Triad professor receives patent for cancer-fighting compounds

September 26, 2017

Read the original article by Jessica Seaman from the Triad Business Journal. A professor at N.C. A&T State University has received a patent for compounds that have the potential to prevent and treat cancer, the university announced. Shengmin Sang received the patent for combining aspirin and ginger derivatives. By combing the compounds with anti-cancer properties, they […]

N.C. A&T and Industry to Bring Novel Aspirin Derivatives to the Marketplace

March 21, 2017

Read the original article from North Carolina A&T State University. Greensboro, N.C. (March 14, 2017) – Patients who require the benefits of aspirin without the accompanying stomach irritation are a step closer to comfort and cures with the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement. Dr. Shengmin Sang, a food scientist with North Carolina Agricultural and […]

Resveratrol-based prodrug may be a safe aspirin substitute

December 11, 2015

New research from the North Carolina A&T State University at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC confirmed that a patented, resveratrol-based prodrug reduces aspirin side effects and enhances the anti-cancer properties of both aspirin and resveratrol. Aspirin is recognized as the over-the-counter-drug for pain and fever relief and the prevention of cardiovascular disease, […]

Research sheds light on aspirin therapy resistance

July 11, 2013

Hernando Today Duke Medicine researchers believe they have helped solved the riddle of why aspirin helps prevent heart attacks and strokes in some people but not in others. Duke Medicine researchers have come up with what they think are some answers to the question of why aspirin is effective in protecting some people from heart […]

Aspirin Exposure Reveals Novel Genes Associated with Platelet Function and Cardiovascular Events

July 03, 2013

Aspirin Exposure Reveals Novel Genes Associated with Platelet Function and Cardiovascular Events. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. E-pub July 3, 2013. Deepak Voora, MD, Derek Cyr, PhD, Joseph Lucas, PhD, Jen-Tsan Chi, MD, PhD, Jennifer Dungan, PhD, Timothy A. McCaffrey, PhD, Richard Katz, MD, L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, William E. Kraus, MD, […]

Gene Marker IDs Aspirin Response, Predicts MI

July 03, 2013

By Todd Neale, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner Action Points A collection of 60 co-expressed genes known as the Aspirin Response Signature (ARS) predicted both response to aspirin treatment and the risk of death or myocardial […]