QBI probes three lethal coronaviruses to find possible drug targets
" This is looking across coronaviruses and finding the commonalities so we ’re in a better position to attack SARS3 when it comes, " said Nevan Krogan, the director of QBI. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - October 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Labs juggle community, distance during COVID-19
Jaime Fraser and Nadav Ahituv find a fun way to connect without Zoom. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - October 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Dean Guglielmo receives flu shot as UCSF asks for broad vaccination
It ’s flu shot season and UCSF doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students once again made sure that School of Pharmacy Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, received his. In what has become an annual tradition, the student-run, interprofessionalUCSF Flu Crew gave Guglielmo a quick jab in the arm at the Walgreens pharmacy at the Parnassus Campus and sent him on his way. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - October 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Study details how California pharmacies could expand naloxone access
“Naloxone saves lives,” says Andy Nguyen. But to work it must be given on a moment's notice. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - October 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Shipman receives NIH Director ’s New Innovator Award
Award funds research into tools for repairing mutations in mitochondrial DNA (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - October 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Bioartificial kidney aims to mimic natural kidney function with $1 million grant from the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation
“People struggling with dialysis need and deserve better choices,” said the founders of the foundation. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - October 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Five Clinical Pharmacy faculty members are recognized for their efforts in education
School faculty members honored for their commitment to the next generation of pharmacists (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - September 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Office of Education and Instructional Services receives Boyden Staff Service Award
Sixteen School of Pharmacy staff members were recognized for their ongoing work supporting the PharmD program (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - September 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Danica Fujimori Receives Bowes Biomedical Investigator Award
Fujimori was named this year's Bowes Biomedical Investigator (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Class of ’23 joins ranks of pharmacy at White Coat Ceremony
With the COVID-19 pandemic precluding in-person events, the ceremony took place remotely. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - September 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Kotis joins leadership of UCSF Health as chief pharmacy executive
Desi Kotis, PharmD, is committed to bringing the highest level of pharmacy care to patients at UCSF Health. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - September 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean: Back to School
Dean Guglielmo provides updates on ongoing efforts with science, education, and patient care in the School. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - August 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nanobody-based antiviral developed at UCSF effectively blocks SARS-CoV-2 in the lab
School scientists developed an antiviral that fights SARS-CoV-2 that can be given as a nasal spray (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - August 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

School of Pharmacy welcomes Class of 2023 at a pivotal time
The Class of 2023 begins its training in the pharmacy profession (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - August 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Dozens of presumed inactive ingredients may impact human biology
School scientists identify excipients with potential to cause side effects (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - July 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The Kidney Project wins KidneyX Award to enable simpler, safer at-home dialysis
School's efforts to develop artificial kidney receive $500,000 boost (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - July 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Student-taught education finds its footing in PharmD curriculum
Student teachers create new pillar of support for first-year pharmacy students (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - July 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

How targeting a key SARS-CoV-2 enzyme could lead to an antiviral drug
The chemical fragments could bind to and disable an enzyme that helps the virus replicate. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - July 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 may spur growth of molecular “railways” out of infected cells, School scientists show
UCSF-led collaboration uncovers new avenues for COVID-19 drug discovery (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - July 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 may spur growth of molecular " railways " out of infected cells, School scientists show
UCSF-led collaboration uncovers new avenues for COVID-19 drug discovery (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - July 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

School of Pharmacy serves as PPE distribution hub for community pharmacies
The School collaborates with the State of California and the California Pharmacists Association to provide vital PPE supplies to local pharmacies. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - June 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean: Confronting racism and health inequities
Our COVID-19 response: A commitment to anti-racist action (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - June 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Dean Guglielmo and Vice Dean Youmans statement on the killing of George Floyd and recent protests
We can fully accept that each of us must be part of the solution —and act. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - June 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

