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Longhorn Pharmacy Focus Spring 2017


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Erickson honored by AAAS

Dr. Carlton Erickson, the Pfizer Centennial Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, has been named to life membership by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). In making the announcement, AAAS cited Ericsson’s 50 years of membership, beginning in 1967.

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Texas Health Catalyst honors Croyle

Dr. Maria Croyle, professor of molecular pharmaceutics and drug delivery, is one of three researchers selected to receive funding from the Texas Health Catalyst, a program of The University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School in collaboration with UT’s

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Study suggests enzyme safely starves cancer cells

A University of Texas at Austin research team that includes Dr. John DiGiovanni, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has engineered an enzyme that safely treats prostate and breast cancer in animals, and also lengthens the lifespan of models that develop

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Pharmaceutics article garners journal honor

A recently published paper “Solubility Advantage (and Disadvantage) of Pharmaceutical Amorphous Solid Dispersions” co-authored by Siyuan Huang Ph.D. and R. O. Williams III and collaborators from Genentech was recognized for its “Most Original and Most Significant Scientific Findings” by editors

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McGinity named fellow in inventors academy

Dr. James W. McGinity has been named as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). He joins John B. Goodenough and Sidigata V. (S. V.) Sreenivasan, both from the Cockerel School of Engineering, in becoming the latest three faculty members

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Dalby Wins State Grant for Cancer Drug Research

Dr. Kevin Dalby, professor of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, has received an almost $5 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to kick-start drug discovery programs. Dalby’s grant one of three CPRIT grants approved

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Ginsburg Named to Texas Ten

Dr. Diane Ginsburg, assistant dean for student affairs and clinical professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice, was named among Alcalde magazine’s Texas Ten.  The annual award invites members of the UT alumni community to nominate their favorite UT professor with the

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Laurajo and Kyllie

The long and winding road For both Laurajo Ryan (Pharm.D. 2000) and Kyllie Ryan (Pharm.D. 2016), the road to pharmacy was anything but straight. Laurajo’s father (who is also a pharmacist) taught pharmacology and toxicology when she was a kid,

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Hazel and Leslie

Hazel Maultsby Pipkin, B.S. ’54 Hazel Pipkin says she cannot take credit for “discovering” pharmacy as a degree program and career path. That credit belongs to her big sister, Imogene Maultsby (B.S. ‘49), who Pipkin said blazed a trail, not

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