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A chance encounter at a clinical meeting eventually led to a partnership between the College of Pharmacy and King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to train 24 graduates from KAU’s college of pharmacy here in Tucson.

Professors at the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University have been awarded a $333,000 grant from the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission to study of the effects of flying and other high altitude activities on people who have type 1 diabetes.

Laura Adams was not your typical pharmacy student. The 2008 recipient of the Dr. Carolyn Keaton McKenzie Memorial Scholarship traveled a circuitous route to pharmacy school. “Don’t tell anybody,” she says with a wink, “but I graduated from high school in 1987."

Research about dangerous drug-drug interactions has been the longest-standing area of emphasis of the college’s Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research since1999.

The Keep Engaging Youth in Science (KEYS) summer internship program offers motivated high school students training and hands-on experience researching topics in the bioscience, biomedical and environmental health science fields.

Dan Massey grew up being fascinated by venomous critters. As a PharmD student, he had a chance to discover a whole new population of them.