Advancing Human Health

Photo: WSU Researchers are studying pharmacogenomics, which is the foundation for personalized medicine.We maintain a thriving research program with emphasis in novel drug targets, pharmacology (drug interactions), pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics (personalized medicine), and drug discovery.


Mechanism triggers spread of prostate cancer to bones
By: Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer


SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher… more
WSU graduate student selected for national science mentoring program
Washington State University graduate student Ana Vergara has been selected by the American Society for… more
Examining genetic cancer risk in smokers
Why do some smokers get cancer while others don’t?

Dr. Philip Lazarus has devoted more than 25 years… more
Student research program gets ‘green light’ for the next 3 years
The Washington State University (WSU) College of Pharmacy has received renewed funding from the American… more
$1.7M Grant Funds Nanoparticle Research to Improve Drug Delivery
Good things come in small packages, which in the case of one WSU researcher’s work are measured in nanometers,… more
Vergara receives top prize for research
Spokane-based pharmacy graduate student Ana Vergara won first place for the Best Poster presentation… more
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Undergraduate Involvement

For undergraduate students interested in spending a summer with one of our researchers, we offer a summer fellowship program. Summer Fellowships »

Graduate Research Seminar

Fridays, 12:10-1:00 p.m.
in PBS 101 (Walgreens Auditorium)

Jan. 13 Sara Dumit
Jan. 20 Dunxin Shen
Jan. 27 Ana Vergara
Feb. 3 Yadira Perez
Feb. 10 Dunxin Shen
Feb. 17 Shannon Kozlovich
Feb. 24 Alex Little
March 3 Zachary Carlson
March 10 Irina Teslenko
March 17 Xiaolu Zhu
March 24 Xutong Shi
March 31 Yuening Liu
April 7 Madalyn Brown
April 14 Shamema Nasrin
April 21 Tarana Arman
April 28 Soumyadeep Sarkar