2020 News

Guglielmo receives flu shot
The School continues its vital work in research, education, and patient care.
Kroetz honored for long career in pharmacogenomics
Spike protein
Team efforts at the School and beyond produce two potential treatments for COVID-19.
Drug resistant bacteria
“Molecular building blocks” give antibiotics an edge over drug-resistant bacteria.
Ahituv juggles outside and Fraser juggles in his kitchen.
Jaime Fraser and Nadav Ahituv find a fun way to connect without Zoom.
Guglielmo holds the official proclamation of Pharmacist Day in San Francisco while surrounded by PharmD students.
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, interprofessional UCSF Flu Crew gave Guglielmo a quick jab in the arm at the Walgreens pharmacy at the Parnassus Campus and sent him on his way.
Award funds research into tools for repairing mutations in mitochondrial DNA
“People struggling with dialysis need and deserve better choices,” said the founders of the foundation.
Tan gives a video tutorial
Sixteen School of Pharmacy staff members were recognized for their ongoing work supporting the PharmD program
With the COVID-19 pandemic precluding in-person events, the ceremony took place remotely.
Dean Guglielmo provides updates on ongoing efforts with science, education, and patient care in the School.
Various pills
School scientists identify excipients with potential to cause side effects
School's efforts to develop artificial kidney receive $500,000 boost
The chemical fragments could bind to and disable an enzyme that helps the virus replicate.
Our COVID-19 response: A commitment to anti-racist action
Guglielmo and Youmans
We can fully accept that each of us must be part of the solution—and act.
Group in conference room
The QBI Coronavirus Research Group found six drugs that effectively beat back SARS-COV-2 in the laboratory.
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.
James Knoben, PharmD ’71, MPH, was named the 2020 UCSF Pharmacy Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.
By studying the health of Puerto Ricans from birth, researchers hope to discover more about causes of asthma.
Human cells infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus
The UCSF School of Pharmacy is moving quickly against the COVID-19 pandemic, applying a scientific mindset to challenges being raised during the crisis.
Our COVID-19 response: Dean Guglielmo provides an update on School activities and a careful return to campus
Our COVID-19 response: How COVID-19 is affecting us and where to find updates.
Jaime Fraser delivered the 2020 Byers Award Lecture in Basic Science
Our COVID-19 response: We are rising to the challenges presented by COVID-19.
Ahituv and Inoue
School research into health, disease, and medicine earned the most NIH research dollars of any U.S. pharmacy school—for the 40th consecutive year.
SARS-COV2 virus particles on human cells
The UCSF Quantitative Biosciences Institute has made headway identifying dozens of potential therapies for the COVID-19 outbreak.
Our COVID-19 response: How COVID-19 is affecting us and where to find updates.
Krogan and Fabius
The chief operating officer of the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) shares a view of the team's work on COVID-19.
The award funds the boldest, riskiest, and most blue-sky ideas.
Students in front of a pillar with a "UCSF" banner
The new ranking comes on the heels of the School's recent update to its PharmD curriculum.
An illustration of the kidneys inside the body.
A team of kidney experts talk about kidney disease and share their hopes for the future.
Fernandez Vila, Finbloom, and Martyn selected Three postdocs have been chosen for the first Health Innovation via Engineering (HIVE) engineering postdoctoral fellowship at UCSF. Olaia Fernandez Vila, PhD; Joel Finbloom, PhD; and Iain Martyn, PhD, were selected as the first cohort of postdoctoral fellows to spearhead new projects at the intersection of engineering and health.
Giacomini earned the Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism and Disposition
Free samples of medications and “detailing visits” are costly, B. Joseph Guglielmo argues in JAMA.
UCSF-Stanford CERSI brings together scientists, industry, and government regulators to get new therapies to patients sooner.
The Daniels
A gift to the UCSF Foundation by Troy Daniels, DDS, and Leslie Daniels, established the endowed Elizabeth Daniels Fund.