May 4, 2007

John Bowling, DO
…was awarded the 2007 Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He was recognized for his efforts to update the “Basic Standards in Osteopathic Family Practice and Manipulative Technique.” These standards define the scope and breadth of osteopathic medicine and are used to train residents.

James Simpkins, PhD
…received a research grant totaling $1,651,481 from the National Institute of Aging. The grant, “Training in the Neurobiology of Aging,” will be funded for five years.

Andras Lacko, PhD
…was invited to speak at the BioProcess International European Conference and Exhibition in Paris last week. His presentation titled “Synthetic high density lipoproteins (sHDL): The new frontier in drug delivery?” discussed lipoproteins as an effective drug delivery for cancer chemotherapy.

Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MPH
…was invited to speak at the Administrators in Medicine Annual Meeting in San Francisco this week. He presented his published research: “Factors Associated with High-Disciplinary Action by a State Medical Board: A Texas Study on Medical License Revocation.”  John Licciardone, DO, co-authored the study.

James Caffrey, PhD
…presented a seminar entitled "Endogenous Opioids and The Autonomic Control of the Heart and Circulation" to the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He presented the same seminar to the Department of Anesthesiology and Biomedical Engineering at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. in April. His research aims to determine how nerves, hormones and the body’s immune defenses interact within the heart to maintain health. UNT HSC Logo

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