“The world needs pharmacists, and the world needs nurses,” said Kurtis Klein. “It’s a tough road to get that education, especially with today’s costs, and if we can help in a small way, then we are extraordinarily happy to do that.” Kurtis and Sally Klein are supporting healthcare and its future providers through endowed scholarship funds to both the School of Pharmacy and the School of Nursing. Additionally, they established a $50,000 unrestricted fund to recruit the best and brightest students to the School of Pharmacy. “We believe in KU, and we wanted to do what we could to support…
A year ago, the KU School of Pharmacy was closing out one of its most challenging years on record. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we pivoted successfully, and our world-class education continued remotely. It wasn’t easy, but our faculty and students adapted in remarkable fashion.
LAWRENCE — Brain diseases are some of the most difficult
Dear Alumni and Friends,
Michael Wolfe, the Mathias P. Mertes Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, will serve as chair of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Drug Discovery for the Nervous System (DDNS) Study Section at the institute’s Center for Scientific Review.
LAWRENCE — Just weeks after COVID-19 shut down the university and much of the country, Dean Ronald Ragan began planning for the day a vaccine would arrive.
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy posted the second-highest pass rate in the nation on the 2020 Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).
Researchers boost the potency of an HIV-1 antibody, tracing new potential pathways for vaccine development
LAWRENCE — Much like coronavirus, circulating HIV-1 viruses mutate into diverse variants that pose challenges for scientists developing vaccines to protect people from HIV/AIDS.
by Robert Hanzlik
LAWRENCE — An anonymous donation of $300,000 to the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology was inspired by the donor’s niece and her experience as a doctoral student.
LAWRENCE — A University of Kansas School of Pharmacy alumnus has pledged $100,000 to honor a longtime school administrator.