Faculty Profile for Dr. Ramona Salcedo

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Dr. Ramona Salcedo
Assistant Professor — School of Family & Consumer Sciences
FCS 287
phone: (512) 245-6202

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Miethe, C., Torres, L., Raign, K., Groll, C., & Price, R. S. (n.d.). Characterizing the differential physiological effects of adipocytokines visfatin and resistin in liver cancer cells. Hormone Molecular Biology and Clinical Investigation.
  • Miethe, C., Nix, H., Martin, R., Hernandez, A., & Price, R. S. (2017). Silibinin suppresses obesity-associated invasive liver cancer. Nutrition and Cancer. https://doi.org/10.1080/01635581.2017.1367935
  • Galvan, G. C., Price, R. S., Jolly, C., Johnson, C., Liss, M., & deGraffenried, L. (2017). Effect of obesity on the regulation of macrophage population in the prostate tumor microenvironment. Nutrition and Cancer. https://doi.org/10.1080/01635581.2017
  • Schmitz, K., Ochoa, A., Price, R. S., Hegde, V., Holscher, D., & Demark-Wahnefried, W. (2017). Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer: From Adipose Tissue to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Summit Recommendations. Obesity. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22026
  • Nix, H., Martin, R., Rambo, L., & Price, R. (n.d.). Silibinin Reduces the Impact of Obesity on Invasive Liver Cancer.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Teaching, Texas State University. August 24, 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Keystone Symposia Inflammation and Carcinogenesis Scholar award. 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Department Travel Grant, The University of Texas at Austin. January 2008 - January 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: AACR Annual Meeting Scholar Award. 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Isora and Thomas Cook Endowed Human Ecology, Department. 2010

Selected Grants

  • Salcedo, Ramona (Principal). Dietary intervention for the reversal of obesity-induced inflammation and cancer progression, Texas State University Faculty Research Enhancement Program, $7995. (Funded: December 2015 - December 2016). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Laboratory Safety Committee
October 1, 2018-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Nutrition and Cancer
Caminos Thesis Competition
October 2016-Present
American Association for Cancer Research
The Obesity Society
November 30, 2018-November 30, 2019