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!
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.
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.
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.
In the Spotlight is an initiative to celebrate the incredibly talented people and teams within the college and to facilitate awareness and understanding of the unique individuals who make up the pharmacy family.
This month, we learn about Geetanjali (Geetu) Mahadik, assistant scientist at UIP - PRL (Oakdale Campus).
Research teams from Iowa State University, the University of Iowa and the University of Nebraska Medical Center—with the assistance of NIH funds—are studying nanovaccines to fight pancreatic cancer. Read more.