Huang Receives More than $3 Million in NIH Funding

April 17, 2008

Leaf Huang, PhD, a Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received two grants from the National Institutes of Health, each worth more than $1.5 million over five years, to support cancer-therapy research. Huang, who chairs … Continued

Lee Receives NIH Grant for Collaboration with Singleton

April 8, 2008

Andrew Lee, PhD, an associate professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for a collaboration with fellow School faculty Scott Singleton, PhD, to study at how protein motions affect function … Continued

PharmD Program Rises to Second in U.S. News Rankings

March 28, 2008

The doctor of pharmacy program at the UNC School of Pharmacy is ranked second in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The 2009 rankings were released March 28. The School’s program was ranked third by the magazine in … Continued

Farrington Named ACCM Fellow

March 24, 2008

Elizabeth Farrington, PharmD, FCCM, a clinical assistant professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Farrington has been a clinical specialist in pediatrics at UNC Hospitals since … Continued

UNC Proofs Inhaled TB Vaccine

March 22, 2008

A new tuberculosis vaccine successfully tested at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is easier to administer and store and just as effective as one commonly used worldwide. Scientists at the UNC School of Pharmacy led by Tony … Continued

Three Student/Faculty Pairs Receive Scholarship

March 20, 2008

Three PharmD students at the UNC School of Pharmacy and their faculty mentors have been chosen to receive Walmart Student/Faculty Annual Conference Scholarships. The recipients are: Ashley Gunter, a fourth-year student and her faculty mentor, Clinical Associate Professor Susan Miller, … Continued

McLeod to Deliver Abrams Lecture

March 20, 2008

Howard McLeod, PharmD, a professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy and the director of the UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy, has been selected to deliver the 2008 Dr. William B. Abrams Lecture, becoming the first PharmD scientist … Continued

DPET Fellow Kevin Brown Earns Rho Chi Scholarship

March 6, 2008

Kevin Brown, PharmD, an Academic HIV Pharmacology Fellow at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has been selected as the recipient of the Rho Chi Research Scholarship. Brown will receive the award during the Rho Chi Annual Meeting on Sunday, March … Continued

Zamboni Joins School of Pharmacy, Lineberger

March 3, 2008

William Zamboni, PharmD, PhD, an expert in translational studies of anticancer agents, has joined the UNC School of Pharmacy and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Zamboni, who came to UNC from the University of Pittsburgh, is an associate professor … Continued

School Rises to Sixth in NIH Funding

March 1, 2008

The UNC School of Pharmacy climbed to sixth among the nation’s pharmacy schools in funding received from the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year 2007, up two spots from last year, according to numbers compiled by the American Association … Continued

Gal to Receive Helms Award

February 26, 2008

Peter Gal, PharmD, a clinical professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has been selected as the recipient of the 2008 Richard A. Helms Award for Excellence in Pediatric Pharmacy Practice. Gal, who is the director of pharmacotherapy, education and … Continued