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Purdue Innovates awards Purdue researchers $150K to develop innovations for the marketplace

Wed, 01/24/2024 - 00:00
Four researchers in Purdue University’s colleges of Engineering and Science, the Purdue Institute for Cancer Research and the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery have received a total of $150,000 from the Trask Innovation Fund to strengthen the appeal of their patent-pending intellectual property for commercial use.

Purdue-Ireland relationship fosters research and study abroad opportunities in pharmaceutical manufacturing

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 00:00
Purdue University and leading academic and research universities in Ireland continue to build upon existing partnerships to bolster additional collaborative research efforts and study abroad opportunities.

Purdue’s inaugural Lilly Scholars train to become pharmaceutical manufacturing workforce leaders of the future

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 00:00
Purdue University’s Lilly Scholars are hitting the ground running in their training to become the next generation of pharmaceutical manufacturing leaders. Thanks to a $42.5 million collaboration between Purdue and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), students earned pharmaceutical manufacturing scholarships and unique learning opportunities with one of the world’s most innovative pharmaceutical companies.

Purdue University jumps to No. 33 nationally and to world’s top 100 in 2024 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Wed, 09/27/2023 - 00:00
In the latest THE rankings, Purdue surged 7 spots domestically and over 40 spots globally, and ranked No. 9 among U.S. public land-grant universities.

Purdue welcomes its most selective incoming class

Thu, 09/14/2023 - 08:00
Purdue University is welcoming its most selective class of incoming students for the 2023-24 academic year, marking a ninth consecutive record-breaking year of undergraduate applicants and enrollments, and another overall record for the number of graduate and undergraduate students. This year’s incoming undergraduate class was selected at a 50% admission rate — 3 percentage points lower than last year — from among 72,800 applicants.

Purdue to celebrate homecoming Sept. 29-30

Thu, 09/14/2023 - 00:00
Purdue University is finalizing plans for Homecoming 2023 — themed “Giant Leaps Home” — with festivities scheduled for Sept. 29 and 30.

Amplified Sciences receives $400,000 NCI grant to improve early detection of pancreatic cancer

Wed, 07/12/2023 - 00:00
Health care providers and their patients could know with greater confidence whether pancreatic cysts are benign or potentially malignant, and if surgery is required to remove them, by using a new diagnostic test currently in development.

Indiana General Assembly adopts 2-year appropriations budget: Purdue receives full transition funding for Purdue in Indianapolis along with increases for operating funding and capital projects

Wed, 05/03/2023 - 09:00
State lawmakers adopted a two-year budget on Friday (April 28) that includes increases for Purdue University operating funding, as well as funding for the ongoing establishment of Purdue University in Indianapolis and construction of the Clinical Education Building for Pharmacy and Nursing, among other increases in funding.

Pharmacy alumna and husband give additional $17 million to support Purdue College of Pharmacy

Wed, 04/26/2023 - 19:00
JeanAnne “Jeannie” and Jim Chaney, the Purdue University College of Pharmacy’s most generous donors, have made an additional $17 million commitment in support of pharmacy scholarships.

Purdue receives $20 million commitment from alum Sassola for new pharmacy leadership academy

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 08:00
The Purdue University College of Pharmacy has received a $20 million commitment from alumnus Marcel Sassola III to establish a new leadership academy that will expand the college’s offerings and prepare a new pipeline of pharmacy graduates to innovate and lead in an ever-changing health care landscape.

Saving lives, powering rockets, making snacks: The rocket science of freeze-drying

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 00:00
What do spaceships, strawberries and vaccines have in common? More than you might think. The short answer is that Purdue University engineer Alina Alexeenko is tinkering with ways to make processes involved in each safer, faster and more effective.

Lilly commits $92.5 million to Purdue to establish an innovative pharmaceutical manufacturing scholarship program and to extend research collaboration

Thu, 10/27/2022 - 00:00
Purdue University and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) are establishing an innovative new pharmaceutical manufacturing scholarship program and have renewed their strategic research collaboration in a series of moves that will expand their impact in Indiana and improve lives on a global scale. Lilly has committed $92.5 million to the West Lafayette campus through these two programs.

Monon Bioventures receives nearly $400,000 to develop Purdue-discovered glioblastoma treatment

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 00:00
Monon Bioventures LLC has received a one-year, $398,314 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, grant from the National Cancer Institute to demonstrate the feasibility of manufacturing a glioblastoma therapeutic created at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy.

Purdue welcomes 11 faculty through cluster hire effort in public health and health equity; advances goal to further diversify campus

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 09:00
A strategic hiring effort to expand Purdue University’s focus in public health and health equity while diversifying the racial makeup of its faculty has reached a major milestone, with 11 new faculty starting their Boilermaker academic careers this fall.

Gift to Purdue University establishes Institute for Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 00:00
A generous donation from a pioneer in pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturing will establish the William D. Young Institute for Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals at Purdue University. The university institute, approved by the Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 10) and launched with a gift from William D. Young, will unite faculty in overhauling pharmaceutical manufacturing with a goal of reducing costs and expanding access to innovative drugs emerging from biotechnology research.

Pharmacy alumna and husband gift $6 million to name Purdue’s first-ever termed deanship

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 00:00
The Purdue College of Pharmacy’s most generous donors have made history by funding the first-ever termed deanship at the university.

Purdue researchers develop patent-pending IV injection treatment for sepsis

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 00:00
Purdue University researchers in the College of Pharmacy and College of Engineering are developing a patent-pending treatment that could impact millions of American lives each year.

New plant-based compounds have been created to treat alcohol use disorder

Thu, 03/03/2022 - 12:00
The 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that 14.5 million people ages 12 and older have alcohol use disorder, or AUD. This represents 5.3% of that population, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Purdue launches major cluster hire effort to add 40 full-time faculty as part of $75 million diversity initiative

Mon, 11/15/2021 - 09:00
Purdue University is launching one of the largest faculty hiring initiatives in its history as a key part of a $75 million Equity Task Force effort to diversify the racial makeup of its faculty ranks. Over the next five years, 40 full-time faculty will be added through several academic clusters as part of this initiative.

Former U.S. surgeon general named Presidential Fellow, to lead health equity initiatives at Purdue

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 12:00
Dr. Jerome Adams, former Indiana state health commissioner and the 20th U.S. surgeon general, will join Purdue University on Friday (Oct. 1) as a Presidential Fellow and the university’s first executive director of health equity initiatives, professor of practice in the departments of Pharmacy Practice and Public Health and a faculty member of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue.

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