WHO ARE VIKTORIYA AND OKSANA?

Viktoriya and Oksana are twins and Immunology Scientists based in Detroit, MI. (Click here to see Oksana Gruzdyn's research lab located in Detroit, MI) They are peer-published Immunology Researchers specializing in helping people reverse chronic inflammatory illnesses by optimizing their immune function and rapid cellular repair using science-based nutritional approach.

If your goal to reverse your disease, you need nutrition in a right DOSAGE for rapid cellular repair and also learn how to create a healing lifestyle.

And what happens is their clients eliminate their pain that they carried for decades.

It is one of the most beautiful experiences and it is the most effective.

As scientists, they understand wellness at a chemical level. Most doctors believe in filling prescriptions. Medication is only part of the equation for maximum health.

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Oral presentations at national & international conferences and meetings:

  • Association of VA Surgeons, April 28th Seattle, WA 2019
  • Central Surgical Association, March 8th, Palm Harbor, FL 2019
  • Academic Surgical Congress, February 5th, Houston, TX 2019
  • American College of Surgeons, Boston, MA 2018: Oksana was 1 of 8 nominated authors (selected out of 500 authors)
  • Association of VA Surgeons, Miami, FL 2018
  • Clinical Application of CAR T Cells, New York, NY 2017
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), San Diego, CA 2017
  • Central Surgical Association (CSA), Chicago, IL 2017
  • Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS), Houston, TX 2017
  • Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS), Virginia Beach, VA 2016
  • Central Surgical Association (CSA), Montreal, Quebec 2016
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) Washington, DC 2016
  • David Fromm Research and Wayne State Surgical Alumni Day, Wayne State University School of Medicine, January 28th, 2016 (WON FIRST PLACE; awarded a David Fromm research scholarship)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Chicago, IL 2015
  • Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS), Miami Beach, FL 2015
  • Central Surgical Association (CSA), Chicago, IL 2015
  • Academic Surgical Congress (ASC), Las Vegas, NV 2015
  • Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS), New Haven, CT 2014
  • Central Surgical Association (CSA), Indianapolis, IN 2014
  • Academic Surgical Congress (ASC), San Diego, CA 2014
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Washington, DC 2013
  • Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS), Milwaukee, WI 2013
  • Academic Surgical Congress (ASC), New Orleans, LA 2013
  • David Fromm Research Day, Wayne State University School of Medicine, January 2013 (Won first place and a David Fromm research scholarship)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Chicago, IL 2012
  • Academic Surgical Congress (ACS), Las Vegas, NV 2012
  • This list does not include our research poster presentations at the National VA Research Week at which we presented every year since 2011.

    Peer-Reviewed Publications:

  • Click here to see our peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals on pubmed
  • 2011 Book Publication on HIV research:
    https://www.intechopen.com/books/recent-translational-research-in-hiv-aids/crippling-of-hiv-at-multiple-stages-with-recombinant-adeno-associated-viral-mediated-rna-interferenc

    7. R. B. Batchu, O.V. Gruzdyn, S.T. Kung, D.W. Weaver, S.A. Gruber. Control Number: AAV-DJ Capsid tyrosine mutants with enhanced transgene expression in a pancreatic Cancer Cell Line. 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. February 4-6, San Diego, CA, 2014

    8. Ramesh Babu Batchu, Oksana Gruzdyn, Aamer M. Qazi, Shelly Seward, Donald W. Weaver, Scott A. Gruber. Enhancer of Zeste homolog 2 silencing down-modulates mutant p53 with increased chemosensitivity in epithelial ovarian cancer. Journal of American College of Surgeons. 217: S138-S139, 2013/

    9. R.B. Batchu, O. Gruzdyn, A. Qazi, S.T. King, D.W. Weaver, S.A. Gruber. Negative Regulation of Mutant P53 by MicroRNA-101 (miR-101) in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC). Journal of Surgical Research. 179:341, 2013
    10. R.B. Batchu, O. Gruzdyn, A.M. Qazi, A. Semaan, D. Bouwman, D.W. Weaver, S.A. Gruber. MicroRNA-101 (miR-101) Promotes Expression of E-cadherin (E-Cad) By Relieving Epigenetic Repression in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (EOC). Journal of Surgical Research. 172: 313-314, 2012

    11. R.B. Batchu, O. Gruzdyn, A.M. Qazi, D. Bouwman, S.A. Gruber, D.W. Weaver. MicroRNA-101 (miR-101) Enhances Chemosensitivity of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC) Cells By Inhibition of MTOR Signaling Via PRAS40. Journal of Surgical Research. 172: 233, 2012

    12. Ramesh B. Batchu, Oksana Gruzdyn, Donald Weaver, MD, FACS, Scott A. Gruber, MD, MBA, PhD, FACS. Novel tyrosine mutant recombinant adeno-associated viral (rAAV) transduction of dendritic cells (DCs) as a step towards therapeutic vaccination in multiple myeloma (MM). Journal of American College of Surgeons. 215: S94, 2012
    BOOK CHAPTERS

    1. Ramesh B. Batchu, PhD., Aamer M. Qazi, Oksana Gruzdyn, Assaad Y. Semaan, MD., Shelly M. Seward, MD., Christopher P. Steffes, MD., David L. Bouwman, MD., Donald W. Weaver, MD., & Scott A. Gruber, MD. PhD. “Crippling of HIV at multiple stages with recombinant Adeno-associated viral mediated RNA interference” InTech open access publishers: Title “HIV Infection”, Editor, Yi-Wei Tang, MD, PhD. ISBN 979-953-307-189-2, 2011
    POSTER PRESENTATIONS

