Faculty in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC) engage in a wide range of newsworthy research projects.

Recent Department News:

Stephen Hoag, PhDSchool of Pharmacy Joins National Institute for Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing
Date Published: January 18, 2017Multimillion-dollar initiative will help bring safe biopharmaceutical products to market faster and develop workforce training programs for the biopharmaceutical field.
Panel Discussion Held During M-CERSI ConferenceCERSI Conference Explores Methods to Measure Protein Aggregation
Date Published: January 12, 2017Researchers from academia, government, and industry examine both established and emerging techniques to detect protein aggregation in biologic drug products.
SOP Hosts Orientation to Welcome Incoming StudentsSOP Hosts Orientation to Welcome Incoming Students
Date Published: August 22, 2016Fun, informative activities help students become familiar with the School and campus community, while setting expectations for the coming year.
Eddington Names New Associate Dean for Academic AffairsEddington Names New Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Date Published: July 15, 2016Dr. Richard Dalby steps down as associate dean for academic affairs; former chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences named as successor.
Symposium Showcases Latest Advances in Computer-Aided Drug DesignSymposium Showcases Latest Advances in Computer-Aided Drug Design
Date Published: June 9, 2016Presentations delivered by leaders across academia and industry highlight new methods and approaches to drug design that attendees can apply in their laboratories.
Francis C. Szoka, PhDGrollman Lecture Spotlights New Developments in Nanomedicine
Date Published: May 27, 2016Speakers Justin Hanes, PhD, and Francis C. Szoka, PhD, discuss how recent advancements in the field of nanomedicine are impacting drug development and delivery, as well as ongoing research in their labs.
Student Pharmacists Awarded Prestigious MedImmune FellowshipsStudent Pharmacists Awarded Prestigious MedImmune Fellowships
Date Published: May 16, 2016Fellowships will provide students with the hands-on experience and leadership skills needed to pursue careers in clinical drug development.
Annual Event Spotlights SOP’s Up-and-Coming Researchers (Featured Image)Annual Event Spotlights SOP’s Up-and-Coming Researchers
Date Published: April 22, 2016Research Day offers an opportunity for students and trainees to showcase their current research and network with potential collaborators.
CTM, FDA Collaborate to Assess Extrapolation of Anti-Epileptic Drugs’ EffectivenessCTM, FDA Collaborate to Assess Extrapolation of Anti-Epileptic Drugs' Effectiveness
Date Published: March 24, 2016FDA praises the Center’s efforts to bring academic, government, and industry stakeholders together for collaborative project with wide-reaching implications.
School of Pharmacy Hosts Birthday Party to Celebrate 175th AnniversarySchool of Pharmacy Hosts Birthday Party to Celebrate 175th Anniversary
Date Published: February 23, 2016More than 100 faculty, staff, students, alumni, and guests gather in Pharmacy Hall to kick-off the School’s anniversary with a grand birthday celebration.
PSC Alumni Return to School of Pharmacy for Inaugural Grad GatheringPSC Alumni Return to School of Pharmacy for Inaugural Grad Gathering
Date Published: December 8, 2015First-of-its-kind event brings alumni from the PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC) program together to reconnect with the School and discuss career experiences with current graduate students.
School of Pharmacy Sees Unparalleled Growth in Research FundingSchool of Pharmacy Sees Unparalleled Growth in Research Funding
Date Published: December 7, 2015New grants and contracts from a multitude of non-profit and government organizations, as well as the private sector, help the School of Pharmacy achieve the highest funding increase among all professional and graduate schools at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
School of Pharmacy Enters Education Collaboration with Millennium HealthSchool of Pharmacy Enters Education Collaboration with Millennium Health
Date Published: October 29, 2015Leading health solutions company will support genotyping services for students in the School’s advanced pharmacogenomics course.
Standing Left to Right: James Polli, PhD; Janet Woodcock, MD; and Natalie Eddington, PhD, FCP, FAAPSCERSI Symposium Highlights Use of Biomarkers in Drug Development
Date Published: August 28, 2015More than 500 researchers from academia, government, and industry gather to gain perspective on biomarker development and the application of biomarkers in preclinical and clinical research.
Tania Tajzad and Akua Preko attend New Student Orientation.SOP Orientation Sets Expectations for New Students
Date Published: August 25, 2015Incoming Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and graduate students participate in week of fun, informative activities to gain familiarity with the School and campus community.

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