Pharmacy

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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Andrew Himsel, a fourth-year professional student pharmacist at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, recently completed a rotation with the Food and Drug Administration.

FDA rotation offers student unique experience

Andrew Himsel, a fourth-year professional student pharmacist at the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy, recently completed a rotation with the Food and Drug Administration where he practiced in programs, such as the Drug Shortage Program, Office of Compliance and the Division of Pharmacovigiliance.

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More than 250 community members, faculty, staff and students registered for the first Ties & Tennis Shoes 5K Memorial Run/Walk at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy on Feb. 21.

Students raise $33,000 for scholarships

The professional student pharmacists with the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy have raised more than $33,000 for the Dr. James Robertson Jr. Memorial Scholarship fund in the Ties & Tennis Shoes 5K Memorial Run/Walk on Feb. 21.

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Woman getting flu vaccination

It’s not too late to vaccinate for flu

Each year, we hear about the importance of getting a flu vaccination to protect our health. Some people do so, but others opt against it, thinking they have a slim chance of catching the flu or they are simply immune. But the fact is that the influenza virus changes every single year and the season lasts through May.

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