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  • Research
| November 5, 2018

Team studying rare disorder discovers novel way to target melanoma

By Jan Jarvis While studying a rare genetic disorder called NGLY1 deficiency, UNT Health Science Center researchers discovered a new targeted treatment for combating melanoma, a skin cancer that kills about 9,000 people in the United States each year. Their...

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  • Education
| September 12, 2018

UNT System honors scientist who conducts drug studies

By Jan Jarvis   One drug treats hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia. Another treats complicated intra-abdominal infections. And a third treats skin infections. These are among the many drugs that Jerry Simecka, PhD, has evaluated as part of the discovery process since...

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  • Our People
| September 7, 2018

Taking home a top pharmacy prize for empathy

By Jan Jarvis   When UNT System College of Pharmacy student of Ellias Hismeh sat down to counsel an older patient taking an opioid and an anti-depressant he faced a daunting task. The woman refused to talk to him. “She...

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  • Education
| August 27, 2018

The next generation of health care providers

By Alex Branch   A new generation of physicians, physical therapists, physician assistants and pharmacists formally began their journey into the health care profession Friday at the UNT Health Science Center White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony is a rite of...

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  • On Campus
| August 9, 2018

Move-in day approaching for new campus building

By Eric Parker   Move-in day is coming for the Interdisciplinary Research and Education Building (IREB). The target date is Oct. 22. The five-story, 173,000-square-foot building will house and support the UNT System College of Pharmacy, the TCU and UNTHSC...

Jennifer Fix, PharmD helps in Hepatitis C Clinic
  • Patient Care
| June 6, 2018

Hepatitis C clinic shows future of pharmacy

By:Jan Jarvis   The medications cost close to $100,000, but they cure hepatitis C in 12 weeks or less. And yet, some patients leave this costly prescription unused in their medicine cabinet. A phone call from pharmacist Jennifer Fix, PharmD,...

Patrick Clay wins Faculty Award
  • Education
| May 25, 2018

Faculty award goes to professor with unique approach to teaching

By Jan Jarvis   Patrick Clay, PharmD, is known for making his classes so engaging that even the most challenging concepts involving infectious diseases are easily understood. He has used his own version of improvisational theater to train UNT System...

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  • Education
| April 30, 2018

Residencies offer specialized training for future pharmacists

By Jan Jarvis   The e-mail that Brittany Cox had been anticipating arrived exactly on time. “I woke up at 7 and it came right after that,” she said. “It was such a relief to finally know what I’ll be...

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  • Education
| March 30, 2018

Panel at TCU discusses effective ways to combat opioid crisis

By Jan Jarvis A nasal spray of the drug Naloxone can instantly reverse the effects of an opioid overdose and save someone’s life. At...

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  • Education
| December 18, 2017

Innovating to solve pressing health problems

By Betsy Friauf   Innovation in health care delivery is crucial. For proof, look no further than CVS’ plan to buy Aetna or Amazon’s signal that it may begin distributing prescription drugs. For students in the UNT System College of...