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A Historic Gift To Accelerate Innovation

"An investment in a bright future for North Carolinians and beyond."

"An investment in a bright future for North Carolinians and beyond."

When Fred Eshelman ’72 made a $100 million commitment to the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2014, it was — and still is — the largest gift from an individual in the University’s history. It was an investment in the revolution of new ideas in pharmacy education, practice and science. It was an investment in a bright future for North Carolinians and beyond. The gift created the Eshelman Institute for Innovation.

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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.