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Associate Professor Clay Wang’s Latest Research is Out of this World

The professor has received a grant from NASA to explore potential new drugs that may improve astronauts’ health. The USC School of Pharmacy is launching its research into outer space, thanks to Associate Professor Clay Wang’s 3-year $600,000 grant from NASA’s Space Biology Program. Wang received the funding for his project, “Influence of Microgravity on […]

School of Pharmacy’s Annual Moving Targets Hits a Bull’s Eye

Over two-hundred people attended the USC School of Pharmacy’s 2014 Moving Targets conference, “New Horizons in Anti-Cancer Therapeutics,” held on August 22 at the Radisson Hotel-Midtown at USC. The student-run event brought together a slate of leading experts and  an audience from academia, industry and government. Organized by the USC chapter of the American Association […]

School of Pharmacy Labs Host Budding Scientists from Mexican Universities

The USC School of Pharmacy hosted four undergraduate students from Mexico this summer as part of the US-Mexico Commission for Education and Cultural Exchange (COMEXUS), which administers the Fulbright-Garcia Robles Scholarship Program and aims to increase and enhance academic exchange between the two countries. As a culmination to their summer program at the School of […]

USC SNPhA Chapter Recognized for Leadership and Outreach

USC students were among those honored at the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) national conference in Arlington, Virginia, on July 18-21. Students were recognized with scholarships honoring proactive leadership addressing pressing health issues locally and around the world. This year the chapter has been led by president Renata Ahegbebu and president-elect Maria Nduati, both of […]

Schaeffer Experts Link Medicaid Policies for Antipsychotic Drugs with Increased Incarceration of Schizophrenic Individuals

Mel Baron Presents “Art of the Fotonovella” at Graphic Medicine Conference at Johns Hopkins

Kermit Crawford to Join USC School of Pharmacy

Professor Dana Goldman Cautions Policymakers to be Sensitive to Needs of Patients with Diabetes

Doctoral Student Justin McGinnis Opines on Pharmaceutical Industry’s Value in Forbes

Walgreens Gift will Enhance Training Facilities for Pharmacy Students

The need for expert compounding pharmacy skills is growing in today’s era of customized medicine and a gift to the USC School of Pharmacy from Walgreens will enhance state-of-the-art facilities in which students will be able to hone these specialty skills. The Walgreens gift of $250,000 will enrich the School’s compounding pharmacy lab suite where […]

USC Mourns the Passing of School of Pharmacy Dean Emeritus John A. Biles

John A. Biles, who led the USC School of Pharmacy as dean from 1968 to 1995, died on June 27 at his home in Pacific Palisades after a long illness. Dr. Biles was a legendary advocate for the profession of pharmacy and was heralded nationwide for his leadership in transforming the profession from a dispenser […]

USC Schaeffer Center Hosts Major Health Economics Conference

Leading experts at the intersection of healthcare and economics converged at USC June 22–25 to exchange ideas on a diverse range of topics relating to improving medical care while reining in ever-increasing costs. Hosted by the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, this Fifth Biennial Conference of the American Society of […]