06/21/2017

PCP Faculty Quoted On the Use of Naloxone in Overdoses Associated with Fentanyl Substances

USciences Assistant Professor Daniel Ventricelli PharmD was quoted in a release from Adapt Pharma about the use of Naloxone for synthetic opioid overdoses. The release was republished in several publications including International Business Times. "These new synthetic opioids are more potent than commonly used opioids like morphine, oxycodone or heroin...

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06/20/2017

USciences Alumnus Among 12 Corporate Fitness Programs Leading the Pack

Romy Antoine BI’12 had his company, One Stop Wellness, featured in a list of the 12 corporate fitness programs that led the pack.

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Philadelphia Business Journal: USciences Alumnus' biotech startup successful in first-round funding

Michael Klichinski PharmD’13 has completed first round financing for his biotech startup CARMA. Klichinski is a PhD student at Penn, which spun the company from its Center of Cellular Immunotherapies and the laboratory of Dr. Saar Gill. The company was featured in many publications, including BusinessWire and in the Philadelphia...

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06/19/2017

Facing budget deficit, USciences announces layoffs, program changes

Facing a 4.5 million budget deficit, USciences announced faculty and staff layoffs and program cuts, in an effort to position the university for long-term success, while keeping the needs of students at the forefront, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The changes were also reported by Philly Voice.

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06/13/2017

USciences Brewing Science Graduate Opens Brew Pub

Urban Village Brewing Company, which was recently opened by Brewing Science Grad Dave Goldman, was featured in Drink Philly. The brewpub has a small seven-barrel system, which is visible to restaurant patrons at the back corner of the bar. They have a large wrap-around bar that features 12 rotating drafts...

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USciences Honors Haddonfield Resident with the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia presented the 2017 Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching to Christine Flanagan, associate professor of English, on May 24, 2017, at its 196th commencement ceremony, the Gloucester City News reported.

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06/12/2017

Temple Students Feature USciences Naloxone Outreach Effort

Students from Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods journalism project interviewed faculty from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy about the opioid crisis and highlighted the work of students involved in Generation Rx to educate pharmacists about Naloxone.

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06/08/2017

USciences Camp Discovery Celebrates Cancer Survivors

NBC10 was on hand Wednesday to visit Camp Discovery, in its sixth year at University of the Sciences. The camp is a place for women whose lives have been impacted by cancer to learn, regain confidence in themselves and their abilities, and have fun. The camp is a collaborative effort...

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06/05/2017

Philadelphia Inquirer: Walt Whitman's legacy bridges multitudes

USciences Physics Professor Paul Halpern penned an op-ed for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the history behind the naming of the Walt Whitman Bridge and how that controversy has prohibited any real memorial to the poet and namesake for the bridge. From the article: Like many native Philadelphians, I knew about...

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06/01/2017

USciences Alumnus named CEO of MannKind Corp.

Michael Castagna P’00 was appointed CEO of MannKind Corporation, the biomedical company that markets Affrezza, an inhalable form of insulin.

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