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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.

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UF study raises questions about overmedicating young children diagnosed with ADHD

Published: Aug 7th, 2017

Researchers in the UF College of Pharmacy determined that a child’s age when diagnosed with ADHD may be a strong predictor of the types and number of medications that are later prescribed to treat psychiatric conditions.

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Lance R. McMahon, Ph.D., appointed chair of the department of pharmacodynamics

Published: Jul 27th, 2017

McMahon joins UF from the University of Texas Health San Antonio where he served as an associate professor in the department of pharmacology

Multiple Gator pharmacists honored at the FPA Meeting and Convention

Published: Jul 26th, 2017

Nearly 90 alumni and friends of the college attended a Gator Reception at the FPA Meeting and Convention.

AACP honors Dr. Michelle Farland with Emerging Teaching Scholar Award

AACP honors Dr. Michelle Farland with Emerging Teaching Scholar Award

Published: Jul 17th, 2017

The honor recognizes academic pharmacy faculty who excel in engaging in scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

As competition goes down, generic drug prices rise, study finds

Published: Jul 5th, 2017

A University of Florida College of Pharmacy study found that market competition levels are strongly associated with generic drug price increases.

Global Gators Gather in Germany

Global Gators convene in Germany for biannual pharmacy meeting

Published: Jul 3rd, 2017

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s global impact in the field of clinical pharmacy and pharmacology was on display at the 11th Global Gators meeting that took place in Düsseldorf, Germany, on June 16-17.

Julie Johnson, Pharm.D., dean and distinguished professor of the UF College of Pharmacy, Edmundo Muniz, M.D., Ph.D., Certara CEO, and Hartmut Derendor, Ph.D., distringuished professor and director of the Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology pictured

Certara endows professorship at the UF College of Pharmacy

Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Certara’s endowed professorship will strengthen the relationship between the UF College of Pharmacy and industry to drive innovation and enhance the application of leading-edge science to solve current challenges.

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UF researchers identify gene variant to personalize therapy for deadly form of leukemia

Published: Jun 19th, 2017

A genetic variation identified by researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy may help clinicians target a deadly form of leukemia using a promising drug therapy.

UF Health colleges welcome 80 SHPEP scholars for six-week program

UF Health colleges welcome 80 SHPEP scholars for six-week program

Published: Jun 13th, 2017

The six academic colleges at UF Health are hosting 80 Summer Health Professions Education scholars for a six-week enrichment program aimed at generating interest in the health professions.