Faculty Leader Funds First Global Pharmacy Scholarships Faculty Leader Funds First Global Pharmacy Scholarships Associate Dean Dhiren Thakker and his wife, Kailas Thakker, have pledged $100,000 to fund the first Global Pharmacy Scholarships at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Global Pharmacy Scholars in their fourth year of the PharmD program will spend one month on a rotation in countries that currently include Malawi, Japan, Moldova, Australia, and England.
Two DPET Grad Students Win ASCPT Presidential Trainee Award Two DPET Grad Students Win ASCPT Presidential Trainee Award Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, and Kevin Watt, MD, have been awarded a 2015 Presidential Trainee Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Only twenty-two awardees are selected out of more than 200 submissions.
UNC and Duke Researchers Collaborate to Predict Drug Safety in Preemies UNC and Duke Researchers Collaborate to Predict Drug Safety in Preemies DPET's Daniel Gonzalez (right) and his Duke collaborator are one of four teams receiving funding for translational research through the Duke/UNC Collaborative Award program. They will explore the safety of using sildenafil to treat pulmonary hypertension in premature infants.
Associate Professor Federico Innocenti Granted Tenure Associate Professor Federico Innocenti Granted Tenure
Tumor Microenvironment Is a Rough Neighborhood for Nanoparticle Drugs Tumor Microenvironment Is a Rough Neighborhood for Nanoparticle Drugs A team led by Bill Zamboni, PharmD, PhD, compared the amount of Doxil delivered to two types of breast cancer tumors and were surprised to find one tumor received double the amount of drug as the other. Doxil is a nanoparticle version of the drug doxorubicin.
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