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UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes Brian Paegel

UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes Brian Paegel

Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes Brian Paegel The future of drug discovery is miniaturization. Brian Paegel, PhD – a professor who began his career working on the Human Genome Project – joined the ranks of the UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty. Paegel joins Pharmaceutical Sciences this past fall from Scripps Research, where he developed new technologies for drugRead more about UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes Brian Paegel[…]

Pharm Sci’s Robert Spitale wins Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award

Pharm Sci’s Robert Spitale wins Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award

Pharm Sci’s Robert Spitale wins Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award Robert Spitale, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is one of five winners of 2019 Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Awards, intended to accelerate high-risk and high-reward science research projects that could lead to discoveries, solutions and potential breakthrough treatments for patients. The award isRead more about Pharm Sci’s Robert Spitale wins Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award[…]

UCI team pioneers cancer treatment that targets bone metastases while sparing bone

UCI team pioneers cancer treatment that targets bone metastases while sparing bone

University of California, Irvine researchers have developed and tested on mice a therapeutic treatment that uses engineered stem cells to target and kill cancer bone metastases while preserving the bone.  This new approach, reported in the journal EBioMedicine, equips engineered mesenchymal stem cells with targeting agents that drive them to bone metastatic sites, where they offloadRead more about UCI team pioneers cancer treatment that targets bone metastases while sparing bone[…]

PharmSci Graduate Students Awarded Faculty Mentor & Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Awards

PharmSci Graduate Students Awarded Faculty Mentor & Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Awards

PharmSci Graduate Students Awarded Faculty Mentor & Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Awards Congratulations are in order to two of PharmSci’s PhD students Jenaro Soto (Melanie Cocco’s lab) and Luiz Moreira Passalacqua (Andrej Luptak’s lab). Jenaro Soto was named the 2019 Faculty Mentor Program (FMP) Awardee. The FMP fellowship caters to PhD students and expects fellows to participateRead more about PharmSci Graduate Students Awarded Faculty Mentor & Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Awards[…]

PPS at UCI Wins The Spirit of Relay Award at Relay For Life 2019

PPS at UCI Wins The Spirit of Relay Award at Relay For Life 2019

PPS at UCI Wins The Spirit of Relay Award at Relay For Life 2019 The department of Pharmaceutical Sciences would like to congratulate the Pre-Pharmacy Society (PPS) at UCI for winning the Spirit of Relay at Relay For Life 2019 on April 13th-14th! Relay For Life is a 24-hour cancer event hosted by the AmericanRead more about PPS at UCI Wins The Spirit of Relay Award at Relay For Life 2019[…]

American Cancer Society awards $660,000 to UCI Cancer Biologist Claudia Benavente

American Cancer Society awards $660,000 to UCI Cancer Biologist Claudia Benavente

American Cancer Society awards $660,000 to UCI Cancer Biologist Claudia Benavente Claudia Benavente, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences and developmental & cell biology, was awarded a $660,000 Research Scholar Grant through the American Cancer Society (ACS). Professor Benavente joins an elite company of scientists and health care professionals who have received awards from the ACSRead more about American Cancer Society awards $660,000 to UCI Cancer Biologist Claudia Benavente[…]