The review article titled “Emerging Therapeutic Modalities against COVID-19” provides a comprehensive overview and update of current therapeutic interventions in clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19.
Dr. Bahal has been featured in Meet the Researcher forum of UConn Today. The article highlights the interdisciplinary research focus of the group with the aim of moving therapies from bench to bedside. The link for the article is provided.
Jhanavi Thakkar, a high school student, joined our lab as a summer intern in 2019. She was enthusiastic, motivated, and was actively involved in the research. She will be joining Vanderbilt University for her undergraduate studies in Fall 2020. Congratulations Jhanavi and good luck for a very bright future ahead!
Shipra Malik is the recipient of the 2020 Gerald J. Jackson Memorial Fellowship, awarded to a Ph.D. student in Pharmaceutics discipline for leadership, academics, and research achievements.
Dr. Bahal received a “Faculty Shout Out” award from P1 pharmacy students for spring 2020 teaching.
Congratulations to Shipra Malik for winning the UConn 2020 RNA Salon Travel Award. The travel award is granted by UConn RNA Salon, funded by RNA society, to support the upcoming researchers in the field of RNA Therapeutics.
Check out the latest article published in Uconn Today highlighting the collaboration with Dr. Mu-Ping Nieh, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Uconn, to develop Nanodiscs for intracellular delivery of PNAs to the tumor cells. The full article is available at below link:
The recent research work based on targeted delivery of Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA) to kidneys using pH low insertion peptide (pHLIP) technology has been published in JCI Insights. The research work “Genetic deficiency or pharmacological inhibition of miR-33 protects from kidney fibrosis” was performed in collaboration with Dr. Carlos Fernández-Hernando at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Bahal lab has joined “Jack’s Pack” which is a fundraiser for pediatric cancer. Check out the latest article published in Uconn Today to learn more about “Jack” and how his journey is inspiring researchers across the globe to cure pediatric cancer.
Karishma Dhuri presented a poster at 2nd Annual UConn/URI-AAPS Symposium held at the University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy on 21st September 2019 and was awarded the best poster presentation.