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Postdoctoral scholar Larry Agbor, Ph.D. received a two-year position on training grant

Njotu (Larry) Agbor, Ph.D., postdoctoral research scholar in Curt Sigmund’s laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled “Cardiovascular Interdisciplinary Resea...

2013 Amanda Hope Skolnick Undergraduate Award

The Amanda Hope Skolnick Undergraduate Award is given annually to honor the memory of Amanda Skolnick, who worked as a Laboratory Assistant in the Department of Pharmacology while an undergraduate at ...

2011 Amanda Hope Skolnick Undergraduate Award

The Amanda Hope Skolnick Undergraduate Award is given annually to honor the memory of Amanda Skolnick, who worked as a Laboratory Assistant in the Department of Pharmacology while an undergraduate at ...

2012 Amanda Hope Skolnick Undergraduate Award

The Amanda Hope Skolnick Undergraduate Award is given annually to honor the memory of Amanda Skolnick, who worked as a Laboratory Assistant in the Department of Pharmacology while an undergraduate at ...

Andrew Johnson Defends Thesis

Andrew Johnson successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Friday, February 17, 2012. His thesis title was "Protection against Angiotensin II-induced Endothelial Dysfunction and Hypertension via Smal...

Dr. Ann Bonham receives UI CCOM Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Ann Bonham ('86 Ph.D. Pharmacology), a former graduate student in the College of Pharmacy and a Pharmacology graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Michael J. Brody, will receive the University...

Bell receives travel award to attend AHA HBPR Conference

Balyssa Bell, B.S., graduate student in Dr. Kamal Rahmouni's laboratory, received a travel award for her project entitled "PMOC Neurons, but not AgRP Neurons, are Required for Leptin-induced Sympathet...

Graduate student Balyssa Bell received a two-year position on training grant

Balyssa Bell, a Ph.D. graduate student in Kamal Rahmouni’s laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled, “Predoctoral Training in the Pharmacological Sciences.”

Benjamin Weidemann receives summer research AHA fellowship

Benjamin Weidemann, an undergraduate student in Justin Grobe's laboratory, received a 2012 summer research American Heart Association Fellowship for his project entitled, "Homeostasis of Glucose Level...

Beth Oberg Defends Thesis

Beth Oberg successfully passed her Ph.D. examination on Friday, November 16, 2012. Her thesis title was "Regulation of Protein Phosphatase 2A by Proteasomal Degradation". Members of her thesis committ...

Caitlin Runne Awarded Best Poster Award

Caitlin Runne, a Pharmacology graduate student in the laboratory of Assistant Professor Songhai Chen was awarded the best poster award at the 50th annual MIKI Medicinal Chemistry meeting held recently...

Songhai Chen receives travel award to attend 2014 AACR Annual Meeting

Songhai Chen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Pharmacology received a Vere D. Wenger Travel Award for his project entitled "WDR26 in advanced breast cancer: a novel regulator of the PI3Kb/AKT pathway." ...

Jeffrey Coble Defends Thesis

Jeffrey Coble successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. His thesis title was "Molecular mechanisms of brain RAS hyperactivity upon fluid balance: sufficiency of angiotens...

Colin Burnett receives Outstanding Presentation in Pharmacological Research Award

Colin M.L. Burnett, MS (M1) medical student in the laboratory of Assistant Professor, Justin L. Grobe, PhD received the "Outstanding Presentation in Pharmacological Research" award for his presentatio...

Medical Student, Colin Burnett receives Award

At Medical Student Research Day on September 6, 2013, Colin Burnett, M2 received an Outstanding Presentation in Pharmcological Research Award on his poster entitled "Improved Methods for Assessing ‘Th...

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D. Quelle and Usachev funded for second year from the FOEDRC

Drs. Dawn Quelle, Ph.D., and Yuriy Usachev, Ph.D., Associate Professors of Pharmacology received another year of funding from the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center. Dr. D. Quelle’s pr...

Department seeks neuroscience faculty members

The Department of Pharmacology seeks highly qualified applicants for two tenure track faculty positions at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the area of neuroscience. Preferred areas...

Dawn E. Quelle, Ph.D. recognized as an Outstanding Educator

Dawn E. Quelle, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pharmacology was recognized as an Outstanding Educator at the Annual Medical Education Celebration Day in the CCOM.

Dr. Chen receives DOD Breakthrough Award

Dr. Songhai Chen, an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine, has received a highly competitive breakthrough award entitled: "WDR26 in Advanced Breast Cancer: A No...

Dr. Chen receives DOD Idea Development Award

Dr. Songhai Chen, an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine, has received an Idea Development award entitled: "Targeting G-Protein Signaling for the Therapeutics ...

Dr. Songhai Chen receives HCCC Breast Cancer Award

Dr. Songhai Chen, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology received a two-year funding (2/1/2013 - 1/31/2015) from the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Cancer Pilot grant. This funding will suppor...

