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The Kidney Project earns KidneyX award to make home dialysis better for patients

A team led by Shuvo Roy, PhD, recently won an award that will fund the development of an easy-to-use, safe, and effective home dialysis system.

Kortemme and Desai honored at annual meeting of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

School of Pharmacy faculty members Tanja Kortemme and Tejal Desai both received honors at the annual meeting of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

2019 Koda-Kimble Seed Award supports School of Pharmacy’s boldest ideas

The 2019 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation will fund nine bold research projects, ranging from studies of the molecular underpinnings of cancer to focus groups designed to prepare PharmD students for experiential learning.

Fraser appointed to Bowes Biomedical Investigator Program

Fraser developed several new tools for creating maps of macromolecules, a critical first step for finding new drugs.

Keiser receives $2.5 million to apply machine learning towards new therapies for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Michael Keiser, PhD, received a Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which will fund his research into novel therapies for neurodegeneration.

Ortiz de Montellano elected fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Ortiz de Montellano gained renown for his work with cytochrome P450 enzymes, which help the liver metabolize drugs and other chemicals, and regulate hormone levels.

Youmans inducted into Academy of Medical Educators

School of Pharmacy Vice Dean Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH, was inducted into the UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators in September, in recognition of her leadership during the School's revamping of its PharmD curriculum.

Giacomini receives Bill Heller Mentor of the Year Award

Kathy Giacomini, PhD, an expert in pharmacogenomic transporter biology and regulatory science, is the 2018 Bill Heller Mentor of the Year Award recipient from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) for her mentorship of students.

MacDougall to receive teaching award

Conan MacDougall, PharmD, was recently selected for the Emerging Teaching Scholar Award by the American Association of Colleges Pharmacy (AACP) Council of Faculties.

Babbitt named fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology

Babbitt's election as a 2018 ISCB fellow highlights her contributions to the fields of computational biology and bioinformatics.

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