UNC Scientists Take a Big Step toward a Better Opioid

January 10, 2018

For the first time, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators solved the crystal structure of the activated kappa opioid receptor bound to a morphine derivative. They then created a new drug-like compound that activates only that … Continued

Kamakshi Rao Receives ABMT Lifetime Achievement Award

December 13, 2017

Kamakshi Rao, Pharm.D., clinical manager at UNC Hospitals and Clinics, is the recipient of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Pharmacy Special Interest Group Lifetime Achievement Award, which she will accept at the annual Blood and Marrow Transplant … Continued

Pharmacy Ownership Resident Wins APhA Foundation Award

December 7, 2017

Tanner Kowalski, Pharm.D., won the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Independent Pharmacy Owner Residency Program’s first incentive grant from the APhA Foundation. This APhA incentive grant offers pharmacists, students and community pharmacy residents seed money to implement or support an … 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

School Kicks off the Campaign for Carolina

October 9, 2017

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy will raise $175 million by the end of 2022 to support students, faculty, buildings, innovation and global initiatives as part of the Campaign for Carolina. “As the number one school of pharmacy in the … Continued