October 13, 2016 | Research News
Diagnostic tests for sinus infections leave much to be desired, study says
Many patients who see physicians for sinus infections expect to be prescribed an antibiotic, but for the majority of them, that course of treatment won't be effective because their infections aren't caused by bacteria. Unfortunately, there aren't great tools to determine which patients will or won't benefit from antibiotics, and the University of Georgia's Dr. Mark Ebell is determined to change that.
June 3, 2016 | Research News
UGA researchers to study effects of Georgia policy designed to curb opioid addiction
Researchers at the University of Georgia will use a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study the effect of public policy aimed at limiting potential misuse and potentially inappropriate prescribing of opioids in vulnerable populations.
May 25, 2016 | Research News
Alternating diet between high fat, balanced may help control obesity, study finds
Researchers at the University of Georgia's College of Pharmacy have discovered that alternating between a high fat and a more nutritionally balanced diet at regular intervals may help prevent or treat obesity and its associated metabolic disorders. They published their findings recently in the journal Scientific Reports.
October 26, 2015 | Research News
Researchers discover mechanism that could lead to better ovarian cancer treatment
Resistance to chemotherapy is a major problem for those suffering from ovarian cancer. University of Georgia researchers are giving patients new hope with recent findings that help pinpoint the mechanisms causing chemoresistance.
August 21, 2015 | General News
UGA College of Pharmacy welcomes 144 new students
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy welcomed 144 new students with its annual White Coat Ceremony held Aug. 15. At the event, the class of 2019 received white lab coats to mark the beginning of their pharmacy careers.
July 21, 2015 | General News
UGA College of Pharmacy campus in Savannah earns accreditation
Savannah, Ga. - The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy's accreditation for its Doctor of Pharmacy program has now been affirmed for its extended Southeast Georgia campus located at the St. Joseph's/Candler Health System in Savannah.
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.