Discovering new drugs using super computing
Computational chemist Danny Xu, Ph.D., talks about the role of molecular simulation and super computers in the the discovery of new drugs. He's a researcher in the College of Pharmacy at Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center.
Maria Wong Receives $1.62 Million NIH Grant for Study of Sleep "If we can clarify the relationship between sleep problems and later substance abuse and other high-risk behavior it will help with the development of prevention programs and effective treatments for those behaviors,"...read more
A collaborated, multi-center clinical trial of the new medication, Onglyza for patients with Type 2 diabetes Idaho State University clinical associate professor of pharmacy, Tracy Pettinger, Pharm. D., recently completed a collaborated, multi-center clinical trial of the new medication, Onglyza for patients with Type 2 diabetes...read more
Idaho State University is joining 13 universities across the west to create a health research network The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) announced a five-year, $20.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a health research network of 13 universities across the Mountain West...read more
Mary Anne Reynolds, Ph.D., is conducting a one-year descriptive study on palliative care. She will be finding evidence to verify what nurses already know from their everyday experience...read more
"The relationship between chemotherapy drugs and the toxicity they cause" . . . Idaho State University-Meridian graduate assistant, Nicole Frank is collaborating with Gem Pharmaceuticals, LLC of Birmingham, Ala., to determine why their potential cancer drug, currently in clinical trials, appears to be less toxic than the chemotherapy drug doxorubicin. . . read more
ISU Meridian's Biomedical Research internship: a student's opportunity to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Dong "Danny" Xu, Ph.D., Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at ISU-Meridian created the biomedical internship ". . .to spark their interest. . ." in these subjects. read more