A new drug shows promising results that could lead to the development of a new weight-loss drug that mimics exercise.
Pharmacists from the UF College of Pharmacy researched the effectiveness of oral phenylephrine for decades and advocated for a safety review of the drug.
National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Drug Abuse awarded a $19 million grant to advance the molecule SBS-518 into a human clinical trial.
Congratulations to the faculty in the UF College of Pharmacy who received research awards in July and August 2023.
Drs. Yufeng Xiao, Guangrong Zheng and Mei He from the UF College of Pharmacy contributed to the study.
Faculty in the UF College of Pharmacy secured a record $32.4 million in grant funding last year.
More than 180 scientists attended The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute Chemical Biology & 5th UF Drug Discovery Symposium in Jupiter, Florida.
Dr. Yousong Ding, an associate professor of medicinal chemistry, contributed to the study that was published in the journal Communications Biology.
A team led by Dr. Jatinder Lamba made a comprehensive pharmacogenomics evaluation of key genes involved in the pathways of several commonly used drugs to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Presidential Trainee Awards are given annually to the top-scoring abstracts submitted by clinical pharmacologists and translational scientists in training.