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Kudos to Katie Salvati: NGP Outstanding Student Award

Congratulations to Dr. Katie Salvati (Beenhakker Lab), the recipient of the 2022 Neuroscience Graduate Program Outstanding Student Award! Katie’s PhD work largely focused on resolving cellular and molecular events that…

Congratulations, Katie Pavelec: First Place Winner in GBS Poster Competition!

Please join the Pharmacology Department in congratulating Katie Pavelec (Graduate Student in the Leitinger Lab), for being the first place winner for her poster, presented in the GPS Symposium Poster…

Congratulations, Mitch Granade: Winner of both, the Robert Haynes and Jill Hungerford Awards!

Please join the Pharmacology Department in congratulating Mitchell Granade (Harris Lab), for being the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Pharmacology Graduate Student and Robert Haynes Award! For this honor, Mitch…

Congratulations to Scott Yeudall- Dissertation Defense!

Scott Yeudall (Pharmacology Graduate and MSTP Student in Dr. Norbert Leitinger's Lab), will be presenting  his Dissertation Defense on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. He will be talking about, “Regulation of…

Congratulations, Luke Vass: Best Basic Science Research Podium Presentation

The Pharmacology Department would like to send out a huge congrats to Luke Vass (Experimental Pathology PhD (MCBD) student in Dr. Kester’s lab) for being the winner of the prize…

Congratulations to Mitchell Granade- Dissertation Defense!

Mitchell Granade(Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr. Thurl's Harris's Lab), will be presenting  his Dissertation Defense on Thursday, May 05, 2022. He will be talking about, "Adenosine Regulation of Adipose Tissue…

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

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

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

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

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.…