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Dr. McCurdy CNN interview

UF Pharmacy faculty featured in CNN report on kratom and the opioid crisis

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, was featured in a report on kratom, an herb, and its potential to treat pain and opioid withdrawal.

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Winners from 30th Annual Research Showcase

Published: Oct 17th, 2017

A record 89 poster entries and a keynote address about how technology is transforming clinical drug development highlighted the College of Pharmacy’s 30th Annual Research Showcase event on Feb. 17, […]

Nick Paciaroni, student, wins the oral presentation at the 2017 Drug Discovery Symposium

UF Drug Discovery Symposium Award Winners

Published: Oct 11th, 2017

Congratulations to the students and postdocs who participated in the oral and poster presentations as part of the 2017 Drug Discovery Symposium.

Key drug discovery experts from across Florida converge at 2017 UF Drug Discovery Symposium

Published: Sep 26th, 2017

The symposium featured nearly 130 participants and plenary speakers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Scripps Research Institute-Florida and National Cancer Institute.

Common, edible mushroom has potential to kill one type of leukemia cell, UF Health researchers find

Published: Aug 28th, 2017

Dr. Yousong Ding in the UF College of Pharmacy found the Coprinus comatus mushroom, commonly known as the lawyer’s wig or shaggy mane, killed human T-cell leukemia cells during laboratory tests.