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Kathleen Markan, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, has been awarded a 4-year National Institute of Health (NIH) K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award entitled "A Novel Mechanism to Increase the Beiging of White Adipose Tissue."
Kristin E. Claflin completed her graduate work in the Grobe laboratory, graduating with her PhD in December 2016. Her thesis title was "The Brain Renin-Angiotensin System in Metabolic and Cardiovascular Regulation". Kristin’s dissertation work focused on the role of angiotensin AT1 receptors within...
This October, the distinguished Dr. Robert Lefkowitz from Duke University joined the long list of preeminent scientists chosen by Pharmacology graduate students to present the Michael J. Brody Lecture.
Magdalene Ameka, a graduate student in Dr. Matt Potthoff's laboratory, was selected as one of 16 finalists for the 3 Minute Thesis Competition.
Kamal Rahmouni, Professor of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been awarded the 2016 Paul Korner Award by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH).
Pharmacology is extremely pleased to announce that a generous $50,000 gift from an anonymous alumnus has been used to establish a trainee travel award named in the honor of Dr. Ranbir Bhatnagar, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology.
On Friday, September 2, 2016, Ruth A. Riedl received the "Excellence Award in Pharmacological and Toxicological Sciences Research Award" for her presentation at the annual Carver College of Medicine Medical Student Research Day.
Dr. Dawn Quelle, PI (UI Pharmacology) along with coIs Mike Knudson (UI Pathology), Joe Galbraith (UI Tissue Procurement Core), Ben Darbro (UI Pediatrics), James Howe (Surgery), Eugene Woltering (LSU, Surgery), and Tanja Milosavljevic (LSU, Surgery), received a NET SPORE Developmental award entitled...
Dr. Justin Grobe, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology has been selected as one of the Forty under 40 award honorees for 2016.
Dr. Yuriy M. Usachev, Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesia, has been awarded a 5-year $1.84 million National Institute of Health (NIH) R01 Research Grant entitled “Molecular mechanisms and functions of mitochondrial Ca2+ transport in neurons”.