WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Provost Patrick Wolfe announced Monday (May 6) that Eric Barker is promoted to vice president for health affairs, effective July 1. Reporting to the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity, Barker will lead Purdue’s academic health… more
There are very few people in the world who can claim to turn missiles into medicine but John Zehner (BS ’91) is among them.Zehner, a nuclear pharmacist, is partner and CEO of SpectronRx, a contract manufacturing and development organization that specializes in radiopharmaceuticals. In 2027, when… more
The FOE—Friends of Emily, for those not yet in the know—refer to Dr. Emily Hancock (PharmD ’92) as the EOF: Epicurean of Fun.It’s a title she happily embraces, but it’s also a title that’s far from telling the whole story of who she is. Emily, the widow of former Purdue University College of… more
Purdue researchers develop fully off-the-shelf, stem cell-derived, natural killer cells against glioblastomaWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University researchers are developing and validating a patent-pending treatment for incurable glioblastoma brain tumors. Glioblastomas are almost always lethal… more
Ryan Altman has been named the Steve and Lee Ann Taglienti Chair in Pharmacy.The termed professorship recognizes high-achieving faculty who have demonstrated excellence in both research and teaching, while also engaging in meaningful research collaborations.Altman, a professor of medicinal… more
Purdue scientist stabilizes pharmaceuticals to improve storage, stability and extend shelf lifeWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Pharmaceuticals are an important foundation of modern health and society. Without vaccines, medications and therapeutics, civilization as we know it would break down. And without… more
Tony Zhou, associate professor of industrial and molecular pharmaceutics, recently received a third National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to support his world-leading research program in developing novel inhalation therapeutics fighting antimicrobial resistance.The $2.4 million grant was… more
Omolola Adeoye-Olatunde has been named the Darr-Chaney Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice. The professorship, established by the Chaney family, strengthens the relationship between the College of Pharmacy and Purdue’s Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.Adeoye-Olatunde also serves… more
Chip Rutledge knows the importance of flexible funds to support early career professors in establishing their research programs.The former dean of the former College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Health Sciences at Purdue, alongside his wife Jane, recently established the Chip and Jane Rutledge Early… more
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 2) ratified the naming of Rong Huang as the Evanson-McCoy Professor, effective July 1.Huang is a professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology. Her research focuses on drug discovery, epigenetics and medicinal chemistry, and… more