School of Pharmacy

You would think three degrees from the University of Washington would take an enormous financial toll, but School of Pharmacy grad student Blythe Adamson, one of the UW's Husky 100, has been energetic and enterprising about finding funding. 

The molecular-level events that take place when a flu virus fuses itself to a host cell and starts a new infection were recently revealed in stark resolution by University of Washington researchers. 

People live longer with chronic illnesses these days, using medication to manage conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.

Taking benzodiazepines (widely used drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia) is not associated with an increased dementia risk in older adults, finds a study published by The BMJ today.

Herbal remedies are a multibillion-dollar industry. Sales of natural product supplements have nearly tripled since passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act in 1994.

Beau Chiba’s lineage in the UW School of Pharmacy is long and strong. When he graduates in 2018, it will be 101 years since his great-grandfather, Yasukuchi Chiba, earned his degree in Pharmacy.

Two University of Washington faculty aim to develop an injectable HIV therapy that can be administered once a week, easing the regimen of daily pills that HIV-positive people must manag

She’s won awards for pioneering approaches to pharmacy, but UW faculty member Elyse Tung remains modest about her work.

At our local pharmacies, we expect that prescribed medications will be in stock and that the well-educated pharmacist staff will clear up any uncertainties we have.

Three prescription sleeping aids are associated with an increase in motor vehicle crashes, according to a study by the University of Washington School of Pharmacy and the Group Health Research Institute.


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