The Root of the Problem: Warning Consumers About EDCs from the Laboratory Bench

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January 10, 2024
Emily Hilz, a postdoctoral researcher in the Gore Lab, was on the cover of the latest issue of Endocrine News. Her research focuses on developing a new mobile app to empower Black women as consumers to reduce EDC exposure risk by linking chemicals in their personal care products with their suspected adverse health outcomes.

Ginsburg Appointed to ACPE Board of Directors

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December 11, 2023
Associate Dean for Healthcare Partnerships Dr. Diane Ginsburg was appointed to the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Board of Directors effective July 1, 2024. ACPE is the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy and providers of continuing pharmacy education.

Popular OTC Medicines for Colds and Allergies Don’t Work, FDA Panel Says

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September 12, 2023
An independent advisory committee to the FDA has determined that phenylephrine, a popular ingredient in many over-the-counter allergy and cold medicines, is ineffective in tablet form. CNN and numerous other national news outlets quote from the College of Pharmacy's Associate Dean for Healthcare Partnerships Dr. Diane Ginsburg, who serves on the committee, regarding this decision.

UT Austin College of Pharmacy Continues its 15-Year Partnership with the UT Health San Antonio to Help Win $46 Million in New NIH Grants

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September 7, 2023
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) and seven regional partners and collaborators, including The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, will leverage $46 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) over the next five to seven years to translate scientific discoveries into therapeutic benefits for human health and well-being.

Gore Earns NIH Award for Research on Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals

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July 12, 2023
Andrea C. Gore, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and toxicology and Vacek Chair in Pharmacology, recently earned an R35 RIVER grant award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) for her lab’s research on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and their effect on the brain. The NIEHS, which is one of the centers in the National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded a total of $6,823,672 for eight years.

Texas Pharmacy Wins Big at Interprofessional Health Showcase 2023

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April 20, 2023
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy earns accolades for Best in Community Engagement, Best in Health Innovation, Best Project in Progress, Best in Visual and top 3 for People’s Choice Award at the Interprofessional Health Showcase 2023.

Everything You Need To Know About Foreign Pharmacies

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March 22, 2023
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice K. Ashley Garling-Nañez, Pharm.D. talked to the Washington Post's Andrea Sachs about what to expect from pharmacies when traveling abroad.

Research Finds Evidence of Apremilast Curbing Alcohol Intake

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March 3, 2023
A new publication finds evidence that the repurposed drug apremilast suppressed alcohol consumption in people who drink excessively. The research is coauthored by Research Assistant Professor Regina Mangieri, Ph.D. in the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Heather Aziz, MS, RLATg who works in the Mangieri Lab.

Moczygemba and Janzen Earn Promotions

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February 27, 2023
Two of the college's distinguished faculty in the Division of Health Outcomes and Division of Pharmacy Practice were recommended for promotion by President Hartzell due to their outstanding accomplishments in research, outreach and education. Dr. Tish Moczygemba will assume the rank of professor and Dr. Kristin Janzen will become a clinical associate professor.

FDA Considers Making Narcan Opioid Overdose Antidote Available Without Prescription

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February 15, 2023
Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy Dr. Kirk Evoy spoke to CNN about the possibilities of making naloxone, a medication used to reverse or reduce the effects of opioids, available over-the-counter.