UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

As the No. 1 school of pharmacy in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy develops leaders in pharmacy education, pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences through continuous innovations in teaching, practice and research.

Our mission is to uncover and translate new knowledge across the entire drug development cycle. From discovery to patient care, we are improving the human condition. We inspire innovation and foster bold endeavors that push the boundaries of our field to help people live longer, healthier lives.

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Shawn Hingtgen and Jillian Perry

Treating the Untreatable

New research funded by a NIH grant seeks to combat one of the most treatment-resistant cancers

Rebeca Stiepel

Passion and Aptitude

Rebeca Stiepel received the 2022 Kathryne A. Brewington Graduate Research Award

Dr. David Drewry at the Genetic Medicine Building on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill .

Collaborating for a Cure

Drug treatments for a rare form of cancer have eluded researchers for years. Work at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has scientists and survivors optimistic that big breakthroughs are within reach.

Two scientists look at test tubes

Fighting Future Pandemics

SAS Joins READDI in the Fight to Prevent Future Pandemics

Qisheng Zhang portrait

Identifying New Therapeutics

Eshelman professor secures secures $2.2 million to develop leukemia, lymphoma treatment.

Pharmacists practicing to administer a vaccine.

Future Pharmacists at the Ready

“We are preparing ourselves… to be key administers of this vaccine.”