Pharmacy News

Jan 26, 2022

January 2022 news from faculty and staff of the College of Pharmacy Duluth.

Research completed by Assistant Professor J.T. Brown, D.B. Gregornik, A. Jorgenson, D. Watson, S.A. Roiko, and J.R. Bishop on sertraline prescribing trends in children and adolescents based on CYP2C19 genotype has been accepted for publication by Pharmacogenomics. 2022.

Brown held a presentation on “Pharmacogenomics and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Psychiatry” at the ASCPT PGx Community 2022 Network and Community Experience. January 14, 2022.

D. Margraf, S. Brown, Assistant Professor Heather Blue, T. Bezdicek, J. Wolfson, and S. Chapman will have their work titled “Comparison of 3-Factor versus 4-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for Emergent Warfarin Reversal: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” published in BMC Emergency Medicine. 2022.

Professor Venkatram Merredy and Associate Professor David Stenehjem received a $15,000 grant from the Whiteside Institute for Clinical Research to go toward their research on “Niclosamide or Pyrvinium and BAY-876 as a Combination for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment.” Submitted November 5, 2021.

Courtney Paetznick and Brown received a $5,000 grant from the ASHP Foundation Resident Research Grant Program for their work in assessing the impact of integrating a pharmacogenomics-trained pharmacist into the care team serving pediatric patients with sickle cell disease.

Assistant Professor Laura Palombi, A. Wirta Kosobuski, and D. Hautala submitted a grant application for A Partnership with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, and Cook County Public Health in Opioid-Focused Prevention, Treatment, Recovery and Harm Reduction to the HRSA Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Implementation for $1,000,000.00 on January 13, 2022.

Palombi, Andrew Irish, Elizabeth A. Bowen, Lucas Kosobuski, Nathaniel Shin-Yun Chen, Amanda N. Hawthorne, and Emily Becher had their collaborative article, “‘That's got me to where I am today’: examining the role of social capital in rural recovery,” published in Addiction & Research Theory. 2022.