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

For UF researchers, pausing and resuming work has…

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When it became evident in late March that most research would be halted because of COVID-19, Dr. Jay McLaughlin’s lab went into high gear.

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Three UF pharmacy students win American…

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Graduate students Ariana Brice-Tutt and Mohammed Gbadamosi received AFPE Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowships, while Razanne Oueini, a Pharm.D. student…

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Dr. Jay McLaughlin promoted to Professor rank

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McLaughlin is one of six UF College of Pharmacy faculty receiving tenure or promotion in 2020.

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Department stats

$8.4 MILLION IN RESEARCH AWARDS, ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-19

52 PUBLICATIONS IN 2018-19

11 TENURED AND TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

18 PH.D. STUDENTS

9 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Featured videos

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

For UF researchers, pausing and resuming work has brought major challenges, sparked innovation

When it became evident in late March that most research would be halted because of COVID-19, Dr. Jay McLaughlin’s lab went into high gear.

Dr. Josh Brown answers BuzzFeed’s generic drug questions

Is the off-brand Tylenol really the same? Will every name brand drug eventually have a generic version? What should you keep in mind when considering name brand versus generic drugs?

UF researchers awarded $3.5 million grant to study outcomes using genetic information to guide blood thinning therapy

Researchers at the University of Florida have received a $3.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, or NHLBI, to study the effect of using genetic information…

PCAT requirement waived for 2020-21 admissions cycle

The PCAT is not required for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle but may be submitted at the discretion of the applicant.