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Medicinal Chemistry’s Huang awarded $1.5 million NIH/NIGMS grant

  Rong Huang, assistant professor in VCU School of Pharmacy’s Department of Medicinal Chemistry, has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of General Medical Science. The project is titled “Protein N-terminal Methylation Mechanisms and Inhibition.” Haung notes that the overall objective of the research is […]

Nine students awarded Dissertation Assistantships

    Nine VCU School of Pharmacy doctoral students have received VCU Graduate School Dissertation Assistantships that will cover a total of more than $223,000 in stipends and tuition fees. By department, the 2016-17 recipients are Kavita Iyer, Samuel Obeng and Urjita Shah, Medicinal Chemistry; Mandana Azimi, Sneha Dhapare, Hebing Liu and Neha Maharao, Pharmaceutics; […]

AACP President DiPiro outlines 2016-17 vision and goals

  Joseph T. DiPiro, Pharm.D., made his president-elect address to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy House of Delegates July 24, 2016, during the AACP Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif. He introduced a new vision statement for the association and outlined his proposal for revising AACP’s strategic plan. On July 27, he was sworn in as president. It is […]

Patterson named 2016 Express Scripts Scholar

  Julie Patterson, a Pharm.D./Ph.D. student at VCU School of Pharmacy, has been selected as a 2016 Express Scripts Scholar by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Patterson is one of four dual-degree students nationwide to receive the $10,000 scholarship funded by the Express Scripts Foundation. Express Scripts Scholars are chosen based on their […]

Holdford receives inaugural distinguished scholar award

  VCU School of Pharmacy professor David Holdford has received an American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award. The newly established award was presented during the opening general session of AACP’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif. “This selection by your peers signifies their recognition of you as a gifted teacher, scholar […]

VCU SOP represents at 21st Annual ISPOR International Meeting

  Members of the VCU School of Pharmacy chapter of ISPOR – the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research – always return from conferences with awards and a (collective) smile. The 21st Annual International Meeting in Washington was no different. Organizers note that nearly 3,800 people from 83 countries attended the 2016 meeting. This […]

To the class of ’16: Go forth with power, love and a sound mind!

  VCU School of Pharmacy alumnus Michael Elliott (Pharm.D. ’02) offered words of inspiration to the class of ’16 during its May 13 Hooding and Diploma Ceremony at St. Paul’s Baptist Church. Having worked from bullet points — the way he best connects with his audience — rather than writing out his speech verbatim, Elliott agreed to share a […]

New consortium mounts first symposium: VirginiaBrain Rx

“The scale and complexity of today’s … research problems increasingly demand that scientists move beyond the confines of their own discipline and explore new organizational models for team science…. Many scientists will still continue to pursue individual research projects, but they too will be encouraged to make changes in the way they approach the scientific […]

School of Pharmacy up two more notches in NIH grant rankings

  Based on having attracted $6.27 million in National Institutes of Health grants during Fiscal Year 2015, VCU School of Pharmacy has climbed to No. 12 in the annual Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research rankings. The NIH is the country’s primary medical research agency. “The school’s improvement in ranking is a credit to the […]

VCU School of Pharmacy up by four in U.S. News rankings

  Tied for No. 17, VCU School of Pharmacy has risen four levels in the latest U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings. That’s among 125 programs nationwide that are reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. VCU, which came in at No. 21 in the last U.S. News rankings, now ties at No. […]

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