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Giacomini to receive Therapeutic Frontiers Lecture Award

Kathy Giacomini, PhD, co-chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, will receive the 2010 Therapeutic Frontiers Lecture Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy on October 17, 2010, in Austin, Texas at ACCP's annual meeting. The Frontiers Lecture recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to pharmacotherapeutics. Giacomini is a pioneer in the pharmacogenomics of membrane transporters--or how genes affect the transport of drugs across the cell membrane. More: Giacomini, Haines, Johnson, and Kane to Receive ACCP Honors

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pharmacogenetics
membrane transporters
prescription drugs
pharmacogemonics
pharmacotherapeutics
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Kathy Giacomini

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