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Frank A. Lattanzio , PhD , Director Microscopy Facility

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    • Associate Professor

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    • Faculty

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    • Focus Areas:
    • Cardiovascular, cancer and ophthalmic pharmacology, including (1) treatment of ischemia and reperfusion injury (2) novel neuroprotectants for treatment of glaucoma and free radical scavengers for radiation- and chemo-protection during cancer therapy (3) development of lacritin as a treatment for dry eye (4) anti-angiogenic compounds for treatment of cancer and age related macular degeneration (5) jellyfish Aurelia aurita as a model for ototoxicity and Parkinson’s disease (6) use of optical probes and development of biomedical instruments, such as non-invasive, passive microwave devices to monitor brain temperature and telemetric intraocular pressure monitoring.

    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • B.S. Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables FL, 1971

    • Graduate Education:
    • Ph.D. Pharmacology, University of Miami, 1984

      M.S. Pharmacology, University of Miami, 1981

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    • Courses Taught:
    • MSI - Physiology-Autonomics, Cardiovascular areas

      MSII - Pharmacology-Cancer Chemotherapeutics, Cardiovascular (Inotropes, Anti-arrhythmics)

      Biomedical Sciences - Cardiometabolic Physiology

      Graduate and Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering, Physiology and Pharmacology - Old Dominion University

       

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