November 9 Lecture to Feature Ming Poi

11/08/2016
Ming Poi
Ming Poi

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that Ming Poi, PharmD, PhD, assistant professor in Pharmacy Practice and Science, will deliver a lecture on Wednesday, November 9, 2:30-4:00 p.m. in Room L045 at the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, 460 West 10th Ave. Poi’s talk, “Pharmacogenomic Study of DNA Repair Genes in Melphalan-based Autologous Transplant Multiple Myeloma Patients,” is part the university’s Interdisciplinary Colloquia in Genomics, Precision Medicine, and Pharmacogenomics Seminar. The monthly colloquium features speakers from assorted scientific disciplines, and is intended to foster discussion and collaboration. One-hour presentations are followed by an additional half hour for coffee and discussion. All are welcome.

In addition to her work at the College of Pharmacy, Poi is a specialty practice pharmacist for the Investigational Drug Service (IDS) Pharmacy and Phase 1 Clinical Treatment Unit (CTU) at the James. Poi supports the design of clinical pharmacokinetic (PK), pharmacodynamic (PD) and pharmacogenetic (PG) studies, development of clinical protocols and PK/PD/PG data analysis. In addition, she supports non-clinical studies aimed at identifying genetic factors associated with variability in outcomes for patients.

Poi received a PhD in Biochemistry (protein sciences) and a PharmD from Ohio State. She served both a Pharmacy Practice residency (PGY-1) at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center and a two-year Pharmacy Translational Research fellowship at the OSUCCC-James.

For more information about the lecture, visit https://pharmacogenomics.osu.edu/26629.cfm.