Impact Award: Dan Hertz Predicts Paclitaxel-Induced NeuropathyAs a grad student in DPET, Hertz won an Impact Award for identifying a genetic marker in cancer patients taking paclitaxel that could make them more susceptible to a side effect of neuropathy. He is now a research assistant professor at the University of Michigan.
Impact Award: Jasmine Talameh Links Beta-Blocker Effectiveness to GenotypeJasmine Talameh, PharmD, a graduate student in DPET, identified a genotype that could potentially be used to select patients with heart failure who would benefit from beta-blocker treatment
Kashuba Named McNeill Distinguished ProfessorThe $500,000 professorship is a gift of John "Sandy" and Deborah McNeill, Jr. Sandy McNeill is a 1972 graduate of the School and is a founding director of Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc, one of the largest clinical research organizations in the world.
School Spinoff Creates Moist Wipes for Chemotherapy ContaminationThe product, HDClean, grew out of a collaboration between William Zamboni and Stephen Eckel, both faculty members at the School. Their company, ChemoGLO, started offering HDClean in February 2013.