Research

For more than 125 years, the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy has been home to innovative researchers who work determinedly to discover, develop and implement new ways to meet the diverse health needs of Minnesota and beyond.

Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty have expertise in many areas, including drug design, drug delivery, medication therapy management, healthcare policies and economics, neuroscience, cancer, cardiovascular, and more.

Our researchers work with colleagues across the University of Minnesota and scientists from around the world, as well as policymakers and community members to tackle society's health and wellness challenges.

News

Kylee Funk

The college will participate in a multisite demonstration that identifies and tests community-based strategies to improve medication safety for people with complex health and social needs.

Carolyn Fairbanks

Carolyn Fairbanks, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics, has been named associate dean for research. She will develop research priorities, respond to new opportunities, and support research career development.

Wagner lab group

Can we use nanotechnology to transform our own immune cells into cancer serial killers?

Research Brief: Harnessing silicon nanoparticles to fight infections

There is an urgent need for better methods to treat bacterial infection in the race between developing new antibiotics and the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria.

Pharmacy Seminar Calendar

Research ethics at the University of Minnesota

We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.