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:

Education next step in helping elderly manage medications

An educational toolkit to help older patients better manage medications recently received funding... more

Pharmacy research identifies cancer biomarkers, genetic tests to be offered for prostate, breast cancer

The research laboratory of Grant Trobridge, Ph.D., has identified genes that are biomarkers for predicting... more

WSU researchers discover protein doing double duty

Pharmaceutical sciences researchers at Washington State University have discovered a protein’s previously-unknown role in cell division... more

Cancer researcher retires from WSU pharmacy

Pharmacy research leader Gary Meadows is retiring from Washington State University after 39 years of service... more

Clinical researcher joins the WSU College of Pharmacy

Jean-Baptiste Roullet, Ph.D., is a new clinical professor in the experimental and systems pharmacology… more

Student earns national award to study inflammatory diseases

A pharmaceutical sciences Ph.D. student at Washington State University Spokane has received a national award to help fund his research... more

Pharmacy student wins WSU thesis contest

Emily Johnson, a Ph.D. candidate from the College of Pharmacy, won Washington State… more

Researchers show how fatty acids can fight prostate cancer

Washington State University researchers have found a mechanism by which omega-3 fatty acids inhibit… more

Student earns national honor two years in a row for drug research

Washington State University graduate student Brandon Gufford will receive a Presidential Trainee Award… more

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


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Undergraduate Involvement

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 SAC 147

Jan. 15 Dunxin Shen
Jan. 22 Amity Platt
Jan. 29 Sihan Wang
Feb. 5 Kari Gaither
Feb. 12 Sabrina Fechtner
Feb. 19 Alexander Little
Feb. 26 Ana Vergara
March 4 Sara Dumit
March 11 Solomon Agere
March 25 Yadira Perez Paramo
April 1 Xiaomeng Jiang
April 8 Guest Speaker:
Dr. Martin Michel
April 15 Xinyue Dong
April 22 Panshak Dakup
April 29 Mahamudul Haque



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 »