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UMSOP and KamTek Collaborate on Therapeutic Development to Treat Deadly Infections

November 23, 2020

Award from the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program supports work to formulate Clofazimine for treatment of recurrent C. difficile infections.

Grant Increases Access, Safety of Generic Drugs

September 29, 2020

New center established by the School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with the University of Michigan, will increase access to safe and effective generic drugs through collaborative research, training, and exchange.

M-CERSI Workshop Spotlights 3D Cell Culture Models for Drug PK, Safety, and Efficacy Assessment

September 22, 2020

Meeting brings together 360 stakeholders from across academia, government, and industry to explore methods to develop better models that can identify and accurately predict drug risks and efficacy.

SOP Researchers Make Progress Toward Antiviral Treatments for COVID-19

September 16, 2020

Information about the molecular shape of the viruses that cause COVID-19, SARS, and MERS reveals structural similarities that suggest possible drug treatments.

CERSI Conference Spotlights Latest Advances in Topical Drug Development

August 24, 2020

Virtual event brings together more than 500 attendees, including stakeholders from the FDA, academia, and industry.

SOP’s Yu Leads Research to Assure Vaccine Quality at Point-of-Care

June 10, 2020

New non-invasive quality assurance method developed by Dr. Bruce Yu and his team offers more effective way to detect freezing events in vaccines at the point-of-care.

Eddington Names New Department Chair for Pharmaceutical Sciences

March 25, 2020

Peter Swaan, PhD, succeeds Paul Shapiro, PhD, as chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.