School News


UB Now sat down with James M. O’Donnell, dean of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, to learn more about the school’s strategic priorities, as well as trends in pharmacy education, research and career paths. 

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.” 

The new symposium will be held downtown at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty and students presented on a wide variety of current and cutting-edge topics at the annual American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) PharmSci 360 conference, held Nov. 4-7 in Washington, DC.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A study led by the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences on the patterns of HER2 testing in New York State was recently published in the journal Pharmacogenomics.

University at Buffalo researchers received a grant from the National Institutes of Aging to explore the effects of age, race and sex on immunosuppressive medication and immune responses of renal transplant patients.


To improve teamwork and communication between nursing and pharmacy students, the School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have turned to the popular, mystery-themed game for interprofessional training.