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College of Pharmacy researchers develop novel ring distortion strategy to fight diseases

A novel strategy developed by UF Health researchers has yielded several promising compounds to fight inflammation and diseases such as colorectal cancer.

Medicinal chemist Dr. Rob Huigens named 2016-17 College of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year

The honor is the highest recognition of teaching excellence given within the College of Pharmacy.

UF Pharmacy faculty featured in PBS NewsHour story on kratom

Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, is featured in a PBS NewsHour report on kratom. (Video begins at 6:40)

UF Health receives grant for pilot Summer Health Professions Education Program

The six health colleges associated with University of Florida Health, including the College of Pharmacy, have received a $415,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help develop a pilot project for the 2017 Summer Health Professions Education Program.

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The University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s vision, mission and values are reflected in its faculty, staff, students and alumni. The college offers four areas in pharmacy education for new or advancing students, working pharmacists, or other health sciences students seeking graduate training. The college’s research departments, an integral part of the University of Florida Health Science Center, are highly successful in attracting extramural research support.

The UF Pharm.D. curriculum prepares graduates in pharmacy to take independent professional responsibility for the outcome of drug therapy in patients. The following reports detail outcome data for all UF Pharm.D. graduates:

 

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Dr. Luesch receives golden medal honors at Thailand conference

Dr. Luesch receives golden medal honors at Thailand conference

Hendrik Luesch, Ph.D., a professor and chair of medicinal chemistry and the Debbie and Sylvia DeSantis Chair in Natural Products Drug Discovery and Development, received the Golden Medal Award for his presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Herbal and Traditional Medicine.

Dr. Xing’s kava research featured in Nutrition Frontiers newsletter

Dr. Xing’s kava research featured in Nutrition Frontiers newsletter

Research on the kava plant led by Chengguo “Chris” Xing, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry and the Frank A. Duckworth Eminent Scholar, was featured in the winter 2017 issue of Nutrition Frontiers newsletter published by the National Cancer Institute.

College of Pharmacy researchers secure grant to study antipsychotic medication use in children

College of Pharmacy researchers secure grant to study antipsychotic medication use in children

A grant from the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration will allow researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy to study the safety and effectiveness of long-term antipsychotic medication use in children.

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March 08, 2017

UF Precision Medicine Conference

Caribe Royale Hotel, Orlando, Florida Details »
 
March 15, 2017

UF After-Dinner Reception hosted by Dean and ASCPT President Julie Johnson

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Details »
 
March 25, 2017

2017 APhA Gator Reception - "Dean's Night In"

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