Robert Huigens, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, has re-engineered the structure of vincamine, a plant-derived compound, and administered it to mice, successfully reducing their morphine-seeking behaviors. The American Chemical Society featured the study on the May cover of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
The May cover of the organization’s flagship journal, Cancer Prevention Research, featured a clinical study on kava led by Chengguo “Chris” Xing, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy achieved its highest ranking ever in the U.S. News & World Report list of America’s best pharmacy colleges, climbing four spots to No. 5 in the rankings released March 17, 2020.
Alumni and graduate students who worked under Luesch’s mentorship came from across the world to present at the Gordon Research Conference on Marine Natural Products.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy celebrates women advancing the pharmaceutical sciences during the fifth International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Feb. 11. Five female faculty members and five graduate students were asked to share a message with aspiring young, female pharmaceutical scientists.
Rob Huigens, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, and other UF researchers have re-engineered the structure of vincamine, a plant-derived compound, so that it reduces morphine-seeking behaviors in mice.
Researchers from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy have discovered a safer and more effective anticancer drug to target leukemia, lymphoma, and breast and lung cancers. The journal Nature Medicine published the findings this month. Guangrong Zheng, Ph.D., left, an associate professor of medicinal chemistry, and Daohong Zhou,…
Consuming a seaweed found near the Florida Keys may offer health benefits in preventing colon cancer and inflammatory diseases of the digest tract, according to researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
Peilan Zhang is the recipient of the 2019-20 Robert and Stephany Ruffolo Graduate Education and Research Fellowship.
Drs. Luesch, Xing and Zheng were among the awardees for grants beginning Sept. 1.