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2021 News

Child sitting on a bed surrounded by a bed net
Study shows that monthly doses of two common anti-malarial drugs for the first few years of life can provide 95 percent protection against the disease.
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PhD students and postdoctoral researchers earn the 2022 Presidential Trainee Award
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The dean’s final update, including a major advance in tuberculosis treatment and leading UCSF on energy-efficient freezers.
Laboratory bottles and boxes covered in frost in a freezer
The UCSF School of Pharmacy and Supply Chain Management work to halve the carbon footprint of ultra-low temperature storage
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PharmD students organized the annual Vaccinate the Dean event and administered the influenza vaccine to Dean Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD.
Masked student prepares a medication for injection in the emergency room
Amid strict precautions to prevent transmission of COVID-19, PharmD students gain necessary experience with in-person pharmacy practice.
Medication bottles on shelves in a pharmacy
PharmD students assess pharmacist furnishing of HIV medications under California's SB-159
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School leadership changes, our ongoing fight against COVID-19, and the latest accomplishments of students, faculty members, and staff members
Helium recycling equipment
The School is now recycling much of the helium used in its NMR facilities.
Lejano receives shot
Information on the safety of the new COVID-19 vaccines, who should get them, and more.
laboratory with scientist reading container label
Faculty members have until May 14 to apply for “risky and innovative research” funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub.
Clayton injects Go with a saline shot.
Faculty members in the School organized a free immunization training for California pharmacists.
Student inspecting a patient's medication bottle
A task force brainstorms new ways to make the PharmD curriculum anti-racist, equitable, and inclusive
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The Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation will fuel eight bold research projects across the School this year
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Kathryn Phillips, PhD, has joined the National Academy Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health.
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All the latest on COVID-19 vaccinations, a careful return to in-person education, science, and more.
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Burchard and Oni-Orisan contribute to two opinion pieces grappling with issues of race and inequity in medicine
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The School community celebrated the establishment of the Bob Day Student Center and the Bob Day Student Support Fund.
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Over $40 million in 2020 NIH funding to the School supported research ranging from the genomics of asthma to new malaria treatments
Aludino and employee record dose of vaccine
Pharmacy students, technicians, faculty members, and providers all pitched in to the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.