Pharm Sci

Busola Oladeru gets her coat put on by Dean Hirsch.

Pharm.D. 41 make UCI history

Inaugural class welcomed at White Coat Ceremony

UCI Dean of School of Pharmaceurtical Sciences Jan Hirsch

UCI to welcome inaugural Doctor of Pharmacy class at White Coat Ceremony

Program prepares next generation of medication experts to care for whole patient

Cheryl Wisseh awarded grant to study racial disparities in diabetes drug regimens, results

Cheryl Wisseh, UCI assistant professor of clinical pharmacy practice, has received an 18-month, $10,000 grant from the ASHP Research and Education Foundation to study racial and ethnic disparities in diabetes-specific medication regimens and clinical outcomes among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adults in South Los Angeles. Diabetes is a growing epidemic, especially in the Hispanic community, […]

says Joyce Yu-Chia Lee, UCI clinical professor of health sciences and an advanced practice pharmacist

UCI professor receives American College of Clinical Pharmacy award

Joyce Yu-Chia Lee is the first faculty member to earn the prestigious honor

UCI team gets $1 million Keck Foundation grant to develop tools for RNA observation

A multidisciplinary team of UCI professors has received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop new molecular tools to identify ribonucleic acids essential in learning and memory formation. “Our project involves building luminescent RNA molecules, allowing us to observe their position and activity in the brain of a living, learning mouse,” […]

UCI-led study links age of at-risk individuals to much higher COVID-19 hospitalization rate

Age increases the likelihood of hospitalization and poor outcomes for COVID-19 patients with such preexisting conditions as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, kidney disease and diabetes, according to a recent study led by UCI researchers. An analysis of the UC COVID Research Data Set – which contains SARS-CoV-2 testing results and COVID-19 […]

Pharmacists play big role in vaccination rates, acceptability in Asia-Pacific area, study finds

Pharmacists improve vaccination acceptability and rates in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a recent study published online in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. Research team members from UCI included John Szeto, who earned a bachelor’s degree in public health sciences in 2020; Anhthai Nguyen, a graduate student in human-computer interaction & design; and […]

Efforts to treat COVID-19 patients chronicled in UC Health medications data

UCI and UCSD researchers tracked drug usage rates throughout the pandemic

UCI commentary expands understanding of how transplanted stem cells address disease

UCI scholars Zachary W. Wagoner, a graduate student researcher in cellular & molecular biosciences, and Weian Zhao, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, have identified a new mechanism by which transplanted stem cells treat disease. Their findings are contrary to the long-standing conventional wisdom that diseased tissue is repaired through stem cells differentiating into new cells or […]

Kay Family Foundation gives $1.3 million to UCI Center for Healthspan Sciences

Funding will support health coaching, research and educational programs