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Western U prof part of drug marketing study

by Rodney Tanaka

April 4, 2008

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The Sun

By Monica Rodriguez

The publication of a study in the New England Journal of Medicine this week involving a drug effective at lowering cholesterol but not at helping heart disease has drawn attention from the medical community, but that wasn’t the only study related to the drug.

The study was accompanied by another that compared the use of the drug in the U.S. and in Canada and involved a faculty member of the College of Pharmacy at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona.

Cynthia Jackevicius, associate professor of pharmacy practice and administration, was among the team that looked at the use of ezetimibe, known by trade names Zetia, Ezetrol and Vytorin… Read the full article >>


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