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Smithburger Leads SCCM Taskforce

Smithburger Leads SCCM Taskforce

April 11, 2019

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Alumni News, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Faculty News, School News:

PittPharmacy Associate Professor Pamela L. Smithburger, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCP, FCCM was appointed as Chair of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s “Choosing Wisely… Read More ›

Coons Appointed to ACC Work Group

Coons Appointed to ACC Work Group

April 5, 2019

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PittPharmacy faculty member Jim Coons, PharmD, FCCP, BCCP was appointed to the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Simulation Work Group. This committee enhances actionable knowledge… Read More ›

Johnson Receives Pharmacy Specialty Inaugural Appointment

Johnson Receives Pharmacy Specialty Inaugural Appointment

March 28, 2019

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Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Faculty News, School News:

Heather J. Johnson, PharmD, BCPS has been designated to the Board of Pharmacy Specialties Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy Specialty Council Inaugural Appointment   The BPS Specialty… Read More ›

Inactive Ingredients – Not in This Case

Inactive Ingredients – Not in This Case

March 27, 2019

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty News, School News:

Sravan Kumar Patel, MS, PhD, a PittPharmacy Instructor of Pharmaceutical Science with the Lisa Rohan research group was recently interviewed by NBC news about inactive… Read More ›

Novel Medicine Formulation Helps Injured Nerves Fire Again.

Novel Medicine Formulation Helps Injured Nerves Fire Again.

March 21, 2019

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty News, School News, Student News:

Upper extremity nerve injuries are a common problem affecting more than 2% of trauma patients and leading to permanent disability. Full functional return after nerve… Read More ›

Huryn Leads Pharm Sci in Prestigious AAAS

Huryn Leads Pharm Sci in Prestigious AAAS

March 13, 2019

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty News, School News:

Donna M. Huryn, PhD was elected Chair-elect of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Her term began… Read More ›

Smithburger Receives ACCM Fellowship

Smithburger Receives ACCM Fellowship

March 7, 2019

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Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Faculty News, School News:

Pamela L. Smithburger, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCP, FCCM, was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine at the Society… Read More ›

An EPIC Pathway to Find New Drugs for Cancer

An EPIC Pathway to Find New Drugs for Cancer

February 21, 2019

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty News, School News:

Assistant Professor Da Yang, MD, PhD, received a grant from American Cancer Society (ACS) titled “The regulation of cell cycle by long non-coding RNA in breast… Read More ›

Nolin Leading Medication Therapy Management in NIH Funded Study of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Nolin Leading Medication Therapy Management in NIH Funded Study of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

February 12, 2019

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Alumni News, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Faculty News, School News:

Thomas D. Nolin, PharmD (’99), PhD (’03), is collaborating with investigators from PittMed and Vanderbilt University on a 5-year NIH grant to evaluate the effectiveness… Read More ›

Venkataramanan Awarded Research Grants

Venkataramanan Awarded Research Grants

February 6, 2019

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty News, School News:

Professor Raman Venkataramanan, PhD has been awarded two United Health Care sponsored research projects. In the first project, Venkataramanan, working with Dr. Abhi Humar, Director… Read More ›