Danielle  Cruthirds  (Back to Directory)

Contact Information

Email:  dcruthir@samford.edu
Phone: (205)726-2267
Office: INGAL  213


  • B.S. in Biology, Spring Hill College
  • Ph.D. in Pharmacology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Job Title

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences

Research Interests

  • Role of Oxidative Stress in Disease
  • Implications of Oxidant Production in Medications used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Depression


  •  MacMillan-Crow, L.A. and D.L. Cruthirds. MnSOD in Disease. Invited Review: Free Radical Research. 34: 325-336, 2001.
  • MacMillan-Crow, L.A., D.L. Cruthirds, K.M. Akhi, P.W. Sanders, and J.A. Thompson. Mitochondrial Tyrosine Nitration Precedes Chronic Allograft Nephropathy. Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 31(12): 1603-1608, 2001.
  • Cruthirds, D.L., L. Novak, K. Akhi, P. Sanders, J. Thompson, and L.A. MacMillan-Crow. Mitochondrial Targets of Oxidative Stress During Renal Ischemia/Reperfusion. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 412(1):27-33, 2003.
  • Cruthirds, D.L., H. Saba, and L.A. MacMillan-Crow. Overexpression of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Protects Against ATP Depletion-Mediated Cell Death of Proximal Tubule Cells. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 437:96-105, 2005.


  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Medical College of Georgia