Alumni and Friends News

May 11, 2016
Eric Rodriguez and Dr. Duffel
On  April 21, PhD candidate Eric Rodriguez successfully defended his thesis to the Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry.
May 10, 2016
Dr. Murry and Youwei Bi
On April 29, PhD candidate Youwei Bi successfully defended his thesis to the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics. Bi's thesis title was “Population Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) Modeling of Depot Testosterone Cypionate in Healthy Male Subjects.” His advising professor was DJ Murry. 
March 30, 2016
Craciun Thesis Defense
On March 30, 2016, Medicinal Chemistry PhD candidate Ioana Craciun successfully defended her thesis to the Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry. Ioana's thesis title was “Inhibition of Neutrophil Serine Proteases by N-arylacyl O-sulfonated Aminoglycosides: New Therapeutic Approach to Treat Inflammatory Lung Diseases.”
March 30, 2016
Peroza Thesis Defense with Wurster
On Monday, March 21, 2016, PhD candidate Carlos Peroza successfully defended his thesis to the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics. Peroza’s thesis title was “Factors Affecting the Alkaline Hydrolysis of Carbaryl in the Presence of Cationic Surfactants.”  His advisor is Dale Eric Wurster.
March 30, 2016
Wurster Pharmaceutics research fund
On March 23, the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics held a reception to celebrate the opening of the Dale E. and June P. Wurster Pharmaceutics Research Fund.  The endowed fund will support Pharmaceutics graduate education and research in the College of Pharmacy.
January 12, 2016
Ayyoub Thesis Defense
On Monday, January 11, 2016, PhD candidate Amal Ayyoub successfully defended her thesis to the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics. Ayyoub’s thesis title was “Pharmacokinetics of Pyronaridine in Adult and Pediatric Populations.” Her advising professor was Lawrence Fleckenstein, PharmD. 
January 08, 2016
Nicole Naccara, ’15 PharmD, was recently featured in an article on the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy website. The article discussed USC’s fellowship programs, including the USC-Allergan Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program. Naccara is a USC-Allergan fellow for the 2015-2016 school year.
January 07, 2016
Adam Harris (’09 PharmD), Eagle River, Alaska, was recently honored by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) as Employee of the Year.
January 01, 2016
Victor Yanchick was featured in the Winter 2016 issue of HawkScripts Magazine, when he r
December 08, 2015
bowling night group photo
The AAPS Student Chapter hosted a pizza and bowling Night for the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics faculty, students, and staff at the Colonial Bowling Lanes on Dec. 5.  

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