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Program to catalyze and support adoption of pharmacogenomics on a national scale

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To help increase the diversity of the pharmacy workforce and improve overall health outcomes for vulnerable populations, the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy has announced a grant of $750,000 over three years from The McKesson Foundation.

Todd Sorensen

Dr. Todd Sorensen, professor and associate dean for strategic initiatives and innovations, has been named the recipient of the C. Edwin Webb Professional Advocacy Award.

Brian Isetts

Taking medications for various medical conditions can be confusing and a bit overwhelming.

Rahfat Hussain

Hussain will start Aug. 1 and brings tremendous knowledge and experience.

Laura Palombi

 In this role, Palombi will provide vision, oversight and management of the professional program.

Joe Shultz

Shultz joins the college with tremendous experience, both at the University of Minnesota and in higher education.

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The results of Phase 2 clinical trials for glaucoma drug QLS-101 have demonstrated a favorable safety and tolerability profile, according to a news release by Qlaris Bio, which licensed the drug in 2019. A positive efficacy signal was also reported.

Daniel Harki, PhD

The Midwest Antiviral Drug Discovery (AViDD) Center is part of a network of nine national centers established in response to the public health emergency.