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FAMU CoPPS, IPH Professor Receives Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research Grant

Florida A&M College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health (CoPPS, IPH) professor, Mandip Sachdeva, Ph.D., has been awarded a $67,500 research project grant from the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research (Consortium) for his proposal titled, “Evaluation of Minor Cannabinoids  loaded Exosomes in Chronic Diabetic Neuropathy.” The Consortium received 24 proposals, […]

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations Heralded

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations Heralded TALLAHASSEE, Florida ˗ Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s (FAMU) Center for Health Disparities Research heralds the new colorectal cancer screening recommendations by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The USPSTF’s 2021 final recommendation statement on colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, published May 18, 2021, in the Journal of […]

Sachdeva Named Senior Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health (FAMU CoPPS, IPH), Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor, Mandip Sachdeva, Ph.D., was recently accepted as a Senior Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) due to the impressive body of research and inventorship work he has created throughout his illustrious career. Dr. Sachdeva is the first […]

FAMU Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Symposium

By: Reporter Jennifer Meyers Breast Cancer Awareness TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) – With the National Institutes of Health’s P-20 grant, Florida A&M University has been working diligently on cancer research, training, and minority outreach programs. One of these outreach programs included a symposium on Wednesday. FAMU invited many cancer researchers and survivors to discuss their research […]

FAMU Professor Developing New Psoriasis Medicine

FAMU College of Pharmacy Prints 3D Cornea Using Human Cells

Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS) researchers have, for the first time in the United States, created corneas using a high performance 3D printer. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the project is geared toward 3D printing and additive processing and could lead to breakthroughs in helping patients with eye problems and reduce the need […]