, biotherapeutics

Romi Cejas, PhD

Romi Cejas, PhD

Research interests: pharmacogenomics, cell and molecular biology, confocal microscopy applications and image analysis

Tista Roy Chaudhuri, PhD

Tista Roy Chaudhuri, PhD

Research interests: pharmacology, drug delivery, biophysics

Mohammad Ghasemi, PhD

Mohammad Ghasemi, PhD

Research interests: quantitative systems pharmacology, computational chemical biology, multi-scale modeling, PK/PD modeling

Leiming Guo, PhD

Leiming Guo, PhD

Research interests: antibody engineering, development of CEA and CD3 targeting bi-specific molecule, development of site-specific ADCs, development of pH-sensitive antibodies

Adolfo Quinones Lombrana, PhD

Adolfo Quinones Lombrana, PhD

Research interests: pharmacogenomics, cardio-oncology, molecular biology

Panteleimon D. Mavroudis, PhD

Panteleimon D. Mavroudis, PhD

Research interests: circadian rhythms, PBPK modeling, pharmacometrics, bioinformatics

Roshan Borkar, PhD

Roshan Borkar, PhD

Research interests: quantitative mass spectrometry assay development and validation, metabolite quantification, metabolomics, bioanalysis for PK studies, small molecule quantification, drug and drug metabolite quantification

MS Students

Cindy Bednasz

Cindy Bednasz, PharmD

Research interests: population pharmacokinetics, HIV, clinical trials

James Cavenaugh

James Cavenaugh, PhD

Research interests: pharmacometrics, model selection, immunology

Yuan-Ju Chen

Yuan-Ju Chen

John Diep, PharmD

John Diep, PharmD

Research interests: systems-based modeling, infectious diseases, disease progression

Katherine Keller

Katherine Keller

Research interests: gene therapy, immunology, biophysical characterization

Se-Ra Kim

Se-Ra Kim

PharmD/MS Student

Research interests: extracellular vesicles, nucleic acid delivery, macrophages

Christine Lee

Christine Lee

Research interests: mRNA, signaling peptides, ischemic heart diseases

Jake Megna

Jake Megna

BS/MS Student

Research interests: exosomes, macrophage polarization, miRNAs

Ismael Mohamed

Ismael Mohamed

Srividya Myneni

Srividya Myneni

Research interests: PBPK modeling, antibody engineering, anti-glioblastoma ADC

Mami Efua Otu-Acquah

Mami Efua Otu-Acquah

Research interests: PK/PD modeling, systems pharmacology, population PK/PD analysis

Huynmin Park

Huynmin Park

PharmD/MS Student

Research interests: pharmacokinetics, vitamin D

Jie Pu

Jie Pu

Research interests: pharmaceutical analysis, protein therapeutics and LC/MS

Farah Al Qaraghuli

Farah Al Qaraghuli

Research interests: immuno-oncology, PKPD modeling, and chemotherapeutics

Zhicheng Qian

Zhicheng Qian

Research interests: cancer drug combinations, pharmacodynamics

Amanda Rhodes

Amanda Rhodes

Research interests: multiple sclerosis, analysis, datasets

Sydney Scatigno

Sydney Scatigno

BS/MS Student

Research interests: scFv antibodies, targeting, cancer

Min Jeong Seo

Min Jeong Seo

PharmD/MS Student

Research interests: myocardial infarction, monocytes, nanocarriers

Andrea Serratore

Andrea Serratore

Research interests: affinity, avidity, immunofluorescence

Nancy Song

Nancy Song

Research interests: nucleic acid & drug delivery, immune response, mRNA

Mingxin Yang

Mingxin Yang

Research interests: depression,PDE2 inhibitors, cognitive impairment