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Pharmacy Professor Receives Grant for Pharmacogenomics Lab

04/07/2009 News Photo Pramod Mahajan CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu The Iowa Board of Regents has awarded a $60,000 grant from the Grow Iowa Values Fund to Pramod Mahajan, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Drake University, for a new laboratory for training and research in pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics(PGx) is a relatively new discipline of heath...

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Rho Chi Society Inducts New Members

Twenty-four students were inducted into Drake University’s Gamma Theta chapter of the Rho Chi Society at a banquet on Saturday, May 2nd, 2009.  The Rho Chi Society is a national pharmacy honor society that acknowledges the academic achievements of the top twenty percent of each pharmacy class.  The students inducted into the Gamma Theta chapter...

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Don Davidson Lab

Don Davidson (left), Dean Raylene Rospond (center) and President David Maxwell (right) celebrate the lab at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. New technology enhances lab for pharmacy students The transition from classroom to work force will be easier for Drake University pharmacy graduates thanks to a number of up-to-date resources in the Donald F. Davidson Pharmacy Practice...

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Students benefit from state-of-the-art technology and tools

Students practice in a setting similar to those found in retail pharmacies. “This environment is the same as real-life pharmacies — the same equipment, software and process — eliminating the worries about technology and allowing the students to focus on patient care,” said Heidi Price, instructor of pharmacy practice, who instructs students at all levels...