Pharmacy Dean Barbara Wells Receives APhA Francke Award

OXFORD, Miss. – Barbara G. Wells, dean of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, received the 2010 American Pharmacists Association’s Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award at the recent APhA annual meeting in Washington D.C.

Pharmacy School Ranked No. 1

OXFORD, Miss. – After years of consistently finishing in the top five among pharmacy schools for total extramural funding, the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is ranked No. 1 for fiscal year 2009, according to annual rankings from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Natural Products Center to Host Ninth International Conference on Botanicals

OXFORD, Miss. – More than 250 scientists from around the world plan to gather in Oxford next week to discuss medicinal plants and dietary supplements at the ninth annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals.

Pharmacy Education Leader To Deliver Hartman Lecture

OXFORD, Miss. – Lucinda L. Maine, executive vice president and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, will deliver the 2010 Charles W. Hartman Memorial Lecture at 11 a.m. Wednesday (April 7) in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

ChromaDex Corp. Licenses Rights for Botanical Compound from University, ARS

OXFORD, Miss. – A natural products chemistry company has licensed the rights for a promising botanical compound from the University of Mississippi and the Agricultural Research Service, which is the principal intramural scientific research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Annual Borne Lecture Addresses Smoking Cessation Research

OXFORD, Miss – Peter Crooks, the George A. Digenis Professor in Drug Design and Discovery at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, will deliver the sixth annual Ronald F. Borne Distinguished Lecture in Medicinal Chemistry at 11 a.m. March 30 in the Thad Cochran Research Center. His lecture on “Novel Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine ReceptorRead the story …

UM Scientist Honored with Herbal Insight Award

OXFORD, Miss. – The father of medicine, Hippocrates, was an ancient Greek healer who used many medicinal plants and healing herbs. Centuries later, a University of Mississippi scientist is on a mission to examine their effectiveness.

Pharmacy Faculty Member Elected President-elect of National Pharmacy Society

OXFORD, Miss – Brian L. Crabtree, associate professor of pharmacy practice and clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Mississippi, has been elected by his peers as president-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Pharmacy Graduate’s Research Recognized by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

OXFORD, Miss. – A 2009 University of Mississippi pharmacy graduate has received national recognition for research related to the treatment of patients with membranous lupus nephritis, or MLN.

Pharmacy Students Place in Top 10 at Clinical Skills Competition

OXFORD, Miss. – A student team from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has placed in the Top 10 in the national clinical skills competition at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ midyear clinical meeting. The competition was Dec. 6 in Las Vegas.