Educates pharmacy professionals and scientists, advances scientific discovery, cares for patients, serves the public, and advocates on the public's behalf. It is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and its Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education.
May 22, 2013
Studies of whether patients are taking a blood thinner as prescribed, whether antibiotic treatment of cancer patients’ fevers matches guidelines, and whether one form of a leading cardiovascular drug increases the risk for a serious side effect took top honors at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy’s 15th annual Spring Research Seminar.
The poster session, covering a total of 42 projects and highlighting research by UCSF School of Pharmacy student pharmacists, residents, and faculty members, was held on May 6, 2013 on the Parnassus Campus.
Winners of the 6th annual Gary Rifkind Spring Research Seminar Awards are:
Apr 26, 2013
The San Francisco Chronicle and the Bay Area News Group, which includes the San Jose Mercury News and Oakland Tribune, have published feature articles this week focused on The Kidney Project, an effort to develop the first implantable bioartificial kidney to treat end-stage renal disease.
The project seeks to replace dialysis and replicate the vital functions of a healthy kidney with a surgically implanted device the size of a coffee cup. The multi-institution research is being led by Shuvo Roy, PhD, a faculty member in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, a joint department of the UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine.
Kidney designers take cues from nature - San Francisco Chronicle
Artificial kidney offers hope to patients tethered to a dialysis machine - Oakland Tribune
Apr 4, 2013
“Genes and Health: Moving Beyond Race,” shows how Burchard’s lab is using differences in the ancestry of asthma patients to help find genetic variations contributing to the disorder, the most common chronic disease in children.
Burchard is a faculty member in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, a joint department of the UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine.
Mar 21, 2013
Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, an honored UCSF professor and mentor as well as a leading pharmacist and clinical scientist specializing in antimicrobial therapies, will be the new dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy.
His appointment, officially announced today by UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, after being approved by UC President Mark Yudof, will take effect April 1.
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