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The School of Pharmacy: Good medicine for Texas Tech – KCBD

He says it’s a common misconception that pharmacy students have to go to Amarillo to study that field. People don’t know the school is also available through campuses in Abilene, Dallas/Fort Worth and Lubbock. He says the opportunities are widespread for a Pharmacy graduate. He explains, “It’s a tremendous profession, salary over 100,000, very competitive… Read More »

Gene-silencing: ‘New class’ of medicine reverses disease porphyria

Doctors have used a new type of medicine called “gene silencing” to reverse a disease that leaves people in crippling pain. The condition, acute intermittent porphyria, also causes paralysis and is fatal in some cases. The novel approach fine-tunes the genetic instructions locked in our DNA. Doctors say they are “genuinely surprised” how successful it… Read More »