Research Topics

Arvind Thakkar

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

(207) 221-4059

athakkar@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
317

Arvind Thakkar joined the UNE College of Pharmacy as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in March of 2017. Before joining UNE, Dr. Thakkar was a Research Assistant Professor at the Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Thakkar has made original research contributions to the field of pharmacology, including development of novel nanoparticle-based drug treatments for the prevention of aggressive pancreatic cancer, characterizing the effect of calcitonin on prostate cancer invasiveness and metastasis, characterizing prognostic biomarkers to predict... Read More

Expertise

Cancer therapy

Genomics

Personalized medicine

Cancer Biomarkers

Pre-clinical drug development

Cancer Pharmacology

Marilyn Gugliucci

Professor

Director for Geriatrics Education and Research

Director, U-ExCEL Older Adult Fitness/Wellness Program

(207) 602-2453

mgugliucci@une.edu

Stella Maris
425

Dr. Marilyn R. Gugliucci is a Professor as well as the Director for Geriatrics Education and Research,  and Director of U-ExCEL (UNE~Exercise and Conditioning for Easier Living) Fitness/Wellness Program for older adults within the  University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Division of Geriatrics Medicine. Her "Learning by Living" research projects, UNECOM signature programs, advances medical and health professions students' learning through ethnographic/autobiographic  immersion research methods.  Learning by Living: Nursing Home Immersion involves "admiting" medical students into nursing homes to live the... Read More

Expertise

Gerontology/Geriatrics: Health Related Quality of Life

Functional Fitness

Falls Prevention for Independent Older Adults and those with Visual Impairment (NIH Grant)

Learning by Living: Nursing Home Immersion Research

Learning by Living: 48 Hour Hospice Home Immersion Research

Geriatrics/Gerontology Curriculum Development and Competencies

End of Life/Palliative Care

Mike Burman

Associate Professor

Chair, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Assembly

(207) 602-2301

mburman@une.edu

Decary Hall
328

I am broadly interested in studying negative emotionality and pain using behavioral neuroscience techniques using a developmental lens.  I enjoy teaching at both the introductory and upper levels.

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Expertise

Behavioral neuroscience

animal behavior

learning and memory

anxiety

development

brain development

Brain Research relating to behavior

Professor Barry A. Costa-Pierce of the UNE

Henry L. & Grace Doherty Professor of Marine Sciences

Special Assistant to the UNE President for North Atlantic Programs

Knut & Alice Wallenberg Professor, Swedish Royal Academy of Agriculture & Forestry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Editor-in-Chief, Aquaculture (Elsevier Science, The Netherlands)

Fellow, Amercian Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

(207) 602-2440

bcostapierce@une.edu

Marine Science Center

Costa-Pierce has a 40-year career in the marine and freshwater sciences. His overall research interest is in Ocean Food Systems: how seafood systems throughout the world  interact with marine ecosystems, fisheries, aquaculture, and people. He has worked in the USA at both state and private universities from Hawai'i to Maine, and at international research organizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. He is a pioneer of the field of Ecological Aquaculture and was a member of the global leadership team... Read More

Expertise

Ecological aquaculture

marine ecology

social-ecological systems