Welcome from the chair

Welcome to the department of pharmacodynamics in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Pharmacodynamics is fundamental to both pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences in the search for new, life-enhancing medicines.

Department news

Dr. Frazier awarded two grants to study…

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Charles Frazier, Ph.D., will serve as a co-investigator on both grants.

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National Center for Advancing Translational…

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Siobhan Malany leads research focused on muscle biology changes in microgravity as a model of age-related muscle disease.

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Graduate student Yuma Ortiz awarded grant…

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Ortiz’s project tests the ability of the kratom alkaloid mitragynine to alleviate withdrawal from prescription opioids.

Yuma Ortiz

Department stats

$7.3 MILLION IN RESEARCH AWARDS, 2019-20

84 PUBLICATIONS IN 2020

11 TENURED AND TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

17 PH.D. STUDENTS

12 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

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Discover the UF Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate program and learn about our comprehensive and collaborative research training among the five departments.

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Graduate education

Discover Greatness at the UF College of Pharmacy

Do you have the drive and determination to discover greatness? Whether in the lab, the clinic or through big data, you’re on a journey of asking questions – lots of them – to find answers.

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Sarthak Singhal and Yalun Tan

Graduate students Sarthak Singhal and Yalun Tan are young scientists studying how the brain functions from a cellular and behavioral level.

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College news

Dean Julie Johnson presented 2021 Precision Medicine World Conference Luminary Award

Julie Johnson’s selection acknowledges her work as an early leader in pharmacogenomics discovery research and its clinical implementation.

Seven Pharm.D. students appointed to ASHP advisory groups

Bozana Dragoljevic, Victoria Grusauskas, Christopher Hall, Breonna Harrison, Shirly Ly, Gabriella Sackett and Devi Surajbali were appointed to ASHP national student advisory groups.

U.S. News & World Report ranks University of Florida fifth among top public universities in its 2022 Best Colleges rankings

The University of Florida is now in a group of elite universities as the No. 5 ranked public university in the country.

Orlando student ambassadors host inaugural event introducing chemistry students to pharmacy

The ambassadors hosted the inaugural “Organic Chemistry…Do I need it for pharmacy?” virtual event on Sept. 17.