Future pharmaceutical scientists have the opportunity to train with more than 50 graduate faculty in the college's comprehensive graduate education program.
Graduate students are actively involved in the research activities in the UF College of Pharmacy. Research spans the entire life cycle of a drug and include broad interest areas such as medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, clinical and translational research, and pharmaceutical outcomes and policy. Our graduates contribute to advancing pharmaceutical sciences through positions in academia, industry and government agencies such as the FDA.
Led by award-winning faculty, these discoveries significantly impact the lives of patients around the world. The college achieved $27.7 million in total research funding in 2020 and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy ranks UF among the Top 5 pharmacy colleges nationally in NIH, federal grants and total funding. The collective talents of our world-class researchers and trainees has led to substantial growth in research funding in the last six years, with the expectation for even more growth in the coming years.
In Dr. Ding's laboratory in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida, researchers are interested in combing the world for naturally occurring chemicals that have applications in health, agriculture and environment.
UF College of Pharmacy researchers Daohong Zhou, Guangrong Zheng and Yaxia Yuan developed a new compound that simultaneously attacks two key proteins critical for a cancer cell’s survival.
Hendrik Luesch’s discovery and complete chemical and pharmacological characterization of a novel marine natural product that can potentially fight cancer has earned him a 2021 UF Innovation of the Year…
UF-led study of nearly 2 million Americans finds that one in three individuals lack proper blood pressure control, with health disparities contributing to lower control rates among Blacks.
One of the most diverse classes in the history of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy arrived in August for the fall 2021 semester. The Pharm.D. class featured 247…
Each year, our graduate students participate in our annual Research Showcase, which celebrates the research of our students and gives students the opportunity to present their research to others in the College.
The showcase featured 116 poster presentations, 12 oral competition finalists and a keynote presentationKathleen M. Giacomini, Ph.D., a professor of bioengineering and therapeutic sciences at the University of California, San Francisco.
The infrastructure of UF Health fosters interdisciplinary research opportunities across colleges, centers and institutes.