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.
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.
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.
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).