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Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Program Overview

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers courses and research opportunities in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences to fulfill the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Department also offers a curriculum and research opportunity for combination Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)/Ph.D. degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Limited number of competitive graduate assistantships are available. In addition, graduate assistants receive a complete tuition waiver.

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Yue Huang

Spanning the globe—and settling in Brookings

It’s a long way from Qingdao, China, where Yue Huang started her pharmacy education, to Brookings, South Dakota—6,422 miles to be exact.

Renowned pharmaceutical scientist to speak on precision medicine

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Metabolites may be key to colorectal cancer prevention

Associate pharmaceutical sciences professor Jayarama Gunaje proposes that compounds produced when the body breaks down, or metabolizes, aspirin, and flavonoids present in fruits and vegetables may contribute to colorectal cancer prevention.