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The grants support faculty hiring to benefit research and education in robotics, artificial intelligence, pharmacology and X-ray laser science.


Twenty-five UB students will receive $25,000 in scholarship and internship support through fellowship program made possible by the Prentice Family Foundation.


Building the Zimbabwe Pharmaceutical Industry: A Model Established by the University of Zimbabwe and University at Buffalo, SUNY Partnership - Presentation given at the National Innovations Systems for Competitive Industries International Experiences in Harare, Zimbabwe


Javier G. Blanco, associate professor in the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received a $400,000 grant from the NICHD to investigate how therapeutic antibodies are handled in the human lung.

Two faculty members in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have been recognized for excellence by the State University of New York.

UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences professor and associate dean for research Joseph P. Balthasar has been selected to serve as a member of the NIH's Gene and Drug Delivery Study Section in the Center for Scientific Review.


One study will look at the barriers to PrEP usage through interviews with patients and clinicians, while the other will investigate a less invasive method for measuring PrEP adherence.

Three University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty members have been elected to American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Special Interest Groups (SIG).

A UB-led team of researchers found that combinations of three antibiotics – that are each ineffective against superbugs when used alone – are capable of eradicating two of the six ESKAPE pathogens when delivered together. 

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is partnering with Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart to develop creative and inspired real-world solutions for issues facing the field of pharmacy.
Javier Blanco, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences, has received a $400,000 R21 award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Jennifer Rosenberg, associate dean for admissions, enrollment planning and pre-pharmacy advising, has been selected to receive the 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Professional Service.
Geoff Brown, a PharmD student in the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences' Clinical Research Program, and Peter Okozoro, BS '16, and a student in the PharmD/MBA program, were awarded prestigious Western New York Prosperity Fellowships.
An abstract submission authored by Fiona Yau, a PhD candidate in the lab of Sathy Balu-Iyer, professor, pharmaceutical sciences, received the 2017 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Innovation in Biotechnology Award at the National Biotechnology Conference (NBC).

James Smist was seven years old when his father, Felix Smist, graduated in mechanical engineering from the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.