Front row from left: Lurdes Queimado (Principal Investigator), Susan Hinson (Sr Acct Clerk), Dini Chissoe (Study Research Coordinator), Jimmy Manyanga (Ph.D. student), Vengatesh Ganapathy (Post-doctoral fellow). Back row from left: Basil Mathews (medical student), Lacy Brame (M.S. student), Célia Bouharati (Doctor of Pharmacy 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
PI: Lurdes Queimado, MD, PhD
View Dr. Queimado's Research Profile
Presbyterian Health Foundation Chair in ORL
Director of Basic and Translational Research, ORL
TSET Research Scholar
Departments of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Cell Biology, and Pediatrics, OUHSC
Associate Member, Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center
Office: 405-271-4232; Lab: 405-271-4279