A.M.S. Mayer, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology

Department of Pharmacology
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Midwestern University
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515


Phone: (630) 515-6951
Fax: (630) 515-6295
E-mail: amayer@midwestern.edu

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MARINE PHARMACOLOGY for the Interested Public

For the Interested Public

  1. Willis, Randall C.  Nature's Pharma Sea.  Modern Drug Discovery, January 2002:32-38.
  2. Mayer, A.M.S. Current marine pharmacology contributions to new drug development in the biopharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical News 9:479-482, 2002.
  3. Sennett, S.H., McCarthy, P.J., Wright, A.E. and Pomponi, S.A. Natural products from marine invertebrates: the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Experience. Pharmaceutical News 9: 483-488, 2002.
  4. Fenical, W., Sethna, K.M. and Lloyd, K.G. Marine microorganisms as a developing resource for drug discovery. Pharmaceutical News 9:489-494, 2002.
  5. Garcia-Fernandez, L.F., Reyes, F. and Sanchez-Puelles, J.M. The marine pharmacy: new antitumoral compounds from the sea. Pharmaceutical News 9:495-501, 2002.
  6. Burkhard, Haefner. Drugs from the deep: marine natural products as drug candidates. Drug Discovery Today 8:536-544, 2003.
  7. Krajick, Kevin.  Medicine from the Sea.  Smithsonian 35: 50-59, 2004.
  8. Can a humble sponge cure cancer?  DISCOVER 26(10): 60, 2005.
  9. Scraping Bottom.  Drug Discovery News, August 2006.
  10. Drugs from the Deep.  Nature, 443:904-5, 2006.
  11. Marine Bioprospecting for Novel Drugs.  Genetic Engineering News, 26 (21):1, 47-49, 2006.
  12. Scientists Are Searching the Seas for Cancer Drugs. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 98(10): 662-3, 2006.
  13. Liquid Gold Mine. Chemical and Engineering News. 85(41): 22-28, 2007. http://pubs.acs.org/cen/business/85/8541bus1.html
  14. Hopwood, D. Therapeutic treasures from the Deep. Nature Chemical Biology 3(8): 457-8, 2007.
  15. "Investigating Nature's Mysteries for Drug Development". National Cancer Institute-Frederick's Natural Products Branch, video 5-11-2011
  16. More Drug Treatments Lured from Marine Animals. American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist blog, 6/11/2013 available at http://aapsblog.aaps.org/2013/06/11/more-drug-treatments-lured-from-marine-animals/
  17. Testing the WATERS by Timothy Gower. PROTO, Dispatches from the Frontiers of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, SPRING 2015, available at http://protomag.com/articles/marine-pharmacology-testing-the-waters


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