AAPS Grants Five Graduate Student Fellowships

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The AAPS Foundation presented five graduate students each with a $10,000 fellowship for their research in the pharmaceutical sciences.

On May 26, 2016, the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Foundation has awarded five graduate students each with a $10,000 fellowship. According to AAPS, applicants may come from a variety of disciplines, but their thesis research must be relevant to the pharmaceutical sciences. The 2016 AAPS Graduate Student Fellowship winners include: 

Jason Bugno
University of Illinois at Chicago
The Use of Hybrid Dendritic-Linear Polymeric Nanoparticles for Tumor-Specific Accumulation with Tailored Tissue Permeation

Rosa Chan
University of California San Francisco
Understanding the Association of Drug Hypersensitivity Reactions of HLA-B Families andTheir Interactions with Small Molecules

Mohd M. Khan
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore
Anti-Sepsis Therapeutics Design using Structure/Function Relationship

Brandon Lucke-Wold
West Virginia University
The Pathologic Mechanisms Associated with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy


Miaoran Ning
University of Illinois at Chicago
Molecular Basis of Inter-individual Variability in CYP2D6-Mediated Drug Metabolism

Founded in November 2013, the AAPS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of AAPs. AAPS Foundation programs provide graduate students and assistant faculty with the resources to continue their research and education. The foundation also has K-12 programs to teach students about career opportunities in the pharmaceutical sciences.

Source: AAPS