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Boiler ‘Maker’ team needs volunteer help to make PPE gowns

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 00:00
Purdue University’s volunteer group of faculty and staff is asking for help to provide isolation gowns for first responders and health care workers dealing with the COVID-19 virus.

Bindley Bioscience Center collaborates with Bangalore-based company on COVID-19 research

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 09:00
Bindley Bioscience Center in Purdue University’s Discovery Park has signed an agreement with Eyestem Research Private Limited, Bangalore, India, to develop cellular platforms for COVID-19 research.

Hoosier health care workers to receive PPE and medical supplies manufactured at Purdue

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 00:00
A volunteer team of faculty and staff members at Purdue University have spent the past two weeks manufacturing, assembling and delivering medical supplies to hospitals, emergency management organizations, nursing homes, and hospice care organizations.

Today’s Top 5 From Purdue University

Thu, 04/23/2020 - 00:00
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Purdue Pharmacy students graduate today (April 17) with extra nudge toward starting careers

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 11:00
Today (April 17) is graduation day for a class of 142 students in Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy.

COVID-19 facts every person with diabetes should know

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 00:00
People with diabetes are being warned that they are at “high risk” during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a Purdue University expert can explain more about what that means.

Pharmacy students to graduate early in preparation for future COVID-19 impact

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 10:00
Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy is granting early graduation to 144 students to help cover a potential shortage of pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pharmacy trips are essential; here is how to minimize the risks

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 00:00
“Stay home” is standard operating procedure during the COVID-19 crisis, but some essential trips are exceptions to that rule, among them filling a prescription at the pharmacy.

Boiler 'Maker' team begins producing medical supplies

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 12:00
The Purdue University community has such a reputation for being makers that the word is literally a part of the team name. Now a group at the university has organized to produce much-needed medical supplies for Indiana hospitals.

3D pharmaceutical printing is the focus of Aprecia-Purdue partnership

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:00
Health care is poised for a potential giant leap forward thanks to the 3D printing of medications. To advance the technology and science of 3D pharmaceutical printing, Purdue University's College of Pharmacy and Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, LLC are launching a comprehensive collaboration on future 3DP pharmaceutical equipment and medications.

‘Hope Stems’ to bloom at Purdue, raising awareness on addictions, substance use

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 09:20
Each day, 130 Americans die from opioid use. By using a giant floral brain symbolizing the effect opioids has on one’s body, a group of Purdue University faculty, staff and students are working to break the stigma of addictions and substance use.

Opioid addiction, vaping, politically correct medicine a few of the topics Dr. Sally Satel will discuss at Purdue

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 09:00
The numbers of people falling ill and dying from opioids is tragic, but where does the blame fall – the failure of grief counseling or breakdowns in public policy? Are public policy solutions healing or harming as the nation copes? And, what did we learn from opioids that we can apply to vaping?

Author, psychiatrist will talk about ‘What IF We Went Beyond a Disease Model of Addiction?’

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:00
What are the limitations of the disease model of addiction and what are its benefits? How does this affect our understanding of the roots of the opioid crisis and potential remedies?

Neuroscientist tackles question: ‘What IF Breakthrough Technologies Could Make Us Smarter?’

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 00:00
A leading neuroscientist will discuss recent advances in genome editing technologies, addressing the question of “What IF Breakthrough Technologies Could Make Us Smarter?” during an Oct. 15 event at Purdue University.

NIH leader will talk about ‘What IF We Could Control the Brain for Better Health?’

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 00:00
The head of one of the institutes within the National Institutes of Health will share experiences and insights in an Oct. 2 presentation at Purdue University.

Epigenetics offers puzzling twists and turns, but also possible cancer treatments

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 13:10
In 1944, people in The Netherlands entered into what would become known as the Hongerwinter, or hunger winter, a famine created in retribution by the Nazis for resistance activities in the German-occupied nation near the end of World War II.

'Lock-'n'-block' drug may prevent cancer from metastasizing

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 10:50
'They got all of it' are the reassuring words people hope to hear following cancer surgery, but a growing understanding of the science of how cancer spreads, and metastasizes, is suggesting that not only is this almost never true but — and here is the surprising part — it might be better to try to contain the cancer than to eliminate it.

Virtual cleanroom could increase safety, minimize risks, reduce education costs for pharmaceutical professionals

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 09:22
A deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts pharmaceutical lab has drawn new interest to the way drugs are made in the United States and the training for those who work in pharmacies.

New medications offer improved treatment for alcohol use disorders, chronic pain, mood disorders

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 09:08
Helping people with addictions has become a research passion for Purdue University’s Richard van Rijn, who is leading a team to make drug discoveries to support millions around the world dealing with alcohol use disorders, chronic pain and mood disorders.

Student-run mobile health initiative is tackling opioid crisis

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 00:00
Purdue University students and faculty have joined the fight against the state’s opioid crisis.

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