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Qiong Zhou, MS: Accelerating Research at the Forefront of Drug Discovery

Researcher and scientist Qiong Zhou, MS, finds herself, quite literally, at the center of drug discovery and innovation.


Author Kristen O'Neill | Publish Date March 10, 2023
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Community    Faculty    Pharmacy   

Common Questions about Melatonin Answered

Is melatonin safe for children? Can you take it in addition to other medications? Luke E. Orth, PharmD, BCPPS, an assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and a clinical pharmacy specialist at Children’s Hospital Colorado, addresses the factors to consider when taking melatonin to help you fall asleep.


Author Kiley Carroll | Publish Date July 25, 2022
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Research    Press Releases    Pharmacy   

Scientists Identify What Makes the Delta Variant Dangerous and Explain the Recent Surge in COVID-19 Infections

Since June, the number of COVID-19 infections started rising again, as the most transmissible omicron variant started picking up delta variant mutations leading to new subvariants BA.4/BA.5 and Deltacron variants. Out of all the five known variants of concern, which have been shown to evade therapeutic antibodies and vaccines developed against unmutated, original SARS-CoV-2 virus, delta is the most virulent leading to severe symptoms and increased mortality among infected people. A new peer-reviewed study provides answers to why delta is the most lethal variant of SARS-CoV-2.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date July 15, 2022
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Research    Pharmacy    Pharmaceutical Sciences

New Study Unravels Why COVID-19 Antibody Treatments Aren’t as Effective for New Variants

A new study published in today’s issue of Biochemistry is the first to explore the effects of multiple mutations in the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 variants. The findings can help scientists better understand the properties of current and new variants.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date June 07, 2022
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Neuroscience    Pharmacy    Clinical Research   

What's Slowing Medical Cannabis Clinical Research?

Artin (Art) Shoukas, PhD, a Johns Hopkins University professor emeritus, would have never dreamed he’d be using marijuana every night in his retirement years. He melts the medicinal form – mostly cannabidiol (CBD) with just a touch of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – under his tongue before dinner.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date February 10, 2022
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Research    Pharmacy   

CU Professor Gives Hand and Heart to HeLa Legacy: Medicine’s Gift Ungiven

Her cells, nicknamed HeLa cells, changed medicine’s path. They became the most-commonly used cancer cell line in biological research history, making profound contributions to science and saving countless lives. Years after the poor Black woman unknowingly provided those cells to scientists, her story emerged, shining light on patient rights.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date November 12, 2021
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Innovation    Pharmacy   

New CU School of Pharmacy Center Sets Path Toward Drug Discovery Hub

For today’s generation of medical researchers, the need for speed in the scientific world was never more pronounced than it was in 2020. As society hid from a deadly virus, the race for a treatment went full-throttle, pinning some scientists in their labs nearly 24/7.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date October 04, 2021
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Education    Pharmacy

Hips Don’t Lie: Injury Unlocks Athlete’s Flair for Pharmacy

Like many of the “A-ha!” moments that have sparked human innovation throughout history, a setback catalyzed one of the most meaningful discoveries of Peter Tonsits’ life.  


Author Kristen O'Neill | Publish Date May 25, 2021
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Research    Education    Students    Public Health    Pharmacy

CU Anschutz Schools and Colleges Rank Among Nation’s Best in 2022 U.S. News & World Report Listing

Schools and colleges of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are again ranked among the best in the country on the 2022 U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of higher education programs.


Author Staff | Publish Date March 30, 2021
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