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Pharmacy scientist receives new funding for brain research

Dr. K. Michael Gibson and Dr. Kara Vogel

Mike Gibson has been conducting research on a rare neurologic disease for over 30 years. He has recently teamed up with researchers at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) for a two-year project to continue his research on a selected neurological brain disease called succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase (SSADH) deficiency, a defect of the GABA metabolic pathway.

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Student pharmacists line up for community service

Colleen Terriff and Cassandra SongA WSU pharmacy pilot project will allow pharmacists to give flu shots to children. Almost five years has passed since Colleen Terriff, 10 faculty colleagues and a group of 60 student pharmacists worked to help Spokane vaccinate its population against the nasty H1N1 “swine flu” virus.

A public flu immunization clinic was mobilized at the Spokane Arena... Read more.

Pharmacy alum honored for work with student pharmacists

photo of Jalena Young and Pat O'ConnorPatrick O’Connor, the director of pharmacy at Toppenish Community Hospital, has been named the 2014 Preceptor of the Year by the College of Pharmacy at Washington State University.

O’Connor was presented with the award on Tuesday, July 22, at the WSU Doctor of Pharmacy Program Open House on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus in Yakima, Wash. The event brought the two universities together with the local health care community to celebrate the WSU-PNWU partnership to expand health sciences education in the Yakima area. Read more.

Student scholarship recipients honored

Five Washington State University Doctor of Pharmacy students with ambitions to own their own pharmacies have received Cardinal Health scholarships.

Student pharmacists Cassandra Song, Bridget Mummey, Mark Goff, Sekinah Samadi, and May Myngoc Chung Son have a lot in common. Read more.

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