News

Wed Aug 12, 2015

Renowned researcher and educator Matthew Jacobson, PhD, has been named the new chair of the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical...

Mon Jul 27, 2015

Taxanes are a class of drugs widely used to treat a variety of cancers, including breast, ovarian, lung, gastric, and head and neck. But dosages...

Tue Jul 14, 2015

Allopurinol, the first-choice medication for treating gout—an excruciatingly painful condition that is the most common form of inflammatory...

Tue Jun 30, 2015

Andrej Sali, PhD, has been appointed associate dean of research of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, effective July 1, 2015. The appointment is in...

Mon Jun 29, 2015

How does brain circuitry organize itself during development? In at least one case—the seemingly complex visual system of the fruit fly, which...

Mon Jun 29, 2015

The 2015 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year is Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer, PharmD ’87. The recognition by the Pharmacy Alumni Association is...

Tue Jun 23, 2015

We are thrilled that our very own diva Frances Peterson is singing in her first-ever appearance at the San Francisco Opera, in The Trojans...

Thu Jun 18, 2015

Tejal A. Desai, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, was awarded the 2015 Brown Engineering...

Wed Jun 17, 2015

We are rapidly moving forward to develop a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) curriculum that will prepare pharmacists to excel in a...