UCSF’s Shuvo Roy has spent the better part of a decade working on technology that could lead to a a surgically implantable bioartificial kidney. Now he is also working with UCSF colleagues to turn that technology into an artificial pancreas.
Built on a foundation of scientific thinking, and one that exposes students to the latest questions in research and patient care, the School of Pharmacy’s new curriculum differentiates UCSF’s PharmD degree program from the growing number of programs nationwide.
Experiments using parasitic worms in the mouse gut have revealed a surprising new form of wound repair, a finding that could help scientists develop ways to enhance the body’s natural healing abilities.
The journey from discovering and developing effective, precise medications to using them correctly and safely in patients is hardly fast and easy. Nor is it a straight shot. Scientists in the UCSF School of Pharmacy are challenging the status quo every step of the way.