June 12, 2015 | Research News
UGA researchers find potential treatment for fatal lung diseases
Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that the drug triciribine may reverse or halt the progression of pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension, two respiratory diseases that are almost invariably fatal. They published their findings recently in the British Journal of Pharmacology.
May 19, 2015 | General News
UGA College of Pharmacy students working to supply boots for migrant workers
University of Georgia College of Pharmacy students are seeking monetary donations for waterproof work boots for the Farm Worker Family Health Program, an experience where students provide health care services to farm worker communities in rural southwest Georgia.
April 13, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA Center for Drug Discovery to hold bioethics seminar
The University of Georgia Center for Drug Discovery will hold a special bioethics seminar for the university community on April 20 at 3:30 p.m. in Auditorium 201 of the Pharmacy South building.
February 19, 2015 | Research News
UGA researchers discover potential treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis
Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a new small molecule drug that may serve as a treatment against multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, a form of the disease that cannot be cured with conventional therapies. They describe their findings in a paper published recently in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters.
December 5, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Fellowship helps UGA student study pharmaceutical pollution in salt marsh estuaries
David Brew, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been awarded a fellowship from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry for doctoral research in environmental science as he examines the impacts of pharmaceutical pollution in Georgia's salt marsh estuaries.
October 31, 2014 | Research News
UGA researcher studies obesity’s role in breast, ovarian cancers
Mandi Murph in the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy is focusing her research efforts on the role of obesity in the promotion and development of women's cancer, both breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
October 16, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Pharmacy to hold Substances of Abuse Seminar 2014
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will hold its Substances of Abuse Seminar 2014 on Oct. 31 from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Pharmacy South. The seminar will focus on the changing landscape of substance abuse.
October 1, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Pharmacy to hold ‘Dawgtoberfest: Rx for Good Health’ Oct. 15
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy is celebrating American Pharmacists Month with the 12th Annual Dawgtoberfest: Rx for Good Health on Oct. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. in the courtyard in front of the Pharmacy South building.
September 26, 2014 | Events on Campus
Ansel Symposium to focus on advances in cardiovascular health
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will hold the 11th Annual Howard C. Ansel Symposium Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The symposium will focus on developments in the management of hyperlipidemia.
September 12, 2014 | General News
UGA pharmacy names assistant dean to develop its Savannah 2+2 campus
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy recently named Ray Maddox as assistant dean to oversee the development of the college's new southeast Georgia campus in Savannah, as an expansion of the college's 2+2 program.
August 26, 2014 | General News
UGA College of Pharmacy welcomes 138 new students
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy welcomed 138 new students with its annual White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 16. At the event, the class of 2018 received white lab coats to mark the beginning of their pharmacy careers.
July 17, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center to host lecture on cellular therapies
The University of Georgia Regenerative Bioscience Center will host a lecture by Emory University's Ian Copland July 30 at noon in Room 175 of the Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences as part of the center's continuing support in building a stronger regenerative medicine community in Georgia.
July 7, 2014 | Research News
UGA researchers use nanoparticles to enhance chemotherapy
University of Georgia researchers have developed a new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, that significantly increases the drug's ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.
February 28, 2014 | Events on Campus
Emory’s Dennis Liotta to give annual Chu Lecture at UGA
The annual Chu Lecture at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will feature "Nucleoside Analogs as RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase Inhibitors of Single Stranded RNA Viruses." Presented by Dennis Liotta, director of the Emory Institute of Drug Development, it will be held March 19 at 11 a.m. in the Pharmacy South auditorium.
February 25, 2014 | Research News
UGA researchers develop sustainable way to manufacture important drug precursors
Researchers at the University of Georgia have found a new way to manufacture an important molecule used in the pharmaceutical industry to create anticoagulants, a class of drug commonly prescribed to treat or prevent abnormal blood clots that can lead to heart attack, stroke and deep vein thrombosis.