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Grants & Fellowships: Winter 2018

Pharmaceutical Chemistry department members have received the following grants and fellowships between January and March 2018:

02/20/2018: Adam Renslo was awarded a three-year grant for his project entitled, “Expanding the Chemical Biology of K2P Channels with Selective Cellular and In vivo Probes.” This project is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.

A passion for health equity: 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Kathleen B. Kennedy

For her outstanding contributions to the profession of pharmacy, to society, and to UCSF, Kathleen B. Kennedy, PharmD ’78, has been named our Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.

A pop-up repair shop for damaged neurons

Collaborative research holds promise for harnessing the nervous system’s own repair programs to develop therapies for neurodegeneration and traumatic brain injury.

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.”

Taking a bite out of the proteome with PhaNGS

If DNA is the blueprint for every cell in the body, then proteins are the cell’s construction workers, forklifts, and building materials.

Update from the Dean – March 2018

A new PharmD curriculum; Implementing new practice opportunities for pharmacists; PharmD students shine in state and national clinical pharmacy competitions; A pioneer in pharmacogenomics; The NIH streak lives on; Improving adverse event reporting and medication therapy protocols; Big-data to cut drug discovery time; Computational approaches target dopamine receptors; Researchers expose industry manipulation of science by sugar industry; Women in science; Bioengineering devices to treat glaucoma, diabetes, kidney disease; Campus activism on DACA; A helping hand to Puerto Rico, Basic science scholarship for women in developing nations; A decade of science camp; Honors and awards; 2017 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year; 2018 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation; 2018 Byers Award in Basic Science; Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators; New faculty; Remembering C.C. Wang; UCSF fundraising campaign; Alumni Weekend 2018.

Koda-Kimble Seed Award fuels eight original research projects

The UCSF School of Pharmacy 2018 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation marked its fourth year of funding with the February 26 announcement by Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, of eight research award recipients. Awardees are from across the School and range from full faculty members to PharmD and PhD students.

Update on PharmD curriculum transformation

Vice Dean Sharon Youmans shares her perspective on the School’s new PharmD curriculum.

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