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College of Pharmacy

Texas A&M pharmacy program expands to Bryan-College Station, improves access to health care across state

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy, based in Kingsville, Texas, welcomed the first cohort of students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program to the Bryan-College Station campus.

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Parents can help protect children, communities and prevent disease outbreaks with recommended vaccinations that can be done at a local pharmacy or doctor’s office.

Immunizations: the back-to-school item kids can’t do without

As children return to school, parents can help protect children, communities and prevent disease outbreaks with recommended vaccinations that can be done at a local pharmacy or doctor’s office.

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Rudy Rangel, Pharm.D., and Leo Ramirez, Pharm.D., who graduated in 2010 from the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, have experienced an expanding role since graduating.

Evolving role of pharmacists: Patient safety advocates, core members of health care teams

More and more pharmacists are providing services that extend well beyond the traditional roles of their profession – pharmacists serve as trusted care providers and an integral part of a patient’s health care team.

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Narendra Kumar, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, Jayshree Mishra, Ph.D., research assistant, serve as co-principal investigators for a sub-contract of an NIH-funded initiative to develop a device that measure drug effectiveness. Texas A&M University-Kingsville electrical engineering graduate students Lakshmi Korrapati and Saikrishna Krishna work in the lab on the project.

Texas A&M pharmacy researchers developing tool to test effectiveness of drugs

A team of Texas A&M scientists in collaboration with Michigan-based 21st Century Therapeutic Inc., hope to develop a technology to measure the effectiveness of novel drugs used in prevention of transplant rejections or cancer treatments.

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Research shows that typical generic sildenafil products from the internet contain impurity levels higher than allowed in the U.S. In addition, the generic products are made to be similar in appearance to those from legitimate drug manufacturers.

Online Viagra samples filled with impurities

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy researcher finds that versions of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra are flooding the internet pharmacy market and it could be harmful to your health.

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Pharmacy researcher receives Gates grant to develop HIV-protective contraceptive

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy researcher receives grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for groundbreaking idea to explore ways to tackle a global health issue of HIV.

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Kelsi Gulick of Pearsall, Texas, directly impacted her hometown community of Frio County when she pushed the importance of immunizations by placing lists in the back-to-school isles during her H-E-B internship in summer 2013.

Pharmacy student impacts community with immunizations

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy professional student pharmacist Kelsi Gulick of Pearsall, Texas, directly impacted her hometown community in Frio County when she shared the importance of immunizations during her internship. She received Intern of the Year in the Gulf Coast and Southwest Region for H-E-B.

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Indra K. Reddy (center), Ph.D., professor and founding dean of the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy, joins Quyen Dau (right) of Sugar Land, Texas, third-year professional student pharmacist and Rho Chi Gamma Omega Chapter president, and Annie Lozano (left) of Premont, Texas, third-year professional student pharmacist and Rho Chi secretary, as they received the Most Improved Chapter Award at the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.

Texas A&M Rho Chi receives most improved chapter in the nation

The honor society, Rho Chi Gamma Omega chapter, was recently selected as the most improved chapter in the nation.

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Disaster Day simulation grows in size, scope and intensity with community help

A helicopter rushes a critically injured patient to the nearest hospital, nurses hurry to the sides of panicked, bloody patients and desperate faces beg for help. This was the

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