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Two COBRE-PSF participants Featured in KU News

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Scott photoThe University of Kansas News website has segments describing research efforts by two COBRE participants. Center Member Emily Scott is featured in a video where she discussing her research on a cytochrome P450 enzyme that might help in the fight against lung cancer. She uses advanced research to continue her fight against disease caused by smoking — and her innovative approach has been rewarded with a $303,150 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Scott’s research is directed at understanding how a particular lung enzyme works — the cytochrome P450 enzyme breaks down nicotine.  Read more on the KU News Release.

Hanzlik photoCOBRE Program Director Robert Hanzlik was featured in a "Research Matters" segment originally aired on September 6, 2009. The segment produced by KU University Relations tells about Hanzlik who makes a career studying toxins while training a new generation of scientists. While leading the COBRE program, Hanzlik, a professor of medicinal chemistry at KU since 1971, also studies drug metabolism and toxicology.