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March 13: White Lecture features national institute researcher
February 14, 2018

By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy 

SPOKANE, Wash. – Richard Okita, a program director with the National Institutes of Health National Institute of General Medical Sciences, will present the 2018 Allen I. White Lecture at noon Tuesday, March 13, in the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building Walgreens Auditorium on the WSU Spokane campus.

Keith Campbell
December 4, 2017

R. Keith Campbell, a member of WSU’s pharmacy faculty for 45 years and a national leader in pharmacy and diabetes research died Nov. 11, 2017.

WSU researchers deliver first “nanotherapeutics” to tumor
May 15, 2017

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

SPOKANE, Wash. – For the first time, WSU researchers have demonstrated a way to deliver a drug to a tumor by attaching it to a blood cell. The innovation could let doctors target tumors with anticancer drugs that might otherwise damage healthy tissues.

WSU Spokane students win state community service awards
April 27, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Pharmacy students involved in organizing mumps vaccination clinics in Spokane as well as two students in the Nutrition and Exercise Physiology program will receive community service awards Friday from the Washington state chapter of a national organization that promotes community service from higher education students and employees.

May 4: Pharmacists assoc. CEO to speak at commencement
April 25, 2017

Tom Menighan WSU pharmacy commencement speaker SPOKANE, Wash. – Tom Menighan, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the American Pharmacists Association, will be the keynote speaker at the WSU College of Pharmacy commencement, 1 p.m. Thursday, May 4 at the Martin Woldson Theater.

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.