NIH Funds Paine’s Search for a Cranberry Juice Effect

July 17, 2007

Mary Paine, PhD, has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore interactions between foods and drugs. “We know a great deal about drug-drug interactions but comparatively little about how foods and other natural products … Continued

Nanomedicine Expert Russell Mumper Joins School Faculty

July 12, 2007

Russell Mumper, PhD, an internationally recognized leader in the pharmaceutical applications of nanotechnology, has joined the UNC School of Pharmacy as the John A. McNeill Distinguished Professor. Mumper, an expert in vaccine and cancer drug delivery systems, will serve as … Continued

DPET Recognizes Long-Time Faculty

July 1, 2007

The Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics honored two faculty members at the Division’s annual retreat in June. Associate Professor Ralph Raasch, PharmD, was recognized for thirty years of outstanding service to the division and the field of pharmacy. Associate … Continued

Morieux Awarded NIH Predoctoral Fellowship

June 20, 2007

Pierre Morieux, a graduate student in the School’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, has been awarded an NIH Predococtoral Fellowship. Morieux’s project, “Chemical Probes to Discover the Lacosamide Drug Targets: Synthesis and Evaluation,” was funded by the National … Continued

Kashuba, Corbett Honored for Work in Fight against AIDS

June 1, 2007

Two professors from the UNC School of Pharmacy—Amanda Corbett and Angela Kashuba—have received the Pam Herriott Award from the UNC Center for Infectious Diseases and the UNC Center for AIDS Research in recognition of their contributions in the fight against … Continued

Joyner Selected for AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program

June 1, 2007

Pamela Joyner, EdD, MS Pharm, the associate dean for professional education at the UNC School of Pharmacy, is one of twenty-nine nominees selected to participate in the 2007-08 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Academic Leadership Fellows Program. The program … Continued

Doctoral Student Earns AFPE Fellowship

May 17, 2007

Laura Bonifacio, a second-year doctoral student at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received a $6,000 award from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education. Bonifacio, who is in Assistant Professor Mike Jarstfer’s lab in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and … Continued

Four Receive APhA Incentive Grants to Improve Care

May 16, 2007

Four pharmacists from the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received incentive grants from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation. Three of the four recipients—John Clark, Daniel Forrister, and Debbie Pruss—are residents in … Continued

Two PharmD Students, Mentors Earn Travel Scholarships

May 14, 2007

Two students in the UNC School of Pharmacy and their faculty mentors have received travel scholarships to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Seminars. Irene La (mentored by Kim Leadon, MEd) and Travis Heath … Continued