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Introducing the 2022-23 Creators@COP

This year, the College of Pharmacy launched a new pathway for Pre-Pharmacy and Pharm.D. students with a love for social media to show the world the exciting things they experience as a student at UofSC.

UofSC researchers team up to prevent cancer for vulnerable families

Members of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program and the Center for Colon Cancer Research will leverage their collective expertise in a new project designed to reduce cancer risk and health disparities.

Q&A with Sean Tran ('09)

Alumnus Sean Tran set aside his early dream of joining the Jedi Order to pursue a career in pharmacy. Like his father before him, he's found joy in his profession and his family.

COP Research Team Tackles Drug-Resistant Breast Cancers

A new study by the team led by Eugenia Broude at the UofSC College of Pharmacy suggests a novel approach to bypassing tumor resistance to HER2-targeting drugs.

Students and faculty team up to bring Industry Pharmacists Organization to UofSC

The College of Pharmacy has issued provisional approval to start a student chapter of the Industry Pharmacists Organization at the University of South Carolina this fall.

Alumna named VP of Pharmacy for Prisma Health Hospitals

UofSC College of Pharmacy alumna Jennifer Bair ('99) has been named vice president of Pharmacy Services and chief pharmacy officer for Prisma Health Hospitals.

College of Pharmacy Climbs in AACP Funding Rankings

The UofSC College of Pharmacy jumped into the Top 25 in total funding for 2021 according to the most recent Funded Research Grants Institutional Rankings report released by AACP.

Chen dives into drug evaluation and research during summer internship

Student pharmacist Nikki Chen spent summer 2022 as a research intern at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She reflects on her experience in the drug evaluation space in 'Gamecocks on the Go.'

Schreiber polishes clinical skills as pharmacy intern in Appalachia

Student pharmacist Danny Schreiber spent summer 2022 as a pharmacy intern at Carilion Clinic in southern Virginia. He reflects on his Appalachian experience in 'Gamecocks on the Go.'

Class of 2026 Receives White Coats

The UofSC College of Pharmacy presented the Class of 2026 with their white coats during a ceremony held August 19 at the Koger Center.

Q&A with Christine E. Bonarrigo ('20)

Alumna Christine Bonarrigo's life experiences continue to drive her to help others. She reminds us to take the time to seek out genuine connection - and that a small act of kindness can go a very long way.

Ph.D. Student Receives NIDA Grant

Sarah Davis, a graduate student in the College of Pharmacy, has received an F31 grant from the NIH's National Institute on Drug Abuse for her research on methamphetamine use and HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorders.

COP Students to Compete for National Title

A team of UofSC pharmacy students is headed to compete for a national title after being named as finalists for the 2022 NCPA Student Business Plan Competition.

COP Receives Recognition at Pharmacy Education 2022

The University of South Carolina was well-represented at this year's American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy annual meeting, with several students and faculty recognized for their work.

Welcome New Faculty | Fall 2022

The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy is pleased to welcome four new members to our faculty as we start the fall 2022 semester.

Steverson gains experience as summer intern on Capitol Hill

Student pharmacist CharLeigh Steverson spent summer 2022 as a pharmacy fellow for Congressman, and pharmacist, Buddy Carter. She reflects on her experience on Capitol Hill in 'Gamecocks on the Go.'

Many drugs have mirror image chemical structures – while one may be helpful, the other may be harmful

Some chemical compounds have a dark twin with the same molecular formula but different 3D structure. Professor Sajish Mathew explains how this can change the effects they have in the body.

Taking certain opioids while on commonly prescribed antidepressants may increase the risk of overdose

Pharmacy professor Ismaeel Yunusa writes for The Conversation on how taking oxycodone at the same time as certain antidepressants can increase the risk of opioid overdose.

UofSC now offering COVID-19 saliva testing to the public

The Diagnostic Genomics Laboratory in the College of Pharmacy at UofSC is now offering its quick, noninvasive COVID-19 saliva testing to the public.

Gamecock Pharmacy Assurance program attracts high-performing students

Students accepted into the Gamecock Pharmacy Assurance program are not only academically talented, but have distinguished themselves as leaders in both their schools and communities.

Hébert and Hofseth publish Diet, Inflammation, and Health book with Elsevier

Faculty members James R. Hébert and Lorne Hofseth have published the book, Inflammation, Diet, and Health, discussing causes and mechanisms that link a pro-inflammatory diet to a wide variety of human health problems.

Gamecock alumni receive top honors at state pharmacy convention

This year, several Gamecock pharmacy alumni received recognition with the South Carolina Pharmacy Association's top honors for their contributions to the profession.

UofSC Researchers Resolve Mystery of Resveratrol

Assistant Professor Sajish Mathew and his team have focused their efforts on resolving a decades-long scientific mystery regarding the controversial outcomes of resveratrol.

Future pharmacy leaders build their national network

A group of recent Pharm.D. graduates and current students traveled to Washington, D.C., for "Policy, Advocacy & Leadership Immersion Week," part of the Walker Leadership Scholars program at UofSC.

Q&A with Chelsea Drennen ('19)

Gamecock athletics alumna Chelsea Drennen (2019 Pharm.D.) turned an inspiring rotation experience into a full-time role in pediatric pharmacy. Learn more about her journey in our latest alumni Q&A.


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