Svetlana Romanova, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986120 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5830 
402-559-9021(Lab)
Email

Teaching Activities:

Dr. Romanova is currently pursuing teaching opportunities in the areas of Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry.

Research Activities/Interests:

Design and synthesis of polymeric nanocarriers for drug delivery; small molecules modification and screening for anticancer activity. Self-assembly of amphiphilic biomolecules for drug nanoformulation and nanoformulation development for antineoplastic therapy.

Recent Publications: 

  1. Yanying Liu, Kalpana Subedi, Aravind Baride, Svetlana Romanova, Eduardo Callegari, Christa C. Huber, Xuejun Wang and Hongmin Wang. Peripherally misfolded proteins exacerbate ischemic stroke-induced neuroinflammation and brain injury. Journal of Neuroinflammation. 18, 29 (2021).
  2. Rajan Sharma Bhattarai, Virender Kumar, Svetlana Romanova, Jitender Bariwal, Hao Chen, Shanshan Deng, Vijaya R. Bhatt, Tatiana Bronich, Wei Li, Ram I. Mahato. Nanoformulation design and therapeutic potential of a novel tubulin inhibitor in pancreatic cancer. Journal of Controlled Release. 329 (2021) 585-597.
  3. Brittany J Poelaert, Svetlana Romanova, Shelby M Knoche, Madeline T Olson, Bailee H Sliker, Kaitlin Smits, Brittney L Dickey, Alexandra E J Moffitt-Holida, Benjamin T Goetz, Nuzhat Khan, Lynette Smith, Hamid Band, Aaron M Mohs, Donald W Coulter, Tatiana K Bronich, Joyce C Solheim. Nanoformulation of CCL21 greatly increases its effectiveness as an immunotherapy for neuroblastoma. J Control Release. 327 (2020) 266-283.
  4. Sarah L. Schlichte, Svetlana Romanova, Kenichi Katsurada, Elizabeth A. Kosmacek, Tatiana K. Bronich, Kaushik P. Patel, Rebecca E. Oberley-Deegan,c and Matthew C. Zimmerman. Nanoformulation of the superoxide dismutase mimic, MnTnBuOE-2-PyP5+, prevents its acute hypotensive response. Redox Biol. 36. (2020).
  5. Tong Liu, Svetlana Romanova, Shuo Wang, Megan A Hyun, Chi Zhang, Samuel M Cohen, Rakesh K Singh, Tatiana K Bronich. Alendronate-modified polymeric micelles for the treatment of breast cancer bone metastasis. Molecular Pharmaceutics. (2019) 2872-2883.
  6. Hunter A Miller, Alexander W Magsam, Aria W Tarudji, Svetlana Romanova, Laura Weber, Connor C Gee, Gary L Madsen, Tatiana K Bronich, Forrest M Kievit. Evaluating differential nanoparticle accumulation and retention kinetics in a mouse model of traumatic brain injury via K trans mapping with MRI. Scientific Reports. (2019) 1-14.
  7. Mark Nelson, Rafael Rubio, Adriano Lazzarin, Svetlana Romanova, Annie Luetkemeyer, Brian Conway, Jean-Michel Molina, Dong Xu. Safety and Efficacy of Pegylated Interferon Lambda, Ribavirin, and Daclatasvir in HCV and HIV-Coinfected Patients. Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research. 37 (2018) 514-517.
  8. Swapnil S. Desale, Kruti S. Soni, Svetlana Romanova, Samuel M. Cohen, Tatiana K. Bronich. Targeted delivery of platinum-taxane combination therapy in ovarian cancer. J. Control Release. (2015) 651-659.