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VR drug discovery makes precision therapy a reality

ChimeraX, virtual reality software developed at the UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization and Informatics, is now the tool of choice for computational structural biologists in the School of Pharmacy. The Jacobson Lab recently used ChimeraX to find a promising new cure for a drug-resistant...

Desai inducted into International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering

Desai was recognized for being a “pioneer in the use of micro and nanoscale materials to deliver protein and cell-based therapeutics.”

Pathogenic Landscape of HIV

School scientists identify faulty molecular recycling as potential driver of Alzheimer’s disease

School scientists recently uncovered how neurons normally recycle old proteins, and how this process goes awry in Alzheimer's disease, leading to the toxic building of protein fragments in the brain.

Impact of Curriculum Transformation Awards given for assessing new PharmD curriculum

Impact Awards support new ways of determining how the new PharmD curriculum is working, according to Vice Dean Sharon Youmans.

USAID photo exhibit on Zika launches QBI symposium on arthropod-borne diseases

A photo exhibition on the response by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to Zika virus outbreaks in Latin America and the Caribbean was kicked off with a reception this June at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay campus.

Studies on adolescent drug abuse, anti­de­pres­sants in the ER, and complications from heart pumps take top honors at annual seminar

Research on topics ranging from drug abuse to heart pump complications took top honors at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy’s 21st annual Spring Research Seminar.

Study shows promise for hormonal contraception services in the community pharmacy setting

A study shows the potential of hormonal contraceptives at pharmacies in California and Oregon.

Making better pediatric chemo treatments, and delivering them to more children

Janel Long-Boyle has spent her career advancing chemotherapy treatments for young patients.

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