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Collaborative Research and Innovation

At University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, we believe innovative research is crucial for advancing patient care and solving society’s most pressing problems.

We’re creating opportunities for students and faculty to take bold steps and push the bounds of our knowledge with globally recognized research and scholarship.

Recognized by the National Institutes of Health as a leader in research among private schools of pharmacy, we are committed to making innovative discoveries that aid in improving patient care. 

Students at every level and degree path have opportunities to engage in meaningful research alongside expert faculty and clinicians.

Learn more about research at the University.

Premier Biomedical Complex

Our home within the Washington University Medical Campus, one of the nation’s leading biomedical communities, provides you with access to elite opportunities.

Our location and partnerships with neighboring institutions will provide you access to unmatched education, research and networking opportunities.

Our world-renowned neighbors include: 

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College
  • Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and
  • Washington University School of Medicine

Undergraduate Research Scholars Program

Through the Undergraduate Research Scholars program, students participate in mentor-led research experiences, learn laboratory and other research skills, collect, analyze and interpret data, and create a capstone project or presentation during their senior or first professional year. 

Student scholars, selected through a competitive application process, receive exclusive scholarship awards to support their education at UHSP.

Learn more about the Research Scholars Program.

Student Research Symposium

Since 2009, UHSP’s Student Research Symposium has given students an opportunity to present and be recognized for their research work.

Past topics have included:

  • Signaling molecules in platelet aggregation
  • Non-conventional, non-covalent interactions
  • Drug database mining
  • Antibiotic therapy efficacy
  • Therapeutic benefits of computers
  • Modeling compounds
  • Efficacy of peer tutoring on biology students

In 2019, more than 75 students showcased their research.


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