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Team to study new gene associated with Parkinson’s disease

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:00
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Purdue University and the University of Bordeaux in France has received a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease to study a new gene associated with Parkinson’s disease, which was linked to the disease using novel big data methodologies.

Purdue alumna, husband continue support of College of Pharmacy with $8 million gift

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:22
A Purdue alumna and her husband have donated an additional $8 million to their Pacesetter Endowment for Pharmacy, which provides student scholarships and ultimately will support renovation, expansion or a new facility for the College of Pharmacy.

'Key factor' in development of Parkinson's disease identified

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:00
A molecule has been identified that appears to play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease, a debilitating disease that affects millions of people around the world.

Purdue to host Team Life Science Week events on campus

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:00
Purdue University is hosting its first Team Life Science Week in celebration of the vibrant life science community on campus. Lectures, tours, gallery receptions and more will take place on campus Monday (March 19) through Friday (March 23).

October chosen as American Pharmacist Month in Indiana

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:00
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has named October as American Pharmacist Month in Indiana, thanks to a little push from two Purdue University students.

Trustees approve Fort Wayne program, professorships, resolutions

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 00:00
Purdue University trustees on Friday (June 16) approved a new bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at the Fort Wayne campus, approved three distinguished and named professorships, and honored several university administrators and donors with resolutions of appreciation.

North Central Indiana AHEC summer program exposes high school students to the field of health care

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:00
The fourth annual North Central Indiana Area Health Education Center Discover Healthcare summer program will take place June 5 and 6 at Purdue University.

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.

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