Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Poloyac and McDermott Receive NIH Grant for New Drug Discovery in Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

Poloyac and McDermott Receive NIH Grant for New Drug Discovery in Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

July 18, 2018

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Center Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty News, School News:

        PittPharmacy faculty members Samuel M. Poloyac, PharmD, PhD and Lee A. McDermott, PhD, MBA have received a grant from the National Institute for… Read More ›

American Geriatrics Society Awards Niznik Twice

American Geriatrics Society Awards Niznik Twice

July 11, 2018

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Alumni News, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School News:

PittPharmacy graduate student Joshua Niznik, PharmD  was recently awarded two major awards at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Niznik was… Read More ›

Beumer Publishes First of White Paper Series on Oncology Drug Monitoring

Beumer Publishes First of White Paper Series on Oncology Drug Monitoring

July 5, 2018

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty News, School News:

A Therapeutic Drug Monitoring standard completed by Jan H. Beumer, PharmD, PhD, DABT and endorsed by the International Association for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring has recently… Read More ›

ACCP Student Award Winner PittPharmacy’s Zhang

ACCP Student Award Winner PittPharmacy’s Zhang

June 14, 2018

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Center Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist Program, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty News, School News:

Hongfei Zhang, MS was selected as a Student Award Winner by the 2018 Annual Meeting Committee of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) based… Read More ›

Tao Long Serves as ISEF Grand Award Judge

Tao Long Serves as ISEF Grand Award Judge

June 7, 2018

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Center Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School News:

PittPharmacy graduate student, Tao Long, was selected to serve as the grand award judge in the category of translational medical sciences of the Intel International… Read More ›

PittPharmacy Members Receive Poster Presentation Honors

PittPharmacy Members Receive Poster Presentation Honors

May 31, 2018

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Alumni News, Center Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist Program, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School News, Student News:

  Several PittPharmacy students recently received awards for their poster presentations. The annual University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine Research Day was held April 30… Read More ›

Prokopienko Receives Kidney STARS Program Award

Prokopienko Receives Kidney STARS Program Award

May 24, 2018

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Center Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist Program, Community, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School News:

Alexander J. Prokopienko PharmD, has received an American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney STARS Program award. This competitive award provides travel support and career development… Read More ›

Feturi Receives First Place in 2018 Best Poster Medical Device Category

Feturi Receives First Place in 2018 Best Poster Medical Device Category

May 10, 2018

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School News:

Firuz Gamal Feturi, BS and PhD candidate was awarded first place for her poster presentation in the medical device category during the McGowan Research Retreat… Read More ›

Feturi Published in Frontiers in Surgery

Feturi Published in Frontiers in Surgery

April 18, 2018

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Center Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist Program, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School News:

A manuscript from PittPharmacy graduate student Firuz Feturi titiled  “Mycophenolic acid for topical immunosuppression in vascularized composite allotransplantation: optimizing formulation and evaluation of bioavailability and… Read More ›

Jieni Xu Presents Anticancer Therapy Project at ACS Meeting

Jieni Xu Presents Anticancer Therapy Project at ACS Meeting

April 18, 2018

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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacogenetics, School News:

PittPharmacy PhD candidate Jieni Xu  gave a podium presentation on her project “Pendent HDAC inhibitor SAHA derivatized polymer as a novel prodrug micellar carrier for… Read More ›