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Distinguished Service Professor and Student Favorite Retires

Published: Apr 11th, 2011

Paul Doering, a distinguished service professor in pharmacotherapy and translational research at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has retired after 35 years of outstanding service to the college. […]

UF pharmacy technician training broadens career options

Published: Apr 6th, 2011

Pharmacy technician jobs, once sought after by younger workers, are attracting older workers as new licensing laws take effect. While economic uncertainty and unstable job markets linger, many workers, not […]

First-year Pharmacy Students Pledge Their Professionalism

Published: Mar 29th, 2011

More than 200 first-year pharmacy students put on their professional white coats for the first time on March 19 during the college’s Professional Coating Ceremony. The student pharmacists, from four […]

UF, Florida A&M launch institute to promote better health, job training

UF, Florida A&M launch institute to promote better health, job training

Published: Feb 4th, 2011

Winter chills couldn’t keep a handful of southeast Gainesville parishioners away from church one dreary evening in January. They didn’t want to miss their time of fellowship. For an hour, […]

New findings on UF marine compound shows versatility, from anti-tumor agent to bone regeneration

New findings on UF marine compound shows versatility, from anti-tumor agent to bone regeneration

Published: Feb 3rd, 2011

A promising medicinal compound discovered in a marine organism by University of Florida pharmacy researchers is showing its versatility against multiple diseases. Having already demonstrated its power as an anti-tumor […]

How Low Can You Go?

How Low Can You Go?

Published: Jan 10th, 2011

For patients with diabetes and heart disease, less isn’t always more — at least when it comes to blood pressure. New data show an increased risk of heart attack, stroke […]

On Call: MTM Call Center Helps Patients Manage Prescriptions

On Call: MTM Call Center Helps Patients Manage Prescriptions

Published: Jan 6th, 2011

Imagine sitting in your den, chatting with your pharmacist over a cup of coffee. For one uninterrupted hour it’s just you, your prescription medications and your pharmacist — answering your […]

Antibacterial agent could cause pregnancy problems

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

A chemical found in everything from antibacterial soaps and lotions to socks may disrupt an enzyme that plays an important role in pregnancy, University of Florida researchers say. Thought to […]

Distinguished Professor Earns Double Recognition in Drug Development

Distinguished Professor Earns Double Recognition in Drug Development

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

The process of bringing one new drug to market can take a decade and hundreds of millions of dollars. Hartmut Derendorf, a distinguished professor in the UF College of Pharmacy, […]

Compound discovered in Florida Keys shows early promise as colon cancer treatment

Compound discovered in Florida Keys shows early promise as colon cancer treatment

Published: Sep 30th, 2010

A chemical compound made from a type of bacteria discovered in the Florida Keys by a University of Florida pharmacy researcher has shown effectiveness in fighting colon cancer in preclinical […]