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Dr. Jane Aldrich named fellow of the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society, or ACS, has appointed Jane Aldrich, Ph.D., as a fellow. ACS will honor Aldrich, along with the rest of its 2019 fellows — a cohort of 70 from organizations as diverse as GlaxoSmithKline, NASA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology — at its National Meeting &…

Board of Governors selects UF to lead medical marijuana research consortium

The State University System of Florida Board of Governors has selected the University of Florida to lead a statewide consortium studying health outcomes related to medical marijuana. UF will lead the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research, which will be composed of public and private universities engaged in research…

UF College of Pharmacy lands in the Top 5 of national research rankings

University of Florida College of Pharmacy research funding reached a record $23.7 million in 2018, moving the college into the Top 5 of the national pharmacy college research rankings. The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP, released its annual research reportMay 8, and the UF College…

NIDA awards UF College of Pharmacy additional $3.4 million kratom grant

Although kratom is seen as a possible remedy for drug addiction, it’s typically associated with harm in western countries but not in those in Southeast Asia where its leaves have been used for hundreds of years. Now the National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded researchers at the University of…

Dr. Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff named UF Research Foundation professor for 2019–2022

The University of Florida Research Foundation, or UFRF, named 32 faculty members as UFRF professors for 2019-2022, among them is Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D., M.S., an associate professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research. Cooper-DeHoff also has a joint appointment in the College of Medicine’s division of cardiovascular medicine. The UFRF recognition goes to faculty who…