News and Announcements

2/15/19

The University at Buffalo Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences (CIGBS) has established a new team of researchers and business leaders to advance the health initiatives of low- and middle-income countries through academic research and capacity-building programs.

2/13/19
The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Halfway Gala was held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Hotel Lafayette in downtown Buffalo.
2/11/19
Mary Kruszynski, residency program coordinator in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, is the recipient of the 2019 Unsung Hero Award for the University at Buffalo Employee Campaign for the Community. The award recognizes her vital and significant work behind the scenes.
2/6/19

In an effort to reduce the availability of unused prescription drugs to people struggling with addiction, New York State Senator Chris Jacobs (R-60th district) announced today that his office is partnering with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to distribute thousands of Deterra Drug Deactivation Systems throughout Western New York.

1/29/19
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences students won both main competitions at the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) 2019 Mid-Winter Conference in Albany for the second year in a row.
1/28/19
Jason Sprowl, PhD, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has received a 2019 New Investigator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
1/17/19

University at Buffalo researchers received an $880,000 grant to help quicken the development of generic equivalents of contraceptives and other drugs delivered vaginally or to the uterus, such as by intrauterine devices (IUD).

1/15/19

The University at Buffalo has partnered with The Center for Discovery (TCFD), a leading provider of medical and clinical care and education services for people with complex developmental disabilities, to advance critical research in autism and other complex conditions.

1/9/19
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is pleased to announce that William A. Prescott, Jr., PharmD ’02, has been promoted to clinical professor of pharmacy practice.
12/21/18
The University at Buffalo Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences held its annual awards banquet on Dec. 17 at the festive Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.
12/20/18

Six University at Buffalo researchers have been awarded SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) to pilot campus innovations and initiatives that have the potential to be replicated and scaled up throughout the State University of New York system (SUNY).

12/6/18
A manuscript by Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Juliane Nguyen, PharmD, PhD, titled The Phenotypic Effects of Exosomes Secreted from Distinct Cellular Sources: a Comparative Study Based on miRNA Composition, has been selected for publication in a theme issue of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (APPS) Journal: "Pioneering Pharmaceutical Science by Emerging Investigators."
12/5/18
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences had an impressive number of faculty, students and residents present at the 2018 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in Anaheim, CA.
12/5/18

UB Now sat down with James M. O’Donnell, dean of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, to learn more about the school’s strategic priorities, as well as trends in pharmacy education, research and career paths. 

11/28/18
Dr. Juliane Nguyen is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Her Therapeutic Biomaterials Laboratory investigates using exosomes and other nanoscale carriers for the treatment of diseases including cancer and ischemic heart disease.