Education and Training
- Ph.D., Duke University, 1999
Mook, Robert A., Jiangbo Wang, Xiu-Rong Ren, Minyong Chen, Ivan Spasojevic, Larry S. Barak, H Kim Lyerly, and Wei Chen. “Structure-activity studies of Wnt/β-catenin inhibition in the Niclosamide chemotype: Identification of derivatives with improved drug exposure.” Bioorg Med Chem 23, no. 17 (September 1, 2015): 5829–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bmc.2015.07.001.
Tovmasyan, Artak, Clarissa G. C. Maia, Tin Weitner, Sebastián Carballal, Romulo S. Sampaio, Dominik Lieb, Robert Ghazaryan, et al. “A comprehensive evaluation of catalase-like activity of different classes of redox-active therapeutics.” Free Radic Biol Med 86 (September 2015): 308–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2015.05.018.
Bhattacharyya, Jayanta, Joseph J. Bellucci, Isaac Weitzhandler, Jonathan R. McDaniel, Ivan Spasojevic, Xinghai Li, Chao-Chieh Lin, Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi, and Ashutosh Chilkoti. “A paclitaxel-loaded recombinant polypeptide nanoparticle outperforms Abraxane in multiple murine cancer models.” Nat Commun 6 (August 4, 2015): 7939. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms8939.
Batinic-Haberle, Ines, Artak Tovmasyan, and Ivan Spasojevic. “An educational overview of the chemistry, biochemistry and therapeutic aspects of Mn porphyrins--From superoxide dismutation to H2O2-driven pathways.” Redox Biol 5 (August 2015): 43–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.redox.2015.01.017.
Friese, Christopher R., Cristin McArdle, Ting Zhao, Duxin Sun, Ivan Spasojevic, Martha Polovich, and Marjorie C. McCullagh. “Antineoplastic drug exposure in an ambulatory setting: a pilot study.” Cancer Nurs 38, no. 2 (March 2015): 111–17. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000143.
Weitzel, Douglas H., Artak Tovmasyan, Kathleen A. Ashcraft, Zrinka Rajic, Tin Weitner, Chunlei Liu, Wei Li, et al. “Radioprotection of the brain white matter by Mn(III) n-Butoxyethylpyridylporphyrin-based superoxide dismutase mimic MnTnBuOE-2-PyP5+.” Mol Cancer Ther 14, no. 1 (January 2015): 70–79. https://doi.org/10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-14-0343.
Halvorson, Kyle G., Kelly L. Barton, Kristin Schroeder, Katherine L. Misuraca, Christine Hoeman, Alex Chung, Donna M. Crabtree, et al. “A high-throughput in vitro drug screen in a genetically engineered mouse model of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma identifies BMS-754807 as a promising therapeutic agent.” Plos One 10, no. 3 (2015): e0118926. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0118926.
Tovmasyan, Artak, Sebastian Carballal, Robert Ghazaryan, Lida Melikyan, Tin Weitner, Clarissa G. C. Maia, Julio S. Reboucas, et al. “Rational design of superoxide dismutase (SOD) mimics: the evaluation of the therapeutic potential of new cationic Mn porphyrins with linear and cyclic substituents.” Inorg Chem 53, no. 21 (November 3, 2014): 11467–83. https://doi.org/10.1021/ic501329p.
Tovmasyan, Artak, Nelli Babayan, David Poghosyan, Kristine Margaryan, Boris Harutyunyan, Rusanna Grigoryan, Natalia Sarkisyan, et al. “Novel amphiphilic cationic porphyrin and its Ag(II) complex as potential anticancer agents.” J Inorg Biochem 140 (November 2014): 94–103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2014.06.013.