Morgan Ashcraft

Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences (PBS)
Graduate Student

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers Women in Pharma Scholarship 2018



Research Interests

Biomaterial-based systems in the area of iron chelation therapy and overcoming antibiotic drug resistance in Gram-negative bacteria

Selected Publications

Desferrioxamine:gallium-pluronic micelles increase outer membrane permeability and potentiate antibiotic activity against pseudomonas aeruginosa. Purro M, Qiao J, Liu Z, Ashcraft MM, Xiong MP. Chem Comm, 2018 (accepted), DOI: 10.1039/C8CC08134D (Fourth author)

Copalic acid analogs down-regulate androgen receptor and inhibit small chaperone protein. Idippily, N. D.; Zheng, Q.; Gan, C.; Quamine, A.; Ashcraft, M. M.; Zhong, B.; Su, B. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2017, 27 (11), 2292-2295. (Fifth Author)

Synthesis and biological evaluation of anti-cancer agents that selectively inhibit Her2 over-expressed breast cancer cell growth via down- regulation of Her2 protein. Zhao, A.; Zheng, Q.; Orahoske, C. M.; Idippily, N. D.; Ashcraft, M. M.; Quamine, A.; Su, B. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2018, 28 (4), 727-731. (Fifth author)

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