Rob Huigens, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, and other UF researchers have re-engineered the structure of vincamine, a plant-derived compound, so that it reduces morphine-seeking behaviors in mice.
The UF measure tracks 30-day hospital readmission rates for psychiatric patients following discharge.
Researchers from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy have discovered a safer and more effective anticancer drug to target leukemia, lymphoma, and breast and lung cancers. The journal Nature Medicine published the findings this month.
Consuming a seaweed found near the Florida Keys may offer health benefits in preventing colon cancer and inflammatory diseases of the digest tract, according to researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
University of Florida researchers determined an FDA-approved program deters pregnant women from starting a potentially harmful immunosuppressive drug. But for women taking the drug, the program was not effective at reducing conception.
Drs. Guangrong Zheng, left, and Daohong Zhou, right, collaborate closely on anti-aging research. The scientific team of Daohong Zhou, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacodynamics, and Guangrong Zheng, Ph.D., an associate professor of medicinal…
Researchers in the UF College of Pharmacy teamed with collaborators in Singapore to study a novel drug candidate with marine origins as a new method to prevent or treat vision loss.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant to Dr. Jatinder Lamba to develop a personalized therapy for pediatric cancer patients.
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 &…
Recent reports of babies born with opioid withdrawal symptoms after their mothers used kratom during pregnancy have generated much concern about the medicinal.