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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.

Purdue College of Pharmacy honors four as distinguished alumni

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 00:00
Four Purdue University alumni will receive the College of Pharmacy's 2015 distinguished alumni award.

New class of insecticides offers safer, more targeted mosquito control

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 14:40
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.

Student pharmacists plan community heart health fair

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:00
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 Peck symposium to focus on drug delivery systems

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 12:48
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.

Trustees confirm 6 named, distinguished professors

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:15
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.

Tough habit to break: professor awarded $1.6 million to create 'virtual patients,' continue tobacco cessation work

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:23
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 offers new residency, special training in veterinary pharmacy

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:02
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.

Session on pharmaceutical innovation, collaboration and policy will feature presentation by Lilly CEO, discussion with President Daniels

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 08:33
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.

New pharmacy technician law championed by Purdue to take effect

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 11:29
Those planning to become pharmacy technicians in Indiana must begin meeting new requirements under a law that goes into effect Tuesday (July 1).

Colombia students learn from research at Purdue

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 11:03
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.

Study gets major boost to probe toxin's role in spinal injury, potential treatment

Tue, 02/14/2012 - 15:21
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.

iPad pharmacy checklist could be prescription for better health

Thu, 02/09/2012 - 14:14
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.

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