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Tagged: HIV

Amelia Deitchman, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor

My research seeks to inform novel therapeutic strategies to cure HIV through better understanding of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of individual and combinations of candidate drugs. Based out of the UCSF Drug Research Unit (DRU), I work with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians-scientists...

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

QBI fellowship fosters curiosity and perseverance for women scientists

Jacqueline Kyosiimire-Lugemwa, the first recipient of QBI’s Scholarship for Women from Developing Nations in Biosciences, spent a year at UCSF in which her perseverance in the sciences was tested. She recently returned to her home country of Uganda more ready than ever to tackle big questions about...

UCSF School of Pharmacy leads in NIH funding for 38th year

A culture of discovery and collaboration among faculty carries potential to “completely shake up their fields of study.”

Update from the Dean - March 2017

Nation debates possibility of dramatically new directions for health care coverage, science funding, immigration, education; Revealing malaria/HIV drug interactions in children; Decreasing cancer drug toxicity while increasing dose; Engineering safer opioids; Evidence for comprehensive medication...

Renewed funding for Aweeka study on malaria treatment for children with HIV in Africa

Fran Aweeka, PharmD, will receive renewed funding for her grant from the National Institutes of Health for evaluating the pharmacology of antimalarial drugs in children in Africa. This is a renewal of her R01 on this important work, and will provide five years of funding for Aweeka and her...

Aweeka study details impact of HIV drugs on malaria treatment in children

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to a billion people and to overlapping health burdens, including the world’s highest rates of both malaria and HIV infection.

Craik receives Protein Society’s Emil Thomas Kaiser Award

Charles S. Craik, PhD, faculty member in the School’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Protein Society’s Emil Thomas Kaiser Award.

Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, MAS

Professor

I serve as Vice Chair of Faculty Development where I share opportunities for career development, promote wellness, recruitment and retention, and provide mentorship around research. I am a clinical pharmacist for the UCSF Womens HIV Program. I educate UCSF students on HIV/AIDS, patient-provider...

Kirsten Balano, PharmD

Assistant Professor

My clinical work is focused on HIV adherence, ambulatory care services, and health-care delivery systems, particularly within community health centers. As the North Bay experiential program director and AIDS Education and Training Center faculty member, I am also interested in developing effective...

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