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Pharmacy Ph.D. student wins Three Minute Thesis contest
March 29, 2017

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Panshak Dakup, a College of Pharmacy doctoral student at Washington State University Spokane, won the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) event in Pullman Tuesday with his presentation, “The Benefits of Circadian Function in Cancer Therapy.”

March 31 deadline for pharmacy teaching fellowship
March 23, 2017

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – A two-year mentored fellowship for those with a doctor of pharmacy degree or equivalent who want to teach and do research is accepting applications through Friday, March 31.

New course prepares students for personalized medicine
March 16, 2017

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – Using a patients’ individual genetic information to select drugs and drug dosages specifically effective for them is part of pharmacy’s future. A recent study of a new course in pharmacogenomics at Washington State University Spokane found the class expanded students’ understanding of these possibilities for their profession.

Mechanism triggers spread of prostate cancer to bones
March 13, 2017

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has found a way that prostate cancer cells hijack the body’s bone maintenance, facilitating the spread of bone cancers present in some 90 percent of prostate-cancer fatalities.

Student pharmacists assist in quick community care
February 21, 2017

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – In response to an outbreak of mumps in the area, 64 Washington State University College of Pharmacy students helped conduct 17 immunization clinics at schools and organizations in January and February.

Feb. 15 deadline for pharmacy student research program
January 11, 2017

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – The deadline is Feb. 15 for undergraduate and professional students to apply for a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in the College of Pharmacy, which just received renewed funding for the program for three years.

WSU scientists collaborate on ‘gene therapy in a box’
October 21, 2016

Trobridge-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Spokane researchers have collaborated on a tabletop device that can genetically manipulate blood to treat cancer, HIV and other diseases without expensive processing facilities. 

Alumnus honored for excellence in pharmacy, teaching
October 3, 2016

By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy

michael-vargaSPOKANE, Wash. – Michael Varga, alumnus and director of pharmacy at Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls, Idaho, has been named the Washington State University College of Pharmacy’s 2016 Preceptor of the Year.

Meier receives recognition for inspiring curiosity
August 15, 2016

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

MeierSPOKANE, Wash. – INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine announced today that Washington State University’s Kathryn Meier is one of 65 scientists from across the country to receive the 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award. She is featured in the September issue.