University of Maryland Pharmacy School expands

November 10, 2008

The pharmacy school at University of Maryland is building an expansion to open in fall 2010. It will feature a dispensing lab, research facilities, lecture halls, and a distance-learning facility.

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The University of Maryland recently broke ground on a $67 million addition to its School of Pharmacy.

The seven-story, 112,565-square-foot building will feature new research laboratories and a dispensing lab with state-of-the-art robotics.

"The school's research program provides our students with access to cutting-edge science ... [and] our faculty will be on the forefront of discovering new, novel and improved therapeutics, leading to our ultimate goal of personalized medicine," Natalie D. Eddington, dean of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, said.