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Welcome Our Newest Concentration Students

We would like to welcome our newest department’s newest concentration students: Jay Habif Cora HartAishwarya KulkarniYixiao Wang Congratulations, and welcome! Get to know them and the rest of our students.

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

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 each host society chosen to be featured early at the welcome reception for the event. His abstract is titled, “CCR2…

Joe Flores-Toro Wins Best Poster Award

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 his presentation was “The combination of CCR2 antagonist and PD-1 blockade prolongs survival in immune checkpoint inhibitor resistant…

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

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 annually to up to five graduate students. These awards are intended to recognize and support outstanding predoctoral candidates who…

Dr. Papke Releases a New Publication in Molecular Pharmacology

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 Modulators (ago-PAMs) B-973Band GAT107,” in Molecular Pharmacology. Read it here!…

Dr. Martens Releases a New Publication

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 Odor-Guided Behavior,” in the Journal of Neuroscience. Read now! …

Daniel Kopinke, PhD, Joins the Department

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.

UF Rises to #8 in Public Universities

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 more information, click here!…

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

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 it here! Be sure to also check out this video that further delves into his research!…