The American College of Clinical Pharmacology, or ACCP, has elected Oliver Grundmann, Ph.D., FCP, a clinical associate professor in the department of medicinal chemistry, as its 2020-2022 secretary. Grundmann joins five other clinical pharmacology experts on the executive committee, where they will work closely with the ACCP’s board…
Lamba is one of 33 faculty members across the university to be named a 2020 UF Research Foundation Professor.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded a five-year, $800,500 grant to establish the “Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program at the University of Florida.”
Dean Julie Johnson and the college's Diversity and Inclusion Committee shared the following statement in response to the killing of George Floyd.
Robert Huigens, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, has re-engineered the structure of vincamine, a plant-derived compound and administered it to mice, successfully reducing their morphine-seeking behaviors. The American Chemical Society featured the study on the May cover of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
Theresa Tolle will serve a one-year term as president-elect beginning in 2021, before taking over as the American Pharmacists Association president in March 2022.
It was a graduation ceremony unlike any other in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s 97-year history. Instead of filling Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center to celebrate with family, friends and classmates, members of the class of 2020 gathered around their televisions and computers to commemorate their graduation day virtually.
Kava’s reputation in preventing cancer just received a boost from the American Association for Cancer Prevention. The May cover of the organization’s flagship journal, Cancer Prevention Research, featured a clinical study on kava led by Chengguo “Chris” Xing, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry and the Frank A. Duckworth Eminent Scholar Chair at the UF College of Pharmacy.
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP, selected Kathryn J. Smith, Pharm.D., BCACP, as a 2020 Emerging Teacher Scholar Award recipient. Smith will formally receive the award in July at AACP’s annual conference, Virtual Pharmacy Education 2020.
The UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors is one of the university’s top awards for a junior faculty member.