Colllege of Pharmacy News Feed from Purdue University News Service
Updated: 1 hour 26 min ago
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.
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.
A new 'smart capsule' under development could deliver medications directly to the large intestines to target certain medical conditions.
Purdue University pharmacy students are raising funds to create a scholarship in memory of their classmate.
Four Purdue University alumni will receive the College of Pharmacy's 2015 distinguished alumni award.
Purdue researchers have identified a new class of chemical insecticides that could provide a safer, more selective means of controlling mosquitoes that transmit key infectious diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and elephantiasis.
The Purdue chapter of the American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists is hosting Operation Heart Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 11 at William Henry Harrison High School, 5701 N. 50 W, West Lafayette.
Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy, the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, and the Department of Biomedical Engineering will sponsor the 12th-annual Garnet E. Peck Symposium on Feb. 25-27, at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in West Lafayette, Indiana.
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Saturday (Dec. 20) ratified six named and distinguished professorships, and also approved resolutions of appreciation for donors who have given $1 million or more to Purdue.
A project led by a Purdue University professor will create 'virtual patients' and educational assessments to help medical, nursing and pharmacy students learn how to counsel patients to quit smoking.
Purdue University next summer will become the nation's third university offering a residency program in veterinary clinical pharmacy practice, which provides pharmacists special training in animal health.
Eli Lilly and Co. Chief Executive Officer John Lechleiter will join Purdue University President Mitch Daniels for a presentation and discussion about innovation policy and the pharmaceutical industry at 2:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 25) in Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse.
Those planning to become pharmacy technicians in Indiana must begin meeting new requirements under a law that goes into effect Tuesday (July 1).
Twenty-six top undergraduate students from Universidad Nacional de Colombia will spend up to six months at Purdue University learning from research to gain experience they can apply to their work back home.
Researchers have received $1.5 million to study the role of a toxin thought to worsen the severity of spinal cord injuries and to learn whether reducing its concentration in the days following trauma also decreases damage that can lead to paralysis.
A quick, interactive survey taken on an iPad could help pharmacists and patients better use their brief time together to catch and eliminate harmful drug side effects.
A patient's education level is not a fail-safe predictor of how well they will manage symptoms related to complicated chronic diseases, such as heart failure, according to a Purdue University study.
As part of the Nov. 17 Great American Smokeout, Purdue University students and campus organizations will combine with community efforts to talk to people about living smoke-free.
The Purdue University College of Pharmacy honored its 2011 distinguished alumni and friend of pharmacy on Nov. 4.