News & Updates

Please check this page often for the latest news and information from the Regulatory Science Program at the University of Maryand School of Pharmacy.

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2017

MS in Regulatory Science Program Celebrates Class of 2017
Date Published: June 20, 2017
Students enrolled in the online program traveled to Baltimore with family and friends to receive their degrees.

My Journey through the MS in Regulatory Science Program
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Graduate student reflects on her time in the School’s MS in Regulatory Science program and offers advice to prospective students.

Regulatory Science Graduate Students Go Behind the Scenes at FDA
Date Published: April 10, 2017
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity brings graduate students to the Food and Drug Administration to meet and ask questions of staff.

Working Towards Regulatory Acceptance of a Gene Mutation Assay
Date Published: March 2, 2017
Learn how the University of Maryland and International Life Science Institute are working together to provide researchers with access to data from the in vivo Pig-a gene mutation assay.

Talent Competition Highlights Student Innovation in Regulatory Science
Date Published: February 3, 2017
First-ever undergraduate competitor takes the gold for project to develop a universal labeling system for hazardous drugs.

2016

The MS in Regulatory Science Program Congratulates Its Scholarship Awardees for 2016
Date Published: August 11, 2016
Laura Murphy, MPH, and Lt. Cmdr. Judy Park, PharmD, receive the Ellen H. Yankellow Scholarship and GlaxoSmithKline Scholarship in Regulatory Science for 2016, respectively.

MS in Regulatory Science Program Celebrates Inaugural Convocation
Date Published: June 3, 2016
More than 50 graduates from around the world traveled to Baltimore with their families to receive their degrees.

CERSI Conference Highlights Need for National Medical Device Evaluation System
Date Published: April 20, 2016
Researchers across academia, government, and industry explore how real world evidence can be harnessed to create a national evaluation system and improve the safety and effectiveness of medical devices.

SOP Talent Competition Brings Student Innovation to the Forefront
Date Published: February 19, 2016
Fourth annual M-CERSI “America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent” competition awards third-year student pharmacists first prize for novel solution to improve FDA’s post-marketing surveillance program.

2015

CERSI Symposium Highlights Use of Biomarkers in Drug Development
Date Published: August 28, 2015
More than 500 researchers from academia, government, and industry gather to gain perspective on biomarker development and the application of biomarkers in preclinical and clinical research.

Talent Competition Highlights Student Innovation in Regulatory Science
Date Published: February 11, 2015
Winners of student regulatory science talent competition propose mobile application to help improve patient medication knowledge.

2014

CERSI Conference Spotlights New Applications for Top-Down Mass Spectrometry
Date Published: June 30, 2014
Researchers from academia, government, and industry examine benefits and new methods associated with emerging technology.

SOP Online Master’s Program Hosts First “Meet and Greet” for Students
Date Published: May 8, 2014
Event fosters sense of community among students and provides an opportunity to network with the program’s instructors.

CERSI Conference Spotlights Need for Mass Spectrometry in Drug Development
Date Published: April 16, 2014
Researchers from academia, government, and industry examine current challenges surrounding mass spectrometry as a drug development tool, including its status of adoption by industry and potential regulatory implications.

CERSI-Sponsored Conference Brings “Big Data” Experts to UMB
Date Published: February 25, 2014
Researchers from academia, government, and industry discuss how increasingly large, complex datasets can be harnessed to improve the drug development process.

SOP Talent Competition Highlights Student Innovation in Regulatory Science
Date Published: February 6, 2014
M-CERSI’s “America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent” judges award student first prize for new technology to combat worldwide counterfeit drug crisis.

New MS in Regulatory Science Program Welcomes Inaugural Class
Date Published: February 4, 2014
New part-time, online graduate program designed for working professionals focuses on drug product development and regulation.

2013

School of Pharmacy Hosts Second Annual M-CERSI Day
Date Published: September 13, 2013
Forum brings together FDA scientists, the University of Maryland community, and members of the public to discuss current issues in regulatory science and ongoing M-CERSI research, training, and exchange activities.

SOP Hosts World-Renowned Researchers During CERSI-Sponsored Conferences
Date Published: June 4, 2013
New developments in pharmaceutical manufacturing and topical drug bioequivalence and bioavailability addressed in two day-long workshops.

School of Pharmacy Launches New Regulatory Science Graduate Program
Date Published: March 11, 2013
Available exclusively online, the new MS in Regulatory Science program prepares students to meet the increasing demand for skilled regulatory scientists in academia, government, and industry.

Student Talent Competition Focuses on Improvements in Regulatory Science
Date Published: February 5, 2013
“America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent” judges award student first prize for his guidelines to improve reporting of adverse medication events to the Food and Drug Administration.

2012

2012-2013 UM-CERSI Awards Announced
Date Published: December 7, 2012
The University of Maryland Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (UM-CERSI) recently awarded two Innovation Awards and two Innovations in Minority Health Awards to recognize pioneering research initiatives in regulatory science.