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School scientists identify faulty molecular recycling as potential driver of Alzheimer’s disease

School scientists recently uncovered how neurons normally recycle old proteins, and how this process goes awry in Alzheimer's disease, leading to the toxic building of protein fragments in the brain.

Impact of Curriculum Transformation Awards given for assessing new PharmD curriculum

Impact Awards support new ways of determining how the new PharmD curriculum is working, according to Vice Dean Sharon Youmans.

USAID photo exhibit on Zika launches QBI symposium on arthropod-borne diseases

A photo exhibition on the response by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to Zika virus outbreaks in Latin America and the Caribbean was kicked off with a reception this June at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay campus.

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.

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.

Desai named the director of new UCSF bioengineering initiative

The Health Innovation Via Engineering (HIVE) program is designed to inspire collaborations in bioengineering research.

School of Pharmacy tops pharmacy schools in NIH funding for 39th straight year

Among all U.S. pharmacy schools, the UCSF School of Pharmacy earned the most research funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2018, totaling nearly $29 million dollars that will support studies spanning the basic to the clinical sciences.

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