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Dr. Josh Brown receives NIH Loan Repayment Award and ambassador appointment

Dr. Josh Brown receives NIH Loan Repayment Award and ambassador appointment

Published: Sep 14th, 2018

As a loan repayment awardee, Brown will receive financial support paying off his student debt, in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research.

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Novel drug inspired by a marine natural product offers new approach to treat pancreatic cancer

Published: Sep 10th, 2018

A UF College of Pharmacy researcher team led by Dr. Hendrik Luesch recently developed a novel molecule based on marine cyanobacteria, Apra S10, to target pancreatic cancer cells.

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Jacksonville and Orlando fraternity chapters rank in Kappa Psi’s Top 10

Published: Sep 7th, 2018

The fraternity chooses top chapters based on participation in national and regional Kappa Psi events, member academics, member leadership and community outreach.

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Class of 2022 arrives at the UF College of Pharmacy

Published: Aug 28th, 2018

More than 270 Pharm.D. students from 18 states and Puerto Rico joined the UF College of Pharmacy in fall 2018.

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NIGMS awards Dr. Yousong Ding $1.7 million grant to advance natural product research

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

With the funding from the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award, Ding aims to access and expand chemical diversity of microbes through the use of new, innovative strategies.

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Dr. Tom Schmittgen named the V. Ravi Chandran Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Published: Aug 22nd, 2018

V. Ravi Chandran established the professorship in 2000 to promote creative scientific projects, teaching and fellowships at UF.

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Approval of first ‘RNA interference’ drug – why the excitement?

Published: Aug 17th, 2018

Dr. Tom Schmittgen authors a story on small interfering RNA for The Conversation.

Alcoholism makes social relationships less rewarding: NIAAA grant study

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

A two-year, $400,000 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, or NIAAA, will allow University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers to study alcohols’ effects on relationships.

Dr. Rob Huigens secures $1.7 million NIH grant to support drug discovery program

Dr. Rob Huigens secures $1.7 million NIH grant to support drug discovery program

Published: Aug 10th, 2018

Known as the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award, the grant will fund several of Huigens’ research projects, including efforts to develop compounds that will eliminate bacterial biofilm-associated infections.

Jacksonville and Gainesville FSHP student chapters win top awards at annual meeting

Jacksonville and Gainesville FSHP student chapters win top awards at annual meeting

Published: Aug 8th, 2018

The UF College of Pharmacy Jacksonville FSHP student chapter was named FSHP Student Chapter of the Year and the Gainesville FSHP student chapter won the top political action committee fundraiser award.