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Dr. Gaurav Sahay’s mRNA-based Therapeutics Research Contributed to the COVID-19 Vaccine Development

OSU College of Pharmacy faculty member and researcher Dr. Gaurav Sahay’s has been a leader in the field of mRNA-based therapeutics. His lab has made a significant contribution to the development of lipid-based nanoparticles for the delivery of mRNA based therapeutics and vaccines. In the past, Dr. Sahay has had collaborations with Moderna Tx which led to seminal publications in Nature Communications, Nano Letters, and patents.  Sahay lab pivoted to […]


OHA Contracts with 211info to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is contracting with 211info to provide COVID-19 vaccine information and referral services to individuals and agencies from December 2020 through June 2021. Services will include assisting people in Oregon in finding access to the appropriate COVID-19 vaccine, answering questions about available vaccines, and offering assistance in acquiring immunization history using ALERT […]

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PAST earns a Certificate of Commendation from the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy

Faculty members Roberto Linares, RPh, and Ann Zweber, RPh, along with current P4 students Karina Destine, Abigail Larson, Eliza Ammon, Jessica Foerster, and Kameron Kaufmann founded OSU College of Pharmacy’s Pharmacy Artifact Sorting Team (PAST). The members of PAST are interested in the care and management of an important collection of artifacts. PAST has made a significant contribution to […]

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Dr. Lorinda Anderson publishes findings

A large, multi-center, multi-state project is the result of a collaboration between OHSU Obstetrics and Gynecology and our OSU College of Pharmacy faculty member, Dr. Lorinda Anderson. Initial findings from the PEARL study (Pharmacists Expand Access to Reproductive heaLthcare) have just been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association’s Open Access Journal.Link:

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Faculty member Dr. Oleh Taratula receives 2 new grants

Faculty member, Dr. Oleh Taratula and his research group received an R21 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development along with Ov Slayden from the ONPRC titled “A nanoparticle-based approach for surgical imaging and intraoperative treatment of endometriosis” with a 6th percentile score. Faculty member, Dr. Oleh Taratula and his […]

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Khaled Almabruk and Gadusol Labs, a company developed by Dr. Taifo Mahmud, announce receipt of a SBIR Phase II grant to further advance natural sunscreens.