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The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research provides classroom and clinical instruction for pharmacy students and trains graduate students in clinical translational research.

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Drs. Cicali and Cook honored with AACP…

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The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Pharmacogenomics Special Interest Group presented its 2021 Innovation in Pharmacogenomics Teaching…

Drs. Cicali and Cook

Dr. Lindsey Childs-Kean appointed to AJPE…

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Childs-Kean will serve a three-year term for the official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Lindsey Childs-Kean

Dr. David DeRemer on past year of HOPA presidency

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David DeRemer, Pharm.D., BCOP, FCCP, FHOPA, a clinical associate professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research, has served as president of…

David DeRemer

College of Pharmacy Recent news

Drs. Cicali and Cook honored with AACP Pharmacogenomics Teaching Award

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Pharmacogenomics Special Interest Group presented its 2021 Innovation in Pharmacogenomics Teaching Award to two junior faculty in the UF College of Pharmacy.

UF awards promotion or tenure to nine College of Pharmacy faculty

The promotion and/or tenure will begin July 1, 2021.

UF creates antibacterial agents to help eradicate antibiotic-resistant bacteria

UF medicinal chemists report promising results from a study that may help in the battle against MRSA, tuberculosis and other infectious pathogens.

UF College of Pharmacy maintains Top 5 national research ranking

The UF College of Pharmacy placed No. 3 nationally in NIH funding and total federal funding and No. 5 in total funding.

Areas of Research

Pharmacogenomics & Precision Medicine

Facilitating precision medicine by improving patient outcomes through optimization of efficacy and limiting toxicity of drug therapy, with a focus on genetically-guided drug therapy decision making, drug discovery and drug development

Infectious Diseases

Therapeutic drug monitoring and clinical trials for patients with advanced mycobacterial diseases and combating bacterial ‘superbugs’ via latest experimental and computational approaches

Drug Response

Drug response, drug-drug interactions, drug transporters and drug metabolism enzymes

Oncology

Focused research on leukemia, solid tumors and hematology

Health Disparities

Predictors of health disparities and implementation of intervention programs in minority and underserved communities

Department Fast Facts – 2019-2020

$10.1 million in research awards

115 Publications in 2019-2020

16 Faculty in Ph.D. program

18 Graduate Students

10 Postdoctoral Fellow and Associates

8 Clinical Residents

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