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Dr. Hendrik Luesch appointed to Natural Product Reports’ editorial board

Published: Jan 18th, 2018

Natural Product Reports is the Royal Society of Chemistry’s journal for publication of reviews in all areas of natural products chemistry, including biosynthesis, chemical biology, pharmacology and organic synthesis.

Daniel Whitehead, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Daniel Whitehead, 1/23

Published: Jan 4th, 2018

Dr. Whitehead is an assistant professor of organic chemistry at Clemson University. His lecture is titled, “Drug Delivery Strategy for Trypanosomiasis.”

Dr. Hendrik Luesch featured in Go Greater campaign video

Published: Dec 4th, 2017

Luesch’s marine drug discovery research is highlighted in the video supporting UF’s $3 billion fundraising campaign.

Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., a medicinal chemistry professor at the UF College of Pharmacy, currently serves as president of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.

Dr. Chris McCurdy installed as 2018 AAPS president

Published: Nov 28th, 2017

Medicinal chemistry professor Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., was installed as the 2018 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, or AAPS, president at the organization’s annual meeting Nov. 12-15 in San Diego.

David Sherman, guest speaker

College-Wide Seminar, Dr. David Sherman, 11/28

Published: Nov 16th, 2017

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Medicinal Chemistry welcomes David Sherman, Ph.D., from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute. Dr. Sherman will present “Problems, Progress and Holy Grails in Natural Product Sciences” on Tuesday, November 28th.

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.