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There is an urgent need for better methods to treat bacterial infection in the race between developing new antibiotics and the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria.
Founded in 1892, the College of Pharmacy has a rich history of innovative education, pioneering research, and interdisciplinary practice development to meet the diverse needs of the people of Minnesota and the world.
U scientists are teaming up with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to investigate aspects of lung cancer and nicotine metabolism from commercial tobacco use that may be unique to the American Indian populations.
The long-term goal is to develop a pharmacist workforce that can effectively cross over between mental health and primary care.
Professor Robert Straka is a recipient of this year's University of Minnesota President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award - Collegiate.
Drugs with high-risk anticholinergic properties can lead to risks of developing serious adverse events, such as cognitive impairment, falls, dementia, and even mortality in older adults. Yet, relatively little is known about prescribing trends of high-risk anticholinergic medications in the United States of America.
Will blue packets replace pink ones soon?
After decades of research, development of a male birth control may now be one step closer. My colleagues and I are working on a promising lead for a male birth control pill based on ouabain – a plant extract that African warriors and hunters traditionally used as a heart-stopping poison on their arrows.
Scientists report a rat study in ACS’ Journal of Medicinal Chemistry that shows they finally have a good lead for a male birth control pill.
The Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal is given annually to someone who supports the college and its students through service to education, the profession, research and the community.