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Philip Furmanski, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor Rutgers University – Ernest Mario School of PharmacyEOHSI – Toxicology
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Biographical Info

Dr. Furmanski’s background is in cancer molecular and cell biology, mechanisms of tumor progression, experimental therapeutics of cancer and other invasive/infectious processes, preclinical and human clinical trials. He has expertise in a number of areas, including pathogenesis of environmental toxin-induced disease, role of macrophages in inflammatory processes related to environmental exposures, health effects of nanoparticles, genetic and epigenetic regulation of cellular functions, among others. As a result of long service to the scientific community on a number of Editorial Boards, grant review committees, advisory boards, he is very active as a mentor for junior faculty and those newly moving into the field (as well as more senior members) in many aspects of the scientific and administrative process, including interactions with industry (big pharma, biotech, materials and devices).

Scholarly Activities

  • Member and Inaugural Chair, Pathology C (Cancer Molecular Pathobiology/CAMP) Study Section, National Institutes of Health, June 2001 – October 2003
  • Member, Advisory Committee for Oncologic Sciences, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, January – June 1999 – June 2000
  • Member, National Institutes of Health Reviewers Reserve, July 1993 – July 1998
  • Member, Pathology B Study Section, Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health, October 1988 – June 1993
  • Chairman, Cancer Biology and Immunology Contracts Review Committee, National Cancer                 Institute,   May 1985 – October 1987

Recent Publications

  1. Acciarri, R, Adams, C, Andreopoulos, C, Asaadi, J, Babicz, M, Backhouse, C, Badgett, W, Bagby, L, Barker, D, Basque, V et al.. Cosmic Ray Background Removal With Deep Neural Networks in SBND. Front Artif Intell. 2021;4 :649917. doi: 10.3389/frai.2021.649917. PubMed PMID:34505055 PubMed Central PMC8421797
  2. Shan, NL, Shin, Y, Yang, G, Furmanski, P, Suh, N. Breast cancer stem cells: A review of their characteristics and the agents that affect them. Mol Carcinog. 2021;60 (2):73-100. doi: 10.1002/mc.23277. PubMed PMID:33428807 PubMed Central PMC7855917
  3. Nieves, MD, Furmanski, O, Doughty, ML. Sensorimotor dysfunction in a mild mouse model of cortical contusion injury without significant neuronal loss is associated with increases in inflammatory proteins with innate but not adaptive immune functions. J Neurosci Res. 2021;99 (6):1533-1549. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24766. PubMed PMID:33269491
  4. Abratenko, P, Alrashed, M, An, R, Anthony, J, Asaadi, J, Ashkenazi, A, Balasubramanian, S, Baller, B, Barnes, C, Barr, G et al.. First Measurement of Differential Charged Current Quasielasticlike ν_{μ}-Argon Scattering Cross Sections with the MicroBooNE Detector. Phys Rev Lett. 2020;125 (20):201803. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.201803. PubMed PMID:33258649
  5. Nieves, MD, Furmanski, O, Doughty, ML. Host sex and transplanted human induced pluripotent stem cell phenotype interact to influence sensorimotor recovery in a mouse model of cortical contusion injury. Brain Res. 2020;1748 :147120. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2020.147120. PubMed PMID:32926852
  6. Shan, NL, Minden, A, Furmanski, P, Bak, MJ, Cai, L, Wernyj, R, Sargsyan, D, Cheng, D, Wu, R, Kuo, HD et al.. Analysis of the Transcriptome: Regulation of Cancer Stemness in Breast Ductal Carcinoma In Situ by Vitamin D Compounds. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020;13 (8):673-686. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-19-0566. PubMed PMID:32467291 PubMed Central PMC7415686
  7. Abratenko, P, Adams, C, Alrashed, M, An, R, Anthony, J, Asaadi, J, Ashkenazi, A, Auger, M, Balasubramanian, S, Baller, B et al.. First Measurement of Inclusive Muon Neutrino Charged Current Differential Cross Sections on Argon at E_{ν}∼0.8  GeV with the MicroBooNE Detector. Phys Rev Lett. 2019;123 (13):131801. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.131801. PubMed PMID:31697542
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