Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics News

December 17, 2018
The second annual Discovery Presentation Day was held in late November at the Medical Education Research Facility (MERF) atrium with 28 project listings. The event is a culmination of P3 student research under a previously matched faculty mentor.
December 11, 2018
Parker and Duffel
Eight students will be culminating their graduate work in Pharmacy this month, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy or a Master of Science in Pharmacy. We congratulate and wish the following students all the best in their future endeavors!
December 04, 2018
Brogden
Nicole Brogden—an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy—and her research partner Nkanyezi (Kanya) Ferguson—clinical director and assistant professor of dermatology at the Carver College of Medicine—are conducting landmark clinical studies on microneedle patch technology.
November 28, 2018
Anderson Lab
College of Pharmacy faculty member Ethan Anderson and his collaborators are working on a promising new molecule that could help reverse the metabolic and cardiovascular disorders associated with obesity.
November 27, 2018
Wurster Becomes AAPS President
UI College of Pharmacy Professor Dale Eric Wurster, BS, PhD, recently became president of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).
October 04, 2018
Awards on table
Nicole Brogden, '07 PharmD, PhD, and Farah Towfic, '11 PharmD, have been named the recipients of the 2018 Genesis Award from the UI College of Pharmacy.  This award recognizes graduates from the past 15 years who have achieved early distinction in their field.  
September 20, 2018
Jordan Cohen stands in the stairwell of the UI College of Pharmacy
Jordan L. Cohen—former dean of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy—has been named the recipient of the 2018 Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement.
September 11, 2018
Molecules
Jean Schmidt's curiosity for science started early, studying rocks and insects on a family farm in rural Black Hawk County, Iowa.
September 10, 2018
Graduate student Justine Delgado has been working in Rob Kerns’ lab for the past five years. She is interested in making drugs safer and more efficacious and has been working on how to target cancer more effectively.

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