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Roy inducted, honored as Rising Star by BayBio
By UCSF School of Pharmacy Editorial Staff / Thu Oct 25, 2012
Shuvo Roy, PhD, will be inducted on November 1st as a member of the BayBio Pantheon for his contributions to the life sciences industry and specifically for work developing the world’s first surgically implantable bioartificial kidney. The BayBio Pantheon, which currently has 52 elected members, honors the achievements of Northern California life scientists.
Roy will be recognized with the Pantheon Rising Star award, which spotlights an achievement during the preceding year that shows the most promise for future significant contribution to the industry. The awards ceremony will be held in San Francisco.
[BayBio][link defunct] is Northern California’s non-profit life science trade association. Roy is a faculty member in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, a joint department of the UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine.
About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy aims to solve the most pressing health care problems and strives to ensure that each patient receives the safest, most effective treatments. Our discoveries seed the development of novel therapies, and our researchers consistently lead the nation in NIH funding. The School’s doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree program, with its unique emphasis on scientific thinking, prepares students to be critical thinkers and leaders in their field.