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CUSP Advances in Genetic Editing with CRISPR Technology

February 14, 2024 by | Research

Offering new prospects for medical inventions, Chapman University School of Pharmacy researchers continue to make strides in gene editing. The recent study “Modifying peptide/lipid-associated nucleic acids (PLANAs) for CRISPR/Cas9 ribonucleoprotein delivery” centers around the manipulation of genetic material through the CRISPR technology, a technology that has regained momentum since initial reports in 2005. The authors, including faculty

On the CUSP: January 2024

February 2, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Awards and Recognitions Dr. Ajay Sharma was appointed as Associate Editor for the journal “Ocular Surface” the official journal of the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society. It is one of the top-ranked journals in ophthalmology with a CiteScore of 10.8 and an impact factor of 6.4. Dr. Neeloufar Fakourfar will serve as President-Elect for

Mariam Mekhael Selected for AACP and ACT Pharmacy Collaborative Community Pharmacy Student Scholar Program

December 5, 2023 by | Pharmacy

Mariam Mekhael, PharmD candidate ’24, has been selected to participate in the Community Pharmacy Student Scholar Program, a collaborative initiative by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the ACT Pharmacy Collaborative. Mariam’s exceptional academic achievements, including her involvement in the Leadership Emphasis Program, made her a standout candidate for this opportunity. The

From Lab to Publication: The Impact of Student Research at CUSP

November 30, 2023 by | Pharmacy

In balancing excellence in both the classroom and in the lab, Chapman University School of Pharmacy prioritizes opportunities for students to actively engage in research alongside our award-winning faculty. Students in every academic program at Chapman University School of Pharmacy have the opportunity to participate in research and have earned authorship on peer-reviewed scientific publications. The impact of this initiative has been

On the CUSP: October 2023

November 18, 2023 by | Pharmacy

Awards and Recognitions Dr. Ajay Sharma is a Grant Reviewer for the UK Medical Research Council, Ophthalmic Research section. Dr. Jeff Goad was honored at the Orange County Visionaries in the Education and Nonprofit sector. Presentations Oral (e.g., Platform Presentations, Symposiums, Plenaries, Keynotes) Dr. Jerika Lam spoke with others on “Optimizing Opportunities in Vaccination: Practical Considerations for

Women in Leadership: Dr. Jennifer Totonchy

March 16, 2023 by | Faculty

Since 2016, Dr. Jennifer Totonchy has dedicated herself to being an influential member of Chapman Pharmacy. Dr. Totonchy, now the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, is a trailblazer in accomplishments at CUSP, including being the first junior faculty member to be awarded an R01 grant during their time at Chapman. Described as “dedicated”

PharmD Candidates at an Advantage in Hiring

February 2, 2023 by | Pharmacy

Soon-to-be PharmD graduates are at an advantage as they enter the workforce, and can expect higher pay, significant signing bonuses, and increased flexibility as they begin their careers. Recent hiring trends are favoring those entering the medical industry, especially in retail and community pharmacies. Since last fall, recruiters have expanded their efforts to fill the

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