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In New White Coats, the Class of 2019 Begin Their Journey

The white tent was raised, the seats in place, the music began and the Class of 2019, 189 strong, marched into the Annual School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony on the Health Sciences Campus Quad on August 20 to begin their journey to become Doctors of Pharmacy. The new students, along with family and friends, […]

Jeff McCombs & D.S. Fox on a Sensible Approach to Hepatitis C: Treat Everyone Who Needs It But Not Until Treatment is Necessary

Julio Camarero Awarded NIH Grant for Novel Uses of Protein-Based Therapeutics, Paving the Way for New Cancer Treatments

Associate Professor Julio Camarero is making big strides in the ways we improve human health with his innovative work on the molecular level. Camarero received a 4-year, $1.3 million RO1 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his project entitled, “Screening and Selection of Specific Protein-Protein Antagonists Using Ultrastable Microprotein Scaffolds.”  The research funded […]

Summer Got You Down? Dr. Susie Park Discusses Summertime Depression on CBS2

Starting in October, California Pharmacists Authorized to Prescribe Hormonal Contraceptives

Stimmel Announces New Administrative Appointments

Interim Dean Glen L. Stimmel has made a slate of new appointments to round out the administrative leadership of the USC School of Pharmacy. Previously housed under the Titus Family Department, the School’s new Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics, will be chaired by Geoffrey Joyce, PhD, associate professor and director of health policy for […]

Brinton Featured in CBS News Report on Alzheimer’s Disease and its Heavy Toll on Women

Schaeffer Center Study Links Medication Adherence with Lower Healthcare Costs

USC-Taiwan Translational Research Center Hosts Session at International Symposium in Taipei

The Center for USC-Taiwan Translational Research Center hosted a session on the MAO-A gene and its clinical application at the 15th International Symposium of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America on June 28 in Taipei, Taiwan. The center is housed at the USC School of Pharmacy. Co-chairing the session was Jean Chen Shih, director […]

Graduate Student Wins Top Prize at International Drug Information Competition

Sheraz Khoja took home the first place award for his poster presentation at the Drug Information Association (DIA) 51st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on June 16. The School of Pharmacy student – who is pursuing a PhD in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology and an additional MS degree in Management of Drug Development – received […]

Roberta Diaz Brinton in ABC Report on Why Almost Two-Thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease are Women

Audiovisual Version of Mel Baron’s Fotonovela on Dementia Expands its Community Reach