At the annual meeting in November, UW School of Pharmacy professors Qingcheng Mao and Jashvant Unadkat were presented the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Journal High Impact Article Award. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences as demonstrated by the authors in the quality and originality of a manuscript published in the official journal of AAPS, The AAPS
Qingcheng served as first and corresponding author and Jashvant as senior author on the article, “Role of the Breast Cancer Resistance Protein (BCRP/ABCG2) in Drug Transport-an Update.” In the article, Qingcheng and Jashvant provide an update of current knowledge on basic biochemistry and pharmacological functions of the human breast cancer resistance protein (BCRP, gene symbol ABCG2), as well as its relevance to drug resistance and drug disposition.
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is a professional, scientific organization of approximately 9,000 members employed in academia, industry, government, and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS advances the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health.
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