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Joyce Lee Joins the Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice

Joyce Lee Joins the Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice

UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences is delighted to welcome Joyce Lee, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP as a Health Sciences Clinical Professor in the newly developed Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice. Dr Joyce Lee joins us from the National University of Singapore where she serviced as an Associate Professor and Domain Leader for the Division of Pharmacy Practice.Read more about Joyce Lee Joins the Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice[…]

Weian Zhao Inducted into the UCI Faculty Innovation Fellowship

Weian Zhao Inducted into the UCI Faculty Innovation Fellowship

On January 24, 2020, Dr. Weian Zhao was inducted into the UCI Faculty Innovation Fellowship. After coming to UCI as an associate professor, he cultivated his lab to perform research with a focus on developing solutions to address biomedical issues. The Inaugural Faculty Recognition Reception was an opportunity to highlight the program, the fellows, theirRead more about Weian Zhao Inducted into the UCI Faculty Innovation Fellowship[…]

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[…]