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Lurdes Queimado’s Lab

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From left: Vengatesh Ganapathy (Research Assistant Professor), Sasha Spikes (Laboratory Technician), Dini Chissoe (Clinical Research Coordinator), Lurdes Queimado (Principal Investigator), Jacey Elliott (medical student), Isha Jhingan (Clinical Research Scholar), Tristan Coles (medical student), Balaji Sadhasivam (Postdoctoral Fellow), Dan Brobst (Sr. Staff Research Assistant), and Mayilvanan Chinnaiyan (Postdoctoral Fellow).

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In the News

Our publication of major study on how e-cigarette use impacts chemotherapy was featured in TSET Publication "Tobacco Stops with Me" (February 23, 2021). Read the story here: https://stopswithme.com/tset-funded-research-explores-connection-between-ecigs-and-chemotherapy-effectiveness/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_campaign=tswm_email&utm_term=cultivated_email&utm_content=header-cultivated-february-vaping_decreases_chemo_effectiveness

This research was also featured on Oklahoma News 4. Watch the segment here: University of Oklahoma researcher publishes major study on how e-cigarette use impacts chemotherapy 

 

We were awarded a $2.25 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue our work on electronic cigarettes and their role in increasing the risk for oral cancers. The five-year research grant will support our project titled, “Biological Impact of Exclusive and Dual E-Cigarette Use on Oral Cancer Risk.” 

Read the story here: https://www.ouhealth.com/blog/2020/july/ou-health-researcher-receives-grant-for-e-cigare/

 

Our work on DNA damage induced by secondhand smoking was considered a "landmark study" by a national tobacco control policy program and featured in 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 Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Basic and Translational Research in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Tobacco Regulatory Science Lab
TSET Research Scholar
Associate Professor
Departments of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, and Cell Biology, OUHSC
Full Member, OU Health Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center
Office: 405-271-4232; Lab: 405-271-4279
Email: lurdes-queimado@ouhsc.edu