Student Case Reports Published in ASCLS Today

Studies in Forensic Toxicology – A Fatal Case of Mixed Drug Intoxication .
Melanie A. Tovar, BS, CLS, M. Douglas Bearden, MA, CLS (NCA), MT (ASCP) and George B. Kudolo, PhD, FAIC, FACB. Volume XXVI (26), No 1, Pages 6, 7 & 13, January 2012.


Case Study In Forensic Toxicology - When the Body Synthesizes a Potent New Cardioactive Compound .
Veronica Perez, BS, CLS, MLS (ASCP), M. Douglas Bearden, MA, CLS (NCA), MT (ASCP), Volume XXIV (24), No. 7, Pages 5 and 6, August 2010.

Sickle Cell Crisis – A Hospital Survival Story.
Leslie Whitehouse, BS, CLS, George B. Kudolo, PhD, FAIC, FACB, and M. Douglas Bearden, MA, CLS (NCA), MT (ASCP). Volume XXII (22), No 8, Pages 14 and 15, September 2008.


A Melting Pot – A Case Study in Forensic Toxicology.
Cheryl L. Golson, BS, CLS, M. Douglas Bearden, MA, CLS (NCA), MT (ASCP) and George B. Kudolo, PhD, FAIC, FACB. Volume XXII (22), No. 7, Pages 9 and 11, August 2008.


A Bug’s Life - The Story of a Man and His Myiasis.
Kenneth B. Woolsey, BS, CLS (NCA), George B. Kudolo, PhD, FAIC, CPC, FACB and M. Douglas Bearden, MA, CLS (NCA), MT (ASCP). Volume XXII (22), No. 2, pages 3 and 10, February 2008.


Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Multiple Complications .  
Student: Betzaida Morales. Winner of the 2010 ASCLS Education Scientific Assembly Student Awards competition.


Graduate Master’s Thesis Projects

Ginkgolide A and Ginkgolide B -Induced in vitro Thromboxane A2 Synthesis in Platelets from Non-Diabetic and Type 2 Diabetic Subjects: Effects of Ginkgo biloba extract .
Student: Mary Heinrich Rolf, in progress.


Distribution of Venlafaxine in Post Mortem Brain Tissue Using HPLC
Student: Meredith Murrell, in progress.


Evaluation of Synovial Fluid for the Determination of 6-Acetylmorphine And Benzoylecgonine in Postmortem Analysis
Student: Janine DeKing, in progress.


Evaluation of Decomposed Muscle Alcohol Concentrations When Compared to Blood and Vitreous Humor Specimens
Student: Nicole Thompson, August 2009.


The Effects of Gingko Biloba extract (EGb 761) on the Inflammatory Markers IL-1α, IL-1β, IL-6, and TNF-α Associated with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 (T2DM)
Student: Keren Herrera, August 2009.


Plasma Malondialdehyde and 8-Isoprostane as Markers of Oxidative Stress in Type 2 Diabetic patients and the effect of Ginkgo biloba as an Antioxidant
Student: Ariel Welch, May 2009.


Effects of Decomposition on Thigh Muscle Drug Levels
Student: Yvette S. Holt, August 2009.


Quantitation Of Amlodipine, Nifedipine, Lisinopril, Atenolol A Hydrochlorothiazide In Postmortem Human Samples Using Liquid Chromatography-With Electrospray Tandem Mass Spectrometry Detection
Student: Myrna Jaime, May 2009.


Association Between Cotinine Levels and Factor VIII and Von Willebrand Factor Concentrations in San Antonio Family Heart Study Participants
Student: Marium Kay Paulsen, May 2009.


A Regulation of Lung A-Epithelial Sodium Channels and Glucocorticoid Receptors by Novel Synthetic Glucoccorticoids
Student: Barbara Henson, May 2007.


A Comparison of Drug Concentrations in Sequestered Femoral Blood with Thigh Muscle, Un-Sequestered Femoral Blood, Heart Blood, and Subclavian Blood Specimens to Evaluate the Degree of Postmortem Drug Redistribution
Student: Veronica Hargrove, May 2007.


Correlation Between Blood and Skeletal Muscle Cocaine and Opiate Concentrations
Student: Andrea Barrentine, May 2005.


Effect of Accutane on Catecholamine Release
Student: Teresa Sanchez, December 2003.


Metabolic Profile of Famprofazone Following Multidose Administration
Student: April Rodriguez, May 2003.


GHB In Postmortem Specimens
Student: Tiffany Flowers, May 2003.


Metabolic Profile of the Drug Famprofazone
Student: Brandy Greenhill, November 2002.


Effect of Anticonvulsants on MRP-2 Gene and Protein Expression
Student: Lynnette Walters, May 2002.


The Effects of Consumption of Herbal Dietary Supplements on Amphetamine/Metamphetamine Urinalysis - The Herbal Dietary Supplement Defense
Student: Brigid Mahula Echtle, May 2000.


Undergraduate Student Projects

A Pilot Study Evaluating the Chronic Ingestion of Monosodium Glutamate and Butylated Hydroxyanisole and its Effect in Allergic Response to Peanut Extract
Students: Lynette Sepulveda, Kendra Pittman, Angela Kim, Megan Phelps, Bridgette Blessum, Ryan Ruiz, in progress.


Resveratrol’s Effect on Decreasing the Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease
Students: Annalee Longoria, Ben Zavara, Leia Watson, Paula Morales, Trinese Henderson, and Vanity Arauza, in progress.


Effects of Exposure to Elevated Levels of Estrogen-Like Substances (BPA, Soy, And Phthalates) on the Sexual Development of Young Males and Females
Students: Florentino Esparza, Mathias Kang, Chanel Nwokey, Arlene Reyes, Melissa Rivers, Kristi Tobin, in progress.


Elevated Consumption of Bovine Milk and Its Link to Increased Levels Insulin Like Growth Factor-1
Students: Esewi Edokpayi, Julia Ranger, Vicktoria Robles, Ashley Rodriguez, Sara Sorrentino, Michael Telles, Daryl Truong, in progress.