News

The UIHC Center for Hypertension Research and the Department of Pharmacology are pleased to announce that Huxing Cui, Ph.D. joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor on April 1, 2016.
Curt D. Sigmund, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, has been awarded a 4-year $2.48 million National Institute of Health (NIH) R01 Research Grant entitled “Role of PPARgand the PPARg Target Gene RBP7 in the Endothelium”.
Dr. Curt Sigmund, chair and department executive officer of pharmacology, was recently selected as the Physiological Genomics Group’s 2016 Distinguished Lectureship Awardee.
Danny Linggonegoro, an undergraduate researcher in the laboratory of Justin Grobe, PhD, was selected to receive one of the 2016 University of Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awards (EURA).
Our 2015 award recipient was Clayton Rosinski. Clay has been a Laboratory Assistant in Dr. Kamal Rahmouni’s laboratory since the fall of 2014.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 Katelin Ahlers, PhD, and Larry Agbor, PhD, selected as a recipient of the APS Minority Travel Fellowship.
Dr. Dawn Quelle, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology was selected to receive the 2015 J.P. Long Award for Teaching in the Basic Sciences. The award honors basic science faculty who not only demonstrate unusually significant and meritorious achievement in teaching throughout their career, but also are accomplished scientists and good citizens.
Danny W. Linggonegoro, an undergraduate researcher in the laboratory of Justin L. Grobe, PhD, was awarded a “2016 Minority Undergraduate Internship” from the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Dr. Larry Gray, postdoctoral fellow in the Taylor Lab, received the first place $750 travel award in the recent Pappajohn Biomedical Institute (PBI) competition for best postdoctoral fellow paper of 2015.
Lucas BonDurant was voted first place in the PBI Student Best Paper Competition and recipient of a $750 travel award.