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From drug discovery to health policy, our faculty, students, and staff continue to be recognized for their relentless efforts to advance the biomedical sciences and patient care. Read more in the Dean’s recent update:
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Patients can't always obtain necessary meds once they've left the hospital—but our pharmacists have shown that filling prescriptions just prior to discharge ensures that there's no gap in treatment. Our dean explains :
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UCSF Surgery Nov 13
Congrats to Nicole Nguyen, PharmD, member of Bariatric Surgery Program, for her outstanding podium presentation, "Slimming Down Medication Errors through Pharmacist Integration into the Multidisciplinary Collaborative Care Team" at
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Nov 9
With an updated curriculum and major advances in our science, it’s been an exciting couple of months for the School of Pharmacy. Read the Dean’s update:
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Nov 9
In the '70s, Irwin “Tack” Kuntz, Robert Langridge, and Peter Kollman brought their pioneering work in computational biology to the School of Pharmacy. Today, they were honored with the UCSF Medal for laying the groundwork for modern drug discovery .
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Nov 8
“A prosthetic limb can be a highly personal treatment for a patient... We want patients to have access to artificial limbs that they will actually use.” Read more about Leslie Wilson’s research on patient preferences for the newest prostheses:
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Nov 8
Medication can be the difference between a good or bad medical outcome, but is particularly tough for recently-discharged patients. So Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD, decided to do something about it. Read more in our feature for Magazine:
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Nov 6
Chemotherapies often kill healthy cells in addition to cancerous ones, but Adam Renslo, PhD, is using chemistry to ensure these drugs only hit their intended targets. Read all about how our scientists are optimizing drug delivery:
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Nov 5
Medication errors are preventable — and pharmacists are experts in catching everything from mistaken dosages to unexpected drug interactions. Our dean makes the case for involving pharmacists in everyday patient care :
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 31
Thanks to CA Senate Bill 493, licensed pharmacists can now provide directly, outside the hospital. Read how Lisa Kroon, PharmD, is tracking the impact of SB493 on patient outcomes in our feature for Magazine:
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UC San Francisco Oct 30
UCSF-ers have long been committed to community service. More than 100 years ago, UCSF physicians and trainees cared for victims after the great 1906 earthquake. The call to serve hasn't waned.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 30
"The UCSF Inter-professional Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program was expanded to include the School of Pharmacy.. Of the 35 students who completed the program to date, 83 percent have been accepted into a pharmacy school and 76 percent into the School."
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 30
In his , the Chancellor just mentioned our new PharmD curriculum, which emphasizes a scientific mindset. Read more about it here
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 30
Tune in now to the Chancellor’s State of the University Address!
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 29
Academic conferences tend to be dominated by male voices—so is having two female profs organize their upcoming Mass Spectrometry symposium (Feb 2019) Read all about QBI's efforts to promote gender equality in science:
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 29
Today’s treatments for schizophrenia target dopamine receptors, but cause numerous side effects. Thanks to Brian Shoichet, PhD ’91, treatment might be more precise, and less troublesome, in the future.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 26
PharmD students make sure Dean Guglielmo gets his flu shot
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 25
Eye drops can be a hassle for elderly glaucoma patients — so Tejal Desai, PhD, developed an implant that safely delivers glaucoma meds directly to the eye. Read more about how chemistry and engineering are changing drug delivery:
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 24
When it comes to genetic tests, patients and doctors are faced with a “Wild West” of options. Kathryn Phillips, PhD, is helping sort through the noise, clearing the way for more informed decisions, and , in the future.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Oct 22
The lab is making great strides in solving the genetic puzzle underlying millions of hard-to-treat cases of in kids — read about this groundbreaking work and more in our feature for Magazine:
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