Houda Alachkar Wins ACCP Research Institute Futures Grant

Houda Alachkar, PharmD, PhD, won an American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Research Institute Futures Grant for the project “Pharmacogenomics of Age-Specific, Asparaginase-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia” under the mentorship of Enrique Cadenas, MD, PhD.

Study Reveals How Obesity Obstructs Chemotherapy

A pioneering study co-authored by USC School of Pharmacy Associate Professor Stan Louie sheds light on why overweight patients often face greater challenges in overcoming cancer.

“My pharmacist saved my life.”

Many people had tried to help Mike Metcalfe along the way, but Steven Chen, associate dean for clinical affairs, came along at the right time and took the right approach. Chen didn’t see a lost cause — he saw an opportunity.

Legislative Day Focuses on the Future

USC School of Pharmacy student organizations hosted nearly 200 participants, including industry leaders and elected officials, at the School’s annual Legislative Day on Friday, November 3.

Coming Full Circle

Over the past six decades, Professor Mel Baron has served the pharmacy field as an entrepreneur, provider, educator and consultant. Still, his wide-ranging career has always circled back to USC.