Gretchen Ashruf, MD

Senior Clinical Research Specialist

Gretchen Ashruf is involved in clinical trials under the direction of principal investigator Dr. Linmarie Sikich, MD at the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development. Gretchen is a medical graduate from the University of Amsterdam Medical School. She has a diverse medical background and research experience and currently supports the research team with a variety of duties. In the past decade Gretchen has worked for Raleigh Neurology Associates, American Red Cross Biomedical Services and UNC Psychiatry. Gretchen is currently pursuing a MPA (master's degree in public administration) while working at the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development.

 

Representative Publications

1. Gorissen E., Ashruf G., Lamboo M., Bennebroek J., Gikunda S., Mbaruku G., Kager PA. In vivo efficacy study of amodiaquine and sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine in Kibwezi, Kenya and Kigoma, Tanzania. Tropical Health and International Medicine, June 2000, Volume 5 no 6: pp 459-63

2. Watanabe I., Ashruf G., Engle C.L., Kanda, A., Gettes, L.S. Two types of ST-T Alternans during acute myocardial ischemia in the in-situ pig heart. Circulation supplement I, October 15, 1995, Volume 92 Number 8 (American Heart Association Abstracts).

3. Watanabe I., Ashruf G., Engle C.L., Kanda, A., Gettes, L.S. Effects of Pinacidil on ST-T Wave Alternans during acute myocardial ischemia in the in-situ pig heart. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, April 1996, Volume 19, no 4, part II (NASPE 1996 abstracts).

Poster sessions

1. Effects of Pinacidil on ST-T Wave Alternans during acute myocardial ischemia in the in-situ pig heart. North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE). Seattle, Washington. May 15 -18, 1996.

2. Effects of Pinacidil on ST-T Wave Alternans during acute myocardial ischemia in the in-situ pig heart. Sixth International Congress on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (ISCP). Sydney, Australia 26-29 February, 1996.

3. Two types of ST-T Alternans during acute myocardial ischemia in the in-situ pig heart. Eight Scientific Sessions American Heart Association Meeting. Abstract Form. Medical Research. Anaheim, California. November 13-16, 1995.

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