School Wins TBJ Life Sciences Award for Chemo-Cleaning Wipe School Wins TBJ Life Sciences Award for Chemo-Cleaning Wipe The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy received a 2015 BDO Life Sciences Award from the Triangle Business Journal for Stephen Eckel's and Bill Zamboni's work in creating wipes that detect and clean hazardous residues from the preparation of chemotherapy drugs.
Kashuba to Play Role in New UNC-GSK Partnership to Accelerate Search for HIV Cure Kashuba to Play Role in New UNC-GSK Partnership to Accelerate Search for HIV Cure UNC and GlaxoSmithKline have announced the creation of a dedicated HIV Cure center and a jointly owned company that will focus on discovering a cure for HIV/AIDS. Angela Kashuba, PharmD, will be an active member of the HIV Cure center as she leads preclinical and clinical pharmacology efforts to flush out hidden reservoirs of the virus.
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.
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