Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

UCSF School of Pharmacy #1 in research funding, 29th year

For the 29th consecutive year, the UCSF School of Pharmacy ranks first among US pharmacy schools in contract and grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to figures for fiscal year 2007.

UCSF School of Pharmacy ranks #1

The UCSF School of Pharmacy continues to rank #1 among Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree programs in the United States according to results of a survey conducted in 2007 and published online on March 26, 2008 by U.S. News & World Report.

UCSF School of Pharmacy sets 5-year plan in motion

Strategic Course 2007-2012

Wells to chair the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

James A. Wells, PhD, an internationally recognized biochemist and leader in the development of new technologies for engineering proteins and for identifying small molecules to aid drug discovery, has been named chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in the

Update from the Dean - Fall 2007/Winter 2008

New Strategic Plan: Pressing Ahead in New Directions: Strategic Course 2007-2012, Advancing Health Worldwide, PharmD Student Fee Increase, Honors and Awards: Day, Yokoyama, Ortiz de Montellano, Stroud, Dill, Shane, Vogt, Soller, Chan, Wang, Voigt, Wells. Papers: Sali, Sarino, Dang, Dianat,...

Use of amyloid inhibitors cautioned

Brian Shoichet, PhD, School of Pharmacy faculty member and Brian Feng, PhD, former staff research associate with the School, and colleagues have discovered that many amyloid inhibitors, which scientists had hoped would keep "sticky" amyloid protein fibers such as those associate

Sali and colleagues advance understanding of proteins

School of Pharmacy faculty member and computational biologist Andrej Sali, PhD, and international colleagues have developed new techniques to reveal the architecture of large protein complexes within cells. Their ultimate goal is to see how these complexes interact in real time—however fleeting the...

Koda-Kimble honored with Paul F. Parker Award

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy is the 2007 recipient of the Paul F. Parker Medal for Distinguished Service to the Profession of Pharmacy.

Nature lists Shoichet article among top 10

A research paper authored by UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Brian Shoichet, PhD, and colleagues appeared in the September 2007 list of The Nature Top Ten.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2007

Fresno program to boost number of pharmacists. UCSF ranks 3rd in the United States in overall faculty productivity. California Poison Control System receives IN-AWE for "Don't guess. Be sure.". Preceptors survey and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). Drug Information Analysis Service...