Brian K. Law, Ph.D., was the recipient of a 2014 Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award. This award is designed to advance the academic/professional/scholarly abilities of faculty members in the College of Medicine.
Tom Biel, Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Jae-Sung Kim's lab, received a Silver Award during the 39th annual UF College of Medicine Medical Guild Research Symposium April 3. Tom's work investigates the changes in Sirtuin 1 expression during liver ischemia/reperfusion injury.
Congratulations to Dhivya Sudhan, Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Siemann's lab. She was named a Madelyn Lockhart Dissertation Fellowship and Association for Academic Women's Emerging Scholar Finalist.
Congratulations to Debbie Otero, Senior Biological Scientist, and Brett Looney, former program assistant in the Department of Pharmacology! They are both 2014 recipients of the Superior Accomplishment Award for outstanding and meritorious service to the department.
Jeremy McIntyre, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Martens' lab, was awarded a K99/R00 grant from the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders. Dr. McIntyre's research is focused on developing gene therapies in order to restore the sense of smell.
Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
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.