Author: Nick Nobel

Scholars recognized at Honors Day Convocation

On a rainy April 6, 2019 in The University of Texas at Austin’s Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, the College of Pharmacy hosted its annual Honors Day Convocation to recognize the outstanding academic efforts of its students who have achieved

Faculty honored at Teaching Excellence Awards

The University of Texas at Austin’s Pharmacy Council honored the College of Pharmacy’s deserving faculty at its 2019 Teaching Excellence Awards. The ceremony took place on April 4, 2019 in the Texas Union’s Santa Rita Room, and honored teachers across

Castleberry wins prestigious AACP award

Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Ashley Castleberry, Pharm.D. is a recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Emerging Teaching Scholar Award. The award is designed to recognize excellence of academic pharmacy faculty engaged in and/or supporting scholarly teaching

Gore receives five-year NIH grant to research PCBs

Pharmacology and Toxicology Professor Andrea C. Gore, Ph.D. recently received an impressive five-year RO1 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes for Health (NIH), for research to determine how PCBs cause dysfunctions

Manganese regulation research highlighted as a NIEHS Paper of the Month

Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, recently led research focused on how brain manganese is regulated by activity of the gene SLC30A10 in the digestive system. The research was supported by grant funding

UT Pharmacy grads excel in licensure testing

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) recently released its North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) pass rates for Doctors of Pharmacy who graduated in 2018. The NAPLEX measures a candidate’s knowledge of the practice of pharmacy. It is

Pharmacy Day at the Texas Capitol

Each legislative year, Pharmacy Day at the Texas Capitol brings hundreds of pharmacy professionals to the Capitol grounds to make their voices heard. Members of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association’s (SNPhA) UT chapter gathered at the Texas Capitol to make

Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to the following College of Pharmacy faculty members on their recent promotions, which were recently approved by President Greg Fenves and will go into effect on September 1, 2019. Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.: Promoted to Associate Professor with tenure,

Kompella earns several awards at ACT annual meeting

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences Pallavi Kompella, who received a number of awards at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American College of Toxicology, including: The 2018 North American Travel Grant ($1,000) The Arthur Furst Best Student Poster

Alumni gather for revamped Homecoming Tailgate

On November 3, College of Pharmacy alumni, students, staff, faculty, and well-wishers gathered during a temperate but blustery Saturday afternoon during the annual Homecoming Tailgate. This year featured a change of venue from the Pharmacy Building to the official tailgate