Faculty Member – Dr. Elvin Price

Elvin T. Price, Pharm.D., Ph.D.Price_Elvin-PhD_ready

Assistant Professor

Office: Biomed I, Room 238D
Phone: 501-603-1158
FAX: 501-686-6057
E-mail: ETPrice@uams.edu

Education & Training

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), Florida A&M University, 2004
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of Florida, 2009
Academic Teacher’s Certificate, University of Florida, 2006
Trainee, NIH NHLBI PRIDE-Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology Summer Institute, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, 2011-2012

Teaching Responsibilities

College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. Curriculum
Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (PhSc 4423) Course Coordinator & Lecturer: Recombinant DNA technologies, Human Genetics, Gene Therapy, Pharmacogenomics.

College of Medicine M.D. Curriculum
Genetic Medicine: Pharmacogenetics/genomics

College of Health Professions Genetics Counseling M.S. Curriculum
Emerging Topics in Genetics (GENC 5322): Pharmacogenetics/genomics

Research & Scholarly Interests

Pharmacogenomics/Personalized Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Endocrinology (Nuclear Receptors).

Current Research
UL1TR000039 & KL2TR000063: “Genetic Variation In Nuclear Receptor Genes Predict Cardiometabolic Homeostasis”, NIH-NCATS & UAMS TRI, KL2 Translational Research Scholar (08/2013-7/2015)

Honors & Awards

2014:   Science Translational Medicine Associate Scientific Advisor
2013:   ASCPT Member of the Month (August 2013)
2013:   National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center for Scientific Review Early Career Reviewer
2013:   UAMS College of Pharmacy Most Outstanding Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Member
2011:   Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society
2011:   ASCPT Member of the Month (March 2011)
2008:   American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Presidential Trainee Award
2007:   American College of Pharmacy Best Resident and Fellow Poster Competition Finalist/1st Runner Up
2006:   Outstanding Kappa Psi Alumni Award (Delta Iota Chapter)
2004:   Leon County Pharmacy Association Scholarship Recipient
2000:   Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society
1999:   Florida A&M University White & Gold Honor Society
1997:   Florida Merit Scholar (1997-2001)
1997:   Eagle Scout


American Heart Association
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
The Endocrine Society
NIH Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN) Affiliate Member
NIH NIDDK Network of Minority Research Investigators (NMRI)
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Arkansas Pharmacist Association

Curriculum Vitae


O’Brien C., Price ET. The blood neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio correlates with clinical status in children with cystic fibrosis: a retrospective. PLoS ONE 8(10): e77420. (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0077420)

Yang L, Price ET, Ching-Wei C, Li-Wu G, Kaput J, Leming S, Ning B. Gene Expression Variability in Human Hepatic Drug Metabolizing Enzymes and Transporters. PLoS One, 2013 8(4):e60368. (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0060368)

Dai Y, Khaidakov M, Wang X, Ding Z, Su W, Price ET, Palade P, Chen M, Mehta JL. MicroRNAs Involved in the Regulation of Post-Ischemic Myocardial Fibrosis. Hypertension, 2013 (DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.00654)

Price ET, Welder GJ, Zineh I. Modulatory effect of fenofibrate on endothelial production of neutrophil chemokines IL-8 and ENA-78. Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy, 2011 (DOI: 10.1007/s10557-011-6368-7)

Price ET, Pacanowski MA, Martin MA, Cooper-DeHoff RM, Pepine CJ, Zineh I, Johnson JA. Liver X Receptor Alpha Gene Polymorphisms And Variable Cardiovascular Outcomes In Patients Treated With Antihypertensive Therapy: Results From The INVEST-GENES Study. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, 2011. 21(6): p.333-340