Category: Research News

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

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

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

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,

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

Lydia Aguilera – multifold inspiration

When Lydia Aguilera, program director and clinical associate professor in the Cooperative Program at UT Rio Grande Valley, was invited to participate in the college’s 2016 Mother’s Day salute with her daughter, Veronica Guerra Chanes (Pharm.D. 2011), her first response

Grad student scores APhA’s best podium presentation

Tatiana Makhinova, a graduate student in the Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice Division, was cited as having the best podium presentation at the annual spring meeting of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). The researcher was cited for her study, “Development

All eyes on discovery during Research Day 2016

The art and science of discovery took center stage April 26 as the College of Pharmacy hosts Research Day 2016.  The 12th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day features distinguished lectures by Dr. Karen Vasquez, head of

Longhorns soar in ASHP residency match process

It was a record-breaking season for Longhorn P4 student pharmacists seeking residencies through the 2016 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) match program. Of the 51 students seeking postgraduate year-1 residency positions (PGY-1), 45 successfully matched in one of the

New collaborative anticipated to draw increased research funding

The College of Pharmacy is the newest member of a multi-university collaborative designed to advance pharmaceutical research and education initiatives. The college has joined the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education (NIPTE), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to research and