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Faculty in Action


Orly Vardeny, PharmD, MS
Associate Professor
Vardeny’s Research: Investigating the effect of heart failure medication

Dr. Vardeny’s work falls within the Practice Advancement & Education area where researchers strive to find new ways to achieve healthy outcomes from drug therapies, increase drug safety and effectiveness, and maximize the benefits of medications for their patients. Her interest in heart failure research focuses on delineating contributions of beta adrenergic pathways on metabolic abnormalities and immune function in patients with heart failure.

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Featured News


Dr. Lingjun Li, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division

January 12, 2017

Li to hold the inaugural Apinis Professorship

Lingjun Li, professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, is the first faculty member to hold the recently created Janis Apinis Professorship. Established by John Apinis and his wife, Inara, in honor of his parents it honors their family’s remarkable story.… Read More

 
Evan Rees, Lachman Graduate Fellow

December 23, 2016

Rees selected for NIH Biotech Training Program

Evan Rees, a first-year pharmaceutical sciences graduate student in the laboratory of Jason Kwan, assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, was recently awarded a multiple-year traineeship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biotechnology Training Program (BTP).… Read More

 
Barry Gidal Pharmacy Practice Division

December 20, 2016

Gidal named Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society

Barry Gidal, professor (CHS) and Chair, Pharmacy Practice Division, was among the inaugural group of individuals to receive the Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society (FAES) credential.… Read More

 
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Upcoming Events


January 31
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Campus Climate Discussion with Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, Patrick Sims

An opportunity to engage in a campus climate discussion with the Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, Patrick Sims… Read More

February 10
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Recruiting Weekend

An opportunity for prospective students to learn more about our program, interact with our faculty and students, and find out about current research projects.… Read More

February 21
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Go Big Read Discussion – Health & Homelessness

A discussion on the campus-wide Go Big Read book selection, Evicted, and the impact homelessness can have on health … Read More

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