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Dean’s Message –This issue affords a special focus on the scientific exploration and scholarly work that our faculty and students are engaged in. While the College is known for the quality of its teaching in the pharmaceutical and clinical sciences, the underpinning of that excellence is found in the research conducted by our scientists and clinicians. Our work is truly translational in nature […]

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celebratingresearch 2Celebrating Success – This past December the College of Pharmacy held a ceremony recognizing faculty and student research achievements. Dozens of research posters and abstracts were showcased throughout Avedisian Hall […] 

Unravel the Mysteries of the Brain – With the largest private donation in its history, The University of Rhode Island will establish the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience […]

luNanoparticles Treating Cancer The National Institutes of Health has awarded $1.3 million to University of Rhode Island researcher Wei Lu to study the application of inorganic nanoparticles in the treatment of cancer […]

midyear2ASHP Midyear Posters Pharmacy students had the opportunity to show off the work they have done with their preceptors and faculty at the ASHP Midyear conference last December […]

Prestigious AwardLaura Armstrong has been selected to receive the prestigious Society of Toxicology Colgate‐Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods […]  

fatemeh newsletterTreating Alcoholism – Dr. Fatemeh Akhlaghi has received $1.65 million from the National Institutes of Health to study a new treatment for alcoholism […]

hpvImproving Patient AwarenessResults of 2-year study at Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic found that the mostly Hispanic patients were less knowledgeable than the non-Hispanic patients about HPV, the causes of cervical cancer, and how to protect themselves from sexually transmitted diseases […]

Lead a Lifelong Hazard –  Even in small doses, lead can wreak havoc on the heart, intestines, kidneys, and nervous system. Children are especially prone to its pernicious effects, as it curbs brain development. Many studies have linked early lead exposure with lower IQs […]


Continuing Professional Development – Upcoming programs offered by the Office of Continuing Professional Development […]

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