Izabela Tworowska  Ph.D., M.S.Pharm.
CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICER

RADIOMEDIX, INC. 

 

   RADIOMEDIX, INC. WINS $2.8M TETF GRANT
    RADIOMEDIX, INC. SELECTED AS TEXAS EMERGING TECHNOLOGY FUND RECIPIENT

   

EDUCATION 
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Poland   (2002)

Dissertation topic: Chemistry and Stereochemistry of Nucleosidyl Phosphorofluoridates and Their Structural Analogues”

M.S.Pharm., Clinical Pharmacy, Medical University, Poland    (1992)                                                                                           
Dissertation topic:
Synthesis of S-glycosylphosphorodithioates” 

POSITIONS AND EMPLOYMENT

2013                RadioMedix Inc., (Chief Science Officer)

2007-2013        RadioMedix Inc., (Director of Chemical Research and Drug Development)

2007-               RITA Foundation Houston

2011                American Chemical Society GHS, (Board of Directors)

2002-2009        Rice University, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Houston, TX, (Welch Post-Doctoral Research Associate)

2002-2004        Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz, Poland (Visiting Scientist)

1998-1999        Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany,  (Visiting Scientist)
1995                Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany,  (Visiting Scientist)

1994-2001        Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz, Poland, (Research Associate)

1992-1994        Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz, Poland, (Research Scientist)

HONORS AND AWARDS

1992             President’s Award for Excellence in Study, Poland.

2002                International Award for Young Chemist, IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry)

2003                International Award, Sigma-Aldrich Award for Young Chemists, Sigma-Aldrich (Polish Chemical Society)

2003                Travel Award, 39th International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry, Congress, Ottawa, Canada.

2003                Travel Award, RNA Conference, Vienna, Austria.

2004                Travel Award, Nucleic Acids Gordon Conference, Newport, RI.

2005                NATO Advance Symposium, International school of structural biology and magnetic resonance, Erice-Sicily.

2006                NSF ADVANCE Workshop on Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position.

2007                3rd Annual Symposium of the Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Rice University,  Houston, TX, (Poster Award)

2009            Presentation “68Ga-glucosamine analogs for PET imaging of cancer” selected for the Highlight Lecture of the SNM Annual Meeting by Dr. Henry Wagner and Dr. Michael Welch

2010            Presentation “One-pot synthesis and purification of tracers on solid phase selected for the Highlight Lecture of the SNM  Annual Meeting by Dr. Michael Welch            

 2010                 PresentationRadiolabeled Sonic Hedgehog as a ligand targeting cancer stem cells  selected for recording  on the Annual       Meeting of the American Chemical Society

 2012                 ACS-Kaufmann Entrepreneurial Program (ETP)

 2013                 IUPAC Young Observer Program  & IUPAC Travel Award

PROFESSIONAL  SERVICE

2011-               NIH SBIBA and CMIP review panels, reviewer

2010                Editorship: editorial board member of the Journal of Biophysical Chemistry

2010                NIH SBIBA and CMIP review panels, reviewer

2010                "Career Paths in Cancer Drug Development", AACR Professional Advancement Session (panel member)

2009                ZRG1  IMST G(11) NIH review panels, reviewer

2006                16th Keck Center Annual Research Conference (Organizing Committee), Rice University, Houston, October 13th