School Of Pharmacy Welcomes Fulbright Scholar
Dr. Veronica Sola, Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Dentistry from the National University of Cordoba, Argentina was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to work in the laboratory of Dr. Paula Witt-Enderby, Professor of Pharmacology, Marie-Clement Rodier, C.S.Sp. Endowed Chair.
Dr. Sola will work in Dr. Witt-Enderby's laboratory for one year, beginning in November, 2017. She will be investigating the role of melatonin and the Wnt-beta catenin pathway on human osteoblast differentiation using co-cultures of human mesenchymal stem cells and peripheral blood monocytes as well as in mouse bone previously exposed to therapeutically relevant doses of melatonin.
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