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Richard Hsung
Richard Hsung Honored as Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Richard Hsung’s research program has focused on developing new building blocks and methods amenable to rapid and economical assembly of structurally complex organic compounds. These chemical entities are either naturally occurring or de novo synthetically, and possess a diverse array of interesting biological activities and medicinal values, including anti-dementia potentials. With the Vilas professorship, Hsung is currently working on new projects in molecular cell biology.

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Featured News

John Feltenberger

January 2, 2018

Medicinal Chemistry Center Moves Drug Discovery Forward With Unparalleled Expertise

The early phase of drug discovery is seemingly straight-forward: screen molecules for biological activity, validate screening hits, design and synthesize novel drug molecules for testing in cells and animals. But while drug companies breeze through that process… Read More


December 7, 2017

New School of Pharmacy Leadership Certificate and Mentor Program Prepares Student Pharmacists for Career Success

To help PharmD students develop their communication and leadership skills, the UW–Madison School of Pharmacy has established a new Leadership Certificate and Mentor (LCM) program… Read More

Yusuf Abul-Hajj, Raymond D. Skwierczynski, Franklin (Rocky) LaDien, and Robert L. Sowinski

December 7, 2017

Four Distinguished School of Pharmacy Alumni Awarded Citation of Merit

Since 1953, the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy has given Citation of Merit Awards to distinguished alumni or friends of the School each year… Read More

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Upcoming Events

May 3
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2018 Busse Lecture (1 of 2): Simon J.L. Billinge, PhD

Simon J.L. Billinge, PhD Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics Columbia University (Host: Prof. Lian Yu)… Read More

May 11
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
PharmD and PhD Commencement

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August 15
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The 18th Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference

This event is held to foster professional development of graduate students and trainees in our graduate programs and to facilitate dialogue between faculty with research interests in the pharmaceutical economic, social, and administrative sciences.… Read More

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