n 2023, the National Institutes of Health awarded almost $21.5 million to the UF College of Pharmacy.
The symposium was held Feb. 14-15 in Orlando and featured over 20 presentations by esteemed scientists studying kratom.
Hendrik Luesch, Ph.D., and Yousong Ding, Ph.D., co-authored the study that identified the genes responsible for producing dolastatin 10.
Guangrong Zheng, Ph.D., a professor in the department of medicinal chemistry, was part of a research team thatdeveloped a first-of-its-kind compound that could open a new avenue for using immunotherapy to treat various types of cancer.
Yuzhao Zhang (Cui lab) and Amit Mondal (Ding lab) took home awards at the UF College of Pharmacy's 37th Annual Research Showcase.
More than 100 graduate students and faculty attended the second annual symposium held on Oct. 14.
The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Drug Abuse awarded a $19 million grant to advance the molecule SBS-518 into a human clinical trial.
The department of medicinal chemistry achieved several major milestones in the 2022-23 academic year.
UF researchers has received a three-year $1.5 million grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health to conduct a clinical trial on the use of kava as a tobacco cessation aid.
The department of medicinal chemistry held its annual award ceremony to recognizes the top graduate students on Aug. 9.