Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

December 11, 2007

Postdoctoral Fellowship Center For Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Description The Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (CPOP) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program aims to prepare professionals for careers in areas of research including pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, health services research, and behavioral sciences as they apply … Continued

Three Faculty Members Receive Awards

December 4, 2007

Three junior faculty members at the UNC School of Pharmacy have received awards from the University. Craig Lee, PhD, and Qisheng Zhang, PhD, each received a $7,500 Junior Faculty Development Award from the Committee on Faculty Research and Study Leaves. … Continued

Patterson Promoted to Full Professor

December 1, 2007

The UNC School of Pharmacy has promoted J. Herbert Patterson, PharmD, FCCP, to full professor. Patterson joined the School in 1981. He has been an associate professor since 1988 and currently serves as the vice chair of the School’s Division … Continued

UNC Spin-Off Company Receives $26.5M Commitment

November 16, 2007

Oriel Therapeutics, an inhaled drug-delivery company cofounded by UNC School of Pharmacy professor Anthony Hickey, PhD, has received a $26.5 million commitment from a group of venture capital firms. The commitment comes from a group led by New Leaf Partners, … Continued

UNC Students to Present Posters at AAPS Annual Meeting

November 7, 2007

Students from the UNC School of Pharmacy will present posters at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meetings and Expositions at the San Diego Convention Center on November 13-14. The students are: Koji Abe, PhD — Visiting Scholar Faculty … Continued

Mansour Earns Three Postdoctoral Awards

October 30, 2007

Heidi Mansour, PhD, RPh, a Postdoctoral Pharmaceutical Research Scholar at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has earned awards from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, and UNC-Chapel Hill. She will receive two … Continued

Abdelnaser Rezk Promoted to Research Assistant Professor

October 18, 2007

The UNC School of Pharmacy has promoted Abdelnaser Rezk, PhD, to research assistant professor. Rezk has been working as a research associate and research instructor in the School’sDivision of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Pharmaceutics since 2004. He also is a research … Continued

Three Graduate Students to be Recognized at AAPS Annual Meeting

October 12, 2007

Three graduate students from the UNC School of Pharmacy will be recognized at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists annual meeting in San Diego, California, on November 11-15. Dongmei Lu will receive the Ligand Binding Award. She will also participate … Continued

Former GSK Exec to Lead UNC Drug Discovery Center

October 12, 2007

Stephen Frye, PhD, former worldwide head of discovery, medicinal chemistry at GlaxoSmithKline, will lead the new Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “The days when large pharmaceutical companies could … Continued

Caiola Named Chair of New Division

September 26, 2007

Steve Caiola, MS, has been named chair of the new Division of Pharmacy Practice and Experiential Education at the UNC School of Pharmacy. Caiola, an associate professor, has served as interim chair of PPEE since it was established on July … Continued

J. Liu Creates New Form of Synthetic Heparin

September 21, 2007

Researchers at the UNC School of Pharmacy have patented a synthetic version of the drug heparin, called Recomparin, that is less complex chemically and should be easier to produce than previous forms. Led by Jian Liu, PhD, scientists in the … Continued