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Diagnosing NASH Through Direct Measurement of Hepatic ADME Impairment & Mechanisms of Environmental Chemical Induced Lung Carcinogenesis

Collaborative Cancer Grand Rounds
Presenter Details
Nathan Cherrington, PhD
Nathan Cherrington, PhD
Associate Dean, Research and Director
University of Arizona Cancer Center, Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center

Nathan Cherrington, PhD is the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Pharmacy. He is also the Director of the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center and the Interim Director of the Arizona Board of Regents Center for Toxicology. He received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Brigham Young University and a doctorate in Toxicology from North Carolina State University. He then moved to the University of Kansas Medical Center to pursue postdoctoral training in drug metabolism and disposition. He was awarded the Achievement Award by the Society of Toxicology and was made a fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences.

Xinxin Ding, PhD
Xinxin Ding, PhD
Department Head
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Xinxin Ding, PhD, studies enzyme function, regulation and genetics as applied to translational research for drug safety and efficacy and genetic and environmental risks for chemical toxicity.

Author of nearly 200 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and articles for “Drug Metabolism And Disposition,” Grants from the National Cancer Institute and National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health fund his work, in part. Former chair of the NIH XNDA study section (2016-2018), he chaired (2018-19) the Drug Metabolism and Disposition Division of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

Additional Information

Please email Melynda Noble for zoom passcode.

Learning Objectives

Nathan Cherrington, PhD
Presentation: Diagnosing NASH through Direct Measurement of Hepatic ADME Impairment

  • Understand how interindividual variability in ADME alters pharmacologic response
  • Understand the mechanisms for how NASH alters the pharmacokinetics of specific drugs
  • See novel approaches being developed to diagnose patients with hepatic impairment

Xinxin Ding, PhD
Presentation: Mechanisms of Environmental Chemical Induced Lung Carcinogenesis

  • General understanding of modes of action of chemical carcinogens
  • Knowledge of metabolic fates of environmental chemicals in the body
  • Knowledge of specific carcinogens in environmental mixtures
  • Knowledge of research approaches that utilize knockout mouse models
CME Credit/Disclaimer

Accreditation Statement:
The University of Arizona College of Medicine ‐ Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine ‐ Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s):
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:00pm


Tucson area
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Kiewit Auditorium
1515 N Campbell Ave


Melynda Noble
University of Arizona Cancer Center
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