Long-Acting Contraceptive Designed to be Self-Administered Via Microneedle Patch
February 21, 2019
This news item was originally posted on Georgia Tech's news page.  A new long-acting contraceptive designed to be self-administered by women may provide a new family planning option,...
Faculty Receive Supplemental NIH Grant in Addressing Sex Differences Research
October 1, 2014
College of Pharmacy faculty members Dr. Vicki Ellingrod, John Gideon Searle Professor of Pharmacy and Associate Chair for Research Development and Mentorship in the Department of Clinical...
Dr. Balkrishnan and Dr. Park Receive FDA Grant to Study Effectiveness of Immunosuppressant Medications
September 22, 2014
Dr. Rajesh Balkrishnan, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, is the U-M Principal Investigator on a grant entitled "Transplant Outcomes Using Generic and Brand Name Immunosuppressants:...
College Research Ranks 10th Among All Colleges of Pharmacy
July 25, 2014
Each year, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) compiles a list ranking NIH/Federal Funding awards, which compares Colleges of Pharmacy across the country. The College...
Dissolution Conference Announced
July 9, 2014
Last September, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded $4.8 million in project funding to the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy encompassing every department at the...
U-M, MSU Team Awarded NIH Funding to Develop Potential Therapeutics for Scleroderma
July 9, 2014
Modern drug discovery and development requires a substantial team effort, and Dr. Scott Larsen, director of the Vahlteich Medicinal Chemistry Core (VMCC), exemplifies this with his recent...
Using Artificial Intelligence to Impact Medication Adherence
July 9, 2014
Dr. Karen Farris, Charles R. Walgreen III Professor of Pharmacy Administration, received funding in April 2014 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for an innovative text...
Sherman Lab Collaboration Takes Major Stride Forward in Understanding Microorganism Biosynthesis
July 9, 2014
In the June 26, 2014 issue of Nature, Dr. David Sherman, and collaborators have taken a major stride forward in understanding how the biochemical ‘machinery’ in microbes containing the step-...
Woodard Lab Discovery
December 27, 2013
CHOSEN A TOP 10 INNOVATION FOR 2013 In its December 2013 issue, The Scientist magazine named a product derived from a discovery in the research laboratory of Ronald W. Woodard, PhD, as one...
Moving the BCS Into the 21st Century
October 16, 2013
Gordon Amidon, PhD, is renowned for the role his research played in undergirding the Biopharmaceutics Classification System (BCS). But the road to success covered a lot of miles. “The BCS...
Collaboration Rules Modern Research Enterprise
October 16, 2013
Steven P. Schwendeman, PhD, remembers when his father, also an academic, was coming up through the ranks. “Back then, it was important to show how independent you were so there was a...
2013 FDA Funded Projects at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
October 16, 2013
This summer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded $4.8 million in project funding to the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. The FDA’s goal: To accelerate Agency...
Scientists Develop Greener, More Efficient Method for Producing Next-Generation Antibiotics
July 28, 2022
Written By: Emily Kagey, Life Sciences Institute An international team of researchers has developed a method for altering one class of antibiotics, using microscopic organisms that produce...
Older Adults Are Missing Out on a Crucial Medication Review Service
July 21, 2022
By Kara Gavin  For more than 15 years, Medicare Part D plans have paid for eligible older adults to meet with a pharmacist or other healthcare provider and go over all the medicines and...
Common Plant Fiber Gel Doubled Rate of Tumor Eradication
July 1, 2021
By: Laura BaileyRead the original article on the Michigan News Service's website. Many people don’t realize that the trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi residing within the...
New Protein Engineering Method Could Accelerate the Discovery of COVID-19 Therapeutics
July 1, 2021
By: Laura Bailey Read the originial article on the Michigan News Service's website. Discovering and engineering nanobodies with properties suitable for treating human diseases ranging from...
Pharmacy Researchers Investigate Multi-Dimensional COVID-19 Solutions
November 23, 2020
As the world continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, most Americans have seen large shifts in their daily lives. Similarly, research, practice, and education within the University...
Clashing Medications Can Put Older Adults at Risk, but Many Haven’t Had a Pharmacist Check for Safety Concerns
October 7, 2020
Two-thirds of older adults rely on at least two prescription drugs, and more than half take two or more non-prescription drugs or supplements. And two in ten take five or more prescription...
Dr. Jasmine Luzum Publishes Review of Pharmacogenomics for COVID-19 Therapies
September 3, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact global health and safety. Numerous drugs are under expedited investigations, without well-established safety or efficacy data. Jasmine Luzum, PharmD...
Drug That Calms 'Cytokine Storm' Linked to Lower Risk of Death Among COVID-19 Patients on Ventilators
July 13, 2020
Critically ill COVID-19 patients who received a single dose of a drug that calms an overreacting immune system were 45% less likely to die overall, compared with those who didn't receive the...
First Paper Published by the Cernak Lab Featured in Nature
April 1, 2020
Recently featured in Nature, “A map of the amine-carboxylic acid coupling system” opens the door to a new field of drug discovery. Until now, the coupling of an amine with a carboxylic acid...
Adverse Medication Events in Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Those Without
January 29, 2020
Recently published in the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), “Adverse Medication Events Related to Hospitalization in the United States: A Comparison...
SPARC Pledges Up To $10 Million For Drug Development Research at University of Michigan
January 13, 2020
Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company (SPARC) and the University of Michigan are collaborating to kickstart research and development  of potential new medications. The international...
Long-Acting Reversible Contraception by Effervescent Microneedle Patch
November 18, 2019
Recently published in Science Advances, “long-acting reversible contraception by effervescent microneedle patch” describes a new contraceptive patch with biodegradable microneedles that...
Lasting Tumor Regression of Leukemia and Lymphoma in Mouse Models Achieved by U-M Compound
November 14, 2019
By Ian Demsky  For decades, a transcription factor known as STAT3 has been a major therapeutic target in the treatment of cancer. But STAT3 has largely been considered “undruggable” due to...

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