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Elizabeth Sharlow, PhD – Promoted to Professor of Research in Pharmacology

The Pharmacology department is sending out kudos to Beth Sharlow! Effective July 1,  Dr. Sharlow is promoted to Professor of Research in Pharmacology. Dr. Sharlow’s research focuses on drug discovery…

Kudos to Dr. Zhen Yan- Weightlifting Mice Could Possibly Lead Us to An Exercise Pill

Pharmacology is sending kudos to Zhen Yan, PhD (Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and joint appointee in Pharmacology) for making headlines again for his recent work as an exercise researcher…

Congratulations to Merci Best- Recipient of the Double Hoo Research Award!

Pharmacology is sending out kudos to Merci Ngozi Best (3rd Year Pharmacology Student in George Bloom’s Lab) for being one of the recipients of the UVA Double Hoo research awards.…

Gaultier and Rosen Make Headlines for Discovery of A Potential Treatment for COVID-19

UVA researchers Alban Gaultier (one of our Pharmacology Training Faculty)  and Dorian Rosen (one of our Pharmacology Student Alumni) found last year that fluvoxamine may stop the deadly inflammation known…

George Souza- Winner of the 2020 NCAR Brody Award!

Pharmacology sends kudos to George Souza (Reseach Associate in Dr. Patrice Guyenet's Lab) for being the winner of the 2020 Michael Brody Young Investigator Award. The award is presented at…

Kudos to Matteo Ottolini- 2020 Pharmacology Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Pharmacology Graduate Student Matteo Ottolini is the winner of the 2020 Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Pharmacology. This award recognizes a graduate student who shows exemplary scientific merit and productivity. Matteo is…

Kudos to Adi Narahari- 2020 Recipient of the Whitfield Randolph Scholarship

Please join the Pharmacology department in congratulating one of our graduate and MSTP students (Adi Narahari G5  in Doug Bayliss Lab) for being one of two students who won this…

Pharmacology sends Kudos To Swapnil Sonkusare and Matteo Ottolini once again!

Dr. Swapnik Sonkusare (Assistant Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics) and Matteo Ottolini (Pharmacology Grad Student in Sonkusare's Lab) are making headlines again for groundbreaking research in obesity and how…

Congratulations to Matteo Ottolini and Swapnil Sonkusare on recent publication in Circulation

Matteo Ottolini (Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr. Swapnil Sonkusare’s Lab) is first author of an exciting paper recently published in Circulation.  In this paper, Matteo and colleagues in the Sonkusare…

Kudos to Ken Hsu for earning an NSF Career Award

Ken Hsu (Assistant Professor of Chemistry and joint appointment in Pharmacology) makes headlines again in UVA Today for earning one the National Science Foundation's Early Career Development Program Awards, which…