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F31 for Janelle Weaver


Congratulations to Pharmacology Graduate Student Janelle Weaver (Bayliss Lab) who was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Janelle will be…

C’ville – America’s Happiest City!


We've done it again! Charlottesville is once again in the National spotlight -- this time, our home town was named America's happiest city, adding to our growing list of accolades.

C’ville #1 Top College Town


Charlottesville  scored the number one spot in this article by Will Walker on the Top 5 College Towns in the US. Walker says that "the number one spot is reserved…

Students Secure AHA Fellowships


Congratulations to Pharmacology Graduate Students Samantha Adamson, Sarah Gray, and Garrett Mullins, who all secured Predoctoral Fellowships from the American Heart Association (AHA)! These projects begin July 1st and highlight some of the…

James Eaton Wins 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Award


Pharmacology Graduate Student James Eaton won the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Pharmacology. James is a trainee in Thurl Harris's lab, where his research project centers around his own…

Kudos to Kathryn Marqueen


Congratulations to Kathryn Marqueen, undergraduate student in Norbert Leitinger's lab, who recently received the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award and the Minerva Award, both representing outstanding undergraduate research projects.

Nanotechnology Expert Mark Kester Joins Pharmacology Faculty


Mark Kester, Ph.D. joined us as a Professor of Pharmacology in January. He will also serve as co-director of U.Va.'s Institute for Nanoscale and Quantum Scientific and Technological Advanced Research,…

Leishmaniasis Discovery by Elizabeth Sharlow and John Lazo


Pharmacology Faculty Elizabeth Sharlow and John Lazo, in collaboration with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, made an important discovery that the arthritis drug Auranofin is an effective treatment…

Joseph Larner Passes Away at 93


We are deeply saddened by the loss of Joseph Larner, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology, who passed away on January 28, 2014. Dr. Larner maintained an active role in the department…

Associate Professor Zhen Yan Appears on NBC29


Zhen Yan, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Pharmacology, appeared on local news station NBC29 on January 20, 2014, in this segment on exercise during pregnancy.