Frederick Villamena, PhD

Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Dept. of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology

Honors

  • 20110101 Outstanding Thomasian Chemistry Alumni Awardee.
  • 20090101 Visiting Professor.
  • 20070101 Visiting Professor.
  • 20010101-20030101 Ruth L. Kirschtein Institutional National Service Award Post Doctoral Fellowship.
  • 20020101 Young Investigator Award 7th International Spin Trapping Meeting.
  • 20000101-20010101 CNRS Post Doctoral Fellow.
  • 19980101-20000101 ORISE Post Doctoral Fellow.

Book Chapters

2003

  • 2003. "Chemistry of Free Radicals in Biological Systems." In Oxidative Stress and Cardiac Failure,

Journal Articles

2018

  • Tan, X.; Tao, S.; Liu, W.; Rockenbauer, A. et al., 2018, "Synthesis and Characterization of the Perthiatriarylmethyl Radical and Its Dendritic Derivatives with High Sensitivity and Selectivity to Superoxide Radical." Chemistry - A European Journal 24, no. 27, 6865 - 6865.

2013

  • Zamora, P.L.; Villamena, F.A., 2013, "Erratum: Pharmacological approaches to the treatment of oxidative stress-induced cardiovascular dysfunctions (Future Medicinal Chemistry (2013) 5:4 (465-478))." Future Medicinal Chemistry 5, no. 6, 734 - 734.

2008

  • Kutala, V. K.; Villamena, F. A.; Ilangovan, G.; Maspoch, D.; Roques, N.; Veciana, J.; Rovira, C. and Kuppusamy, P, 2008, "Reactivity of Superoxide Anion Radical with a Perchlorotriphenylmethyl (Trityl) Radical.." J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 158-167 - 158-167.

2007

  • Lu, D.; Villamena, FA*; Zhang, G; Nadas, J; Zweier, JL; Johnson, W; Cardounel, AJ; Wang PG, 2007, "Caged RSNOs: The Next Generation of S-Nitrosothiols.." J Am Chem Soc 129, 5503-5514 - 5503-5514.
  • Villamena FA,* Xia S, Merle JK, Lauricella R, Tuccio B, Hadad CM, Zweier JL, 2007, "Role of Intramolecular H-Bond and Electrostatics on the Reactivity of Superoxide Radical Anion with Cyclic Nitrones.." J Am Chem Soc 129, 8177-8191 - 8177-8191.

2005

  • Villamena, F. A.*; Hadad, C. M.; Zweier, J. L, 2005, "Comparative DFT Study of the Spin Trapping of Methyl, Mercapto, Hydroperoxy, Superoxide, and Nitric Oxide Radicals by Various Substituted Cyclic Nitrones.." J. of Phys. Chem. A 109, 1662-1674 - 1662-1674.
  • Locigno, E. J.; Zweier, J. L.; Villamena, F. A.*, 2005, "Nitric Oxide Release from the Unimolecular Decomposition of the Superoxide Radical Anion Adduct of Cyclic Nitrones in Aqueous Medium." Org. Biomol. Chem 3, 3220-3227 - 3220-3227.

2002

  • Villamena, F.; Zweier, J, 2002, "Superoxide Radical Trapping and Spin Adduct Decay of 5-tert-butoxycarbonyl-5-methyl-1-pyrroline N-oxide (BocMPO): Kinetics and Theoretical Analysis.." J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 1340-1344 - 1340-1344.

1999

  • Villamena, F.A.; De La Cruz, A.A., 1999, "Caffeine specificity of various non-imprinted polymers in aqueous media." American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry 40, no. 2, 734-735 - 734-735.

1998

  • Dickman, M.H.; Ward, J.P.; Villamena, F.A.; Crist, D.R., 1998, "Bis(μ-{N-[(methylthio)phenylmethylene]-methanamine N-oxide}-O:O)bis[bis-(1,1,1,5,5,5-hexafluoropentane-2,4-dionato-0,0′) nickel(II)]." Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications 54, no. 7, 929-930 - 929-930.
  • Dickman, M.; Ward, J.; Villamena, F.; Crist, D, 1998, "Bis(?-(N-[(methylthio)phenylmethylene] methanamine-N-oxide-O)bis(1,1,1,5,5,5-hexafluoropentane-2,4 -dionato-O,O')nickel(II)).." Acta Crystallogr C54, 929-930 - 929-930.
  • Villamena, F.; Crist, D, 1998, "Metal-Nitrone Complexes: Spin Trapping and Solution Characterization.." J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 23, 4055-4062 - 4055-4062.