Opioid Researcher to Deliver 2019 Waller Lecture

Laura Bohn has participated in eight patents related to opioids

OXFORD, Miss. – Laura M. Bohn, professor of molecular medicine and neuroscience at The Scripps Research Institute, will deliver the 2019 Coy W. Waller Distinguished Lecture at the University of Mississippi. The Oct. 11 lecture, “Refining Opioid Receptor Signaling to Improve Therapeutic Potential,” will build on her nearly three decades of research into the impact ofRead the story …

Stamps Scholar Sets Sights on Cancer Research, Community Care

Next-Generation Rebels: Early Entry student pharmacist Brandon Ashmore wants to make a difference

OXFORD, Miss. – From the moment Brandon Ashmore’s brother brought home study notes from his pharmacy classes at the University of Mississippi, Brandon, then 11 years old, knew that pharmacy was in his future. Seven years later, Ashmore started his first day of school at Ole Miss as part of the pharmacy school’s competitive Early EntryRead the story …

Mississippi Pharmaceutical Company Supports UM Research

Major gift bolsters School of Pharmacy and work of natural products center

OXFORD, Miss. – Impressive work by the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and its National Center for Natural Products Research have inspired a pharmaceutical company to make a major gift. Clark Levi, owner of Phlight Pharma in Ocean Springs, and Marc Fluitt, head of strategic initiatives, presented a $200,000 gift to the university, halfRead the story …

UM Senior Wins National Collegiate Honors Council Portz Scholarship

Kennedy Dickson among three selected to present research at annual meeting

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi senior in the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from the National Collegiate Honors Council. Kennedy Dickson, a forensic chemistry major from Whittier, California, has been named a 2019 NCHC Portz Scholar. She is one of three recipients nationwide and will present herRead the story …

Pharmacy Graduate Finds New Strengths through Weightlifting

Emily Lewis places top 10 in national competition

OXFORD, Miss. – Pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree requires some heavy lifting with classes, practice rotations and campus involvement. While recent University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy graduate Emily Lewis used her inner strength and work ethic to earn her Pharm.D. in May, she discovered her physical strength through her passion for weightlifting. Lewis’Read the story …

School of Pharmacy Adds Millsaps to Preferred Admission Program

Fourth Mississippi institution joins program to advance state's pharmacy education

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is expanding its Preferred Admission Program opportunities, with Millsaps College becoming the fourth Mississippi institution to partner with Ole Miss. In this program, first year Millsaps students who perform well in pre-pharmacy coursework and demonstrate a passion for service activities may qualify for admittance toRead the story …

School of Pharmacy, NMMC Extend Faculty Support Partnership

Professor Adam Pate and student pharmacists assist New Albany clinic patients

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and North Mississippi Medical Center have renewed a faculty support partnership that will continue to provide care to patients with chronic conditions throughout the region. The North Mississippi Medical Center/Health Services Faculty Support allows Adam Pate, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice, to work twiceRead the story …

Visionary Faculty Member Invests in Former Department

Former chair Mickey Smith's gift to benefit School of Pharmacy

OXFORD, Miss. – A former University of Mississippi faculty member, known globally as a leading pharmaceutical marketing expert, has made a major investment in the department he once led at the School of Pharmacy, increasing educational experiences for students. With a $350,000 IRA transfer, Mickey Smith, of Oxford, established a pharmacy administration endowment named forRead the story …

University Obtains New Patent for Poison Ivy, Oak Vaccine

Compound in clinical development with Memphis-based company

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been issued its fourth patent for a product that could prevent the painful itching and rash due to exposure to poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. The compound is based on research conducted in the UM School of Pharmacy and at ElSohly Laboratories Inc. Hapten Sciences, a Memphis-based biopharmaceutical company,Read the story …

Students Help Grow University’s Commercialization Efforts

Student workers gain valuable experience while helping advance technology transfer goals

OXFORD, Miss. – The Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Mississippi is a small staff covering a lot of ground. The office, part of the university’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, is responsible for stimulating, protecting, managing and transferring intellectual property created by Ole Miss employees from campus to the private sector for commercialization. TheRead the story …