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Overused Antibiotics Fueling Microbe Resistance

Cipro and related broad spectrum antibiotics are being over-prescribed, accelerating bacterial resistance to the drugs and reducing their ability to treat infections, according to recently presented research findings by UCSF School of Pharmacy clinical scientist Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD. For more information, see UCSF Today, September 30, 2002.

Women of Science Make Fall 2002 Move to Mission Bay

Three UCSF School of Pharmacy women — Kathy M. Giacomini, PhDPamela England, PhD; and Patricia Babbitt, PhD —will be among the first wave of scientists to occupy Genentech Hall, the first of 20 buildings planned for UCSF's new campus located in San Francisco's Mission Bay District.
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Tobacco Firms Weaken Market for Anti-Smoking Products

Tobacco companies have used their financial ties with nicotine gum and nicotine patch manufacturers to pressure these firms into weakening their marketing of nicotine replacement products according to research by UCSF School of Pharmacy scientist Lisa Bero, PhD presented in an August 14, 2002 article of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) titled “Financial Ties and Conflicts of Interest Between Pharmaceutical and Tobacco Companies.”

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