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6TH GENERAL BODY MEETING
MAY 2, 2011
Protein Epitope Mimetics (PEM)
PEM are medium sized (0.7-2 kDa), fully synthetic cyclic peptide-like molecules that mimic the two most relevant secondary structure motifs involved in Protein-Protein Interactions (PPIs): The ß-hairpin and the α-helix.
POL7080 is a Pseudomonas specific antibiotic with a novel mode of action, (The antibiotics work by deactivating a protein vital for the formation of the bacteria's outer cell membrane.)
Researchers from a privately held Swiss biotech company Polyphor and the University of Zurich said the potential medicines are effective against a type of bacteria known as "gram-negative," and offer hope for new treatments for serious and often life-threatening infections, (specifically those that cause lung infections).
Drug-resistant bacteria kill about 25,000 people a year in Europe and about 19,000 in the United States.
Should birth control be available to women
(16 years old or older) without a prescription?
Pharmacy Access Amendment Act: would give the Board of Pharmacy and the Board of Medicine authorization to set up guidelines for consumers to pick up birth control without going to the doctors office (proposed bill as of February 2011)
“Pharmacists are extraordinarily overeducated for what they do on a day-in and day-out basis. There is a lot of capacity for a pharmacist to do more than they do.”
This bill would just be the first step in implementing a program like this
Summer Rx Opportunities!!!
Provide a summer intern with an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience working in the Health Management Services department
Rising college junior or senior with: 1. Track record of academic achievement 2. Knowledge, background and experience or major field of study in:
3. Ability to be very detailed oriented 4. Ability to be very organized 5. An energetic personality 6. Ability to multi-task and work on several projects at onceWho Can Apply?
Complete the volunteer application and turn it into the volunteer office. Fax number is 410-328-2924.
In order to get an evaluation, certificate or letter of recommendation, you must complete at least 75 hours of volunteer service in one department.