Infectious Disease

Pharmacy Students Train to Prep COVID-19 Vaccine

March 29, 2021

Student pharmacists train to prep COVID-19 vaccine dose for vaccination clinics.

SOP Faculty Join Maryland’s COVID-19 Vaccine Technical Advisory Group

March 1, 2021

Group established by the Maryland Department of Health reviews COVID-19 vaccine trial data to determine how it should be applied to the state’s vaccine distribution plan.

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.

SOP’s Heil Speaks to Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

October 6, 2020

Two-day virtual meeting brought together stakeholders from academia, government, and industry to discuss challenges related to antimicrobial stewardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Step Towards Precision Therapeutics in the Treatment of Complicated Infections

January 28, 2019

Researchers from the School of Pharmacy and Johns Hopkins University use PET scans and pharmacometric modeling to help inform dosing recommendations for first-line tuberculosis drug.

Study Aims to Develop Faster Techniques for Identifying Bacterial Infection

April 2, 2015

NIH-funded study focuses on novel means of bacterial identification that could provide hospitals with a more rapid and accurate assessment of infections.

SOP’s Wilks Named Maryland Chemist of the Year

November 13, 2014

Presented by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society, award recognizes members’ outstanding achievement in the field of chemistry.

SOP Researcher Joins “Meet the Scientists” Forum at National STEM Festival

May 14, 2014

Dr. Amanda Oglesby-Sherrouse meets with children and teens at the USA Science and Engineering Festival to shed light on her day-to-day life as a scientist and the cutting-edge research being conducted in her laboratory.

SOP Hosts Renowned Advocate for Pharmacist-Delivered Immunizations

February 19, 2013

John Grabenstein, RPh, PhD, visits the School of Pharmacy to speak about immunization advocacy and his career-long efforts to educate and train pharmacists to provide this valuable service.