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Auburn University's Hood receives NSF CAREER Award to study effects of reproduction on aging
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Auburn University Assistant Professor Wendy Hood of the Department of Biological Sciences has received a five-year, $1,032,465 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, "Effects of mitohormesis on reproduction and longevity."


Auburn University pharmacy professor helps bring two new drugs to market
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Auburn University professor of pharmaceutics Bill Ravis has been instrumental in bringing two new drugs to market – Nesina® to treat type 2 diabetes and Impavido® to treat a parasitic disease that affects people in tropical and sub-tropical climates.  Ravis, in the Department of Drug Discovery and Development in the Harrison School of Pharmacy, collaborated with drug manufacturers on the studies and the FDA approval process.


Auburn University to replace one of Toomer's Corner oak trees

Auburn University is preparing to remove one of the Auburn Oaks it recently planted on Toomer's Corner out of concern that its long-term viability is questionable and it may not survive through the cold winter months.

Auburn University campus planner Ben Burmester explained that the tree's lack of bud growth brought its future into question. 



Last Updated: June 12, 2015

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