Recent News

What’s the Best Way to Get Rid of a Bad Aftertaste?

May 9, 2019

Dr. Cori Running was featured in Time magazine discussing garlic aftertaste and bad breath

What’s the Best Way to Get Rid of a Bad Aftertaste?

‘Lock-'n'-block' drug may prevent cancer from metastasizing

April 24, 2019

Michael Wendt, assistant professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology, says that cancer researchers are beginning to realize they have been chasing an impossible goal.

‘Lock-'n'-block' drug may prevent cancer from metastasizing

Feed the need: Toddlers’ nutrition often short on vitamins, minerals, but long on sugar, salt

January 15, 2019

Young children need key nutrients such as iron, calcium, vitamin C and more to grow and be healthy. Sometimes that is a challenge. But one Purdue researcher encourages parents and caregivers to try a variety of options.

Feed the need: Toddlers’ nutrition often short on vitamins, minerals, but long on sugar, salt

Targeted delivery: Purdue cancer identity technology makes it easier to find a tumor’s ‘address’

November 15, 2018

Purdue researchers have developed a technology aimed at making it easier to deliver cancer treatment to the right “address” in the body while also easing the painful side effects of chemotherapy on patients.

Targeted delivery: Purdue cancer identity technology makes it easier to find a tumor’s ‘address’

If at first your diet fails, try again. Your heart will thank you

November 13, 2018

Diet fluctuations lead to a rollercoaster of risk for heart disease and diabetes

If at first your diet fails, try again. Your heart will thank you

A life-changing trip: Purdue alum working to reduce deaths from AIDS-related infection after visiting Kenya

October 2, 2018

What Purdue University alumnus Alexander Mills saw during his pharmacy student service-learning project in Kenya changed his career path. Now, he is on a journey to reduce the morbidity from Kaposi Sarcoma, one of AIDS’ most debilitating opportunistic infections.

A life-changing trip: Purdue alum working to reduce deaths from AIDS-related infection after visiting Kenya

Purdue professor receives medal for contributions to mass spectrometry

September 21, 2018

Graham Cooks, a professor of analytical chemistry at Purdue University, has been awarded the Aston Medal from the British Mass Spectrometry Society.

Purdue professor receives medal for contributions to mass spectrometry

Spit-Take! The Science Of Saliva And Those Bitter Bites

September 10, 2018

Dr. Cordelia Running from Indiana's Purdue University knew that bitter-tasting foods like kale and Brussels sprouts were not exactly loved by most people. She thinks that maybe this rejection of bitter foods is something that we can change about ourselves biologically by actually changing how we physically taste

Spit-Take! The Science Of Saliva And Those Bitter Bites

SPIT and I-EaT Labs Study Taste Perception and Dysphagia

August 28, 2018

Researchers in the nutrition science and food science departments keep a freezer full of boxes of frozen saliva in the basement of Stone Hall. These researchers, professors and students alike, work in Purdue’s Saliva, Perception, Ingestion and Tongues Laboratory (SPIT Lab).

SPIT and I-EaT Labs Study Taste Perception and Dysphagia

New 3D, curved technology provides hope for patients and doctors battling some of the most devastating types of cancer

July 24, 2018

Purdue University researchers have developed a technique they hope will provide valuable information about the growth of certain cancers and the ability of drugs to fight them.

New 3D, curved technology provides hope for patients and doctors battling some of the most devastating types of cancer