Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences News

Amirah Aly Honored with PEO Scholar Award
Amirah Aly, a PhD student in the laboratory of Dr. Barbara Waszczak, has been awarded the 2015-16 Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.) Scholar Award. This prestigious award supports women as they strive to achieve their educational goals. Amirah was the Boston-area nominee, and one of the national winners. P.E.O. Scholar Awards are ...more
PhD candidate, Shravan Sriraman wins best abstract/poster award at the ASPET conference.
Mortality rates for advanced cancers have not drastically improved in almost 40 years and are a major cause for concern. Current chemotherapeutic approaches involve application of the free drug, causing toxicity to a majority of the rapidly dividing healthy cells in our body leading to disastrous side effects. Furthermore, it has been found that most ...more