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Gonzalo Torres, Ph.D., joins Department

Gonzalo Torres, Ph.D., joined the Department of Pharmacology on July 1. Dr. Torres received his Ph.D. in Physiology & Pharmacology from Saint Louis University, and comes to UF from the […]

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Dr. Steven Munger Answers Questions About Smell and Taste

Dr. Steven Munger is on Reddit.com answering the publics’ questions about Smell and Taste.  Check out the link to see what was asked and answered. Smell & Taste

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Congratulations to Thomas Biel for successfully defending his dissertation.

Thomas G. Biel successfully defended his dissertation entitled, “Mitofusin 2 Mediates Sirtuin 1 Induced Autophagy to Suppress Liver Ischemia/Reperfusion Injuty”.  Best of luck to Dr. Biel on his future endeavors.

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Congratulations to Dhivya Sudhan for successfully defending her dissertation.

Dhivya Sudhan successfully defended her doctoral dissertation entitled, “Cathepsin L Targeting in Metastatic Disease.”  Best of luck to Dr. Sudhan on her future endeavors.

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UF pharmacology researchers show that the drug, rapamycin, produces slimming effects in both young and old rats.

UF pharmacology researchers show that the drug, rapamycin, produces slimming effects in both young and old rats.

Drs. Philip Scarpace and Nihal Tumer post recent findings in Journal of Gerontology: http://scienceblog.com/78855/rapamycin-older-rats-lose-weight/#CSo8SjpoEkVRFO4F.97

H. Lee Sweeney, Ph.D. joins the Department of Pharmacology as The Thomas H. Maren, M.D., Eminent Scholar Chair.

H. Lee Sweeney, Ph.D. joins the Department of Pharmacology as The Thomas H. Maren, M.D., Eminent Scholar Chair.

H. Lee Sweeney, Ph.D., a world-renowned researcher on neuromuscular diseases, joins the Department of Pharmacology as The Thomas H. Maren, M.D., Eminent Scholar Chair. In addition to continuing his ground […]

Edgardo Rodriguez-Lebron, Ph.D., to join Department of Pharmacology

Edgardo Rodriguez-Lebron, Ph.D., to join Department of Pharmacology

Edgardo Rodriguez-Lebron, Ph.D., will be joining the Department of Pharmacology at the beginning of September.  Dr. Rodriguez received his Ph.D. from UF (Neuroscience) in 2005.  He is returning to his […]

Department of Pharmacology Welcomes Steven D. Munger, Ph.D.

Department of Pharmacology Welcomes Steven D. Munger, Ph.D.

 Effective September 1st, Dr. Steven D. Munger will be joining the faculty as a preeminent hire.  Dr. Munger, a University of Florida alumnus, returns to his alma mater from The […]

Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D., Funding Awarded

Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D., Funding Awarded

Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D. has received a two-year award from the Ocala Royal Dames for Cancer Research to conduct research on “Combining CXCR4, VEGFR and TRFβR inhibitors to synergistically inhibit GBM […]

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We are a department in the University of Florida College of Medicine located at the Health Science Center on the main campus in Gainesville. The department is comprised of faculty, staff and students dedicated to research and teaching in pharmacology, the study of the mechanisms of drug action, discovery of new drugs, and applications to human health. The department provides a wide array of courses and research programs for graduate, medical, dental, and physician assistant students. Please use this web site to learn about our activities and feel free to contact us and visit our facilities.

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