The second annual Discovery Presentation Day was held in late November at the Medical Education Research Facility (MERF) atrium with 28 project listings. The event is a culmination of P3 student research under a previously matched faculty mentor.
Eight students will be culminating their graduate work in Pharmacy this month, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy or a Master of Science in Pharmacy. We congratulate and wish the following students all the best in their future endeavors!
Nicole Brogden—an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy—and her research partner Nkanyezi (Kanya) Ferguson—clinical director and assistant professor of dermatology at the Carver College of Medicine—are conducting landmark clinical studies on microneedle patch technology.
College of Pharmacy faculty member Ethan Anderson and his collaborators are working on a promising new molecule that could help reverse the metabolic and cardiovascular disorders associated with obesity.
Nicole Brogden, '07 PharmD, PhD, and Farah Towfic, '11 PharmD, have been named the recipients of the 2018 Genesis Award from the UI College of Pharmacy. This award recognizes graduates from the past 15 years who have achieved early distinction in their field.
Graduate student Justine Delgado has been working in Rob Kerns’ lab for the past five years. She is interested in making drugs safer and more efficacious and has been working on how to target cancer more effectively.