Advancing Human Health

Photo: WSU Researchers are studying pharmacogenomics, which is the foundation for personalized medicine.We maintain a thriving research program with emphasis in novel drug targets, pharmacology (drug interactions), pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics (personalized medicine), and drug discovery.

College departments with faculty researchers include pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacotherapy, and experimental and systems pharmacology.

Pharmacy faculty researchers in the news:

Green tea may help those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis

There are a number of reasons why people should increase their consumption of green tea. Green tea is… more

Pharmacy research uses viruses to fight cancer

Pharmaceutical sciences Ph.D. student Victor Bii is working on a project to understand how… more

Drug industry expert joins WSU drug discovery team

Pramod Srivastava is a pharmaceutical drug development expert. He joined the Department of Pharmaceutical… more

Pharmacy receives grants to study proteins, attract students to science

Pharmacy researcher Gregory Poon just received two new federal grants for his research in Pharmaceutical Sciences... more

Pharmacy researcher fights skin cancer with Zzz's

Everyone knows the importance of a good night's sleep, but many don't realize that as many as 10 percent... more

Pharmacy research on a rare genetic disorder may help others seeking to achieve equilibrium

Mike Gibson has been conducting research on a rare neurologic disease for over 30 years. He has recently... more

Pharmaceutical sciences department welcomes three research faculty

Three new research-active faculty recently joined the College of Pharmacy - two from Penn... more

HSSA helps bring new faculty researcher from Ohio

Research scientist Sala-uddin Ahmed is looking forward to joining th faculty of the College of Pharmacy... more

Research project looks at drug regimens after hospital stay

Complexity index could help hospital readmission, allow early action. Is it possible to predict which... more

HSSA awards $1.965 million to WSU College of Pharmacy

The Health Sciences and Services Authority of Spokane County has awarded its single... more

Can you teach old drugs new tricks? A WSU pharmacy researcher thinks so.

A College of Pharmacy researcher finds potential new use for old drugs. A class of drugs used to treat parasitic... more



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For undergraduate students interested in spending a summer with one of our researchers, we offer a summer fellowship program. Summer Fellowships »


Graduate Research Seminar

Fridays, 12:10-1:00 p.m.
in PBS 101 (Walgreens Auditorium)*

Jan. 8 Mandi Hopkins
Jan. 23 Aimee Bell
Jan. 30 Shaman Luo
Feb. 6 Ana Vergara
Feb. 13 Alexander Little
Feb. 20 Kari Gaither
Feb. 26 Sabrina Fechtner
SAC 20 at 4:00 p.m.
March 20 Amity Platt
March 27 Anna Sherman
Sihan Wang**
April 3 Solomon Agere
April 10 Kyle Morris
April 17 Xiaomeng Jiang
April 24 Dunxin Shen
May 1 Sara Dumit
*unless otherwise noted
**Sihan Wang will present immediately after Anna Sherman



interview with PatientPower.comRare diseases research,
Dr. K. Michael Gibson »

interview with PatientPower.comPKU brain function,
Dr. K. Michael Gibson »

Interview with Krem2 NewsCancer metastasis suppressor genes,
Dr. Gary Meadows »