On March 26, 2021, Dr. Suhui Yang, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, virtually presented at the 2021 National Conference of the Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Consortium. According to the RCMI, it is a forum that presents the exciting science of RCMI funded investigators, including early-stage investigators. Dr. Yang’s abstract was one of four selected out of the 19 projects supported by the National Institutes of Health NIMHD (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities)-Funded Accelerating Excellence in Translational Science (AXIS) Program, which is managed by Charles Drew University and UCLA. Her abstract, titled “Protein Disulfide Isomerase in Breast Cancer”, aims to understand how Protein Disulfide Isomerase signaling impacts on breast cancer progression and on areas of breast cancer health disparities. AUHS proudly acknowledges and congratulates Dr. Yang on this blessed achievement.

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