School News

Nicholas Fusco, clinical associate professor, pharmacy practice, and assistant director, experiential education, was chosen by the PharmD Class of 2020 to receive the annual Faculty Recognition Award.
BUFFALO, N.Y.—The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences graduated 150 students at its 173rd commencement ceremony on May 16, 2020. It was the first virtual commencement ceremony in the school’s history.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Qing Ma, PharmD, PhD, associate professor of pharmacy practice, received a five-year $4 million award from the National Institute on Aging in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to examine the effects of drug toxicity on cognitive disorders in older adults with HIV.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Nicholas Fusco, PharmD ’10, clinical associate professor, pharmacy practice, is the recipient of a 2020 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Emerging Teaching Scholar Award.

The studies will examine drug toxicity and cognitive disorders in HIV patients, urgent therapies to superbugs, the disease of obesity and COPD treatments.


The project with Roswell Park and Catholic Health aims to determine which patients will develop severe symptoms.

A group of extraordinary alumni from the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Class of 1981 are leaders in local area healthcare systems—and their roles have taken on new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UB and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have launched a collaborative clinical trial that will make a new treatment option available to local patients diagnosed with COVID-19.