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IPPH Professor Elizabeth Topp leads effort to improve rescue kits for people with diabetes and hypoglycemia

People in the lab

A National Institutes of Health SBIR Phase I/II grant worth up to $1.4 million was recently awarded to Monon Bioventures, LLC to develop better rescue kits for hypoglycemia. The grant will fund a collaboration with Purdue University’s Elizabeth Topp, a professor of industrial and physical pharmacy. The grant will support the pre-clinical development of novel derivatives of glucagon, the drug used in rescue kits.        

 

Dr. Lynne Taylor receives 2018-2019 Provost's Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award

Dr. Lynne Taylor

We are extremely proud that IPPH's Dr. Lynne Taylor has been selected for the 2018-19 Provost’s Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award.  The Provost selects two faculty members annually for this honor.  Dr. Taylor will receive the award at the Graduate School Awards Banquet on May 7, 2019.

IPPH professor Qi (Tony) Zhou invited as an Editorial Board Member for Pharmaceutical Research

Journal of Pharmaceutical Research

 

 

Dr. Qi (Tony) Zhou, an Assistant Professor in IPPH was invited to serve as an Editorial Board Member for Pharmaceutical Research, one of the top pharmaceutical journals. This appointment is a recognition of Dr. Zhou’s expertise in pharmaceutical sciences.

Targeted delivery: Purdue cancer identity technology, led by IPPH Professor makes it easier to find a tumor’s ‘address’

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Dr. Yoon Yeo, Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy at Purdue,  and her team have developed an improved drug delivery method aimed at making chmotherapy easier to help treat people with various tumors. 

IPPH's Lynne Taylor named editor-in-chief of Molecular Pharmaceutics

Photo of Lynne Taylor

Lynne Taylor, Retter professor of pharmacy at Purdue University, has been named the new editor in chief of the American Chemical Society journalMolecular Pharmaceutics. She will succeed Gordon L. Amidon of the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy early next year.

Professor Liz Topp and student team creating Epipen equivalent for diabetics

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https://www.wlfi.com/content/news/Professor-and-student-team-creating-Epipen-equivalent-for-diabetics-499343521.html

 

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - November kicks of Diabetes awareness month. One Purdue professor and a team of students is looking to make an impact on the disease by creating an Epipen equivalent for people with Diabetes.

Liz Topp is a professor in the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy at the university.

Lubin receives the 2018 Lieberman Award

Kelsey Lubin, Eric Munson, Greg Knipp

Kelsey Lubin, graduate student in Dr. Knipp’s lab, has received the 2018 Lieberman Award for outstanding service and teaching assistance. Kelsey grew up in Mount Sinai, NY playing sports and going on field trips with the various science clubs which she was involved with. Those field trips, which involved guided lab sessions investigating genetically modified foods and genetic mutations, was where she realized that she enjoyed science and wanted to continue her education by majoring in Biochemistry at Siena College in Loudonville, NY.

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