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.

Texas Pharmacy Students Clinch Multiple Awards from AFPE

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August 28, 2023
Several graduate students and a Pharm.D. student from The University of Texas College of Pharmacy secured awards and fellowships from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE).

UT Medical Center Brings New Possibilities for College of Pharmacy

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August 22, 2023
Last week, The University of Texas System Board of Regents announced an exciting new healthcare initiative that will greatly benefit the College of Pharmacy, University and community at large. Where the Erwin Center currently stands will transform into a world-class academic medical center for education, research and patient care.

A Prescription for Success

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August 17, 2023
Marissa Schlaifer sees philanthropy as an obligation more than an opportunity. Her gift will open many doors for students in the College of Pharmacy.

Grad Student Earns AFPE Scholarship

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August 3, 2023
Ph.D. student in the Division of Health Outcomes James Baffoe, Pharm.D. is a recipient of the ClinicalMind Scholarship for Black Pharmacy Students from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education.

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.

Graduate Student First Author on PNAS Paper

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June 13, 2023
Kimberly J. Long, a Ph.D. candidate in the Dalby Lab in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, was a first author of a recent research paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Sponsor a White Coat: Help Prepare the Next Gen of Longhorn Pharmacists

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June 5, 2023
Your gift of $60 or more will purchase one or more white coats for incoming Texas Pharmacy students. Becoming a sponsor is an exciting and rewarding way for our alumni to make a personal connection with the entering students.

Congratulations Class of 2023

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May 16, 2023
The Class of 2023 M.S., Ph.D. and Pharm.D. graduates walked across the stage in style to celebrate their accomplishments on May 5, 2023.