School of Pharmacy

UConn Graduate Student Wins InnoCentive Prize

Imagine sitting at your kitchen table eating your now soggy bowl of cereal as you do every morning. As the caffeine from your morning java starts to awaken your sleep addled brain, you wonder, “If we can send humans rocketing around the Earth, why can’t someone figure out how to keep my Corn Cracklin’ Toasty […]

C. Michael White, professor & head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Designated as Federal Health Care Study Center

UConn's reports will be used by Medicaid and Medicare Services in making health coverage decisions that affect millions of patients nationwide.

For every drug that scientists develop against bacteria (a "move"), bacteria respond with mutations that confer resistance to the drug. In this paper, we show that these "moves" by bacteria can be predicted in silico ahead of time by the Osprey protein design algorithm. We used Osprey to prospectively predict in silico mutations in Staphylococcus aureus against a novel preclinical antibiotic, and validated their predictions in vitro and in resistance selection experiments. Image created for this paper by Lei Chen and Yan Liang. (Courtesy of Duke University).

Getting Ahead of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

A UConn medicinal chemist has developed software with a colleague at Duke that could help make more resilient antibiotics.

A nurse checks a prisoner's blood pressure. (Shutterstock Photo)

Breaking Down Barriers to Healthcare for the Incarcerated

UConn is taking the lead in treatment of incarcerated patients with its Center for Correctional Health Networks.

Amy Anderson, left, professor of pharmaceutical science and Dennis Wright, professor of pharmaceutical science on Jan. 8, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Possible Breakthrough in Battle Against Drug-Resistant Diseases

Two UConn researchers have developed new compounds that appear to be effective against E. coli, MRSA, and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

The ABC’s of Managing Your Medications

UConn Health pharmacists give valuable advice on how to take and store your medicines correctly.

Interprofessional Health Care

AHEC students work and learn in interprofessional teams to provide care for the urban underserved.

Signing up for Affordable Health Care. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Helping the Uninsured

Nine pharmacy students are helping people enroll for health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act.

Pharmacist (Shutterstock)

Making Pharmacists Part of the Primary Care Team

In a Health Affairs analysis, a UConn professor makes the case for increasing the role of pharmacists in providing front-line care.

Expanding the Pharmacist’s Role in Mental Health Care

The School of Pharmacy sponsors a symposium on the role of community pharmacists in dealing with patients with mental illness.