Authors


Ginpreet Kaur, PhD, MPharm

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Metal Ion Chelators Hold Enormous Potential in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Monitoring metal ion concentrations and chelation therapy is hypothesized to alleviate symptoms and diseases caused by neuroinflammation.


Sarena Lott

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Fungal Biomarkers: Primer for Pharmacists

Biomarkers are commonly used by physicians to assist in the earlier diagnosis of some of the most common fungal diseases.


Dan Cua, PhD

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New Binding Mechanism Science Driving Therapeutic Insight in Immune-Mediated Diseases

The ability of an anti-interleukin-23 antibody to bind to key immune system components may help neutralize a key driver of inflammation right at its cellular source.


Marvin Y. Fong, PharmD, CDE

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Research Develops Key Points to Address RSV Vaccine Hesitancy in Older Adults

Addressing complacency, confidence, and convenience are all crucial to increasing vaccine uptake.


Daniel Ayala, Chief Security & Trust Officer at Dotmatics

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What’s Complicating Good Data Practices and Data Integrity?

As the data management landscape continues to shift and change with AI and technological advancements all around us, it is essential to maintain good data practices and ensure data integrity in pharmaceutical research and development.


Kristin Quinlan, CEO at Certified Languages International

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The Role of Language Proficiency Assessment in Improving Pharmacy Patient Communication

Validating language proficiency in bilingual pharmacists is crucial for patient safety and communication.


Marcie Morris, PharmD, CSP

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Emerging Therapies Are Changing the Melanoma Treatment Landscape

Specialty pharmacists play critical role in supporting treatment adherence.


Saemi L. Cho, PharmD, BCPS

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Shortages Persist in an Evolving Profession

Low compensation, stressful environment spark technician exodus; replacing them has been difficult.


McKenzie K. Hill, PharmD; Irina V. Haller, PhD, MS; Colleen M. Renier, BS; Amy J. Aeilts, PharmD; Stephanie M. Nixon, PharmD

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Effect of Pharmacist Recommendation on Antibiotic Duration Prescribing at Hospital Discharge

Antibiotic prescribing at hospital discharge is a component of pharmacist-led antimicrobial stewardship programs that is often overlooked.


Frank Scimeca, PharmD, MBA, BCOP

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Key Takeaways on mBC and eBC

Key opinion leaders (KOLs) provide key takeaways on metastatic breast cancer and early breast cancer, emphasizing the enthusiasm surrounding recent advances in the field and the potential for improved patient outcomes.


Monazzah Akbar Sarwar, PharmD

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New Therapeutic Agents and Final Thoughts on DED

A panel of experts comment on new therapeutic agents being developed and discuss their final thoughts on dry eye disease.


Sarah Zentack, InformedDNA

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Dig Deeper Into Dementia: Clinical Trials Explore Genetic Component of FTD

Although frontotemporal dementia is the leading cause of the disease for those under 65 years of age, far fewer people are familiar with it than with Alzheimer disease.


Ryan Jacobs, MD

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Future Directions for the Treatment of CLL

Bhavesh Shah, RPh, BCOP, and Ryan Jacobs, MD, discuss emerging agents in the pipeline and the future treatment landscape for CLL.


Asad Ghani

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Deprescribing Helps Optimize Medication Use

Frequent reassessments of therapy regimens address polypharmacy, particularly for older patients.


Neo Su and Ben Shirley

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PQA and CPF Lead National Initiative to Prioritize Pharmacy Measure Concepts

Concepts could be used in payer-pharmacy value-based arrangements.


Lindsey Mulrooney

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Study: Receipt of Medications Relatively Stable During COVID-19 Pandemic

Research shows receipt of medications for chronic conditions was relatively stable in the first 2 years of the pandemic from 2020 to 2021 across racial and ethnic groups.


William Creed Carleton, PharmD Candidate

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ADHD Awareness Month and the Pharmacist’s Role

ADHD Awareness Months brings attention to a common, but still somewhat misunderstood condition that pharmacists encounter on a near daily basis.




Omolara Falade, PharmD Candidate

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Managing Blood Glucose Levels for Expectant Mothers With Diabetes

CGM enhances diabetes management in pregnancy, improving outcomes.


Madison Holmes, PharmD, BPCS; Amy Renaud, PharmD; Chenita Carter, PharmD, MS; Ndia Hall, PharmD Candidate; Unique Allen, PharmD Candidate; Sebastian Alvarez, PharmD Candidate; Sheryl Smith, PharmD Candidate

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Summertime Medication Sun Safety Tips

With the vast number of drugs that can induce photosensitivity, patients taking any of these medications should receive safety counseling, especially during the summer months.


Connor M. Bunch, MD

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Impact of Pharmacist-Led Initiatives on Health Care–Associated Clostridioides difficile Rates

Antimicrobial stewardship efforts focusing on accurate penicillin allergy histories, β-lactam cross-reactivity education, and guideline-driven narrow-spectrum prescribing may help sustainably decrease health care–associated Clostridioides difficile infection rates.


Elham Mowlavi, PharmD Candidate

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Novel Combination Targeting BCR::ABL1 in Ph+ ALL With TKIs, STAMP-Inhibitor Is Very Well Tolerated

Pharmacists will play a significant role in TKI adherence rates among patients.


Troy J. Smith, PharmD, BSChE

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Educational Opportunities Exist for the Pharmaceutical Care of Animals

Interested individuals may gain certification or continuing-education credits, many of which are available through the American College of Veterinary Pharmacists.


Kristin Allen, PharmD

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Five Unexpected New Uses for GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Data have shown the potential for the therapy to treat several new conditions.



Ami Patel, PharmD, BCPS

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Understand the Differences in Carbidopa/Levodopa Formulations for Parkinson Disease

Understanding differences in the various levodopa formulations and assisting with medication therapy management is a crucial role for pharmacists.


Rezarta Lako, PharmD, BCPS

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Covalent BTK Inhibitors: A Review of the Evidence in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

This article provides an overview of data supporting the utility of covalent Bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitors in chronic lymphocytic leukemia and details important considerations when choosing among agents.


Sandi Perry, PharmD Candidate

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The Pharmacist’s Role in Bleeding Disorders

Pharmacists are an important part of the care team for patients with bleeding disorders, providing services such as medication counseling and reconciliation.


Jim Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

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The Promise of Biosimilars Is Within Reach for Health Systems

A collaborative exercise with 16 health care organizations nets millions in savings.

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