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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.

Study shows promise for hormonal contraception services in the community pharmacy setting

A study shows the potential of hormonal contraceptives at pharmacies in California and Oregon.

Making better pediatric chemo treatments, and delivering them to more children

Janel Long-Boyle has spent her career advancing chemotherapy treatments for young patients.

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.

Tamraz is featured PGRN Investigator

Bani Tamraz, PharmD, PhD, is the featured Pharmacogenomics Research Network Investigator (PGRN) for February 2019. An article on the group’s website describes his overall goal to build a patient-oriented program of pharmacogenetics research, teaching, and clinical practice that utilizes genetics for therapy optimization at UCSF and beyond. Read the full article here: Featured PGRN Investigators

Vogt discusses patient safety efforts

Eleanor Vogt, PhD, RPh, is interviewed in the Journal of Health Affairs about the role of the pharmacist in patient safety efforts.

Update from the Dean – November 2018

Curriculum transformation, An expanded role, Gaining recognition, Graduate match rate; School of Pharmacy scientists receive UCSF Medal: Founding fathers of drug discovery honored; Beyond drugs, Two artificial pancreas projects, Bringing prosthetics to patients; Beyond drugs, Two artificial pancreas projects, Bringing prosthetics to patients; Advancing the fight against cancer, Combining drug therapies, Mapping cells; In memoriam: Robert D. Gibson A lifetime of pharmacy and advocacy

Bringing artificial limbs to patients who need them

The patient perspective on prosthetic limbs currently doesn’t factor into the FDA approval process. Leslie Wilson and Matthew Garibaldi are surveying patient preferences to speed access to the next generation of prosthetics.

PharmD students make sure Dean Guglielmo gets his flu shot

UCSF Flu Crew reminds San Francisco of the importance of vaccines by overseeing the vaccination of School of Pharmacy Dean Guglielmo.

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