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UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Professors Awarded COVID-19 Research Awards

UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Professors Awarded COVID-19 Research Awards

Professors Return to Labs to work on COVID-19 specific Research Three UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty, Professors Andrej Luptak, John Chaput and Young Jik Kwon have been awarded COVID-19 Research awards by UCI to work on COVID-19 specific research. Their work offers the promise of major, and possibly immediate, impact on efforts to mitigate the spreadRead more about UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Professors Awarded COVID-19 Research Awards[…]

Andrej Luptak Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Andrej Luptak Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is pleased to announce that Andrej Luptak, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship. Established in 1925, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has granted more than $375 million in fellowships to over $18,000 individuals, based on their “prior achievement and exceptional promise.” Professor Lupták plans toRead more about Andrej Luptak Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship[…]

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[…]

Dr. Robert Spitale and Collegues Discover New DNA Chemical Modification Important for Learning and Memory

Dr. Robert Spitale and Collegues Discover New DNA Chemical Modification Important for Learning and Memory

Dr. Robert Spitale and Colleagues Discover New DNA Chemical Modification Important for Learning and Memory Robert Spitale, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and colleagues have discovered a new DNA Chemical Modification that is pertinent to learning and memory. Dr. Spitale and colleagues describe their study results in an advanced online publication in Nature Neuroscience .Read more about Dr. Robert Spitale and Collegues Discover New DNA Chemical Modification Important for Learning and Memory[…]

Dr. David Mobley Helps Spearhead New Open Force Field Consortium

Dr. David Mobley Helps Spearhead New Open Force Field Consortium

Dr. DAVID MOBLEY HELPS SPEARHEAD NEW OPEN FORCE FIELD CONSORTIUM Dr. David Mobley was recently involved in the launch of a new pharma-funded research initiative with the Molecular Software Sciences Institute (“The MolSSI”). Mobley was one of two academics spearheading the new Open Force Field Consortium. The Consortium was designed to bring together researchers fromRead more about Dr. David Mobley Helps Spearhead New Open Force Field Consortium[…]