    1. OV Gruzdyn, RB Batchu PhD, AM Qazi PhD, EM Mahmud BS, DW Weaver MD, SA Gruber MD, PhD, MBA. Pancreatic Cancer-Induced Microenvironment Inhibits Dendritic Cell Activation via Decreased Nuclear Localization of NF-κB. Veterans Health Administration Research Day Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, MI, May, 2016

    2. OV Gruzdyn, RB Batchu PhD, AM Qazi PhD, J Kaur MD, EM Mahmud BS, DW Weaver MD, SA Gruber MD, PhD, MBA. Enhanced Phosphorylation of p53 by miR-26a Leading to Growth Inhibition of Pancreatic Cancer. Veterans Health Administration Research Day Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, MI, May, 2015
    3. Oksana V Gruzdyn, Aamer M Qazi, Shu T Kung, Donald W. Weaver, Scott A. Gruber. MicroRNA-101 Down-regulates Mutant p53 in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Veterans Health Administration Research Day
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    Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, May, 2014
    4. Oksana Gruzdyn, Ramesh B. Batchu, Shu T. Kung, Donald W. Weaver, Scott A. Gruber. MAGE-A3 with cell penetrating domain as an efficient therapeutic cancer vaccine. Veterans Health Administration Research Day Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, May, 2013

    5. Oksana Gruzdyn, Shu T. Kung, Donald W. Weaver MD, Scott A. Gruber MD PhD MBA, Ramesh B. Batchu PhD. Enforced expression of MicroRNA-26a via Adeno-Associated Viral transduction inhibits growth of epithelial ovarian cancer. Wayne State University School of Medicine Graduate Student Research Day, Detroit, Michigan, May, 2013

    6. Oksana Gruzdyn, BS, Aamer M. Qazi, PhD, Assaad Semaan, MD, Shelly M. Seward, MD, David Bouwman, MD, Donald W. Weaver, MD, Scott A. Gruber, MD, PhD, MBA, and Ramesh B. Batchu, PhD. Inhibition of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling by microRNA-101 (miR-101) results in enhanced chemosensitivity of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) cells. Veterans Health Administration Research Day Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, May 2012

    7. Oksana Gruzdyn,  Aamer M. Qazi, PhD, David Bouwman, MD, Donald W. Weaver, MD, Scott A. Gruber, MD, PhD, MBA and Ramesh B. Batchu, PhD. MicroRNA-101 (miR-101) Promotes Expression of E-cadherin (E-Cad) By Relieving Epigenetic Repression in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (EOC). Veterans Health Administration Research Day Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, May 2012

    8. Ramesh B. Batchu, PhD, Oksana Gruzdyn, David Bouwman, MD, Donald W. Weaver, MD, and Scott A. Gruber, MD, PhD, MBA. Novel Tyrosine Mutant Recombinant Adeno-associated Viral (rAAV) Vector Carrying MAGE-A3 Transduction of Dendritic Cells (DCs) as a Step Towards Therapeutic Vaccination in Multiple Myeloma (MM). Veterans Health Administration Research Day Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, May 2012

    9. Shelly Seward, Assaad Semaan, Aamer M. Qazi, Sreedhar Chamala, Oksana Gruzdyn, David Cameron, Seema Sethi, Rouba Ali-Fehmi, Robert Morris, Christopher P. Steffes, David L. Bouwman, Adnan R. Munkarah, Scott A. Gruber, Donald W. Weaver & Ramesh B. Batchu. EZH2 blockade by RNA interference inhibits growth of ovarian cancer by facilitating re-expression of p21waf1/cip1 and by inhibiting mTOR. Veterans Health Administration Research Day Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, May 2011

    10. Aamer M. Qazi, Assaad Semaan, Shelly Seward, Sreedhar Chamala, Vasu Dhulipala, Oksana Gruzdyn, Seema Sethi, Rouba Ali-Fehmi, Christopher P. Steffes, Philip A. Philip, David L. Bouwman, Scott A. Gruber, Donald W. Weaver & Ramesh B. Batchu. Re-expression of CDKN1A (p21Waf1/Cip1) by microRNA-101: Inhibition of in vitro cell proliferation, metastasis and growth of pancreatic tumor xenografts. Veterans Health Administration Research Day Poster. John D Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, May 2011

  • Awards and Accomplishments:

  • 7 th Annual David Fromm Research Award Recipient, WSUSOM, 2013
  • 8 th Annual David Fromm Research Award Recipient, WSUSOM, 2014
  • Co-founder of the Circle K International, Wayne State University Chapter, 2005
  • College for Creative Studies Dean’s List, Detroit MI, 2005
  • College for Creative Studies Scholarship, Detroit MI, 2006
  • Outstanding Achievement Award (Project Volunteer, Wayne State University), 2008
  • Outstanding Student Service Award (Michigan Campus Compact), 2009
  • Professional Development Scholarship, Golden Key International Honor Society, 2008
  • Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship for Portfolio Gold Metals and Golden Key Award Scholarships 2004
  • Current Work:

  • Research Associate, Wayne State University School of Medicine; 2011 - Present
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