Edward Merino, PhD

Biomedical Education
Director of Scholarly Activity


Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

B.A. in Biochemistry, University of San Diego


Biochemistry of oxidative stress, antioxidants, skin cancer, pre-clinical drug development

Most recent publications and presentations:

Oxidative Cyclization-Induced Activation of a Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase Inhibitor for Enhanced Selectivity of Cancer Chemotherapeutics. ChemMedChem. 2019, 14(22):1933-1939.

UV cell stress induces oxidative cyclization of a protective reagent for DNA damage reduction in skin explants. Free Radic. Biol. Med. 2019, 134:133-138.