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Mary F. Hebert

Professor Hebert is the Director
of the University of Washington
Obstetric-fetal Pharmacology
Research Unit,
core member of
the UW Center for Ecogenetics
and Environmental Health and member
of the UW Institute of
Translational Health Sciences.

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Abhi Nath

Medicinal Chemistry faculty
member Dr. Abhinav Nath
studies the roles of
protein dynamics in
neurodegenerative
disease, drug metabolism,
and the body’s response to
oxidative stress. Learn more
about our
Department
of Medicinal Chemistry.

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Commencement

Find out why our students
choose to begin their career
as Pharmacists at the Top 10
School of Pharmacy located
at the world-class University
of Washington.

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Shiu-Lok

A leader in HIV vaccine
research, Dr. Shiu-Lok Hu
of the Department of
Pharmaceutics received a
$6.7 million grant from the
Gates Foundation for
his pioneering work.
Learn more about our
Department of Pharmaceutics.

 News from the School of Pharmacy

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Higher dementia risk linked to more use of common drugs

Dr. Shelly Gray et. al. found a persistent link in a University of Washington/Group Health study published in JAMA Internal Medicine on January 26, 2015. The large study links a significantly increased risk for developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, to taking commonly used medications with anticholinergic effects at higher doses... Read more...

Drugs-Yuck

Why the Bad Taste? Dr. Joanne Wang’s Team Finds a Reason

TAKING A MEDICATION AS PRESCRIBED IS CRITICAL to a drug’s effectiveness. But for some people, taking medications literally turns their stomach – and if a medication leaves a persistently bitter taste, many people, especially children and elderly patients, will take it inconsistently or not at all. In the online Journal... Read more...

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