Department of Pharmacology

Pharmacology is a broad and integrative discipline that focuses on the interaction of living cells with the regulatory molecules in their environment. It is a diverse science that proves basic mechanisms of molecular and cellular function with the knowledge that unraveling these mechanisms will lead to new therapeutic approaches to a variety of diseases. The Department of Pharmacology has a unique role within the basic biomedical sciences: to conduct investigations into the fundamental principles of cell function and translate these findings to clinical applications.

Our faculty offer a variety of exciting research opportunities in Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, including the following Research Interests:

 

Adam Borne

Congratulations, Adam Borne- Dissertation Defense!

Adam Borne (Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr. Ken Hsu’s Lab), will be presenting his Dissertation Defense on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. He will be talking about, “Computational and Chemical Proteomic Strategies for Deconvoluting Inhibitor and Drug Mode of Action.” Everyone please show your support for Adam and Dr. Hsu by attending his public defense on next Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 1pm via Zoom. Please contact adw2n@virginia.edu to have the zoom link send to you to join in! Way to go, Adam! Pharm is very proud of you!
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Congratulations to our 2020 - 2021 BIMS Graduates!

The Pharmacology Department would like to congratulate all of our 2020 and 2021 BIMS Graduates! We would like to give a special congrats to our very own, Katelyn Ahern (Pharmacology, Thurl Harris's Lab), Adam Lu (Neuroscience, Mark Beenhakker' s Lab),  Brittany Martinez (Pharmacology, Michelle Bland's Lab), Adishesh Narahari (Pharmacology, Doug Bayliss's Lab), Logan Patterson (Pathology, Mark Kester's Lab), Brandon Podyma (Christopher Deppman & Ali Guler's Lab) and Jeremy Shaw (Pathology, Mark Kester's Lab) as they take the walk of pride and achievement in celebration of all of their hard work and perseverance to see this very special moment come to fruition…...
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Catherine Doyle

Congratulations, Catherine Doyle- Recipient of the Whitfield Randolph Award

Please join the Pharmacology department in congratulating one of our graduate and MSTP students, Catherine Doyle (student in Bimal Desai’s Lab) for being one of two students who won this year’s Whitfield Randolph Scholarship. The Whitfield Randolph Scholarship was established in 1986 by Randolph Whitfield of Atlanta, Georgia. The award was established in memory of Mr. Whitfield’s parents, James Bryan Whitfield and Margaret Hayward Randolph. Dr. Randolph Whitfield, a MacArthur Foundation Fellow, received his medical and graduate degrees from the University in 1965 under a similar dual degree program.
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Congratulations, Adam Borne- Dissertation Defense!

Adam Borne (Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr. Ken Hsu's Lab), will be presenting  his Dissertation Defense on  Wednesday, June 23, 2021. He will be talking about, "Computational and Chemical Proteomic…

Congratulations to our 2020 & 2021 BIMS Graduates!

The Pharmacology Department would like to congratulate all of our 2020 and 2021 BIMS Graduates! We would like to give a special congrats to our very own, Katelyn Ahern (Pharmacology,…

Congratulations, Catherine Doyle- Recipient of the Whitfield Randolph Award

Please join the Pharmacology department in congratulating one of our graduate and MSTP students, Catherine Doyle (student in Bimal Desai's Lab) for being one of two students who won this…

Hey, Guess Who Is Now An MBA! Pharm Sends Kudos to Jolene A. Kidd!

Congratulations to our Business Manager, Jolene Kidd, who earned her MBA from Mary Baldwin University this weekend! The program uniquely prepares business leaders to run socially and environmentally responsible businesses…

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Dissertation Defense: "Computational and Chemical Proteomic Strategies for Deconvoluting Inhibitor and Drug Mode of Action" by Adam Borne, Pharmacology PhD Candidate

[Zoom] Dissertation Defense by Adam Borne Advisor: Ken Hsu, PHD Join Zoom Meeting https://virginia.zoom.us/j/95586732226pwd=Nm43RW1ndUtMQ0NwcFF0dHZKbWpqQT09 Meeting ID: 955 8673 2226 Passcode: 982600
Jun
23

2021 Joseph Larner Memorial Lecture in Pharmacology by Mitch A. Lazar, MD, PhD

[PHCC Conference Center] A lectureship was established to honor the memory of Joseph Larner, who served as Professor and Chair of the Pharmacology Department for many years. During his time…
Nov
5

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