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Specialized compound could lead to chronic pain relief without the use of opioids

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 00:00
Purdue researchers have discovered a compound that could lead to the treatment of chronic pain without the need for patients to rely on opioids.

Eric Barker named Purdue College of Pharmacy dean

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 08:33
Eric L. Barker will become dean of Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy, effective July 1, 2017. Barker is a professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology and has served as associate dean for research in Purdue’s College of Pharmacy since 2010.

Pharmaceutical leader and Purdue alumnus brings expertise to Purdue-based contract drug manufacturing organization

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 10:23
Purdue University alumnus Allen Chao, who co-founded Watson Pharmaceuticals in 1983 and has had a long distinguished career in pharmaceutical research and development, is bringing his expertise to the Purdue GMP Center LLC in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette.

Eight Purdue professors elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 00:00
Eight Purdue University professors have been awarded the distinction of fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

Research showing cardiac risk for HIV drug results in FDA warning

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 09:33
A newly published study has shown that an antiviral drug commonly used to treat HIV can cause heart abnormalities in people who have a genetic mutation in the enzyme that metabolizes the medication, potentially leading to sudden cardiac death.

Tobacco Cessation Summit set in Indianapolis

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 00:00
With the ultimate goal of helping people end their dependence on tobacco, a summit targeting mental health professionals is scheduled for Aug. 25 in Indianapolis, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Purdue named in top 15 for worldwide universities granted U.S. patents in 2015

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:03
Purdue University is ranked 15th in the world among universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2015, according to a new report released by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

Top pharmaceuticals development expert to help Purdue take drug discoveries to market

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 10:41
Purdue University has hired a top pharmaceutical industry expert to help its drug discovery team bridge the long and difficult gap from academic to clinical research - known as the 'valley of death' - and more efficiently make new treatments available to patients.

Purdue students, alumni to travel the world with Fulbright grants

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:00
Select Purdue University students and alumni have been offered a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2016-17 academic year.

'Challenge' 5K supports Purdue cancer research

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 12:33
The ninth annual Purdue Challenge 5K run/walk that benefits the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research will begin at 8:30 a.m. on April 16.

Purdue offers short course on 'big data' to biomedical researchers

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 00:00
A new short course in how to use big data led by Purdue University experts is available to biomedical scientists in the Midwest.

Purdue College of Pharmacy honors 2016 distinguished alumni

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 00:00
The faculty of the Purdue College of Pharmacy honored four distinguished alumni on April 1 during its 2016 annual program.

Hand soap top entry in soybean innovation contest

Wed, 03/23/2016 - 09:50
A Purdue University team that created a hand soap with a soy exfoliant took first place in the 2016 Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition.

National board selects Purdue as professional development provider for nuclear pharmacists

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 00:00
The national Board of Pharmacy Specialties has appointed Purdue University's College of Pharmacy as the sole provider of continuing education that can be used toward board recertification in nuclear pharmacy for BPS's next 7-year cycle, from January 2016 through December 2022.

Trustees ratify 2 named, distinguished professors; approve doctorates for IUPUI School of Science

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 00:00
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 26) confirmed two named and distinguished professors and also voted to recommend approval for new doctor of philosophy degrees at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science.

Dengue virus and mosquito-borne disease experts

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 00:00
The number of confirmed cases of dengue fever in Hawaii reached 139 on Dec. 7. Purdue University experts on dengue virus and mosquito-borne disease are available to discuss the virus, how it spreads and interacts with humans and mosquitos, mosquito control, and ways to protect from mosquito bites.

Dengue virus and mosquito-borne disease experts

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 00:00
The number of confirmed cases of dengue fever in Hawaii reached 139 on Dec. 7. Purdue University experts on dengue virus and mosquito-borne disease are available to discuss the virus, how it spreads and interacts with humans and mosquitos, mosquito control, and ways to protect from mosquito bites.

Purdue pharmacy to accept, dispose of old or unwanted meds

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 00:00
The Purdue University College of Pharmacy is expanding its initiative to collect and properly dispose of expired or unwanted medication through a partnership with the Yellow Jug Old Drugs program that will allow the Purdue University Retail Pharmacy to collect medications.

'Smart capsule' is potential new drug-delivery vehicle

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:55
A new 'smart capsule' under development could deliver medications directly to the large intestines to target certain medical conditions.

Purdue pharmacy students create scholarship in memory of friend

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 00:00
Purdue University pharmacy students are raising funds to create a scholarship in memory of their classmate.

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