Croyle Earns Funding for SARS-CoV-2 Research

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January 13, 2021
Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery professor Maria A. Croyle R.Ph., Ph.D. earned 2021’s David Lehr Research Award from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Dr. Croyle will receive research funding to investigate novel regulatory mechanisms of drug metabolism in the context of active infection with SARS-CoV-2 and after recovery.

Laura Cannon: An Empathetic Voice for Patients & Students

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January 5, 2021
Laura Cannon, Pharm.D., MPH, is an oncology pharmacist and clinical assistant professor at the UT College of Pharmacy. She was in her residency when her late husband was diagnosed with cancer. Her experience shapes her unique perspective as she works to simplify the education process surrounding cancer treatment.

Fall 2020 Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduates

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December 17, 2020
Congratulations to the UT College of Pharmacy's fall Ph.D. and M.S. graduates in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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December 15, 2020
Vaccine distribution has begun at The University of Texas at Austin for health care providers. Student pharmacists are on the front lines of this ongoing campaign. Learn more about how the university is working with state and federal health officials to prepare to receive and distribute the vaccines on campus.

Honoring Human Rights Day: Recognizing Non-Western Healing Practices Beyond the Rx

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December 7, 2020
UT College of Pharmacy Community: Join a virtual discussion on Human Rights Day (December 10) at 6 p.m. CT with Fatima Mann, J.D., who co-founded Counter Balance ATX, an Austin-based self-care and social justice organization. The discussion will focus on a respectful awareness and acceptance of others’ non-western practices around healing.

A Holiday Message from Dean Sam Poloyac

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December 4, 2020
Watch and read a special video holiday message from UT College of Pharmacy Dean Samuel M. Poloyac.

Williams Wants to Turn COVID-19 Vaccine into Powder to Help with Storage and Distribution

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November 25, 2020
Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Professor Robert O. (Bill) Williams III, Ph.D. talks to CBS Austin about the potential for his thin film freezing technology to increase the shelf life of COVID-19 vaccines when they become available.

Ginsburg Appointed to Leadership Texas

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November 19, 2020
Dr. Diane Ginsburg has been accepted into the Leadership Texas 2021 class by Leadership Women, Inc. She will represent The University of Texas at Austin during Leadership Texas sessions through November 2021.

Help ATX Science Olympiad Launch Urban Schools Initiative

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November 17, 2020
UT Science Olympiad, an undergraduate-led nonprofit organization dedicated to science outreach in Central Texas and around the country, has partnered with the College of Pharmacy to launch the Scaffolding Success Program, a STEM mentorship program for middle and high school students. Donate to the HornRaiser crowdfunding campaign by December 9, 2020 to help launch its Urban Schools Initiative.

Cherish Taylor Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition

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November 13, 2020
Neuroscience graduate student Cherish Taylor took home the top prize in the Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis competition. Taylor is a graduate student in the lab of Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. in the College of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology.