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Legislative Day Brings Together Future Pharmacists with Policymakers

On September 26, the USC School of Pharmacy provided the opportunity for all USC graduate students the chance to meet with state government officials at its annual Legislative Day. Speakers and panelists at the event included pharmacy industry professionals and local assemblymembers. The event kicked off with a welcome from Dr. Fred Weissman, associate dean […]

PhD Candidate Tim Bensman Earns NIH Fellowship

PhD candidate Tim Bensman, PharmD ’11, has been awarded a two-year, $82,000 F31 fellowship from the National Institutes of Health for his project “Theta Defensins for Targeting the Metalloproteinase System in Cystic Fibrosis Airway Disease.” He is the first student in the School’s Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics program to receive the highly competitive fellowship. “I […]

Leading economists show the sky may not be falling after all.

Two of the nation’s leading economists, Professor Dana Goldman, director of the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health  Policy & Economics at USC, and Professor Tomas Philipson, Irving B. Harria Graduate School of Public Policy at The University of Chicago, debunk common misconceptions about cancer care. Perhaps the sky isn’t falling after all. Read the full […]

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