Pharmacy Day

submitted by: sciencebridge
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and ScienceBridge host San Diego County high school students at Pharmacy Day which consists of hands-on activities led by School of Pharmacy students.

PharmGenEd™ Concepts and Clinical Applications

submitted by: KuoOffice
This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 by Dr. Grace Kuo, Dr. Joseph Ma, and Dr. Kelly Lee discussing the translation of pharmacogenomics into practice, pharmacogenomic nomenclature, examples of the therapeutic area: infectious diseases as well as ethical, legal, social (ELSI) and economic issues.

PharmGenEd™ Oncology II: Hematologic Malignancies

submitted by: KuoOffice
This webinar was presented on Tuesday, August 16, 2010 by Dr. Amy Hatfield Seung. Dr. Seung discusses select pharmacogenomic effects in patients with hematologic malignancies.

Mito-Kids: Documenting Life

submitted by: karlina.lyons
Mito-Kids is the story of four teenage sisters who have grown up with disabilities that stem from mitochondrial disease, a chronic, genetic disorder that occurs when the mitochondria of the cell fail to function properly. This is an intimate and personal story that aims to increase the understanding of mitochondrial disease and its connection to epilepsy, diabetes, ALS, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Heart Disease and many other neurological disorders. Marc Dole is the father of these four young...

Evaluation of toxicity and mutagenicity of trichosetin, an anti-MRSA antibiotic

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the UPLB Basic Research Program-funded study aimed to evaluate the potential risk of trichosetin as a therapeutic agent for methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection. Speficifically the study determined the (1) oral LD50 of trichosetin in mice, (2) the effect of trichosetin on vital organs, and the (3) mutagenicity of trichosetin. Dr. Eufrocinio C. Marfori National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology University of the Philippines Los Baños...

Tip of the Week: Genome Variation Tour II

submitted by: OpenHelix
More information can be found here: . This week's tip in 2nd part in a 5 part series of tips following one variation in an individual's genome across several databases and resources to find out what information we gather about the clinical association of that variation. This wee we look at dbSNP, VarView and OMIM.