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Dr. Phil Proteau, PhD, announced as new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Natural Products as of Dec 15, 2019.

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Taraula et al. Published in ACS Nano for their work on Biocompatible Nanoclusters with High Heating Efficiency for Systemically Delivered Magnetic Hyperthermia

Despite its promising therapeutic potential, nanoparticle-mediated magnetic hyperthermia is currently limited to the treatment of localized and relatively accessible cancer tumors because the required therapeutic temperatures above 40 °C can only be achieved by direct intratumoral injection of conventional iron oxide nanoparticles. To realize the true potential of magnetic hyperthermia for cancer treatment, there is […]

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Taratula et al. received a 5-year $2.3 million R01 grant!

Dr. Oleh Taratula, an associate professor of Nanotherapeutics in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences based on our Portland campus, received a 5-year, $2.3 million R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Taratula’s project, “Novel Nanomedicine-Based Therapeutic Approach For Treatment of Cancer Cachexia,” is to develop a treatment for the weight loss […]

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Furuno et al. received R01 award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Dr. Jon (JJ) Furuno, associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, is the PI of a new 3-year, $1.5 million R01 award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to develop an intervention bundle to improve antibiotic prescribing on discharge from hospital to long-term care facilities. This study includes […]

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Chitra Kanchagar awarded an American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Gateway to Research Scholarship

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OSU names new Dean of College of Pharmacy – Dr. Grace Kuo (’93)

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has named Grace Kuo, who has spearheaded national models of collaboration between physicians and pharmacists, as dean of OSU’s College of Pharmacy. Kuo presently serves as a professor and associate dean at the University of California, San Diego. Kuo will start as dean on June 30. She follows OSU […]