30th Annual Research Showcase celebrates milestone year with record participation

A record 89 poster entries and a keynote address about how technology is transforming clinical drug development highlighted the annual event.

College of Pharmacy researchers develop novel ring distortion strategy to fight diseases

A novel strategy developed by UF Health researchers has yielded several promising compounds to fight inflammation and diseases such as colorectal cancer.

Medicinal chemist Dr. Rob Huigens named 2016-17 College of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year

The honor is the highest recognition of teaching excellence given within the College of Pharmacy.

UF Pharmacy faculty featured in PBS NewsHour story on kratom

Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, is featured in a PBS NewsHour report on kratom. (Video begins at 6:40)

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ChemBioChem journal features UF medicinal chemistry researchers as cover art

A University of Florida research team investigating biofilm-eradication has landed on the cover of the Feb. 16 issue of ChemBioChem.

Global Gala raises more than $7,000 for global health mission trips

An evening celebrating multiculturalism through dinner, performances and a silent auction highlighted the 16th annual Global Gala hosted by the College of Pharmacy’s APhA-ASP International Pharmaceutical Students Federation on Feb. 11.

Dr. Luesch receives golden medal honors at Thailand conference

Hendrik Luesch, Ph.D., a professor and chair of medicinal chemistry and the Debbie and Sylvia DeSantis Chair in Natural Products Drug Discovery and Development, received the Golden Medal Award for his presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Herbal and Traditional Medicine.

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Events Calendar

March 08, 2017

UF Precision Medicine Conference

Caribe Royale Hotel, Orlando, Florida Details »
March 15, 2017

UF After-Dinner Reception hosted by Dean and ASCPT President Julie Johnson

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Details »
March 25, 2017

2017 APhA Gator Reception - "Dean's Night In"

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