Faculty Spotlights

Dr. Shanjana Awasthi Receives a Five-Year Award from NIH
Dr. Shanjana Awasthi received a notice of award from NIH for her R01 entitled “Surfactant protein-A regions as TLR4-immunomodulators”. This is a 5-year award totaling $1,826,000. Dr. Awasthi is one of four project leaders in the OCRID CoBRE program and holds an Associate Professor academic position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at OUHSC. Read More>>

OCRID new hire, Dr. Shitao Li's research highlighted
The flu virus is one of the top ten causes of human deaths according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Shitao Li, Ph.D., is currently conducting biomedical research to develop new antiviral drugs to combat the flu virus. Read More>>

OCRID investigator is developing tool for testing, treating lung infections
OSU Chemical Engineering is on the forefront of tissue engineering as researchers such as DR. HEATHER FAHLENKAMP blaze new trails in modeling lung and other human tissue. This research provides hope and opportunities for those with compromised immune systems. Read More>>