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Bruce F. Giffin, PHD

Associate Dean

of Medical Education and Vice Chair of Medical Education

Medical Education | College of Medicine

  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati (Anatomy and Cell Biology)
  • Master's Degree: University of Dayton (Biology)
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Dayton (Biology)
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Thompson, Andrew R; Giffin, Bruce F 2021. Higher-Order Assessment in Gross Anatomy: A Comparison of Performance on Higher- Versus Lower-Order Anatomy Questions between Undergraduate and First-Year Medical Students. Anatomical sciences education, 14 3, 306-316

Marsh, Karen R; Giffin, Bruce F; Lowrie, Donald J 2008. Medical student retention of embryonic development: impact of the dimensions added by multimedia tutorials Anatomical sciences education, 1 6, 252-7

Giffin, B F; Drake, R L 2000. Gross anatomy of the head and neck and neuroscience in an integrated first-year medical school curriculum The Anatomical record, 261 2, 89-93

Kramer, K L; Giffin, B F; Fox, J W; Drake, R L 1999. Insulin replacement therapy in diabetic rats using an osmotic pump normalizes expression of enzymes key to hepatic carbohydrate metabolism Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, 368 2, 291-7

Benghuzzi, H A; England, B G; Bajpai, P K; Giffin, B F 1994. Successful antidote of multiple lethal infections using sustained delivery of difluoromethylornithine by means of ceramic drug delivery devices Clinical materials, 15 3, 151-60

Gao, K; Giffin, B F; Morris, R E; Cardell, E L; Cardell, R R 1994. Optimal visualization of immunogold-silver staining of hepatic PEPCK with epipolarized light microscopy The journal of histochemistry and cytochemistry: official journal of the Histochemistry Society, 42 6, 823-6

Gao, K; Morris, R E; Giffin, B F; Cardell, R R 1993. Immunogold-silver staining and epipolarized light microscopic detection of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase and glycogen phosphorylase in rat liver Histochemistry, 99 5, 341-6

Giffin, B F; Drake, R L; Morris, R E; Cardell, R R 1993. Hepatic lobular patterns of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase, glycogen synthase, and glycogen phosphorylase in fasted and fed rats The journal of histochemistry and cytochemistry : official journal of the Histochemistry Society, 41 12, 1849-62

Giffin, B F; Gao, K; Morris, R E; Cardell, R R 1993. Enhancement of antigenic site detection with gold labeled secondary and tertiary antibodies using the immunogold-silver staining method. Biotechnic & histochemistry: official publication of the Biological Stain Commission, 68 6, 309-15

Giffin, B F; McCann, P P 1993. Altered intracellular polyamines in bloodstream form Trypanosoma brucei brucei: transformation to procyclic trypomastigotes Acta tropica, 55 3, 181-90

Lowrie, D J; Giffin, B F; Ventullo, R M 1993. The ubiquitin-ligase system in Trypanosoma brucei brucei The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 49 5, 545-51

Giffin, B F; McCann, P P 1989. Physiological activation of the mitochondrion and the transformation capacity of DFMO induced intermediate and short stumpy bloodstream form trypanosomes The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 40 5, 487-93

Giffin, B F 1988. The role of polyamines in the growth and transformation of the African trypanosome Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 250 , 651-65

Giffin, B F; McCann, P P; Bacchi, C J 1986. Effect of putrescine on the respiration of Trypanosoma brucei brucei Molecular and biochemical parasitology, 20 2, 165-71

Giffin, B F; McCann, P P; Bitonti, A J; Bacchi, C J 1986. Polyamine depletion following exposure to DL-alpha-difluoromethylornithine both in vivo and in vitro initiates morphological alterations and mitochondrial activation in a monomorphic strain of Trypanosoma brucei brucei The Journal of protozoology, 33 2, 238-43