Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics News

December 04, 2017
Salem and Ebeid in pharmacy lab
Tumor-targeting nanoparticles loaded with a drug that makes cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy’s toxicity could be used to treat an aggressive and often deadly form of endometrial cancer, according to new research by the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.
November 07, 2017
Graduate Student Presents Poster
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences Annual Meeting will be held on Nov. 12-15 in San Diego, Calif. A number of the UI College of Pharmacy's graduate students will present posters at the meeting, including: 
September 12, 2017
Sawangchan defense
On  Sept. 8, 2017, pharmaceutics graduate student Phawanan Sawangchan successfully defended her thesis to the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics.
August 03, 2017
Dale Eric Wurster, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics, is the recipient of the Ralph Shangraw Memorial Prize. The award, presented by the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC) Foundation, is bestowed upon a person who has provided outstanding research contributions in the study of excipients or excipient-related technology over a number of years.
July 03, 2017
Michael Duffel, BS, PhD, conducts basic research to provide vital insights for other scientists to use when designing better drugs and fighting toxic chemicals.
March 20, 2017
Jasmine Mangrum, a Doctor of Pharmacy and Masters of Public Health student, was selected as a 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Student Award Finalist.
March 07, 2017
Researchers at the College of Pharmacy were recently issued a patent for their work on a novel and innovative nanoparticle formulation of chemoimmunotherapies for treatment of cancer, "Biodegradable Particulate Formulations."
November 14, 2016
Aliasger Salem and George Weiner received a three-year, $600,000 grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to develop an improved technique for using nanoparticles in a new type of lymphoma immunotherapy.
November 02, 2016
Ethan Anderson, PhD, recently joined the UI College of Pharmacy as an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics.