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Meet Justin Grobe, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology.
A farewell reception honoring Curt Sigmund, PhD, chair and departmental executive officer (DEO) of the Department of Pharmacology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in the Kelch Conference Room, 1289 Carver Biomedical Research...
Ted Abel, PhD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine faculty member and director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute at the UI, will serve as interim chair and departmental executive officer (DEO) of the Department of Pharmacology, effective Nov. 12, 2018. Abel succeeds Curt Sigmund, PhD,...
Dr. Kamal Rahmouni, Professor in the Department of Pharmacology received a new Merit Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs for his project entitled “Neuronal Mechanisms of Obesity-Induced Hypertension”. Obesity has become common in the US and among the VA population. This is a problem...
Douglas Lowy, M.D. , Deputy Director of the NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI), presented the 2018 Michael J. Brody Lecture in October. Dr. Lowry joined the impressive list of world-renowned scientists invited by Pharmacology graduate students to present the annual Brody Lecture , which has been a...
Drs. Songhai Chen, MD, PhD and Mark Stamnes, PhD, Associate Professors in the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, have been awarded a Carver Collaborative Grant. The project is titled “Identification of novel genetic determinants of endocrine resistance in breast...
Dr. Guo, an Assistant Research Scientist in the laboratory of Kamal Rahmouni in the Department of Pharmacology in the UI College of Medicine, was selected for the Outstanding Staff Award based on his tremendous contribution toward research and teaching missions of the UI since he joined the...
Justin L. Grobe, PhD, FAHA has been awarded a 2018-2019 Carver Trust Medical Research Initiative Grant. This pilot grant, titled “Are principal cells the ‘principal problem’ for preeclampsia?” will utilize state of the art single-cell RNA sequencing techniques to investigate changes in the...
An NIH program project grant, “Genetic and Signaling Mechanisms in the Central Regulation of Blood Pressure,” administrated by Principal Investigator Dr. Curt Sigmund of Pharmacology was successfully renewed for the second time in 2018. The continuation will fund three projects and three scientific...
Leslie Carrillo-Sáenz recently completed the Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) . This program is designed for recent graduates from traditionally underrepresented groups in biomedical fields to gain experience before entering graduate school. Learn more about Sáenz and how the...