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New Research Could Anticipate Covid’s Next Move

Throughout the pandemic, we have struggled to get ahead of COVID-19. Now, with research from the Mallela Research Lab at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, scientists can take steps to be proactive instead of reactive – and possibly predict how the virus will act next.


Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date January 10, 2022
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Research    Students    Pharmacy Perspectives

P4’S Research Lands her National Fellowship and Faculty Admiration

For P4 Madison Ricco, pharmaceutical research has been a passion of hers as long as she can remember. As an undergrad, she led research projects at her institution. As a P1, she enrolled in the honors program for a research-intensive experience. And, as a P2, she enrolled in the Master of Science (MS) in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree; the first student to ever attempt both programs congruently.


Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date January 10, 2022
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Students    Pharmacy Perspectives    Magazine

The Class of 2024 Displays its Resilience Through Annual Story Slam

“Story Slam always sticks out as this event, this kind of seminal event in their pharmacy training, where they really become a unified class.”

Jay Bolan, Senior Academic Coordinator for Experiential Programs, reflects on the annual event typically done in the spring of the P1year. Story Slam is a friendly competition of amateur storytelling in which the audience selects the best story, or storyteller. Each year, the P1 class gathers in one group to each tell 5-minute stories using one of three prompts – How I got here; Confirming Experience; and Do-Over.


Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date January 10, 2022
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Pharmacy Perspectives    Pharmacy

2021 Excellence in Precepting Awards

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy is renowned for our experiential programs. At the core of this meaningful student educational experience are our preceptors who dedicate their time and talent to mentor and train the next generation of pharmacy professionals. The 2021 Preceptor Award winners are:


Author SOP Communications | Publish Date August 12, 2021
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School of Pharmacy In the News

NewsMedical

Study highlights importance of positive and negative selection in evolution of SARS-CoV-2 variants

news outletNewsMedical
Publish DateDecember 28, 2021

Krishna Mallela, PhD, and his team received press coverage for the lab’s work on SARS-CoV-2 variants, which focused on the study which highlights the importance of positive and negative selection in evolution of SARS-CoV-2 variants.

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Health.com

How the 2 New Pills for Treating COVID-19 Stack Up: Here's What Experts Say

news outletHealth.com
Publish DateDecember 28, 2021

Both Pfizer’s Paxlovid and Merck’s molnupiravir are cleared for emergency use in non-hospitalized people who have mild-to-moderate symptoms and are at heightened risk of developing severe disease. Peter Anderson, PharmD spoke with Health regarding their effectiveness.

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The Guardian

Covid pills are ‘very promising’ – but what are the challenges in using them?

news outletThe Guardian
Publish DateDecember 28, 2021

Peter Anderson, PharmD spoke with the Guardian about Paxlovid and molnupiravir, which were authorized by the FDA recently. Supplies of Paxlovid are limited while molnupiravir is less effective than hoped, but they are a very important step forward.

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Vanguard

US, NGO combat cancer, train 34 Nigerian oncology pharmacists

news outletVanguard
Publish DateDecember 14, 2021

Cindy O’Bryant, PharmD, had her recent Fulbright-sponsored work in Nigeria featured in a Vanguard article. The story examines the work being done to help reduce the high incidence of cancer, tackle late detection and improve general outlook of cancer in Nigeria.

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