News and Announcements

A study led by Professor Javier Blanco, Clin. Biochem., PhD, was recently published in Scientific Reports.
Jun Qu, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has been selected to receive a 2019 University at Buffalo Exceptional Scholar Award for Sustained Achievement.
The 2019 Buffalo Pharmacometrics Workshop Series was held May 9-18 at the Niagara Falls Conference and Event Center. It was attended by nearly 150 pharmaceutical scientists and members of industry and academia from 11 different countries across North America, Europe and Asia.

CSA’s mission is to conduct community-responsive research among UB faculty and its community partners to solve challenges facing older adults.

John Pieper, PharmD '79, was the featured speaker at the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmceutical Sciences 2019 commencement, held on Saturday, May 18, at the UB Center for the Arts.
Kristin Gniazdowski, associate dean for resource management and unit business officer, has been selected to receive a 2019 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.
Joshua Sawyer, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, is the lead author on ART Drug-Drug Interaction guidelines, a reference for clinicians who manage the care of patients with HIV.
Karl Fiebelkorn, BS ’78 & MBA '88, Senior Associate Dean for Student, Professional and Community Affairs, is the recipient of a 2019 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service.
Kathleen Hillgren, PhD, was the 2019 David Chu Lecture speaker. Her presentation was titled “Translation of In Vitro Transporter Data into the Clinic.”
The annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Student Academic Excellence recognizes students’ exceptional scholarly and research pursuits. Several UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences students were honored at this year's event.
Nicholas Fusco, clinical associate professor, pharmacy practice, was elected chair-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Pediatric Pharmacy Special Interest Group.

The award is one of the most competitive and respected scientific fellowships in the U.S.

University at Buffalo pharmaceutical sciences students presented on a variety of topics at Spring Poster Day on May 2.
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Clinical Research Program students presented defenses for their theses on May 1.

UB researcher also authored first paper to survey pharmacy students about their knowledge of and attitudes toward pre-exposure prophylaxis.