Register for the 2017 UF Drug Discovery Symposium

This year’s symposium will feature an exciting lineup of invited speakers covering most major research institutes across Florida and also includes three plenary lectures from leading scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, The National Cancer Institute and The Scripps Research Institute.

Welcome to Our Newest Graduate Students

Welcome and best of luck to our newest cohort of graduate students. The pursuit of a graduate degree began for 19 students who started their studies in the UF College […]

UF study raises questions about overmedicating young children diagnosed with ADHD

Researchers in the UF College of Pharmacy determined that a child’s age when diagnosed with ADHD may be a strong predictor of the types and number of medications that are later prescribed to treat psychiatric conditions.

Common, edible mushroom has potential to kill one type of leukemia cell, UF Health researchers find

Dr. Yousong Ding in the UF College of Pharmacy found the Coprinus comatus mushroom, commonly known as the lawyer’s wig or shaggy mane, killed human T-cell leukemia cells during laboratory tests.

Graduate students excel at ISAP Annual Meeting

Tobias Heinrichs and Amelia Deitchman, Pharm.D., graduate students in the department of pharmaceutics, were recognized as top young investigators for their presentations at the International Society of Anti-Infective Pharmacology, or […]

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On the PhD Path: Yan Li, YoonYoung Choi and Juan Hincapie-Castillo

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UF Health honored among “Best Places to Work” in the U.S.

UF Health honored among “Best Places to Work” in the U.S.

September 22, 2017

University of Florida Health has placed 21st in Indeed.com’s 2017 “Best Places to Work” ranking among U.S. hospitals or health systems.

Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model

Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model

September 21, 2017

Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed in mouse models using a novel gene therapy technique to suppress the immune response that induces the disease, University of Florida Health researchers...

Type 1 diabetes patients retain some ability to produce insulin, UF Health researchers find

Type 1 diabetes patients retain some ability to produce insulin, UF Health researchers find

September 5, 2017

As an autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes has long been thought to result from a complete immune system killing of the insulin-producing beta cells within the pancreas. Now, University of Florida...

Pushing Boundaries, Advancing Science

A world-class education awaits future pharmaceutical scientists at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Ranked as one of the top 10 pharmacy colleges in the nation, UF offers graduate students a comprehensive research training program under the mentorship of more than 40 award-winning graduate faculty. By pushing boundaries in research areas that include drug discovery and development, drug safety and developing new ways to care for patients, Ph.D. students in the College of Pharmacy are taking a leading role in advancing science.