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FBI honors UNM pharmacy students for tackling prescription drug abuse

FBI honors UNM pharmacy students for tackling prescription drug abuse

By Furhana Afrid | April 13, 2016
The FBI has recognized a University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy program for its work combating prescription drug abuse in the state. At a ceremony in Washington, D.C., FBI Director James Comey presented the Director’s Community Leadership Award to Generation Rx, educational outreach prevention program led by pharmacy students.
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UNM radiopharmacy program continues pioneering ways

UNM radiopharmacy program continues pioneering ways

March 15, 2016
In 1972, UNM’s on-campus nuclear pharmacy opened for business – the only licensed nuclear pharmacy in the world. Today, UNM is one of only a few pharmacy schools that offer radiopharmacy education and training, has an active research arm, and offers students practical experience in the on-campus pharmacy that once again fills orders and prepares doses for customers in Albuquerque.
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Rapid diagnostic test takes on tuberculosis and other deadly diseases

Rapid diagnostic test takes on tuberculosis and other deadly diseases

January 11, 2016
“What I kind of do is put unusual things together,” says Graham Timmins, an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. His research focuses on using stable isotope-related compounds and free radical biology – the unusual things he puts together – to better diagnose and treat some common and deadly diseases.
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NM Poison Center offers tips to prevent holiday poisonings

NM Poison Center offers tips to prevent holiday poisonings

December 22, 2015
In 2014, the NMPDIC received 196 calls regarding carbon monoxide. Also referred to as the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas released through defective generators, gas furnaces and heaters, gasoline-powered vehicles and equipment and other fuel-burning appliances.
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