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Idaho Center for Health Research

The ICHR presents
3rd Thursday Seminar Series 2014-2015

Danny Xu, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Dept. of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science, College of Pharmacy. He received his PhD in Computational Science from San Diego State University and subsequently completed a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Xu's research group pursues a broad range of multi-disciplinary translational projects in molecular-targeted therapeutics design and patient-centered pharmaceutical outcomes. Dr. Xu has been funded by ISU Faculty Seed Grant, Skaggs Foundation, Idaho Beef Council, and Mountain West CTR-IN, which supported the computational and clinical data resources in his laboratory.

Vaughn Culbertson, PharmD, is a professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences in the College of Pharmacy. He earned his B.S. and Pharm.D. degrees from the University of Nebraska. His current responsibilities include Director of the Non-traditional PharmD program and Director of Accreditation and Assessment for the College's academic programs. His research interests have centered on the pharmaco-epidemiology of drug-related problems using large pharmacy and medical claims databases.

At this 3rd Thursday Seminar, Drs. Xu and Culbertson will review the available clinical database and computing resources at the College of Pharmacy. They will also present the application of these resources in multiple ongoing translational research projects.

Please attend this presentation to learn about how these resources can help your clinical and translational research needs and ideas!