School of Pharmacy

November 20, 2018

Benzodiazepines, a class of prescription drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia, are often taken with pain-relieving opioids.

September 12, 2017

The National Institutes of Health today announced $15 million in funding for developme

If you are among the millions of people who take more than one prescription medication at a time, you may be benefiting from University of Washington research. 

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. 

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

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.

In a basement lab deep within the Magnuson Health Sciences Building, a group of scientists works to decode the mysteries of two deadly viruses: influenza and HIV. 
 

Women at the University of Washington's School of Pharmacy have for decades played a big role in creating opportunities that benefit today's students.

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"He opens people's eyes to the possibilities of what a pharmacist can do," a University of Washington student says about clinical professor Don Downing.

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