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UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Selects New Dean

Posted 1 year ago

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has selected Angela Kashuba, B.Sc.Phm., Pharm.D., DABCP, FCP, to be the next dean of the School. Kashuba, who currently chairs the School’s Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics (DPET), will assume her new position … Continued

Virtual lab takes gold in international Hermes Awards

Posted 1 year ago

The High-performance Liquid Chromatography virtual lab won gold honors in three categories in this year’s international Hermes Awards. The Hermes Awards honor the messengers and creators of traditional and emerging media and symbolize a mark of excellence in the marketing/communications … Continued

Beaudoin, Vogt Earn NIH Predoctoral Research Grants

Posted 1 year ago

Two Ph.D. candidates at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy recently received National Research Service Awards from the National Institutes of Health. Jim Beaudoin, from the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, and Caleb Vogt, from the Division of Chemical … Continued

Josh Guffey Named Director of Office of Continuing Education

Posted 1 year ago

Josh Guffey, Pharm.D., has been named director of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Education. Guffey is currently the director of pharmacy education at the Charlotte Area Health Education Center/Carolinas Medical Center, where he has extensive experience … Continued

Gurysh Receives NIH F32 Grant for Brain Cancer Research

Posted 1 year ago

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

Posted 1 year ago

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

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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

Jackie Gerhart Wins BAHM Case Competition

Posted 1 year ago

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

Sjoquist Wins ACCP Education and Training Poster Competition

Posted 1 year ago

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

Posted 1 year ago

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

Posted 1 year ago

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

Posted 1 year ago

  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

Posted 2 years ago

  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 … Continued

Anselmo Authors Review of Biologics Delivery Strategies

Posted 2 years ago

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

Posted 2 years ago

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 involvement from clinical … Continued

Huang, Kabanov and Roth Recognized for Research Influence

Posted 2 years ago

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