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Register for the 2017 UF Drug Discovery Symposium

Published: Aug 24th, 2017

This year’s symposium will feature an exciting lineup of invited speakers covering most major research institutes across Florida and also includes three plenary lectures from leading scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, The National Cancer Institute and The Scripps Research Institute.

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Common, edible mushroom has potential to kill one type of leukemia cell, UF Health researchers find

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

Dr. Yousong Ding in the UF College of Pharmacy found the Coprinus comatus mushroom, commonly known as the lawyer’s wig or shaggy mane, killed human T-cell leukemia cells during laboratory tests.

ChemBioChem journal features UF medicinal chemistry researchers as cover art

ChemBioChem journal features UF medicinal chemistry researchers as cover art

Published: Feb 23rd, 2017

A University of Florida research team investigating biofilm-eradication has landed on the cover of the Feb. 16 issue of ChemBioChem.

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.

Dr. Luesch receives golden medal honors at Thailand conference

Dr. Luesch receives golden medal honors at Thailand conference

Published: Feb 8th, 2017

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

Published: Feb 7th, 2017

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 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.

Celebrating Distinction in Pharmacy

Published: Nov 3rd, 2016

Three University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers were recently installed as endowed professors in the college.

UF College of Pharmacy welcomes five new faculty to campus

Published: Aug 19th, 2016

Meet the newest additions to the College of Pharmacy faculty.