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Mossberg Honors Symposium (38th Annual)

38th Annual

Mossberg Honors Symposium

January 11, 2023 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | KU School of Pharmacy

Keynote Speaker

Justin Pennington

Justin Pennington

  • Associate Vice President of Small Molecule Analytical Research and Development, Merck Research Laboratories
  • 2023 KU School of Pharmacy Graduate Program Distinguished Alumnus
  • KU Graduate Class of 2007

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Keynote Presentation - "From Work to Impact: My Journey to Advancing Global Human Health"

Presentation Videos

Mossberg Honors Symposium Award Recipients 2023

NameDepartmentPresentation Title
Kyle R. GossmanPharmacology and ToxicologyStructural connectivity of the fore- and mid- brain of male and female prairie voles
Tanner J. Blackwell Pharmacy PracticeReal-world maintenance rituximab dosing practices in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis and serological findings 
Annu Anna ThomasMedicinal ChemistrySynthetic Applications of Unusual Tethers in Organic Synthesis 
Hao LouPharmaceutical ChemistryDevelopment of an In Vitro System to Emulate In Vivo Subcutaneous Environment: Small Molecule and Protein Drug Assessment
Suraj NiraulaPharmacology & ToxicologyExcitation-inhibition imbalance disrupts visual familiarity in amyloid and non-pathology conditions 
Xuesong WenPharmacy PracticePharmacodynamics of cefiderocol against multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a cystic fibrosis sputum model
Junxing ZhaoMedicinal ChemistryCellular Target Deconvolution of Small Molecules using a Selection-based Genetic Screening Platform 
Yilue ZhangPharmaceutical ChemistryVisible light induces site-specific oxidative heavy chain fragmentation of a monoclonal antibody (IgG1) mediated by iron (III)-containing histidine buffer


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