UB professor Donald Mager named FIP fellow for international leadership in pharmacy

Release Date: September 23, 2021

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Donald Mager, professor and vice chair of pharmaceutical sciences in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Donald Mager, PharmD, PhD, professor and vice chair of pharmaceutical sciences in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been named a fellow of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).

The fellowship recognizes FIP members who have exhibited leadership internationally, and distinguished themselves in and contributed to the advancement of the pharmaceutical sciences and practice of pharmacy.

Mager was honored at the FIP Virtual 2020 conference on Sept. 17.

His research focuses on identifying the molecular and physiological factors that control the pharmacological properties of various drugs, including antiplatelet, anticancer and immunomodulatory drugs. His work has led to new theoretical concepts and applications for targeted drugs, antibody-based therapeutics and cancer chemotherapy models.

He has published more than 100 academic journal articles and books, and mentored numerous students, postdoctoral fellows and visiting scientists.

Mager is the president of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and the International Society of Pharmacometrics. 

He holds a doctoral degree in pharmaceutical sciences, a doctor of pharmacy degree, and a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, all from UB. 

He resides in Williamsville.

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