College Research Day

20th annual College Research Day • Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023

College Research Day is an annual event hosted by the Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to showcase the work of its faculty and students at all levels and in all programs. Poster presentations, student awards and a keynote lecture highlight the day. The 20th annual College Research Day took place in the Applebaum Building (259 Mack Avenue) on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.

  • 8-9 a.m. Poster setup 
  • 9-10:55 a.m. Poster presentations
  • 11 a.m.-noon Keynote presentation by Dr. Patricia LoRusso of Yale University
  • 12-3 p.m. Continued poster viewing
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Patricia LaRussoKeynote speaker

Patricia LoRusso, DO, Yale University professor of medicine (medical oncology); chief, experimental therapeutics; associate cancer center director, experimental therapeutics, brings more than 25 years of expertise in medical oncology, drug development, and early phase clinical trials. Prior to her Yale appointment, she served in numerous leadership roles at Wayne State University's Barbara Karmanos Cancer Institute, most recently as director of the Phase I Clinical Trials Program and of the Eisenberg Center for Experimental Therapeutics.

Awards were presented in the following categories: 

  • Health Sciences Master's and Doctoral Students 
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Master's and Doctoral Students 
  • PharmD Students 
  • Postdoctoral Scholars 
  • Undergraduate Students 

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