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Congratulations to ECP Professor James Cloyd and ECP Research Assistant Professor Lisa Coles, whose project, “Allopregnanolone (ALLO), a Novel Neurosteroid Drug, for Treatment of Status Epilepticus (SE), a Life-threatening Neurological Emergency" was one of 7 projects out of 27 applicants to receive a 2021 Faculty Development Grant from the University of Minnesota's Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA).

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ECP Associate Professor Elizabeth Hirsch was appointed to the editorial board of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (AAC), for a 3-year term beginning Jan 1, 2022.

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ECP Associate Professor Scott Chapman was appointed co-Chair to the National Institutes of Health National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NIH NCATS) National Covid Cohort Collaborative Domain Team Leads


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Program to catalyze and support adoption of pharmacogenomics on a national scale.

Doctor Ahmar U. Zaidi

Ahmar U. Zaidi, MD, Medical Director, Clinical Development, Sickle Cell Disease Program at Agios Pharmaceuticals presented "The Sickle Caste: From a Single Mutation to Victimization and the Road Back".

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The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy is proud to host the nation's first Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) program focused on pharmacogenomics-informed clinical care. Pharmacogenomics (PGx) ECHO launched in October 2021 and focuses on improving a health professional’s confidence in utilizing PGx in patient care by providing case-based education and consultation through telementoring.

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The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy mourns the loss of Don Uden, PharmD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, who died on Saturday, March 21.  

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The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy has ranked third in this year’s U.S.News and World Report’s ranking of pharmacy schools.

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