QBI Coronavirus Research Group identifies drugs that block SARS-CoV-2 in the laboratory
The QBI Coronavirus Research Group found six drugs that effectively beat back SARS-COV-2 in the laboratory. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCSF team takes first place in national pharmacy and therapeutics (P & T) competition
A team of School of Pharmacy PharmD students won 1st place in a national pharmacy and therapeutics competition. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean: Building community while staying safe
Our COVID-19 response: As we return to campus, everyone ’s well-being is our top concern. But we also need to consider the need to maintain and strengthen community. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean – Our COVID-19 response
As we return to campus, everyone ’s well-being is our top concern. But we also need to consider the need to maintain and strengthen community. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Expanding the scope of practice: 2020 Distinguished Alumnus James E. Knoben
James Knoben, PharmD ’71, MPH, was named the 2020 UCSF Pharmacy Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Study on roots of asthma hints at potential of ‘birth cohort’ project
By studying the health of Puerto Ricans from birth, researchers hope to discover more about causes of asthma. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

In clinical work and discovery science, the School takes on COVID-19
The UCSF School of Pharmacy is moving quickly against the COVID-19 pandemic, applying a scientific mindset to challenges being raised during the crisis. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean: Eyeing a return
Our COVID-19 response: Dean Guglielmo provides an update on School activities and a careful return to campus (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean – Our COVID-19 response
Dean Guglielmo provides an update on School activities and a careful return to campus (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCSF PharmD Class of 2020 celebrates an end and welcomes a new beginning
The PharmD Class of 2020 improvised a graduation celebration online in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Oni-Orisan Given the Darrell Abernethy Early Stage Investigator Award
Oni-Orisan was recognized for his contributions to clinical pharmacology. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean – Our COVID-19 response
How COVID-19 is affecting us and where to find updates (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

My COVID-19 journey
As we absorb the daily news of the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us —especially in California where an order to shelter in place was declared early on by Governor Gavin Newsom—have little first-hand knowledge of what it’s like to be a COVID-19 patient in the midst of the pandemic. Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD, a UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy faculty member w as not so fortunate. She shares her story here. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCSF PharmD students achieve highest 2020 residency match rate in the country
The School's PharmD Class of 2020 earned the top residency match rate in the country (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Overcoming disease with moving pictures and molecular building blocks
Jamie Fraser delivered the 2020 Byers Award Lecture in Basic Science (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean – Our COVID-19 response
We are rising to the challenges presented by COVID-19. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

PharmD students organize PPE drives for hospitals to fight COVID-19
Student pharmacists collect protective gear for front-line health care providers during the pandemic. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCSF School of Pharmacy leads in NIH funding for the 40th straight year
School research into health, disease, and medicine earned the most NIH research dollars of any U.S. pharmacy school —for the 40th consecutive year. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

QBI Coronavirus Research Group races toward a cure
The UCSF Quantitative Biosciences Institute has made headway identifying dozens of potential therapies for the COVID-19 outbreak. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - March 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Update from the Dean – Our COVID-19 response
How COVID-19 is affecting us and where to find updates. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - March 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Hunting for a cure for COVID-19: an insider ’s story
Jacqueline Fabius is not a scientist. She doesn ’t have a PhD in physics or computational biology or virology.As the chief operating officer of the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) at UC San Francisco, what she does have is the administrative responsibility for enabling QBI to do what it does best —bring together scientists from diverse disciplines to tackle the most pressing problems that can only be solved by creative, dedicated teams. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - March 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

2020 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation fuels vital research across the School
The award funds the boldest, riskiest, and most blue-sky ideas. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - March 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

2019 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation fuels vital research across the School
The award funds the boldest, riskiest, and most blue-sky ideas. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - March 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

School ’s PharmD program rises to second place in national rankings
The improved ranking comes on the heels of the School's recent update to its PharmD curriculum. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - March 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCSF features expertise in kidney care and work on artificial kidney
More than 37 million Americans are living with chronic kidney disease. Almost 750,000 Americans are dealing with the stark reality of end stage renal disease (ESRD), when their kidneys no longer function well enough to sustain life on their own. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - March 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Assemi wins award for work on PharmD Experiential Education
Mitra Assemi, PharmD, was honored for her research on the hands-on components of pharmacy curricula around the U.S. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - March 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Giacomini honored with Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism and Disposition
Giacomini earned the Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism and Disposition (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - January 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news