News and Events

Congratulations to the Bayliss & Guyenet Labs: UVA Today Q&A on Interoception

Pharmacology Department Chair, Doug A. Bayliss, PhD,  was featured in UVAToday as he discussed interoception and the work his lab in collaboration with the Guyenet lab have conducted in identifying…

Kudos to Yingtang Shi- Promotion to Assistant Professor of Research

The Pharmacology Dept. would like to congratulate Dr. Yingtang Shi (Bayliss Lab) on her recent promotion to Assistant Professor of Research in Pharmacology, effective 3/25. Her research focuses on understanding…

Congratulations, Adishesh Narahari- Dissertation Defense!

Adishesh Narahari (MSTP & Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr. Douglas Bayliss's Lab), will be presenting  his Dissertation Defense on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. He will be talking about, "ATP and…

Kudos to Dr. Zhen Yan: Exercise During Pregnancy Can Prevent Transmission of Metabolic Diseases

Zhen Yan, Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and Pharmacology, is a top exercise expert at the University of Virginia. Dr. Yan and his team found in a recent study in…

Kudos to Dr. Julius Zhu: Development of A New Way to Monitor Communications in the Brain

Some exciting new research, happening on the 5th floor of Pinn Hall in the Zhu lab, is expected to make a tremendous impact on the understanding of Alzheimer's, depression, sleep…

Congratulations, Brittany Martinez- Dissertation Defense!

Brittany Martinez (Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr. Michelle Blands's Lab), will be presenting her Dissertation Defense on Monday, February 15, 2021. She will be talking about, “Innate immune signaling in…

Congratulations, Brady Barron – F31 NRSA Recipient!

The Pharmacology department is sending out a huge congrats to Brady Barron (Pharmacology Graduate Student in Kodi Ravichandran’s Lab) for being a recent recipient of the F31- Ruth L. Kirchstein…

Chair of UVA Pharmacology Spotted in Recent News

Douglas A. Bayliss, PhD, Professor and Chair of UVA Pharmacology was in recent news for his involvement in research that identifies a key signal for infant breathing and that offers…

Kudos to Dorian A. Rosen and Alban Gultier for New Discovery of Possible Treatment of COVID-19 Symptoms

UVA’s Alban Gaultier and former Pharmacology graduate student Dorian A. Rosen found last year that fluvoxamine may stop the deadly inflammation known as sepsis. This discovery led to a recent…

Matteo Ottolini- Winner of the 2020 Ted Rall Award

Professor and Chair, Douglas Bayliss presents the 2020 Ted Rall Award to Matteo Ottolini for his first-authored publication "Local Peroxynitrite Impairs Endothelial TRPV4 Channels and Elevates Blood Pressure in Obesity,"…