The Meibohm Lab


Lab personnel photo
From left to right: Dr. Bernd Meibohm, Pavan K Vaddady, Josiah Ryman, Dr. Satyendra Suryawanshi, Dr. Yi Zhang, Dr. Margaret Thomson, Wararat Limothai. Not in the picture: Dr. Nathanael Dirks

Present Members

Graduate Students

Name Year Joined Program Previous School
Nathanael Dirks, PharmD 2001 PharmD-PhD University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Margaret Thomson 2003 PharmD-PhD Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA
Yi Zhang, MD 2006 PhD Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China
Pavan K. Vaddady 2006 PhD Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India
Wararat Limothai 2008 PhD Chulalongkorn University
Josiah Ryman 2008 PharmD-PhD University of Tennessee

Post Doctoral Trainees

Name Year Joined Previous School Last Employment
Satyendra Suryawanshi, PhD 2008 Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow, India /Jawaharlal Nehru University, NewDelhi Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow, India

Past Members

Graduate Students

Name Year Program Dissertation Previous School First Professional Appointment Present Address
Andrew Larkin 2002 MS "Comparability of Parameter Estimates by Different Pharmacokinetic/
Pharmacodynamic Software"
DePauw University, Greencastle, IN St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Wenhui Zhang 2004 PhD "Ontogeny of Mechanisms in Drug Disposition: Age Dependency of P-glycoprotein Expression and Renal Elimination Exemplified by the Sotalol Pharmacokinetics" China Pharmaceutical University, Beijing, China Abbott Labs, Chicago, IL Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacometrics, Abbott Labs, Chicago, IL
Manish Gupta 2005 PhD "Genetic and Molecular Factors in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease" Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India Pfizer Global R &D, Ann Arbor, MI Clinical Pharmacology, Pfizer Global R&D, Ann Arbor, MI
Lisa Tang 2007 PharmD-PhD "Age-Associated Hepatic Drug Transporter Expression and its Implications for Pediatric Pharmacotherapy" Emory University, Atlanta, GA Pending Pending
Nageshwar R Budha 2009 PhD "A Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) Guided Approach to Lead Optimization of Nitrofuranylamide Anti-tuberculosis agents" Kakatiya University, Warangal, India Genentech, San Francisco Clinical Pharmacology, Genentech, San Francisc

Post Doctoral Trainees

Name Year Previous School First Professional Appointment Present Address
Nitin Mehrotra, PhD 2005 -2007 Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India Food & Drug Administration, Silver Springs, MD Division of Pharmacometrics, Office of Clinical Pharmacology, FDA, Silver Springs, MD

Research Technicians

Name Year Joined Previous School
Shailly Mehrotra 2005 College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPS), Delhi, India

Exchange Scientists & Guest Professors

Name Year Institution Country Present Address
Frederike Behn, PhD Feb 1999 & Jun-July 1999 University of Hamburg Germany Clinical Pharmacy, University of Bonn, Germany
Markus Fluck, PhD Aug - Sep 2001 Merck KGaA, Grafing/Munich Germany Institute of Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism, Merck KGaA, Grafing, Germany
Birte Huth, BS May - Nov 2001 University of Heidelberg Germany Boehringer Ingelheim, Biberach, Germany
Ashish Sharma, PhD Sep 2001 Université Laval, Ste-Foy Canada Department of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma, Biberach, Germany
Brigitte Brockhaus, MS Nov - Dec 2002 Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacokinetics, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Katrin Thomas, BS Oct - Dec 2002 University of Kiel Germany Community Pharmacy, Germany
Stephanie Laer, MD, PhD Feb & Jun-July 1999
July & Oct 2002
Oct 2003 - Nov 2004
University of Hamburg Germany Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacotherapy, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany
Stephanie Rohm, PhD Jan – March 2008 University of Dusseldorf Germany Community Pharmacy, Germany

 

Honors & Awards Received by Lab Members:

Name Honors/Awards
Wenhui Zhang Globomax Foundation - Workshop Grant Award - 2003
Manish Gupta 1) American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) - Clinical Sciences Section - Annual  Meeting Travel Award 2003
2) AAPS Southern Regional Discussion Group - PharmForum  - Outstanding Podium Presentation 2004
3) American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) - Student Trainee Award 2004
Lisa Tang, PharmD 1) American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) - Rho Chi Schering - Plough Graduate Scholarship 2003
2) American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) - Student Trainee Award 2004
3) American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) - Pre-Doctoral Fellowship 2004 & 2005
4) Wayne A Colburn Memorial Award for Best Trainee Poster Presentation at the ACCP Annual Meeting 2004
5) Presidential Trainee Award for Poster/Podium Presentation at the 106th American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) Annual Meeting - 2005
6) Awardee at the AAPS Graduate Student Symposium in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Drug Metabolism and Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Research, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting - 2007
Nathanael Dirks, PharmD 1) American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) - Pre-Doctoral Fellowship - 2006 & 2007
2) AAPS-AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowships in the Pharmaceutical Sciences - 2007
Nageshwar R Budha 1) Podium Presentation Finalist, South East Regional Interdisciplinary Symposium (SERIS) - 2006
2) AAPS - Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Research Section Annual Meeting Travelship Award - 2007
Margaret Thomson, PharmD 1) University of Tennessee National Alumni Association Joe & Pat Johnson Scholarship - 2007
2) AAPS - Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Research Section Annual Meeting Travelship Award - 2007
3) AAPS Southern Regional Discussion Group - PharmForum - Outstanding Podium Presentation - 2008
4) American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) – Predoctoral Fellowship – 2008 & 2009
Yi Zhang, MD AAPS - Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Research Section Annual Meeting Travelship Award - 2007
Nitin Mehrotra, PhD American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) - Trainee Award – 2007
Pavan K Vaddady AAPS Southern Regional Discussion Group - PharmForum - Outstanding Podium Presentation - 2009
Satyendra Suryawanshi, PhD American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) - Trainee Award – 2009

 

Pictures from Past Scientific Meetings

Meibohm Lab pictures page