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Betty Wang Wins Silver Medal

Published: Apr 17th, 2019

Congratulations to pharmacology concentration student Betty Wang, who received a silver medal at the 44th Annual Medical Guild of the College of Medicine Graduate Student Competition! It was held April […]

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Dissertation Defense: Rachna Manek

Published: Mar 19th, 2019

Rachna Manek, a graduate student in the laboratory of Edgar Rodriguez, PhD, is presenting her dissertation defense titled, “Molecular Mechanisms in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1.” This will be taking place on […]

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Joe Flores-Toro’s Abstract Accepted to Young Investigators Symposium

Published: Jan 11th, 2019

Joe Flores-Toro, one of our very own graduate students, had his abstract accepted for the ASPET Division for Cancer Pharmacology Young Investigators Symposium. His abstract was also one of ten from […]

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Joe Flores-Toro Wins Best Poster Award

Published: Jan 10th, 2019

Joe Flores-Toro, a graduate student in the Harrison lab, was the recipient of a Best Poster award at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-oncology. The title of […]


Betty Wang Wins a UFHCC Predoctoral Award and an International Student Achievement Award

Published: Jan 9th, 2019

One of our department’s graduate students, Betty Wang, won two very prestigious and competitive awards: a UFHCC Pre-doctoral Award and an International Student Achievement Award. The UFHCC Predoctoral Awards are awarded […]

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Dr. Papke Releases a New Publication in Molecular Pharmacology

Published: Oct 23rd, 2018

One of our professors, Dr. Roger Papke, has just released a new publication titled, “Macroscopic and Microscopic Activation of a7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors by the Structurally Unrelated Allosteric Agonist-Positive Allosteric […]

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Dr. Martens Releases a New Publication

Published: Oct 22nd, 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Martens, a professor and our department chair, has just released a new publication titled, “Peripheral Gene Therapeutic Rescue of an Olfactory Ciliopathy Restores Sensory Input, Axonal Pathfinding, and […]

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Daniel Kopinke, PhD, Joins the Department

Published: Oct 1st, 2018

We would like to welcome Dr. Daniel Kopinke to the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics! For information on him and his research, please visit his faculty page.

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UF Rises to #8 in Public Universities

Published: Sep 17th, 2018

It was announced last week that the University of Florida rose to #8 in the nation for public universities. We are very proud of our school and its progress! For […]

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Read UF Health’s Publication of Dr. Roger Papke’s Research!

Published: Jul 24th, 2018

UF Health recently released an article about our very own Dr. Roger Papke! It reviews his exemplary research on betel quid and options for its possible treatment and prevention. Read […]