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Kudos to the Guyenet & Okusa Labs for Recent Publication in PNAS

Maybe you missed the latest paper detailing the work of a UVA SOM collaboration between the Department of Pharmacology and Nephrology. Dr. Shinji Tanaka from the Okusa lab (Nephrology) and the…

Congratulations to Matteo Ottolini- PhD Dissertation Defense!

Motteo Ottoloni (Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr.Swapnil Sonkusare's Lab), will be presenting  his Dissertation Defense on Thursday, August 19, 2021. He will be talking about, "Endothelial TRPV4 Channel Signaling in…

New Research from the Bochkis Lab Could Boost Drug Development for Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders

Exciting new research from Irina Bochkis's Lab (UVA Pharmacology) outline an entirely new paradigm to explain the activation of a type of hormone receptor, known as Type II receptors, found…

Kudos to Ukpong Eyo-UVA Today Q&A: How Microglia Could Change Medicine

Ukpong Eyo, PhD (Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology Preceptor), was featured in UVAToday as he discussed microglia (a type of cells in the central nervous system) and the work…

Congratulations, Liz Gonye- Wagner Fellowship Award Recipient!

The Pharmacology Department would like to send out huge congratulations to Elizabeth Gonye (Pharmacology Grad Student in Dr. Douglas Bayliss's Lab),  for being one of the BIMS students to receive…

Congratulations, Blair Towers- Wagner Fellowship Award Recipient!

The Pharmacology Department would like to send out huge congratulations to E. Blair Towers (Pharmacology Grad Student in Dr.Wendy Lynch's Lab),  for being one of the BIMS students to receive…

Congratulations, Scott Yeudall-F30 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient!

The Pharmacology department is sending out a huge congrats to Scott Yeudall (Pharmacology Graduate Student and MSTP Student in Norbert Leitinger's Lab) for being a recent recipient of the Ruth…

Congratulations, Adam Borne- Dissertation Defense!

Adam Borne (Pharmacology Graduate Student in Dr. Ken Hsu's Lab), will be presenting  his Dissertation Defense on  Wednesday, June 23, 2021. He will be talking about, "Computational and Chemical Proteomic…

Congratulations to our 2020 & 2021 BIMS Graduates!

The Pharmacology Department would like to congratulate all of our 2020 and 2021 BIMS Graduates! We would like to give a special congrats to our very own, Katelyn Ahern (Pharmacology,…

Congratulations, Catherine Doyle- Recipient of the Whitfield Randolph Award

Please join the Pharmacology department in congratulating one of our graduate and MSTP students, Catherine Doyle (student in Bimal Desai's Lab) for being one of two students who won this…