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Bero represents The Cochrane Collaboration on the World Health Assembly

Lisa Bero, PhD, a faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy was named to represent The Cochrane Collaboration on the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) after the Collaboration was awarded an Assembly seat on January 23, 2011. The Cochrane Collaboration is an international organization that promotes high-quality research and evidenced-based decisions about health care.

Kusaka wins CSHP Student Leadership Award

Melissa Kusaka, a fourth-year student pharmacist at the UCSF School of Pharmacy, will join a peer from each pharmacy school in the state as she receives a 2010 Student Leadership Award from the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) at the society's annual meeting October 21-24, 2010, in San Francisco. The award recognizes pharmacy students' involvement in and contribution to CSHP and the profession of pharmacy.

UCSF ranked among the top globally in clinical medicine and pharmacy

UCSF, Harvard University, and Stanford University have been ranked as the top three world universities in the broad subject fields of clinical medicine and pharmacy in the 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), which was released on August 15, 2010, by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. UCSF has remained among the top three universities in clinical medicine and pharmacy since this ranking category was introduced by ARWU in 2007.

Applying pharmacy school training to blindness prevention in India

Ashish Patel, a 4th-year University of California, San Francisco student pharmacist, is one of the next generation of pharmacists choosing to apply his training and expertise globally in new ways.

New associate deans focus on global affairs and industry partnerships

Two new associate dean positions have been created in the UCSF School of Pharmacy to expand the School's partnerships with industry and extend its work globally. This work now will be coordinated by Daniel Santi, MD, PhD, associate dean for external scientific affairs and Steven Kayser, PharmD, associate dean for global affairs. The appointments took effect January 1, 2009.

UCSF helps launch Chinese course on drug development

The UCSF School of Pharmacy was a key collaborator in the early January 2009 launch of a course in China that ultimately hopes to contribute to the improved quality and broader acceptance of Chinese pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical exports.

Malawi research journal: blog from Sharon Youmans PharmD, MPH

In this series of regular reports, Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH, faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, shares her personal story during her 3-week research stay in The Republic of Malawi in southeastern Africa.

Wilson looks at the economics of health

Health economist Leslie Wilson, PhD, faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, studies the ratio of cost to benefit, the benefit alone, or the cost alone of health treatments, educational interventions, and other activities that can ultimately impact a patient's health. One of her latest research projects focuses on Chagas' disease in the California blood supply and the cost of screening blood supplies for the disease compared to the health benefit.

Industry-sponsored research more likely to favor drug than placebo

Published results of drug trials sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry are more likely than trials not sponsored by the industry to favor drug over placebo, according to

Li Foundation funds Chinese scholars to study systems biology at UCSF

The New York-based Li Foundation, which for more than 15 years has been supporting Chinese scientists to study at UCSF, is now targeting its support to scholars from Peking University's Center for Theoretical Biology to study at the University of California's (UC's) California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research (QB3), which is headquartered at UCSF. At QB3, Peking scientists will work in the area of systems biology.

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