carcache-de-blan.1@osu.edu

 Carcache de Blanco
Esperanza J. Carcache de Blanco
PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmacy Practice and Science
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
442 Parks Hall
Phone: 
614-247-7815

Professional Interests

Dr. Carcache de Blanco's research interests focus on the discovery of bioactive constituents from natural product sources with potential application in cancer chemoprevention and chemotherapy. She is also interested in the study of botanical dietary supplements and other herbal products used in traditional medicine.

Honors

  • 2008 Travel Research Award
  • 2003 Van Doren Scholar
  • 2003 Student Research Award/The American Society of Pharmacognosy
  • 2003 UIC Health Science Auxiliary Award Fellowship
  • 2002 UIC Health Science Auxiliary Award Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 1994-1997 J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and United States Information Agency Award, Washington, DC
  • 1988 Outstanding Instructor, Asociación Nicaragüense de Educadores de Nicaragua
  • 1986 Outstanding Teaching Assistant, UNAN-León, León, Nicaragua
  • 1986 Outstanding Undergraduate Student

Education

  • Postdoctoral, 2005, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • PhD, 2003, University of Illinois at Chicago, Pharmacognosy
  • MS, 1997, University of Illinois at Chicago, Pharmacognosy

Recent Publications