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LIU Pharmacy Centers and Institutes

LIU Pharmacy Centers and Institutes

International Drug Information Center

The International Drug Information Center (IDIC) of LIU Pharmacy is well recognized for its long-standing history of providing evidence-based, up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased drug information. Since its inception in 1973, the IDIC has provided information about pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements to a varied client base including pharmacists, physicians, nurses, other healthcare professionals, pharmaceutical companies, attorneys, law enforcement agencies, pharmacy benefit managers, poison control centers, and other institutional and organizational clientele. The IDIC also serves as a resource for the drug information needs of select consumer groups. Drug information specialists who are experienced in retrieving and evaluating medical and pharmacy literature and who hold faculty appointments at LIU Pharmacy staff the center.

Joan and Samuel J. Williamson Institute for Pharmacometrics

The Samuel J. and Joan B. Williamson Institute for Pharmacometrics is a center for academic excellence training the next generation of pharmacometricians.  It is housed is in a fully renovated research laboratory with computer resources complete with highly sophisticated software packages designed specifically for quantitative analysis in the areas of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and drug design.

Leon Lachman Institute for Pharmaceutical Analysis
The Lachman Institute for Pharmaceutical Analysis is a fully renovated 2300 square foot analytical laboratory equipped with advanced analytical instrumentation in support of pre-clinical drug development research, industrial drug development and compounding pharmacy activities. The core capabilities for the Institute are focused on physical and chemical characterization including: solid state properties of APIs/excipients and dosage forms, chemical characteristics and chemical stability, degradant identification and quantitation, and changes during processing and storage.

Natoli Institute for Industrial Pharmacy Research and Development

The Natoli Institute for Industrial Pharmacy Research and Development, established by LIU Pharmacy in partnership with Natoli Engineering, advances knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical solid oral dosage formulation and engineering. It furthers pharmaceutical compression science and supports research into the industry’s most complex challenges. The laboratory provides research opportunities for both Pharm.D. professional students and graduate students. Resources provided to the pharmaceutical tableting industry include new product manufacturing studies, tablet tooling, sticking and picking evaluations, and new formulation technologies.


LIU Pharmacy
Arash T. Dabestani