Cancer Research is Not Rocket Science: It is Even Harder

President Obama made a surprising announcement at his State of the Union address this year: A moonshot program against cancer headed by Vice President Biden.  I must admit a feeling…

Kelley McQueeney wins the 2015 Robert Haynes Award

Congratulations to Kelley for winning the 2015 Department of Pharmacology Robert Haynes Award

New Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Grant

We are excited to announce that we were recently awarded a new grant with George Bloom (Biology and Cell Biology) to seek new drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.

The Ethics of Ethical Drugs

  Several weeks ago, I was talking to the University of Virginia’s Chair of Pharmacology, Doug Bayliss, about the cost of discovering new drugs and their ultimate cost to patients.…