School of Pharmacy


UConn Pharmacy Rises to 29 in the Nation, 1 in New England in U.S. News Rankings

March 20, 2020

U.S. News and World Report has just released its 2021 Best Graduate School rankings and the UConn School of Pharmacy has moved up four places to number twenty-nine in the nation. The School is again number one in New England, and in the top 20 percent of U.S. pharmacy schools and colleges. “This accomplishment is a […]

José Manautou to serve as the School of Pharmacy Department Head of Pharmaceutical Sciences

March 6, 2020

José Manautou, Ph.D.  will serve as the School of Pharmacy Department Head of Pharmaceutical Sciences effective immediately. Dr. Manautou’s first term as head of the department is for a period of five years.  “José has served in the role as interim department head here in the School of Pharmacy for the past three years and […]

Stephanie Gernant is the School of Pharmacy’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

March 2, 2020

The UConn School of Pharmacy 2020 Pharm.D. class has selected Professor Stephanie Gernant as the 2020 School of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year. “Dr. Gernant is a dedicated teacher and mentor, and this selection is a testament to a role she takes very seriously,” says Philip Hritcko, Interim Dean. “As a practicing member of the PRISM Collaborative […]

Faculty and Alum Join CT Office of Health Strategy’s New Advisory Board

February 27, 2020

The State of Connecticut’s Office of Health Strategy (OHS) has announced the members of the new Cost Growth Benchmark Technical Team and Cost Growth Benchmark Stakeholder Advisory Board. The members include School of Pharmacy Henry A. Palmer Professor Marie Smith and the Dean’s Advisory Board Member Ken Lalime, CEO of the Community Health Center Association […]

Quarterly Recap of Pharmacy Faculty Research Grants- FY2020-Q1

January 9, 2020

Recapping the quarter ending September 30, 2019, the UConn School of Pharmacy congratulates the following faculty and their teams for the below-listed research grant awards totaling $1,707,390: In the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Raman Bahal, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics: $100,000  from the St.Baldrick’s Foundation exploring next generation targeting of tumor microenvironment for cancer therapy. Robin […]

Op-ed: Why Your Generic Drugs May Not Be Safe and the FDA May Be Too Lax

December 18, 2019

A UConn School of Pharmacy researcher’s work raises troubling questions about the safety of generic prescription drugs consumed in the United States.

Diana Sobieraj Accepts Coveted Award at ASHP Meeting

December 10, 2019

Lead author Diana M. Sobieraj accepted the Drug Therapy Research Award for her work on treating asthma.

Lisa Holle Named ISOPP Fellow

December 6, 2019

Associate Clinical Professor Lisa Holle is recognized for professional excellence.

Graduate Students Dhuri and Li Take Top Honors in local AAPS Poster Competition

December 6, 2019

UConn Ph.D. students take top honors in poster competition.

Ph.D. candidate Ãnand Gupta wins 2019 IPEC Americas Foundation Award

December 2, 2019

Ãnand Gupta, a Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Diane Burgess’ laboratory, was recently awarded a 2019 International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas Foundation (IPEC) award for graduate students. He was one of five Ph.D candidates nationally to receive the award. The award was presented during the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists conference in San Antonio on […]

Not Only Adorable: Squid Open Up New Antimicrobial Drug Possibilities

November 15, 2019

The glowing Hawaiian bobtail squid is more than a pretty face: New research shows that its symbiotic bacteria create antifungal compounds, which may be of use in drug discovery.