OSU researcher gets $3.3 million grant to develop universal treatment for cystic fibrosis

A pharmaceutical sciences researcher at Oregon State University has received a five-year, $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a way for cystic fibrosis patients to get molecular treatment via an inhaler, a potential vast improvement over existing therapeutic methods.

Oregon State University names new dean of College of Pharmacy

Oregon State University has named Grace Kuo, who has spearheaded national models of collaboration between physicians and pharmacists, as dean of OSU’s College of Pharmacy. Kuo presently serves as a professor and associate dean at the University of California, San Diego.

OSU Science on Tap presents Marijuana as Medicine

At OSU Science on Tap, Oregon State University researcher Jane Ishmael will present “Marijuana as Medicine,” an exploration of current trends in marijuana use and recent progress in understanding how cannabinoids act on the body.

Researchers identify factors behind small-intestine inflammation in immunodeficiency patients

Oregon State University researchers have discovered two key factors behind the intestinal inflammation that plagues people suffering from a disorder that affects their immune system.

Researchers closer to gonorrhea vaccine after exhaustive analysis of proteins

In a study of proteins historic in its scope, researchers have pushed closer both to a vaccine for gonorrhea and toward understanding why the bacteria that cause the disease are so good at fending off antimicrobial drugs.

Researchers identify potential new anti-cancer target: A microbe that helps cancer spread

Oregon State University researchers studying cervical cancer have identified a bacterium that helps the disease spread, a discovery that could open up a new way of treating cervical and other cancers.

Oregon State University has another blockbuster year in research grants and contracts

Oregon State University announced Tuesday that it recorded its second-best year ever in competitive grants and contracts for research that benefits every corner of the state and provides students with opportunities for hands-on experience.

Nanofiber-based wound dressings induce production of antimicrobial peptide

Nanofiber-based wound dressings loaded with vitamin D spur the production of an antimicrobial peptide, a key step forward in the battle against surgical site infections, or SSIs.

Lipid-based nanoparticles enable improved therapy for cystic fibrosis patients

PORTLAND, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University are working on a treatment that holds great promise for improving the lives of cystic fibrosis patients

Oregon State University names interim dean of College of Pharmacy

Oregon State University Provost and Executive Vice President Ed Feser has announced that Mark Leid, a professor and associate dean for research in the College of Pharmacy, will serve as interim dean of the college effective July 1.

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