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Biomaterial may help repair, replace damaged corneas

A patented biomaterial developed by South Dakota State University associate professor Gudiseva Chandrasekher has the potential to repair corneal damage and to create corneal implants.

New head named for pharmacy practice at SDSU

An Idaho State clinical faculty member has been chosen to be the next head of pharmacy practice in the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions at South Dakota State University. Shanna O’Connor will begin March 1, in time to prepare for on-site accreditation visits later in the year. She replaces Jim Clem, who served as head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice since August 2007.

New study examines mental health in the military

Mental health is an important part of being human. For service members, military life can add extra stressors that put a strain on mental health.

SDSU Recognized for 20 Top Programs in the U.S.

Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included South Dakota State University in its list of programs assessed for 2022.

Inaugural Blue Coat Ceremony Celebrates SDSU Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine Students

The first class of the SDSU professional program in veterinary medicine students were honored at the Inaugural Blue Coat Ceremony Nov, 5, where the students were presented with a personalized blue Carhartt work coat. “We carefully selected our first class of students, all of them are exceptionally bright and committed to learning the many aspects of veterinary medicine,” said Gary Gackstetter, pr

Nursingprocess.org ranks College of Nursing as the best B.S.N. program in SD

Nursingprocess.org has ranked the South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing as the best B.S.N. program in South Dakota.

NIH grant to advance curcumin formulation for colon inflammation

A safe, localized treatment for chronic inflammation in the intestinal tract will move one step closer to helping patients reduce their risk of developing colon cancer, thanks to a three-year, $433,000 National Institutes of Health grant awarded to professor Hemachand Tummala of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Current treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colit

EduMed recognizes SDSU as a top online school in health care education

South Dakota State University has been named one of 2021’s best schools for online programs and courses in health care education by EduMed.org. SDSU earned top honors for distance education in the following subject areas: Most Affordable Online Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Programs. Best PMHNP Programs Online. Best Online DNP Programs. Best Nurse Practitioner Programs Online. Most Afford

SDNA honors seven from College of Nursing

South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing had seven individuals recognized for their service at the 2021 South Dakota Nurses Association Convention and annual business meeting Oct.

NIH grant helps unravel rare inflammatory genetic disorders

Assistant professor Jaime Lopez is investigating an enzyme called linear ubiquitin assembly complex, or LUBAC, that plays a central role in regulating cell death through a five-year, nearly $1.3 million National Institutes of Health RO1 grant.