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Opioid-based plant Kratom not the best solution to curb alcohol use disorder

November 17, 2019

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Opioid-based plant Kratom not the best solution to curb alcohol use disorder

The world is running out of antibiotics. This researcher is working on finding a solution.

November 15, 2019

With too few antibiotics under development to keep up with the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, the world is starting to run out of antibiotics. That also means hospitals will start seeing more patients with infections they can’t treat, and more infections that were once easily treated are becoming fatal. A Purdue University scientist is trying to keep that from happening.

The world is running out of antibiotics. This researcher is working on finding a solution.

Faculty Feature: Dr. Sulma Mohammed

November 15, 2019

This week’s issue of the Vet Gazette Faculty Spotlight focuses on Dr. Sulma Mohammed, who was promoted to full professor of cancer biology in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology this past summer.

Faculty Feature: Dr. Sulma Mohammed

Teaching, research awards conferred

November 14, 2019

The following individuals are winners of the 2019 Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award and the Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence. The Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award is given to educators in recognition of their character and leadership qualities as well as their outstanding teaching abilities. The Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence recognizes researchers whose innovative studies have advanced the scientific standing of veterinary medicine.

Teaching, research awards conferred

Availability of drugs as implants could expand, thanks to MRI maps

November 14, 2019

What if a drug you need every single day of your life could be implanted into your body so that you don’t have to remember to take a pill? Unfortunately, chances are the drug you take isn’t available in implantable form – even though drug implant technology has been around since the ‘60s. This is partly because it's challenging to design an implant that would work for every type of drug.

Availability of drugs as implants could expand, thanks to MRI maps

Availability of drugs as implants could expand, thanks to MRI maps

November 14, 2019

What if a drug you need every single day of your life could be implanted into your body so that you don’t have to remember to take a pill? Unfortunately, chances are the drug you take isn’t available in implantable form – even though drug implant technology has been around since the ‘60s. This is partly because it's challenging to design an implant that would work for every type of drug.

Availability of drugs as implants could expand, thanks to MRI maps

Opioid-based plant might not be best solution to curb habitual alcohol use

November 13, 2019

Lawmakers across the United States continue to debate the safety of kratom, an opioid-containing plant that has been listed as a "drug of concern" by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Kratom is sold over the counter in specialty stores and online.

Opioid-based plant might not be best solution to curb habitual alcohol use

BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER ‘ROAD MAP’ MAY BOOST DRUG DELIVERY

November 13, 2019

The greatest obstacle when it comes to treating cancer that has spread to the brain is the blood-brain barrier, the brain’s natural defense mechanism that is a collection of blood vessels that can filter out what goes in and out of the brain

BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER ‘ROAD MAP’ MAY BOOST DRUG DELIVERY

Availability of drugs as implants could expand, thanks to MRI maps

November 13, 2019

What if a drug you need every single day of your life could be implanted into your body so that you don’t have to remember to take a pill? Unfortunately, chances are the drug you take isn’t available in implantable form – even though drug implant technology has been around since the ‘60s. This is partly because it's challenging to design an implant that would work for every type of drug.

Availability of drugs as implants could expand, thanks to MRI maps

Anthrax may be the next tool in the fight against bladder cancer

November 13, 2019

Anthrax may soon help more people win the fight against bladder cancer, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says strikes about 72,000 Americans each year and kills about 16,000, and is one of the most expensive cancers to treat.

Anthrax may be the next tool in the fight against bladder cancer