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Gartner’s innovative work earns him spot on Popular Science’s Brilliant 10 for 2015

The next frontier in developing therapies for cancer and other diseases could come through studying organ development or tumor growth in living humans. Problem is, there’s no ethical way of doing that using current technology.

Benet to receive ISSX North American Scientific Achievement Award

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Leslie Benet, PhD, has been named the 2015 recipient of the North American Scientific Achievement Award, presented by the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX).

Taking a road less traveled: 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Pamela Schweitzer

The 2015 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year is Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer, PharmD ’87. The recognition by the Pharmacy Alumni Association is given to the School graduate who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of pharmacy, to society, and/or to UCSF.

Desai awarded Brown Engineering Alumni Medal

On May 23, 2015, Tejal A. Desai, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, was awarded the 2015 Brown Engineering Alumni Medal (BEAM) from Brown University’s School of Engineering at an awards dinner in recognition of her career achievements in the field...

Pharmacist interventions, formulary conversion tools, and warfarin discharge education take top honors at annual seminar

Studies of pharmacist interventions during comprehensive medication reviews, the impact of new tools to aid drug selection from a hospital formulary, and a project ensuring that hospital patients receiving anti-clotting drugs are properly educated upon discharge took top honors at the Department of...

UCSF School of Pharmacy celebrates commencement 2015

The UCSF School of Pharmacy held its 2015 commencement ceremony on May 8 at Louise Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, conferring doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degrees on a 125-member graduating class.

Yee and Sali receive winter 2015 Apple Teaching Award

Sook Wah Yee and Andrej Sali have been bestowed with the honor of receiving the Winter 2015 Apple Teaching Award. This recognition is awarded to those faculty members whose student evaluations for the Winter Quarter rank 4.5/5 or higher. Yee has received this honor four times previously, which...

Honoring student achievements

The annual UCSF School of Pharmacy Student Awards and Recognition Dinner, hosted by Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, and sponsored by Ralph’s Inc., was held on Friday, May 1, 2015, at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus.

PSPG faculty member Balmain elected Fellow of The Royal Society

PSPG faculty member Allan Balmain, PhD, FRS, an internationally known expert in cancer genetics, has been elected a Fellow of The Royal Society, the oldest continuously operating scientific society in the world.

QBC faculty members DeRisi and Wells elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Renowned UC San Francisco pioneers in cancer, biochemistry, medical genetics and pharmaceutical sciences have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which recognizes the world’s most accomplished leaders in science, humanities, arts, business and public affairs.

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