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UCSF School of Pharmacy Jan 9
James Fraser, PhD, has been appointed to the Bowes Biomedical Investigator Program. He has developed several new tools for creating maps of macromolecules.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Jan 8
Michael Keiser, PhD, earned a Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award from this December, which will fund his efforts to discover new therapies for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s using machine learning. Congrats, !
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QBI Jan 3
Register for the QBI Mass Spectrometry Symposium featuring talks by leading scientists from , , , , , , , , & more. Sponsored by & :
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Jan 4
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Jan 3
Shuvo Roy had already invented a promising artificial when he realized the same technology could be used to design an artificial . He's now pursuing both.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Jan 3
It took years of planning, but this fall, the School’s revamped curriculum, designed around scientific thinking and a focus on patient care from day one, took off with its first class of students.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Jan 2
and are treatable, yet they still kill thousands of children annually. Rada Savic is using big data to design better drug regimens for malnourished children—and policymakers are taking note.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Jan 2
, two years young, is pushing data-driven bioscience discovery in new ways every day. Read all about its efforts to spark collaboration, support women scientists, and spread science far and wide:
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 31
To effectively fight disease, we need to know what our bodies are made of. Scooter Morris and Jim Wells are contributing their expertise to document every last cell in the body for the .
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 30
Forty years ago, three School scientists helped shepherd the pharmaceutical sciences into the computer age. This year, they received the UCSF Medal for building the tech behind today’s computer-driven quest for new and effective drugs.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 30
Even though 50% of arm amputees don’t use , Leslie Wilson thinks they’d opt for an artificial arm that’s easy to use, and even capable of playing piano. She’s using data to make the case for next-gen prosthetics to the FDA.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 29
This year, numbers told a familiar tale: our School led the nation in 2017—the 38th year in a row—in research funding from the , among all pharmacy schools. The grand total? $34.3 million.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 29
disproportionately affects African Americans and Puerto Ricans. Esteban G. Burchard recently celebrated his 20th year in pursuit of both a better understanding of why, and of effective treatments for all.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 28
Pharmacists are trained to catch medication errors before they cause any harm. In an article for , our dean lays out the evidence for leveraging the expertise of pharmacists in everyday health care.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 28
Thanks to a technique invented in the lab of Al Burlingame, scientists discovered how neurons rebuild their far-flung axons on the fly—by making repair proteins on-site.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 27
Tomorrow’s cures don’t just invent themselves—but our School routinely nurtures new therapies from discovery to use in patients, as highlighted in this summer’s cover story for the Magazine:
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 27
It’s been quite the year for the School of Pharmacy, from a new PharmD curriculum to ongoing breakthroughs in science. Keep an eye out for over the rest of the holiday and into the new year, as we celebrate all the progress we’ve made!
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 19
Certain treatments for stop working after 18 months, when tumors develop drug resistance. A team led by discovered the source of this drug resistance—and how to overcome it with the addition of a second drug.
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 14
Researchers at and recently discovered that the , , and viruses hijack human proteins to infect human cells—and along the way found a drug that blocks both dengue and Zika in the lab. What a find!
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UCSF School of Pharmacy Dec 12
Even after a pill is swallowed, it can be hard for drugs to get inside of unhealthy cells. Matthew Jacobson, PhD, has an innovative solution: make those drugs foldable and flexible. Learn more about our school’s efforts to improve drug delivery:
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