Meryx Inc., a UNC-Chapel Hill spinout developing a treatment for leukemia, has raised $1.5 million.
The company is led by Stephen Frye, a UNC chemist who helped create the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery at UNC-Chapel Hill. Frye graduated from UNC in 1987 and spent 20 years at GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) before returning to academia in 2007, according to an extensive biography on Frye by the Carolina Gazette, the university-run newsletter.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive $100 million for its pharmacy school, the largest individual gift in the school's history and among the top 10 donations to a college nationally in 2014.
The donation, from pharmaceutical entrepreneur and UNC alumnus Fred Eshelman, is the largest in the university's history.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Wednesday received its largest individual donation ever, a $100 million commitment to its Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
Katie Buhlinger, a second-year student pharmacist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy, is having a moment in the spotlight—at least in the world of pha
Patients receiving free or low-cost medications may not stick to their prescription perfectly, but they’re not much different than patients with insurance, according to a study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
About 86 percent of all prescriptions filled in the U.S. are for generic medications. Those who have insurance typically pay a small co-pay, but WRAL Investigates found customers can get dozens of commonly prescribed generic drugs for less than what insurance charges.
Health care organizations in North Carolina are expanding an initiative to see how doctors and pharmacists cooperate to streamline patient care. Community
UNC School of Medicine researcher Dr. Bryan L. Roth has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, according to an announcement by UNC Health Care. He is also a professor in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and also developed and validated a computer model that can predict drug side effects before a drug is given to people.
Already his name adorns the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and the latest $3 million gift will support the work of the school's Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery. The center is dedicated to evaluating and developing potential drug targets discovered by UNC faculty.
The pharmacy school at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has received a $3 million gift from a man with Wilmington connections.
Led by Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, three UNC labs will develop the next generation neuroscience tool-kit to accelerate novel treatments for neuropsychiatric and a host of other diseases.
A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
A professor at the University of North Carolina died Thursday morning after being mugged on a Chapel Hill street during a lunchtime walk Wednesday, police said. Derick Davis II, 23, of Scots Pine Crossing in Durham, and Troy Arrington Jr., 27, of Johnson Street in Chapel Hill, were arrested overnight in connection with the incident and were charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery.
A pharmacy professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill died Thursday from injuries sustained during a mugging a day earlier. Feng Liu was
A UNC-Chapel Hill professor died early Thursday morning after a mugging near campus Wednesday afternoon. Two men have been charged with first-degree murder and robbery in the incident, which happened near campus.