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Karryn Crisamore, PharmD

Office: 223 Salk Pavilion



Program: PhD
Track: Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences
Advisor: Philip E. Empey, PharmD, PhD, FCCP

Karryn Crisamore is a PhD candidate in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist Program under the mentorship of Dr. Philip Empey. Her research interests are in pharmacogenomics, pharmacokinetics, and critical care.

Karryn graduated with a PharmD from Wilkes University in 2017 and is a registered pharmacist in Pennsylvania.

Coons JC, Crisamore KR, Adams SM, Modany A, Simon MA, Venkataramanan R, Empey PE. A Pilot Study of Oral Treprostinil Pharmacogenomics and Treatment Persistence in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Ther Adv Resp Dis. 2021 Jan-Dec. doi: 10.1177/17534666211013688. PMID: 33929912

Crisamore KR, Nolin TD, Coons JC, Empey PE. Engaging and Empowering Stakeholders to Advance Pharmacogenomics. Clin Pharmacol. Ther. 2019 Aug;106(2):305-308. doi: 10.1002/cpt.1470. PMID: 31241758

Adams SM, Crisamore KR, Empey PE. Clinical Pharmacogenomics: Applications in Nephrology. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Oct 8;13(10):1561-71. doi: 10.2215/CJN.02730218. PMID: 29793969

Bommareddy A, Crisamore K, Fillman S, Brozena S, Steigerwalt J, Landis T, Vanwert AL, Dwivedi C. Survivin Down-regulation by α-Santalol Is Not Mediated Through PI3K-AKT Pathway in Human Breast Cancer Cells. Anticancer Res. 2015 Oct;35(10):5353-7. PMID: 26408696

2019-2021 TL1 Clinical and Translational Science Post-doctoral Fellowship

2019-2021 American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Fellowship- Herb and Nina Demuth Memorial Award

National Poster Presentations:

Design of a Web-Based, Participatory Education Program on Clinical Applications of Whole Genome Sequencing. American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Meeting, April 2021.

Pharmacogenomic Analysis of Treprostinil Treatment Dose and Response in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Using Whole Genome Sequencing. American Society of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Annual Meeting, March 2021.*

Identifying Factors Associated with Dexmedetomidine Dose Requirements in Critically Ill Children. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Critical Care Congress, January 2021.*

Comparison of Genetic Testing Approaches for Implementation of Preemptive Pharmacogenomics. American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, October 2019.*

Evaluation of Whole Genome Sequencing for Pharmacogenomics Testing. Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium Open Meeting, June 2019.*

Evaluation of a Testing Platform for Population-based Preemptive Pharmacogenomics. American Society of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Annual Meeting, March 2019.*

Treprostinil Pharmacogenomics and Treatment Response in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. American Society of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Annual Meeting, March 2019.

Survivin down regulation by alpha santalol is not mediated through PI3K-Akt pathway in human breast cancer cells. American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting, April 2016.

*indicates first author