The botanical dietary supplement that you’re taking may be natural, but is it safe? It was 2006 when Dr. Mary Paine, a professor at the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, first published her clinical research study on the interaction between grapefruit juice and felodipine, a medication used to treat high blood pressure. Her work builds on the foundation laid by Dr. David Bailey from the University of Western Ontario, who discovered the “grapefruit juice effect” approximately 30 years ago. Through years of research, multiple investigators, including Dr. Paine and her post-doc mentor Dr. Paul Watkins, both while at the University of North Carolina … » More …
United States Transuranium and Uranium Registries (USTUR) Assistant Professor Maia Avtandilashvili, USTUR Director and Professor Sergei Tolmachev, and three co-authors published, “Long-term retention of plutonium in the respiratory tracts of two acutely-exposed workers: estimation of bound fraction,” in Health Physics in August 2020.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Professor Bhagwat Prasad, Pharmaceutical Sciences Assistant Professor Abdul Basit and ten co-authors published, “Characterization of differential tissue abundance of major non-CYP enzymes in human,” in Molecular Pharmaceutics in September 2020.
Bhagwat Prasad, Pharmaceutical Sciences Scientific Assistant Matthew Karasu and nine co-authors published, “P-glycoprotein substrate assessment in drug discovery: application of modeling to bridge … » More …
This summer Cardiff University pharmacy student Joseph Thomson spent five weeks more than 4,000 miles away from home.
Thompson visited Spokane from July 1 through August 4 to participate in specialty pharmacy experiences hosted by the Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS). Back home, he attends the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University in Wales, one of the top-rated pharmacy programs in the U.K.
Just as CPPS Doctor of Pharmacy students are able to apply to participate … » More …
Pharmacotherapy Clinical Associate Professor Kimberly McKeirnan, Allen I. White Distinguished Associate Professor Joshua Neumiller and Research Associate Andrew Yabusaki published the poster, “Extending the learning tree: 4th year APPE students learning through teaching during their academic rotation,” exhibited July 14 at the 2019 American Association of Colleges Pharmacy (AACP 2019) Pharmacy Education meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
Kim McKeirnan, Pharmacotherapy Clinical Associate Professor Megan Willson, Pharmacotherapy Clinical Associate Professor Julie Akers, Pharmacotherapy Clinical Associate Professor Jennifer Robinson and Pharmacotherapy Clinical Associate Professor (Yakima) Christina Buchman published the poster, “Implementation of a suicide prevention training program,” exhibited July 15 at AACP 2019.
Kim McKeirnan, … » More …
On August 19, current and future scientists gathered to show off their work at the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS) Research Day. The all-day event is a celebration of the broad range of research that is ongoing in the college, and an opportunity for trainees to obtain valuable presentation experience and feedback on their research.
“I’m so proud of these students,” said Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development Kathryn Meier. “The energy and enthusiasm that they put into their scientific discoveries is a joy to their mentors, and helps to move research projects forward in new directions.”
The day began with keynote … » More …
By Addy Hatch, WSU News
A need to fill gaps in primary care is driving new approaches to health care workforce development in Washington, including at the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Panelists discussed their organizations’ strategies at Inland Northwest State of Reform, an annual health policy conference.
Julie Akers, clinical associate professor at the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, said the college is preparing students for a future that may look quite different from traditional pharmacy roles.
State law in Washington allows pharmacists to provide direct patient care for uncomplicated illnesses or conditions. Akers said pharmacists are already providing that … » More …