The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is a key member of the robust research arm of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their areas of research, and the School’s proximity to the Research Triangle Park and other research campuses spurs collaboration and partnerships in academia and with industry. Research at the School has spawned a number of spin-off companies, and in 2009, the School led the University with twenty-six invention disclosures and four patents received.
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A Unique Perspective
The School of Pharmacy provides a unique perspective among peer institutions in our approach to research. The School conducts a wide range of advanced research that aligns with the five phases of the drug discovery, development and delivery cycle.
Each stage of this cycle is represented by a division within the School. Faculty and graduate students alike are encouraged to work with their peers within the School and the University to further realize research goals in discovery, preclinical and clinical development of therapeutic agents, optimum delivery of drug therapy, evaluation of health and therapeutic outcomes of novel drug therapies and technologies, as well as regulatory policies.