Pharmaceutical Sciences News

Jason Sprowl, PhD, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has received a 2019 New Investigator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
The University at Buffalo Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences held its annual awards banquet on Dec. 17 at the festive Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.
A manuscript by Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Juliane Nguyen, PharmD, PhD, titled The Phenotypic Effects of Exosomes Secreted from Distinct Cellular Sources: a Comparative Study Based on miRNA Composition, has been selected for publication in a theme issue of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (APPS) Journal: "Pioneering Pharmaceutical Science by Emerging Investigators."
Dr. Juliane Nguyen is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Her Therapeutic Biomaterials Laboratory investigates using exosomes and other nanoscale carriers for the treatment of diseases including cancer and ischemic heart disease.
Robert Bies, associate professor, pharmaceutical sciences, is principal investigator on an $880,000 grant from the Food and Drug Administration for his project entitled “Physiologically-based model of the female reproductive tract: vaginal and intrauterine delivery components.” 
Students from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences volunteered at the first annual Health Sciences Symposium at the Jacobs School of Medicine, leading workshops for high school students from Hamburg, West Seneca and Lancaster.