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UI Pharmaceuticals Awarded New NIH Contract to Manufacture Parent Nucleoside of Remdesivir

UI Pharmaceuticals has been awarded a National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) contract, “Dosage Form Development, Manufacture, and Stability Studies of GS-441524” by the Office of Logistics and Office of Administration at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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PhD Student Researches the Pain Relief Potential of Poloxamers

Research conducted by fourth-year Pharmaceutics graduate student, Jackson Russo, investigates alternative treatments for chronic wounds like bedsores and diabetic ulcers.
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PharmD Student Witnesses Bill Signing Providing Iowans Better Access to Healthcare

“Test and Treat” is the term given to a new law signed by Governor Kim Reynolds on May 19, 2021. This newly signed legislation (SF 296) will allow patients six years and older to enter their local pharmacy and receive testing to determine whether they have the flu, strep, or COVID-19. 
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Erika Ernst Named Teacher of the Year

UI College of Pharmacy faculty member Erika Ernst leads efforts to beat back infectious diseases. Along the way, she does allow one catching element to reach her students: her enthusiasm.
Sydney Ross

New Student Organization; Industry Pharmacists Organization

Doctor of Pharmacy student Sydney Ross listened intently to recent graduate Cambridge Hampsher, ’20 PharmD, while discussing his career as a U.S. Clinical Marketing Fellow at Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD). 
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UI Pharmaceuticals - Manufacturing Drugs to Save Lives

UI Pharmaceuticals recently contracted with G1 Therapeutics by manufacturing clinical drug supplies of an investigational drug therapy product called COSELA™.
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UI Partnership Leads to Lifesaving Drug Development in War on Malaria

Malaria is still a life-threatening disease in much of the world today. According to the World Health Organization, in 2019, there were an estimated 229 million cases of malaria worldwide.
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Doctor of Pharmacy Graduates and Post Graduate Training -- A Chosen Path

This year, 43 UI Doctor of Pharmacy graduates—representing 39% of the Class of 2021— pursued post-graduate pharmacy residency programs. Our match rate exceeded the national match rate by nearly 10%.  
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Celebrating the Class of 2021

The UI College of Pharmacy and UI Graduate College proudly hosted commencement ceremonies for 112 Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) graduates and seven Doctoral Degree (PhD) graduates with a concentration in Pharmacy. 
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Mobile Clinic Provides Accessible Health Care

The University of Iowa Mobile Clinic is partnering with the Johnson County Department of Public Health (JCPH) in an effort to provide health care to local, underserved populations who are statistically more likely to be affected by COVID-19.