Category: News

Kudos to the Abbott Lab- Identifying the Body’s Natural Alarm for Blood Loss

3/28/2022

The Abbott lab in the UVA's Department of Pharmacology have recently published an article in Cell Reports describing cells in the brain that protect the body against blood loss. Check…

UVA’s Drug Hunters—Early Phases of Drug Discovery

3/14/2022

Elizabeth R. Sharlow, Professor of Research, Pharmacology in University of Virginia's School of Medicine discusses UVA's Fiske Drug Discovery Laboratory where impactful pharmacological research occurs every day. UVA graduate and undergraduate students are learning…

Congratulations to Drs. John Lazo & Beth Sharlow: KeViRx, Inc Joins BLUE KNIGHT™ -A Collaboration for Global Health Preparedness

2/21/2022

KeViRx is an early stage drug discovery company spun out of the UVA Department of Pharmacology by Elizabeth Sharlow and John Lazo and located in Charlottesville. Recently, KeViRx, Inc was…

Guillermo Solorzano, MD: Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

2/8/2022

The Pharmacology department sends huge kudos out to Dr. Guillerm Solorzano. Dr. Solorzano is a former undergraduate student in Pharmacology, and Lab Tech in Doug Bayliss's Lab . Currently, Dr.…

Congrats to Alexandra Kadl & Jeff Sturek: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research!

2/8/2022

The Pharmacology department would like to send kudos to Alexandra Kadl, PhD (Professor of Medicine and joint appointee in Pharmacology) & Jeff Sturek (Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Student…

Congratulations to Carl Creutz, PhD- 2021 Kadner Award Recipient!

2/7/2022

The Pharmacology Department sends kudos to Dr. Carl Creutz, Professor of Pharmacology, for being the recipient the 2021 Robert J. Kadner Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching. This award is presented…

Fundamental science can find real world application in unexpected – and important – ways.

10/29/2021

Dr. Dorian Rosen (Pharmacology PhD, 2019), while working in the Alban Gaultier lab, showed that a common SSRI antidepressant, fluvoxamine, can also engage the sigma-1 receptor to dampen cytokine-mediate inflammatory…

Kudos go out to Philip Seegren: Recipient of the 2021Rall Award!

10/11/2021

Congratulations to Philip Seegren for being the recipient of the 2021 Ted W. Rall Award for the best paper by a Pharmacology Student published in the calendar year. He received…

Kudos to Drs. Lazo and Sharlow: KeViRx Awarded Second NIH R43 Grant

10/5/2021

KeViRx is an early stage drug discovery company spun out of the UVA Department of Pharmacology by Elizabeth Sharlow and John Lazo and located in Charlottesville. KeViRx was just awarded…

Kudos to Merci Best: STEAMKITX, a company that makes STEM and Arts kits

9/22/2021

The children are definitely our future, and with this in mind, Merci Best (Pharmacology Grad Student in George Bloom's Lab) knows how important it is to keep them interested and…