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UF Health study links commonly prescribed ear drops to perforated eardrums

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

Researchers in the UF College of Pharmacy found commonly prescribed antibiotic ear drops may increase the risk of a perforated eardrum after ear tube surgery.

UF Precision Medicine Conference draws attention to pharmacy’s role in precision medicine

Published: Mar 24th, 2017

Attendees of the 2017 UF Precision Medicine Conference learned how they can lead efforts to apply the emerging field of pharmacogenomics into their daily practice.

UF College of Pharmacy trainees shine at ASCPT Annual Meeting

Published: Mar 22nd, 2017

UF pharmacy students captured numerous awards at the annual American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Annual Meeting.

UF College of Pharmacy students converge on Tallahassee for Legislative Days

Published: Mar 21st, 2017

Sporting white coats and a spirit for advocacy, more than 40 University of Florida College of Pharmacy faculty and students converged on the state capitol in Tallahassee for the Florida Pharmacist Legislative Days.

30th Annual Research Showcase celebrates milestone year with record participation

Published: Feb 23rd, 2017

A record 89 poster entries and a keynote address about how technology is transforming clinical drug development highlighted the annual event.

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

Published: Feb 1st, 2017

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

Published: Jan 25th, 2017

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

Published: Jan 19th, 2017

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

Published: Dec 13th, 2016

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.

Simple genetic test shows promise for better outcomes in heart stent patients

Published: Nov 15th, 2016

UF Health researchers have found a quick, precise genetic test can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events by helping to identify more effective medication for some heart patients.