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Antimicrobial Drug Discovery
The Ohio State University
 

The AIDS epidemic remains a key global health issue, with approximately 36 million people worldwide currently infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS. Use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) have enabled healthcare professionals to transform a once deadly infection into a chronic illness for patients with access to them. Yet being an ART patient means life-long treatments and the threat of increasingly resistant HIV-1 strains that compromise drug therapy.

Navjot Singh Pabla

The benefits of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) are well known, yet with its benefits come some very serious risks, including acute kidney injury (AKI). In fact, some 30 percent of all patients undergoing cardiac surgery will experience kidney injury; some of patients will experience injury so profound it will require dialysis.

Yizhou Dong, PhD, an assistant professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the College of Pharmacy, has been awarded the esteemed Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) by National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIGMS). The award serves to support all research in an investigator's laboratory that falls within the mission of NIGMS, stabilizing funding that could enhance the ability to take on ambitious scientific projects and approach problems more creatively.

Physical and biopharmaceutical principles in the design and evaluation of drug delivery systems.

Prereq: Grad standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for Pharmacy 809.

Mathematical models and experimental approaches for characterization of the time course of drug effects.

Prereq: PHR 8020, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for Pharmacy 808.

Coverage of the integration of theory and practice of quantitative pharmaceutical and bioanalytical analysis.

Prereq: Grad standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 806.01.

Debra Goff, PharmD

Until recently, available data on antimicrobial stewardship programs in South Africa was scarce. But a pharmacist-driven antibiotic stewardship program in a South African hospital has seen an 18 percent reduction in antibiotic consumption, demonstrating that such programs can work in settings where expertise and resources are limited, according The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy’s Debra Goff, PharmD.

Yizhou Dong, PhD, an assistant professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the College of Pharmacy has been awarded a 2016 New Investigator Grant by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). The grant is open to full-time tenured and non-tenured faculty with three years or less as assistant professor at the start of the grant application. In the second year awarding the grant, AAPS received 27 applications, of which Dong was the sole recipient.

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy installed Peixuan Guo, PhD as its first ever Sylvan G. Frank Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Systems at a July 26 ceremony at the university’s Faculty Club. Presiding over the event was President Michael V. Drake, Provost Bruce McPheron, Executive Vice President of Health Sciences Sheldon M. Retchin, and Dean and Professor Henry J. Mann.  

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