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Medicare Part D outreach funded by Amgen Foundation

The UCSF School of Pharmacy has received a US$3.7 million grant from the Amgen Foundation to train student pharmacists in all 7 California schools of pharmacy with the skills they need to help the underserved elderly make the best Medicare Part D choices.

Calls about the abuse of cold medicines increase tenfold in California

Calls to the California Poison Control System (CPCS) about abuse, primarily in adolescents, of over-the-counter medications containing the active ingredient dextromethorphan, increased tenfold from 1999 to 2004, according to a retrospective review published in the December 2006 issue of Archives of...

Lee appointed director of Center for Drug Development Science (CDDS)

Howard Lee, MD, PhD, is the new director of the Center for Drug Development Science (CDDS), the Washington, DC-based program administered by the UCSF School of Pharmacy's department of biopharmace

Tang talks about a turning point in science

By understanding the complicated systems that make up biology, we will understand more about the individual parts, how they work together, communicate, and mobilize into action, according to Chao Tang, PhD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member.

Wells looks for new ways to fill the drug discovery pipeline

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member James Wells, PhD, director of the Small Molecule Discovery Center, describes his approach, which uses precise, sophisticated matchmaking techniques, to improving the success rate of finding chemical comp

Dill speaks to science funding and approach

Science could benefit from funding for deep innovation and time to dream, says Ken Dill, PhD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member and associate dean for research.

UCSF School of Pharmacy #1 among peers

The UCSF School of Pharmacy maintains its ranking as the best doctor of pharmacy degree program in the United States, according to a 2005 survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report. Results were published in America's Best Graduate Schools, 2007 Edition.

Funding scarce for deep innovation in science

Today's science lacks funding for truly deep innovation, says Ken Dill, PhD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member and associate dean for research.

Giacomini elected to IOM

Kathy M. Giacomini, PhD, chair of the UCSF School of Pharmacy department of biopharmaceutical sciences, has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine based upon her research achievements and commitment to service.

Li Foundation funds Chinese scholars to study systems biology at UCSF

The New York-based Li Foundation, which for more than 15 years has been supporting Chinese scientists to study at UCSF, is now targeting its support to scholars from Peking University's Center for Theoretical Biology to study at the University of California's (UC's) California Institute for...

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