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APS welcomes new Director of Toxicology, Dr. Harriet Kamendi

Dr. Harriet Kamendi is a graduate of Howard University’s Department of Pharmacology. Her research focused on characterizing the consequences of nicotine addiction on cardiovascular function using molecular and  pharmacological tools to characterize the expression and regulation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in cardiovascular control centers of the brain. Following graduation she pursued postdoctoral studies at George […]

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Dystrophic Mineralization of Costal Cartilage in Hartley Guinea Pigs

The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and American Preclinical Services collaborate to document a previously undocumented novel lesion of Hartley guinea pigs, dystrophic mineralization of costal cartilage, as an incidental finding.  Abstract Hartley guinea pigs are widely used animal models of disease, particularly in studies of osteoarthritis. The purpose of this study was […]

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