Wed, 10/26/2022

$5.7 million NIH grant will fund final stretch of successful 15-year initiative

A University of Kansas research center developing technologies to better understand and diagnose disease has received a $5.7 million federal grant to sustain the collaborative, multidisciplinary research environment it has helped foster at KU since 2012 through its core laboratories and faculty programs.
Thu, 04/28/2022

KU Alumnus pledges $1 million to support father's legacy in School of Pharmacy

Family and the University of Kansas hold special places in physician and KU alumnus Jeff Lindenbaum’s heart. ...

Fri, 03/11/2022

Dr. Barney Graham to give Higuchi Memorial Lectures on March 31

Dr. Barney Graham, recently retired deputy director of the National Institutes of Health Vaccine Research Center, will be featured March 31 at the 17th Higuchi Memorial Lectures. A scientific lecture for students and faculty will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the School of Pharmacy on the Lawrence campus West...

Thu, 03/11/2021

Researchers boost the potency of an HIV-1 antibody, tracing new potential pathways for vaccine development

Much like coronavirus, circulating HIV-1 viruses mutate into diverse variants that pose challenges for scientists developing vaccines to protect people from HIV/AIDS. ...

Fri, 10/16/2020

Brandon DeKosky Joins American Lung Association COVID-19 Action Initiative

Mon, 06/01/2020

COVID-19 drug therapy contains crucial ingredient from Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

When the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency-use authorization for the investigational pharmaceutical remdesivir to treat COVID-19 on May 1, in part it was due to pioneering work performed by pharmaceutical chemists at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in 1990. Today, KU graduates still hold important jobs...

Tue, 02/25/2020

KU PharmChem Newsletter 2019/2020

Thu, 12/12/2019

KU researchers launch center focused on advancing vaccines for the developing world

In the global health community, they call it “the last mile.”...

Wed, 01/17/2018

Breakthrough enables screening millions of human antibodies for new drug discovery

A paper just published in Nature Biotechnology outlines a pioneering method of screening a person’s diverse set of antibodies for rapid therapeutic discovery. Antibody proteins are an important part of the human immune system that specifically target foreign viruses and bacteria, and they have been the fastest-growing class of approved...

Tue, 12/12/2017

Pharmacy professor is named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has again named a University of Kansas professor as an NAI Fellow, one of the highest honors for an academic inventor. ...

Mon, 02/01/2016

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences dedicated issue for Ron Borchardt

Wed, 12/31/1969

(Video) Higuchi Prize DVD - Life and work of Dr. Takeru Higuchi by Michael A. Schwartz Ph. D.

Tue, 07/28/0020

Audus named Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Editor-in-Chief

Ken Audus, University of Kansas professor of pharmaceutical chemistry and former School of Pharmacy dean, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. ...

Mon, 03/20/0017

Cory J. Berkland to be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite (pdf)