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Effects of ebselen addition on emotional processing and brain neurochemistry in depressed patients unresponsive to antidepressant medication

May 7, 2024

Lithium is an effective augmenting agent for depressed patients with inadequate response to standard antidepressant therapy, but numerous adverse effects limit its use. We previously reported that a lithium-mimetic agent, ebselen, promoted a positive emotional bias—an indicator of potential antidepressant activity in healthy participants.

Effects of ebselen addition on emotional processing and brain neurochemistry in depressed patients unresponsive to antidepressant medication

Purdue Pharmacy Researcher Secures $2.4M NIH Grant To Combat Antimicrobial-Resistant Lung Infections

May 7, 2024

Qi “Tony” Zhou, a researcher in Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fight lung infections that have established a resistance to antimicrobial drugs.

Purdue Pharmacy Researcher Secures $2.4M NIH Grant To Combat Antimicrobial-Resistant Lung Infections

A smart neckband for tracking dietary intake

May 7, 2024

A smart neckband allows wearers to monitor their dietary intake. Automatically monitoring food and fluid intake can be useful when managing conditions including diabetes and obesity, or when maximizing fitness.

A smart neckband for tracking dietary intake

Purdue pharmacy researcher receives $2.4M NIH grant to fight antimicrobial-resistant lung infections

May 6, 2024

Qi “Tony” Zhou, a researcher in Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fight lung infections that have established a resistance to antimicrobial drugs.

Purdue pharmacy researcher receives $2.4M NIH grant to fight antimicrobial-resistant lung infections

Qi "Tony" Zhou, Purdue University College of Pharmacy

May 6, 2024

Purdue University’s Qi “Tony” Zhou leads a team of multinational experts to develop novel, patent-pending inhalation therapeutics for lung infections. He received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, and the research was published in the March 2024 issue of Pharmaceutics

Qi "Tony" Zhou, Purdue University College of Pharmacy

Stem-cell-derived immunotherapy for glioblastoma

April 29, 2024

A form of immunotherapy derived from induced pluripotent stem-cells has been shown to be effective in treating brain cancer in mice.

Stem-cell-derived immunotherapy for glioblastoma

Breakthrough: Genetically Engineering Treatment For Incurable Brain Tumors

April 29, 2024

Purdue University researchers are developing and validating a patent-pending treatment for incurable glioblastoma brain tumors. Glioblastomas are almost always lethal with a median survival time of 14 months. Traditional methods used against other cancers, like chemotherapy and immunotherapy, are often ineffective on glioblastoma.

Breakthrough: Genetically Engineering Treatment For Incurable Brain Tumors

Polytechnic-led research project investigates stress symptoms, compares pilots vs. other college students

April 29, 2024

A team of four Purdue researchers—three from Polytechnic departments, one of whom is also an undergraduate—have just unveiled new research on stress and fatigue among college students.

Polytechnic-led research project investigates stress symptoms, compares pilots vs. other college students

PURDUE HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCHER’S INNOVATIVE METABOLIC NETWORK MAKES ADVANCES TOWARD ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE TREATMENTS

April 26, 2024

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and the number of millions of people affected by it each year continues to rise. The prevalence of the disease, the lack of treatments and knowledge gap, and an interest in how the brain functions led Priyanka Baloni, assistant professor in the Purdue University School of Health Sciences, on a quest to understand possible treatments for the condition.

PURDUE HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCHER’S INNOVATIVE METABOLIC NETWORK MAKES ADVANCES TOWARD ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE TREATMENTS

Invention from Purdue University could drastically improve concrete construction

April 24, 2024

A concrete strength sensing system invention from Purdue University could reduce cost and time spent on concrete construction.

Invention from Purdue University could drastically improve concrete construction