Category: News

The Power of Research Collaboration: Kudos Drs. Bayliss, Ravichandrian, Isakson, Leitinger and Desai!

A groundbreaking research collaboration at the University of Virginia School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease has received $12.5 million from…

Kudos to the Hsu Lab: Discovery of Possible Addiction-Free Pain Reliever!

Ken Hsu, a chemistry professor, at the University of Virginia, and his graduate student, Myungsun Shin, has identified an enzyme that “chews up fat” molecules to produce chemical signals that…

2019 BIMS Graduates: Congrats, Alex, Dorian, Leon and Michael!

The Pharmacology Department would like to congratulate all of the 2019 BIMS Graduates! We would like to give a special congrats to our very own, Alexander Keller (Pharmacology, Isakson’s Lab),…

Congratulations, Paula Barrett for Your Outstanding Contribution to Hypertension!

The Pharmacology department would like to send out a huge congrats to Dr. Paula Barrett! The editors of Hypertension established a program to recognize High Impact Papers published in the…

Congrats to Michael Schappe: Peach Award Winner!

Michael Schappe (Desai Lab) makes headlines again! Recently he was the recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Pharmacology Graduate Student Award. As part of receiving this award,  Michael was also entered to be…

Registration for UVA’s Three-Minute Thesis is now open

This year UVA will host our 7th Annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Wednesday, April 10 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm in Nau Hall. This is an incredible opportunity for PhD students…

Congrats to Mike Schappe – 2019 Outstanding Grad Student!

Please join the Pharmacology Department in congratulating Michael Schappe of the Desai Lab, who received the 2019 Outstanding Pharmacology Graduate Student Award! For this honor, Mike will receive $500, a…

Kudos to Rachel Olson: Recipient of the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

Congratulations to Rachel Olson, a second year undergraduate in Bimal Desai’s Lab, for being one of this year’s recipients of the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award! The Harrison Awards program partner’s students with…

Kudos to Eric Wang: Recipient of the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

Congratulations to Eric Wang, an undergraduate in Zheng (John) Fu’s Lab, for being one of this year’s recipients of the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award! The Harrison Awards program partner’s students with a…

Kudos to Dr. Kodi Ravichandran: Surprise Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovery

The Pharmacology Department would like to extend a huge congrats to Dr. Kodi Ravichandran (PSTG Preceptor and Chair of Microbilogy) and his team of researchers for their new exciting discovery!…