Category: Research News

Research Day 2018

The 14th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day kicked off the morning of April 17, 2018 during The University of Texas at Austin’s Research Week. Undergraduates, Pharm.D. students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and residents presented their research

Statement from Dean Crismon on the death of Richard Morrisett

Dear members of the College of Pharmacy Community, I regret to inform you that Pharmacology & Toxicology Professor Richard Morrisett has died unexpectedly. He was found in his home, and my heart goes out to his family and loved ones.

Happy Holidays from the College of Pharmacy

Click image to watch a special video holiday message from the College of Pharmacy (YouTube). Watch a special video message from the College of Pharmacy highlighting the memorable moments of 2017. Happy holidays to you and yours.

Gonzales named AAAS fellow

Professor Rueben Gonzales, Ph.D. was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Dr. Gonzales, who teaches in the College of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Department

Williams named Inventor of the Year

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, Robert O. (Bill) Williams III, Ph.D., professor and head of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy’s Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, was named the 2017 Inventor of the Year by

Ginsburg is finalist for lifetime leadership award

Dr. Diane Ginsburg, assistant dean for student affairs, is one of three finalists for a lifetime leadership award sponsored by Pharmacy Times magazine and Parata Systems, a company that develops automated technologies for pharmacies. Ginsburg is among 30 finalists nationwide

Starving prostate cancer cells

Starving cancer cells with combinations of natural compounds found in foods A new study from Dr. John DiGiovanni, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, and his colleague, Dr. Stefano Tiziani, assistant professor of nutritional sciences, identifies several natural compounds found in food,

Team earns honors at Clinical Research Challenge

A team of three UT student pharmacists placed among the elite programs in a national Clinical Research Challenge (CRC). The event, sponsored by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), attracted more than 80 teams from colleges across the country. 

Four students to attend alcohol treatment program

Four student pharmacists from the College of Pharmacy have been selected to study addiction and its treatment in weeklong summer programs sponsored by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Student pharmacists Janci Addison, Claire Brandt, Kaitlin Kennedy and Mandy Renfro will participate in the

Of mother and sons – a shared love of pharmacy

The Jermain family Donna’s story My story began as I entered The University of Texas at Austin. I was considering pursuing medicine and was looking for a complimentary major that would help me in medical school. My counselor suggested pharmacy.