Izabela Tworowska Ph.D., M.S.Pharm.
DIRECTOR OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT
RADIOMEDIX, INC. SELECTED AS TEXAS EMERGING TECHNOLOGY FUND RECIPIENT
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Poland (2002)
Pharmacy, Medical University,
Dissertation topic: “Synthesis of S-glycosylphosphorodithioates”
POSITIONS AND EMPLOYMENT
2007- 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)
Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, (Visiting
1995 Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, (Visiting Scientist)
1992-2002 Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz, Poland, (Senior Scientist)
HONORS AND AWARDS
1992 President’s Award for Excellence in Study, Poland.
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 “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 “Radiolabeled Sonic Hedgehog as a ligand targeting cancer stem cells ” (selected for recording on the Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society)PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
2013 Alternative Councilor, ACS-GHS
2012 NIH MEDI and CMIP panel review member
2012 Editorial board member of the Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Imaging and Molecular Radiotherapy
2012 Chairman of the ACS-GHS Government Affairs and Public Policy Committee
2012 Chairman of the ACS-GHS Women Chemists Committee
2011 NIH SBIBA and CMIP panel review member
2010 Editorial board member of the Journal of Biophysical Chemistry
2010 NIH ZRG1 SBIBA and CMIP panel review member
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