Grants & fellowships: fall 2017

Pharmaceutical Chemistry department members have received the following grants and fellowships between October and December 2017:

12/4/2017: The National Institutes of Health awarded Adam Renslo a grant for his project entitled "Biophysical Fragment Screening and Structure Determination for Class A, B, and D Carbapenemases." This project will be funded for 2 years.

11/21/2017: Brian Shoichet was awarded a grant award supplement for his collaborative research project with the FDA entitled “Chemoinformatic Tools to Predict the Effects of Excipients in Generic Drugs.” This supplement will be funded for one year by The UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI).

10/31/2017: Michelle Arkin's project, entitled “Developing Orally Bioavailable Chemical Tools and Drug Leads Targeting the Lysine Acetyltransferase p300/CBP,” was funded by the Rainwater Charitable Foundation.


Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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.