December 11, 2009
International organization invited ULM College of Pharmacy Professor to serve as reviewer
Shah is a professor in the Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences Department at ULM.
Dr. Helen Rippon of the London-based Prostate Cancer Charity cited Shah’s expertise in prostate cancer as the reason for the organization’s request. The Prostate Cancer Charity selects projects for support based on each application being independently evaluated by at least three expert reviewers.
“Because of your area of expertise, we should be most grateful for your opinion on the merits of one of the applications we have received,” wrote Rippon.
Shah earned his Ph.D. from the University of Bombay, India, and received post-doctoral training at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden and at the Max Planck Research Unit for Reproductive Medicine in Muenster, Germany.
He has authored over 80 original, peer-reviewed research articles, several book chapters and review articles, and mentored more than 30 post-doctoral fellows, residents and graduate students. He has served on review panels of federal funding agencies and on the editorial board of scientific journals. He has authored over 80 original, peer-reviewed research articles, several book chapters and review articles, and mentored over 30 post-doctoral fellows, residents and graduate students.
His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, and his current research interests include understanding the mechanisms associated with cancer metastasis, biomarkers for early detection of prostate cancer and development of experimental cancer therapeutics.