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Cynthia Watchmaker honored with university award

Cynthia Watchmaker, the School of Pharmacy’s associate dean of student affairs, was awarded the UCSF Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional University Management.

Studies on adolescent drug abuse, anti­de­pres­sants in the ER, and complications from heart pumps take top honors at annual seminar

Research on topics ranging from drug abuse to heart pump complications took top honors at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy’s 21st annual Spring Research Seminar.

Betty J. Dong receives Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award for exceptional career

Dong is a world expert on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C medication therapy

Kortemme and Desai honored at annual meeting of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

School of Pharmacy faculty members Tanja Kortemme and Tejal Desai both received honors at the annual meeting of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

2019 Koda-Kimble Seed Award supports School of Pharmacy’s boldest ideas

The 2019 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation will fund nine bold research projects, ranging from studies of the molecular underpinnings of cancer to focus groups designed to prepare PharmD students for experiential learning.

School of Pharmacy scientists unearth a new target for treating Parkinson’s disease

Scientists in the UCSF School of Pharmacy recently identified the first drug-binding target site on a molecule known to play a role in Parkinson's disease, opening the door to a new generation of therapies for the condition.

Gift of $500,000 honors Jere E. Goyan, late UCSF School of Pharmacy dean

The endowment will provide funds for a recipient to focus on delivering breakthroughs in therapeutics-related research, education, and patient care.

Fraser appointed to Bowes Biomedical Investigator Program

Fraser developed several new tools for creating maps of macromolecules, a critical first step for finding new drugs.

Keiser receives $2.5 million to apply machine learning towards new therapies for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Michael Keiser, PhD, received a Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which will fund his research into novel therapies for neurodegeneration.

Paul R. Ortiz de Montellano elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Ortiz de Montellano gained renown for his work with cytochrome P450 enzymes, which help the liver metabolize drugs and other chemicals, and regulate hormone levels.

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