Daniel K. Inouye
College of Pharmacy,UH Hilo
University of Hawaiʻi
Hilo, Waiakea, Hawaiʻi
The College of Pharmacy represents a significant commitment and investment by the State of Hawai‘i and is a vital addition to a growing campus at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. The impact on the campus will be substantial with the program and new facilities serving as a catalyst for future and sustained growth of health sciences programs.
The facility supports a core strength in research for the college that includes: discovery and synthesis of new drug entities from both natural and synthetic sources; NMR method development; separation science methodology development; natural product analytical method validation and application; bioassay development and application for the validation of current, new and yet to be discovered biologically active agents; development of new methodologies and formulations for targeting drugs to their intended sites of action with decreased toxicity and increased safety; new methods in clinical therapeutics; development of new and stronger collaborative efforts between pharmacists, physicians, and other health care professionals in managing drug therapy; drug metabolism, disposition, and toxicology; pharmaceutical care and the management of drug therapy in chronic conditions.