From left: Vengatesh Ganapathy (Research Assistant Professor), Dini Chissoe (Study Research Coordinator), Balaji Sadhasivam (Post-doctoral Fellow), Matthew Krutz (medical student), Dan Brobst (Research Assistant), Lurdes Queimado (Principal Investigator), Jimmy Manyanga (Ph.D. student).
In the News
Our work on DNA damage induced by secondhand smoking was considered a "landmark study" by a national tobacco control policy program and featured on the "Action To Quit" newsletter (April 8, 2015). Our findings have major health implications and will likely pave the way towards implementing effective evidence-based tobacco policies for the ultimate improvement of overall human health.
Read the story here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12557818.htm
This research was also featured on Oklahoma News 9's "Medical Minute" segment. Watch the segment here:
DNA damage induced by secondhand smoking
Director, Basic and Translational Research in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Tobacco Regulatory Science Lab
TSET Research Scholar
Departments of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, and Cell Biology, OUHSC
Full Member, Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center
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