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Tagged: Chemistry and Chemical Biology Graduate Program (CCB)

Kuntz Receives Volwiler Award

Irwin (Tack) D. Kuntz, PhD, professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF School of Pharmacy has been named the 2003 Volwiler Research Achievement Award recipient by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

Ban Voted on Tobacco Industry Funds

UCSF faculty members voted last December 52% to 48% to no longer accept funds from manufacturers of tobacco products or their subsidiaries. Those in favor of the ban argued that UCSF must oppose tobacco industry funding of academia since the health sciences campus is a leader in tobacco control policies and the fight against nicotine addiction and tobacco use prevention.

Update from the Dean - February 2003

California budget deficit leads to UC cuts and student fee increases. Scientists move in to Mission Bay. 2003 PharmD applications up 32% over 2002. ACPE Accreditation approved. Exit survey and post-graduate survey results. Honors and awards (The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Kuntz, Pohorille, Nguyen, Whitely).

RNA Model Studies Could Lead to Drugs that Halt HIV Replication

Tom James, PhD, chair of the department of pharmaceutical chemistry, UCSF School of Pharmacy, is looking for new drug models that act directly on RNA rather than protein, where most drug work is now being done. Why?

Women of Science Make Fall 2002 Move to Mission Bay

Three UCSF School of Pharmacy women -- Kathy M.

Update from the Dean - July 2002

ACPE accreditation preliminary feedback is encouraging. Governor Gray Davis calls for reductions in spending. 2002 PharmD applications up 40% over 2001.

Update from the Dean - January 2002

Reactions after September 11. The State of the School Address provides a concise summary of our recent history and our future plans. Nilofar Shah completes a relief project for Afghani refugees.

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