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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…

Kudos to Kimberly Kelly: Promising Cancer Drug Attracts $25 Million in Funding

Kimberly Kelly is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a preceptor on the Pharmacology Training Grant at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Kelly recently made the…

Congratulations to Carl Creutz for his recent publication in Scientific Reports!

Dr. Carl Creutz (Professor of Pharmacology) has just published an interesting study that has the potential to help combat pollution and maybe even global warming (Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 9;…

Kudos to Ken Hsu and his team on their recent publication in Nature Chemical Biology

Dr. Ken Hsu (Assistant Professor of Chemistry and joint appointment in Pharmacology) and colleagues have just published an exciting paper in Nature Chemical Biology that establishes how diacylglycerol kinases (DGK)…

Kudos to Irina Bochkis- A Recent Recipient of RO1 from NIH

Congratulations to one of our Pharmacology PIs, Dr. Irina Bochkis, who was awarded a RO1 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease effective January 10, 2020.…

Kudos to Matteo Ottolini and Mitch Granade for Securing AHA Fellowship Awards

Congratulations to Pharmacology Graduate Students, Matteo Ottolini and Mitch Granade, who secured Predoctoral Fellowships from the American Heart Association (AHA)! These projects begin January 1st and highlight some of the…

Kudos to Dr. Edward Perez-Reyes for being A Recipient of the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers Award

The Pharmacology department would like to send out a huge congrats to our very own, Dr. Edward Perez-Reyes, for being one of the six faculty members from the University of…