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Putcha, Lakshmi
Experiment Participation:
+ Inflight Salivary Pharmacokinetics of Scopolamine and Dextroamphetamine (DSO 457)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-26   +STS-28   +STS-29   +STS-30   +STS-32   +STS-34   +STS-61B   +STS-61C  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ In-flight Pharmacokinetics of Acetaminophen in Saliva (DSO 458)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-26   +STS-27   +STS-28   +STS-29   +STS-51I   +STS-61B   +STS-61C  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Physiologic Alterations and Pharmacokinetic Changes During Space Flight (2.3.1)
Experiment Performed on: +Mir 18  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Assessment of Sleep Dynamics in a Simulated Space Station Environment (LMLSTP3.4)
Experiment Performed on: +LMLSTP  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Energy and Metabolic Requirements for Extended Duration Space Flight (Energy Utilization) (DSO 612)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-45   +STS-47   +STS-58   +STS-62   +STS-64   +STS-66  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Actigraphy: A Tool for Monitoring Sleep and Activity in an Isolated Environment (Aquarius) (NEEMO-ACTIWATCH)
Experiment Performed on: +NEEMO 5  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bioavailability and Performance Effects of Promethazine (PMZ) During Space Flight (DSO 490)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-108   +STS-109   +STS-112   +STS-113   +STS-114   +STS-118   +STS-120   +STS-121   +STS-122   +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Assessment of Pharmaceutical Stability in Space Using Ground-based Simulation of Spacecraft Environmental Factors (BRC04-JSC01)
Experiment Performed on: +BRC  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Gastrointestinal Absorption and Pharmacokinetics in Astronauts (DSO 632)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-115  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bioavailability of Scopolamine Dosage Forms and of a Combination Dosage Form with Dextroamphetamine after Oral Administration to Human Subjects (ROI_SCOPDEX)
Experiment Performed on: +ECP  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ A Methods Validation Protocol for Estimating Gastroinestinal Motility and Drug-Induced Motility Changes (ROI_PILLCAM)
Experiment Performed on: +ECP  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bed Rest Standard Measures: Acetaminophen Test (BRSMAcet)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 1   +Campaign 3   +Campaign 5  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bed Rest Standard Measures: Lactulose Test (BRSMLac)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 1   +Campaign 3   +Campaign 5  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bed Rest Standard Measures: Glucose Breath Test (BRSMGBT)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 1   +Campaign 3  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bed Rest Standard Measures: Urea Breath Test (BRSMUBT)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 1   +Campaign 3  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bed Rest Standard Measures: Performance Testing (BRSMPT)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 1   +Campaign 3  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bed Rest Standard Measures: Actilight (BRSMAct)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 1   +Campaign 3  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Bed Rest Standard Measures: Hepatic and Renal Function (BRSMRF)
Experiment Performed on: +Campaign 1   +Campaign 3  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Stability of Pharmacotherapeutic Compounds (SMO_Stability_Pharm)
Experiment Performed on: +Expedition 13   +Expedition 14   +Expedition 15   +Expedition 16   +Expedition 17   +Expedition 18  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Assessment of Circadian Shifting in Astronauts by Bright Light (DSO 484)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-46   +STS-47   +STS-50   +STS-65   +STS-66   +STS-67   +STS-85  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Gastrointestinal Function During Extended Duration Space Flight (DSO 622)
Experiment Performed on: +STS-51  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Methods for the Assessment of Gastrointestinal Physiology and Function in a Lunar Analog Environment (SmartPill)
Experiment Performed on: +HDT30  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Gastrointestinal Function During Extended Duration Space Flights (9601110)
Experiment Performed on:
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Microcapsule Gel Formulation of Promethazine Hydrochloride for Intranasal Administration (NSBRI_5377)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States
+ Pharmacotherapeutics of Intranasal Scopolamine (NCC958NA00404)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, United States