Category: News

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…

Kudos to Mark Kester: nanoSTAR Summer Program for Entrepreneurial Nanoscale Engineering

9/21/2021

The Pharmacology department sends kudos to Mark Kester, PhD, UVA Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacology and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, for making headlines for his excellent work with nanotechnology and…

Kudos to the Guyenet & Okusa Labs for Recent Publication in PNAS

9/13/2021

Maybe you missed the latest paper detailing the work of a UVA SOM collaboration between the Department of Pharmacology and Nephrology. Dr. Shinji Tanaka from the Okusa lab (Nephrology) and the…

Congratulations to Matteo Ottolini- PhD Dissertation Defense!

8/5/2021

Motteo Ottoloni (Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr.Swapnil Sonkusare's Lab), will be presenting  his Dissertation Defense on Thursday, August 19, 2021. He will be talking about, "Endothelial TRPV4 Channel Signaling in…

New Research from the Bochkis Lab Could Boost Drug Development for Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders

7/30/2021

Exciting new research from Irina Bochkis's Lab (UVA Pharmacology) outline an entirely new paradigm to explain the activation of a type of hormone receptor, known as Type II receptors, found…

Kudos to Ukpong Eyo-UVA Today Q&A: How Microglia Could Change Medicine

7/7/2021

Ukpong Eyo, PhD (Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology Preceptor), was featured in UVAToday as he discussed microglia (a type of cells in the central nervous system) and the work…

Congratulations, Liz Gonye- Wagner Fellowship Award Recipient!

6/29/2021

The Pharmacology Department would like to send out huge congratulations to Elizabeth Gonye (Pharmacology Grad Student in Dr. Douglas Bayliss's Lab),  for being one of the BIMS students to receive…

Congratulations, Blair Towers- Wagner Fellowship Award Recipient!

6/29/2021

The Pharmacology Department would like to send out huge congratulations to E. Blair Towers (Pharmacology Grad Student in Dr.Wendy Lynch's Lab),  for being one of the BIMS students to receive…

Congratulations, Scott Yeudall-F30 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient!

6/22/2021

The Pharmacology department is sending out a huge congrats to Scott Yeudall (Pharmacology Graduate Student and MSTP Student in Norbert Leitinger's Lab) for being a recent recipient of the Ruth…