Mariya Popova Awarded NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship

February 21, 2019

Mariya Popova, a second-year Ph.D. student in the Laboratory for Molecular Modeling, is the recipient of the 2019-20 NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship. Popova is supervised by Alexander Tropsha, Ph.D., and Olexandr Isayev, Ph.D. Her research focuses on applications and development of … Continued

Alumni in China Find UNC Community through Carolina China Club

February 19, 2019

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has a global alumni network — and UNC’s alumni presence is particularly strong in China. The Carolina China Club, UNC’s alumni association in China, has over 500 members across UNC’s various schools, about one-fifth … Continued

Grandy Receives Bernstein Fellowship for Hepatitis C Research

February 11, 2019

Rebecca Grandy, Pharm.D., was named a Jim Bernstein Community Health Leadership Fellow for her work providing hepatitis C care in rural communities. Grandy is an assistant professor of clinical education at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Asheville satellite campus … Continued

Sjoquist Wins ACCP Education and Training Poster Competition

January 28, 2019

Laura Sjoquist, Pharm.D., a postdoctoral fellow at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, won first place in the 2018 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Education and Training PRN poster competition. Sjoquist is the experiential programs academic fellow in the Division … Continued

Skrajna Awarded American Cancer Society Postdoc Fellowship

January 24, 2019

Aleksandra Skrajna, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been awarded a three-year post-doctoral fellowship from the American Cancer Society. The fellowship, worth over $150,000 over three years, supports … Continued

CMO Summit Takes On Medication Mismanagement

January 22, 2019

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the School’s Center for Medication Optimization brought together leaders from across the health care industry to highlight the multi-billion dollar problem of medication mismanagement and develop collaborative medication optimization strategies that aim to … Continued

Anselmo Wins Pharmaceutics Young Investigator Award

January 14, 2019

  Aaron Anselmo, Ph.D., has been named the 2018 Young Investigator Award winner by Pharmaceutics. Anselmo is an assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. His research focuses on developing … Continued

$65 Million Pinnacle Hill Fund Opens for RFPs

December 12, 2018

Pinnacle Hill, UNC-Chapel Hill’s new partnership with Deerfield Management, offers faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy an opportunity to pursue funding to advance novel drug therapy projects. All UNC investigators are encouraged to submit therapeutic preproposals to Pinnacle … Continued

Anselmo Authors Review of Biologics Delivery Strategies

December 5, 2018

Biological pharmaceutical products are becoming increasingly utilized in the clinic, setting off corresponding changes in the development of drug delivery technologies, according to a new paper from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The review, written by Aaron Anselmo, Ph.D., … Continued

Students Make International Impact through GPS Ethiopia Program

November 30, 2018

Until recently, cancer patients at Tikur Anbessa Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia were unable to receive chemotherapy involving high doses of methotrexate — a treatment commonly used for a wide variety of cancers. High-dose methotrexate treatment requires pharmacist involvement in … Continued

Huang, Kabanov and Roth Recognized for Research Influence

November 28, 2018

Three faculty members from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy were recognized on the Clarivate Analytics list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2018. Leaf Huang, Ph.D., Alexander Kabanov, Ph.D., Dr.Sci., and Bryan Roth, Ph.D., M.D., were among 6,000 scientists worldwide … Continued

Alan Kinlaw Joins DPOP as Assistant Professor

November 8, 2018

Alan Kinlaw, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., has been hired as a tenure-track assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy. Kinlaw joins the School after a post-doctoral fellowship at UNC’s Cecil G. Sheps … Continued

Kabanov Named President of Russian-American Scientists Association

November 7, 2018

Alexander Kabanov, Ph.D., Dr.Sci., assumed office as president of the Russian-American Scientists Association (RASA-America) on Nov. 5. Kabanov is the Mescal S. Ferguson Distinguished Professor and director of the Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and … Continued

UNC Researchers Develop Platform for Universal Flu Vaccine

November 5, 2018

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are developing a universal flu vaccine which could be effective against multiple influenza strains and in multiple flu seasons. In the United States, up to 35.6 million people become infected … Continued