Sara Low

KGI Assistant Professor has Surprising Ninja Skills

This article was written by Liset Marquez and appeared in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on March 6, 2019.  It was an 18-month goal that is finally coming to fruition for Sara Low. On Wednesday, Low, an assistant professor for Keck Graduate Institute’s School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, will be among 100 contestants at Universal Studios […]

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Science formula

Jim Sterling’s Research Featured in Top 10 Cystic Fibrosis Stories of 2018

Cystic Fibrosis News Today presented their top 10 most read stories of 2018 in an article released on January 2. Ranking at No. 5 was a study conducted by KGI Professor James Sterling titled “Ion-Sugar Interaction in Airway Mucus Has Implications for CF.” The study reported a discovery that may help design more effective and targeted […]

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Talia Puzantian

Top Media Outlets Feature KGI Study That Examines the Furnishing of Naloxone

A recent public health advisory from the U.S. Surgeon General called for increased awareness and use of naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal drug. Most states, including California, have legislation or protocols in place allowing trained pharmacists to provide naloxone to individuals without a prescription. A new study by faculty at the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School […]

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Ashley Mills

WIRED’s Genetics Story Features KGI Program Director Ashley Mills

This article was written by Megan Molteni and appeared on the WIRED website on Oct. 10, 2018.  When Dan Riconda graduated with a master’s degree in genetic counseling from Sarah Lawrence College in 1988, the Human Genome Project was in its very first year, DNA evidence was just beginning to enter the courts, and genetic health […]

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Patient receives band aid

California Health Report Mentions Proposed KGI School of Medicine

This article was written by Ron Shinkman and appeared on the California Health Report website on Sept. 17, 2018.  When Paul Lyons opened a primary-care practice in the Palm Springs area for low-income patients, the need was clear. “We went from zero patients to 30,000 within six months,” he said. The clinic, which opened in […]

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Medicine News

Proposed KGI School of Medicine Featured in U.S. News & World Report

This article was written by Kaiser Health News and appeared on the U.S. News & World Report website on July 27, 2018.  The Claremont Colleges plans to open a medical school, the fourth new campus designed to produce physicians for parts of Southern California struggling with shortages. The KGI School of Medicine will focus on primary […]

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Ben Pavlik in lab

Treating Pain Without Addiction: Inside the Lab Fighting the Opioid Crisis

This article was written by Cory Matteson and appeared in The Guardian on April 20, 2018. It features Benjamin Pavlik, who graduated from the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Master of Business and Scienceprogram in 2009. To enter the downtown San Francisco lab space that houses their Nebraska-born biotech startup company, Neurocarrus, Paul Blum and Benjamin Pavlik often […]

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PharmCAMP experiment

Rialto Students Learn to Make Slime at KGI’s PharmCAMP

Rialto high school and middle school students experienced firsthand what it’s like to be a scientist at Keck Graduate Institute’s second annual Come and Meet Pharmacy Days event held in Claremont on two Saturdays in March. The event, also called PharmCAMP, featured fun activities such as learning the science behind making slime. “Pharmacy continues to be […]

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