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

Recent Department News:

Angela Wilks, PhDSOP’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Names New Emerson Chair
Date Published: February 23, 2018Dr. Angela Wilks becomes the seventh recipient of the Isaac E. Emerson Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences since its establishment in 1927.
Hongbing Wang, PhDPSC Researcher Named One of Five Finalists in National Toxicity Challenge
Date Published: January 26, 2018Dr. Hongbing Wang receives $100,000 from the National Toxicology Program to help support his work to develop a new cell culture model for use in high-throughput screening assays.
PSC and Regulatory Science Students and Alumni Pose for Photo at Union Wharf ClubroomGrad Gathering Welcomes PSC and Regulatory Science Alumni Back to School
Date Published: September 28, 2017Graduates and current students in the PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and MS in Regulatory Science programs enjoy day-long networking and professional development event.
Natalie D. Eddington, PhD, FCP, FAAPSDean Eddington Delivers 2017 State of the School Address
Date Published: September 21, 2017Address spotlights the School of Pharmacy’s recent achievements in the areas of pharmacy education, scientific discovery, patient care, and community engagement.
Steven Fletcher, PhDAAPS/DDDI Meeting Brings Drug Design and Discovery Experts to the School
Date Published: September 18, 2017Event spotlights cutting-edge pharmaceutical sciences research being conducted across the region and offers networking opportunities for attendees.
First Year Students Gather in Lecture Hall for New Student OrientationSchool of Pharmacy Hosts Orientation to Welcome Incoming Students
Date Published: September 7, 2017New Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and graduate students participate in fun, informative activities to gain familiarity with the School and campus community.
Hongbing Wang, PhDA Metabolic Pathway that Feeds Liver Cancer
Date Published: August 23, 2017Research published by Hongbing Wang, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC), may explain how some liver cancer cells obtain the nutrition they need to proliferate.
Middle School Student Watches as Instructor Prepares Solution in the LabPharmaceutical Sciences Takes Center Stage for University’s CURE Scholars
Date Published: July 28, 2017Local middle school students gain hands-on experience conducting fun-filled science experiments under supervision of faculty at the School of Pharmacy.
Photos of the Winners of the 2017 Faculty Shark Tank CompetitionShark Tank Competition Celebrates Pharmapreneurial Innovation at the School
Date Published: July 21, 2017Three winning teams awarded $50,000 to help support pioneering projects in each of the School’s departments.
CERSI Conference Shows Quality is Key in Patient-Centric Drug DevelopmentCERSI Conference Shows Quality is Key in Patient-Centric Drug Development
Date Published: June 27, 2017Researchers discuss how to leverage a variety of dissolution and translational modeling strategies to ensure patients continue to have access to safe, effective medications.
Three students stand in front of a large poster board discussing research in the Ellen H. Yankellow Grand AtriumSOP's Annual Research Day Showcases Students and Trainees' Work
Date Published: April 26, 2017Day-long event featured the School’s annual Andrew G. DuMez Memorial Lecture and offered opportunities for participants to network with potential collaborators.
Patrick Wintrode, PhDStudy Links Common Gene Mutation to Increased Risk for Large Artery Stroke
Date Published: March 31, 2017Dr. Patrick Wintrode collaborates on multinational study tracing a once-thought “silent” mutation to an increased risk for large artery stroke.
Dr. Paul Shapiro Addresses Audience During UMB-JHU Joint Symposium on Drug DiscoverySchool of Pharmacy, Hopkins Partner to Host Joint Drug Discovery Symposium
Date Published: March 16, 2017Event brings together top researchers from two of Baltimore’s premier academic institutions.
Jana Shen, PhDStudy Sheds Light on Critical Transporter Activation Mechanism
Date Published: March 6, 2017Findings published by Dr. Jana Shen and colleagues illustrate the power of molecular simulations to help researchers better understand key atomic-level changes.
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.

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