UCSF

Tagged: Antimalarials

Erika Wallender, MD

Assistant Professor

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. I investigate how to optimally use antimalarials to prevent malaria in vulnerable populations like pregnant women and children. To do this I use computational methods in pharmacology and epidemiology. My goal is optimize the use of...

Aweeka co-leads new study of drugs to prevent malaria in young children, pregnant women

Francesca Aweeka, PharmD, a faculty member in the School’s Department of Clinical Pharmacy, will co-lead a new five-year, $3.4 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to address one of the world’s most vexing health problems—preventing malaria, especially in the most...

Liusheng Huang, PhD

Associate Director

As associate director of the Drug Research Unit (DRU), I bring nearly 20 years experience in analytical development and focus on development of novel methods for some of the most critical but understudied drugs in the world, such as drugs for malaria. My research interest is in optimizing these...

Adam Renslo, PhD

Professor

My research group is engaged at the interface of chemistry and biology. As medicinal chemists, we design and synthesize small molecules that modulate disease pathology at the level of the enzyme, cell, and whole animal, with current projects in cancer, infectious disease, and neurodegeneration. As...

Fran Aweeka, PharmD

Professor

I am a clinical researcher and teacher. My primary areas of interest include the pharmacology of drugs for HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis. I direct a laboratory, Drug Research Unit, that supports this research and the research of other UCSF investigators and researchers at other national and...

Nancy Sambol, PharmD

BTS PharmD Acad Coordinator

I focus on the use of models to describe drug disposition and effect in patient populations, and the use of these models to make predictions to improve drug therapy.