Research News

Faculty and students at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy engage in a wide range of newsworthy research projects.

Recent Research News:

Steven Fletcher, PhDAAPS/DDDI Meeting Brings Drug Design and Discovery Experts to the School
Date Published: September 18, 2017Event spotlights cutting-edge pharmaceutical sciences research being conducted across the region and offers networking opportunities for attendees.
Blue, White, and Orange Pills Stacked Together in Original PackagingNew Study Raises Ethical Concerns for Informed Consent in Antibiotic Trials
Date Published: September 13, 2017Research team led by Dr. Peter Doshi finds many clinical trials for antibiotics fail to communicate the trial’s purpose to study participants.
Hongbing Wang, PhDA Metabolic Pathway that Feeds Liver Cancer
Date Published: August 23, 2017Research published by Hongbing Wang, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC), may explain how some liver cancer cells obtain the nutrition they need to proliferate.
Middle School Student Watches as Instructor Prepares Solution in the LabPharmaceutical Sciences Takes Center Stage for University’s CURE Scholars
Date Published: July 28, 2017Local middle school students gain hands-on experience conducting fun-filled science experiments under supervision of faculty at the School of Pharmacy.
Photos of the Winners of the 2017 Faculty Shark Tank CompetitionShark Tank Competition Celebrates Pharmapreneurial Innovation at the School
Date Published: July 21, 2017Three winning teams awarded $50,000 to help support pioneering projects in each of the School’s departments.
SOP’s Mullins Named Recipient of International Professional Leadership AwardSOP's Mullins Named Recipient of International Professional Leadership Award
Date Published: July 5, 2017Presented by the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, the Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership to the organization.
CERSI Conference Shows Quality is Key in Patient-Centric Drug DevelopmentCERSI Conference Shows Quality is Key in Patient-Centric Drug Development
Date Published: June 27, 2017Researchers discuss how to leverage a variety of dissolution and translational modeling strategies to ensure patients continue to have access to safe, effective medications.
School of Pharmacy Celebrates the Class of 2017 at ConvocationSchool of Pharmacy Celebrates the Class of 2017 at Convocation
Date Published: May 19, 2017More than 200 PharmD and graduate students receive degrees and embark on the next phase of their lives.
Three students stand in front of a large poster board discussing research in the Ellen H. Yankellow Grand AtriumSOP's Annual Research Day Showcases Students and Trainees' Work
Date Published: April 26, 2017Day-long event featured the School’s annual Andrew G. DuMez Memorial Lecture and offered opportunities for participants to network with potential collaborators.
Dean Natalie Eddington Stands to the Left of Dr. Anthony WutohSOP's Annual Pumpian Lecture Offers Global Perspective on Pharmacy Education
Date Published: April 20, 2017Alumnus Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh discusses challenges facing pharmacy education around the world and offers insight on how universities can prepare students for today’s increasingly global environment.
Patrick Wintrode, PhDStudy Links Common Gene Mutation to Increased Risk for Large Artery Stroke
Date Published: March 31, 2017Dr. Patrick Wintrode collaborates on multinational study tracing a once-thought “silent” mutation to an increased risk for large artery stroke.
Dr. Paul Shapiro Addresses Audience During UMB-JHU Joint Symposium on Drug DiscoverySchool of Pharmacy, Hopkins Partner to Host Joint Drug Discovery Symposium
Date Published: March 16, 2017Event brings together top researchers from two of Baltimore’s premier academic institutions.
Jana Shen, PhDStudy Sheds Light on Critical Transporter Activation Mechanism
Date Published: March 6, 2017Findings published by Dr. Jana Shen and colleagues illustrate the power of molecular simulations to help researchers better understand key atomic-level changes.
Sarah Tom, PhDNew Study Will Examine Early Life Environment and Later Life Dementia Risk
Date Published: March 3, 2017Research led by Dr. Sarah Tom will incorporate a broad range of geographically diverse populations.
Attendees pose for group photo during scholarship reception.SOP Hosts Evening Reception for Scholarship Donors and Recipients
Date Published: February 17, 2017Event brings together some of the School’s most dedicated donors and the students who have benefitted from their generosity.

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