News and Announcements

The University at Buffalo Center for Successful Aging (UBCSA) recently announced the recipients of its inaugural Seeds for Innovation in Successful Aging grants.
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences student representatives from the Student Pharmacists' Society of the State of New York (SPSSNY) and the Student Pharmacists' Association of Western New York (SPAWNY) traveled to Albany on April 9 to advocate for the profession of pharmacy.
William Jusko, SUNY Distinguished Professor, pharmaceutical sciences, and Donald Mager, professor, pharmaceutical sciences, partnered with Michael Mayersohn, PhD ’71, professor at the University of Arizona, to present a five-day course in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in Shanghai, China, April 8-12, 2019.  
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (UB SPPS) took part in several mission trips to assist underserved populations in early 2019.

The University at Buffalo Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences has partnered with the University of the West Indies to launch several research centers and networks to advance the study of infectious and non-infectious diseases in the Caribbean.

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) held its 2019 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Seattle, WA. An impressive number of UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences alumni, faculty, residents and students attended the event and were involved in its success.

University at Buffalo researchers have developed a new method to more accurately predict tumor growth rates, a crucial statistic used to schedule screenings and set dosing regimens in cancer treatment. 

Imagine you’re doing a major renovation on a home you’ve owned forever. You know what you want done and are ready to build. During the project, your architect doesn’t talk to the contractor. The contractor talks to neither the electrician nor the plumber. The concrete guy comes and goes as he pleases. How confident would you be about the workmanship?
Every day, pharmacists from the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are on the frontlines of health care delivery, working in clinical settings within physician provider groups across Western New York.
The School of Pharmacy Student Association (SPSA) held its annual Spring Networking Event at the Hotel Lafayette.

Common medications prescribed to treat heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers are linked to increased risks for kidney failure and chronic kidney disease, found a recent University at Buffalo study.


Sponsored by UB’s Office of Interprofessional Education, Thursday’s event is a collaboration between several UB health-related entities.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) students from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) partnered with the High Street Prescription Center in Buffalo, N.Y., to run a successful transitions of care (TOC) program aimed to decrease 30-day hospital readmissions.

An international panel of the foremost researchers on infectious disease and antimicrobials has formed new guidelines on the use of polymyxins, a class of antibiotics employed as a last resort to treat deadly, drug-resistant bacteria.

A student team from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences won third place in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Fall 2018 New Drug Update Competition.