Cao Receives R35 Outstanding Investigator Grant

November 16, 2017

Yanguang “Carter” Cao, Ph.D., has received a R35 Outstanding Investigator Grant worth $1.85 million over five years from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to create a platform to optimize antibody-based therapy. “Therapeutic antibodies have achieved great success in … Continued

Kabanov Meets with President of Armenia

November 9, 2017

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., met with the president of Armenia on Nov. 8 as part of a group of participants in the second All-Armenian Scientific Conference held in the capital city of Yerevan on November 5-8. The delegation consisted of … Continued

Pharm.D. RASP Students Win National Research Grants

November 9, 2017

Amy Lin and Kevin Straughn, both third-year Pharm.D. candidates, have won nationally competitive research grants. Both students are members of the Research and Scholarship in Pharmacy program, a pathway in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy built around a mentored, … Continued

Young Innovators Program Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

October 31, 2017

The Young Innovators Program, the Eshelman Institute of Innovation’s immersive research experiential program for high school students, has been awarded the Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Student Science Enrichment Program Award of $180,000 over three years. The SSEP’s primary goal is to … Continued

Jeffrey Weidner, Ph.D., of QualSci Consulting discusses robust and reproducible assays at a assay guidance workshop for high-throughput screening and lead discovery hosted by UNC Catalyst.

UNC Catalyst Hosts NIH/NCATS Assay Guidance Workshop

October 25, 2017

UNC Catalyst Hosts NIH/NCATS Assay Guidance Workshop The UNC Catalyst for Rare Diseases, together with Promega, sponsored an NIH/NCATS assay guidance workshop for high-throughput screening and lead discovery on Monday, October 23. Forty-nine scientists from academia and the pharmaceutical and … Continued

Steeb to Lead AACP Global Pharmacy Education SIG

October 17, 2017

Clinical Assistant Professor David Steeb, Pharm.D. , was recently elected chair of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Global Pharmacy Education Special Interest Group. Steeb is director of global engagement and clinical assistant professor in the Division of Practice … Continued