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:

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.
From Left to Right: Natalie D. Eddingtion, PhD, FCP, FAAPS; C. Daniel Mullins, PhD; and Jay A. Perman, MDSOP’s Mullins Honored with University Diversity Award
Date Published: February 8, 2017Award recognizes the efforts of Dr. Daniel Mullins and the PATIENTS program to support diversity and inclusiveness in clinical studies.
Talent Competition Highlights Student Innovation in Regulatory Science (Featured Image)Talent Competition Highlights Student Innovation in Regulatory Science
Date Published: February 3, 2017First-ever undergraduate competitor takes the gold for project to develop a universal labeling system for hazardous drugs.
Stephen Hoag, PhDSchool of Pharmacy Joins National Institute for Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing
Date Published: January 18, 2017Multimillion-dollar initiative will help bring safe biopharmaceutical products to market faster and develop workforce training programs for the biopharmaceutical field.
Panel Discussion Held During M-CERSI ConferenceCERSI Conference Explores Methods to Measure Protein Aggregation
Date Published: January 12, 2017Researchers from academia, government, and industry examine both established and emerging techniques to detect protein aggregation in biologic drug products.
Simoni-Wastila Named 2016 Founders Week Researcher of the YearSimoni-Wastila Gets Personal During Founders Week Lecture
Date Published: December 1, 2016Celebrated pharmaceutical health services researcher examines how personal passions have helped fuel her remarkable career.
Fadia T. Shaya, MPH, PhDSOP's Shaya Awarded $1.5 Million Behavioral Health Administration Contract
Date Published: October 26, 2016Contract will support new educational programs and trainings designed to curtail prescription drug abuse among young adults across the state of Maryland.
SOP's Milani Named University's October Employee of the MonthSOP's Milani Named University's October Employee of the Month
Date Published: October 18, 2016Director of the School's Pharmaceutical Research Computing (PRC) center honored for her "can-do" attitude and efforts to streamline center processes.
Simoni-Wastila Named 2016 Founders Week Researcher of the YearSimoni-Wastila Named 2016 Founders Week Researcher of the Year
Date Published: October 12, 2016Linda Simoni-Wastila, BSPharm, MSPH, PhD, professor and Parke-Davis Chair in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, recognized for her research on drug abuse and mental health in vulnerable populations.
Study Shows Significant Increase in Prescribed Stimulant Use Among AdultsStudy Shows Significant Increase in Prescribed Stimulant Use Among Adults
Date Published: September 20, 2016Prescription stimulant use among privately insured adults, particularly women, outpaced use among children and adolescents from 2010 to 2014.
Bruce Stuart, PhDStudy Finds Medicare MTM Program Enrollment Varies with Eligibility Criteria
Date Published: September 9, 2016A drug plan with the most restrictive eligibility criteria enrolled just 0.2 percent of beneficiaries compared to another plan with more generous eligibility criteria, which enrolled 57 percent of its beneficiaries.
Lamy Center Announces Transitions in LeadershipLamy Center Announces Transitions in Leadership
Date Published: September 2, 2016Drs. Nicole Brandt, Linda Simoni-Wastila, and Chanel Whittaker will continue the Center’s legacy of improving drug therapy for older adults.

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