Elizabeth Gurysh, Ph.D.

Gurysh Receives NIH F32 Grant for Brain Cancer Research

March 18, 2019

Elizabeth Gurysh, Ph.D., received a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health to support her brain cancer research. Gurysh is a postdoctoral researcher working in the lab of Kristy Ainslie, Ph.D., at the UNC Eshelman School of … Continued

Steeb, Urick Receive AACP New Investigator Awards

March 11, 2019

Two professors from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy received New Investigator Awards from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. David Steeb, Pharm.D., M.P.H., and Ben Urick, Pharm.D., Ph.D., won 2019 New Investigator Awards from the AACP. Steeb is … Continued

UNC Catalyst Hosts Rare Diseases Day Awareness Event

March 6, 2019

The UNC Catalyst for Rare Diseases hosted a meet-and-greet in the Genetic Medicine Building on Feb. 27 for Rare Diseases Day. Catalyst scientists provided guests an overview of the research group’s mission and rare disease projects. UNC Catalyst is a … Continued

Martin, Hanafin Win Presidential Trainee Awards from ASCPT

March 4, 2019

Two students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy were awarded the Presidential Trainee Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Jesse Martin and Patrick Hanafin were among the 17 recipients of the award, which recognizes the … Continued

Jackie Gerhart Wins BAHM Case Competition

February 27, 2019

Jackie Gerhart, a Ph.D. student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, took first place at the Business School Alliance for Health Management Case Competition at Harvard Business School on Feb. 9. Gerhart and her partner, Aditi Borde, a dual … Continued

Paavo Honkakoski Receives Keohane Professorship

February 25, 2019

Paavo Honkakoski, Ph.D., a global expert on nuclear receptors, will return to the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a recipient of the Nannerl O. Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professorship in 2019-20. Honkakoski is a professor of Biopharmacy at the School … Continued

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

North Carolina Health Professions Fair Week 2019

February 15, 2019

Come meet us at one of the North Carolina Health Professions Week events! We will have representation at each to talk about our PharmD and PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences programs.   Monday, March 25 UNC-Wilmington, 10:00am – 1:00pm East Carolina … Continued

Christine Ko to Represent UNC Pharmacy at CLARION Case Competition

February 13, 2019

Third-year Pharm.D. student Christine Ko will represent the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the CLARION interprofessional health care case competition. Ko is a member of UNC’s four-person interdisciplinary team, which also includes Natalie Browne, of the Gillings School of … 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