News and Announcements

Nearly 100 students attended the School of Pharmacy Student Association (SPSA) Fall Networking Event at the Hotel Lafayette on October 10, 2019.
Sathy V. Balu-Iyer, PhD, has been appointed Associate Dean for Research at the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Hospital pharmacists play a key role in ensuring the proper use of antibiotics for treating common bacterial infections in pediatric patients.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Javier Blanco, Clin. Biochem, PhD, has been awarded a $438,000 R21 grant from the National Cancer Institute to explore the prevention of drug-related cardiotoxicity in children with Down syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia.
The University at Buffalo chapter of the Student Association of Specialty Pharmacy (SASP) was invited to attend the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Annual Conference in Washington, DC, as the first established section of SASP in the country.
Four University at Buffalo PharmD/MBA students have been named 2019-20 Western New York Prosperity Fellows.
SUNY Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences William J. Jusko (BS ’65 & PhD ‘70) is the 2019 recipient of the Lewis B. Sheiner Lecturer Award from the International Society of Pharmacometrics.
The more than 1,200 recently hospitalized patients had been discharged and sent home. For many, it was a time of confusion and uncertainty: patients missed taking their medications or were uncertain about their dosage, had been reluctant to make follow-up appointments and also may have wondered if a return trip to the hospital was in their near future.
On Saturday, Sept. 14th, Career Day was held at the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The University at Buffalo student chapter of the National Community Pharmacist Association partnered with Middleport Family Health Center to implement the first pharmacy student-led influenza immunization clinic in Western New York.

Health sciences researchers from around the globe will gather in Buffalo for the 18th Annual Conference for Administrators of Awards from the Fogarty International Center hosted by the University at Buffalo Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences.


A new drug discovered through a research collaboration between the University at Buffalo and Tetra Therapeutics may protect against memory loss, nerve damage and other symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

BUFFALO, N.Y.—Joseph Balthasar, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, was appointed Executive Director of Research Initiatives in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University at Buffalo.
The University at Buffalo Alpha Theta Chapter of Lambda Kappa Sigma held their annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive, where over 500 brown bag lunches were made for the Buffalo City Mission.

One hundred and thirty-three students will take their first step toward becoming pharmacists when they participate in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Annual White Coat Ceremony.