Category: Research News

3D-printing project aims to meet UT community’s PPE needs

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In response to the growing demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) in health institutions, the Pharmaceutical Engineering and 3D Printing (PharmE3D) Lab at The University of Texas at Austin is using its 3D-printing resources to fabricate face shields for Dell

New delivery method could make niclosamide an effective antiviral to treat COVID-19

Repurposing drugs such as the FDA-approved niclosamide is a highly efficient way to leverage drugs with known safety profiles to fight the coronavirus outbreak. College of Pharmacy researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are now using new drug

Croyle Lab develops innovative vaccine delivery method

The Croyle Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy recently published findings that may greatly increase access to vaccines on an international scale. Researchers in the lab of Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery professor

Student pharmacists to present at CPNP 2020

Fourth year Doctor of Pharmacy candidate Lindsey Loera earned a travel award for participation in the upcoming annual meeting of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) in Dallas, Texas, April 26-29, 2020. Loera will present her poster “Description

Manganese regulation research named an NIEHS Paper of the Year

Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 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 from

National Academy of Inventors names Williams 2019 Fellow

The College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin is maintaining its track record of top-level faculty and researchers whose work continues to change the world. College of Pharmacy Professor and Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery

Faculty discuss compulsive alcohol consumption in Science commentary

Two faculty members in The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy recently contributed an article to the prestigious magazine Science discussing exciting new findings in alcohol use disorder (AUD) research. Associate Professor and James T. Doluisio Centennial Fellow

JAPhA article details student efforts to document naloxone availability

Faculty and students at the UT College of Pharmacy recently published an article in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA) outlining the efforts of student pharmacists at the college to detail naloxone availability at community pharmacies across Texas.

Article highlights pharmacist’s role in opioid harm reduction

A recent article in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA) from College of Pharmacy professors emphasizes the pharmacist’s irreplaceable role in opioid harm reduction, and how a number of studies have documented a lack of readiness among pharmacists

Existing drug may help fight against the lethality of E. coli infection

New research from a lab within the College of Pharmacy may have discovered a way to repurpose an existing drug to fight the lethality of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infections. Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Division