Dr. Sigmund receives renewal of RPOE designation

Congratulations to Dr. Curt Sigmund for his recent renewed designation as a Carver Research Program of Excellence (RPOE) for 2012-2016. This Trust-funded initiative is intended to recognize meritoriou...

Fisher collaborates with researchers in Montreal

Researchers in Montréal led by Jacques Drouin, D.Sc., uncovered a mechanism regulating dopamine levels in the brain by working on a mouse model of late onset Parkinson's disease. The study, conducted ...

Dr. Rory Fisher awarded the 2013 J.P. Long Award for Teaching in the Basic Sciences

Dr. Rory Fisher was selected to receive the 2013 J. P. Long Award for Teaching in the Basic Sciences.  The award recognizes outstanding career-level teaching contributions by the basic science faculty...

Kyle Flippo and Viviane Muniz receive Outstanding Poster Awards - Research Week 2014

At our recent College of Mecinine research week, the Pharmacology department had two poster awad winners.  Our first winner in the CCOM student category, Kyle Flippo, a graduate student in Dr. Stefan ...

Gerald F. Gebhart 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Jerry Gebhart is the founding director of the Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research and professor of anesthesiology, medicine, neurobiology, and pharmacology and chemical biology at the University of Pi...

Grobe wins ASH 2014 Young Scholar Award

Justin L. Grobe, PhD was selected to receive the 2014 American Society of Hypertension Young Scholar Award. This award recognizes the achievements of outstanding young investigators in the field of hy...

Justin Grobe receives NIH award (R00 phase)

Dr. Justin L. Grobe, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, has received a Pathway to Independence Research Transition award (R00 phase) entitled: “Central Renin-Angiotensin System:...

Grobe and Mohapatra receive OVPR - Major Project Grant

Justin L. Grobe, PhD and D.P. Mohapatra, PhD have been awarded a “Major Project Grant” through the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. The project, t...

Grobe named finalist for Goldblatt Award

Justin Grobe, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology has been named a finalist for the American Heart Association’s Harry Goldblatt Award. Each year, three finalists are selected by the Council for ...

Grobe receives American Diabetes Association Core: Basic Research Award

Justin L. Grobe, PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Carver College of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center and the UI Obesity Rese...

Justin Grobe receives AHA Innovative Research Grant

Preeclampsia is a life-threatening cardiovascular disorder of late pregnancy, occurring in more than 300,000 pregnancies per year and accounting for 15% of all maternal death in the United States. Cur...

Assistant Professor Justin Grobe receives Carver Collaborative Grant

The CCOM Research Committee recently selected the Carver Collaborative Grant entitled “Preeclampsia: All in the head? Investigating the Molecular Role of Vasopressin in Preeclampsia” to be funded. Thi...

Grobe/Santillan won Junior Faculty Category at CVC Symposium

Mark K. Santillan, MD won the Junior Faculty Category award during the UI Cardiovascular Research Center Symposium, for his presentation of work performed between the Santillan and Grobe labs on a nov...

Hammond named Executive Associate Dean

Donna L. Hammond, PhD, was recently named Executive Associate Dean. Dr. Hammond had been serving as the interim Executive Associate Dean and then briefly as interim dean of the College until the arriv...

Patrick Houlihan Defends Thesis

Patrick Houlihan successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Wednesday, November 1, 2012. His thesis title was “The Role of Mitochondrial Restructuring in Neuronal Ca2+ Homeostasis and Excitotoxicity...

Graduate student Stella-Rita Ibeawuchi receives grant awards

Stella-Rita Ibeawuchi, a Ph.D. graduate student in Curt Sigmund’s laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled, “Predoctoral Training in the Pharmacological Sci...

John Man Ma Defends Thesis

John Man Ma successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Monday, November 25, 2013. His thesis title was "Genetic Determinants of Metabolic Syndrome in Lyon Hypertensive Rats". Members of his thesis c...

Dr. Rahmouni, receives AHA Established Investigator Award

Dr. Kamal Rahmouni, an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine, has received an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association. The project ent...

Kwitek leader of team to spearhead pharmacogenetic test….

Did you know that drugs do not work for 50 percent of people who are prescribed them? In fact, the FDA already recommends genotyping for 10 percent of drugs for which understanding the genotype can he...

Kwitek and Rahmouni funded for second year from the FOEDRC

Drs. Anne Kwitek, Ph.D., and Kamal Rahmouni, Ph.D., Associate Professors of Pharmacology received another year of funding from the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center. Dr. Kwitek’s proj...

Stewart and Kwitek Named Finalist in Iowa Women of Innovation Awards

Dr. Anne Kwitek is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Iowa.  She is also the Associate Director of the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics, a statewide institut...

Anne Kwitek receives Carver Trust MRIG

Dr. Anne Kwitek, an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology, Internal Medicine, and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, and the Associate Director of the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics...

Graduate student Kyle Flippo receives a position on Pain training grant

Kyle Flippp, a Ph.D. graduate student in Stefan Strack's laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled, "Interdisciplinary Training Program in Pain Research."

Littlejohn and Muta receive travel awards to attend AHA HBPR Conference

Nicole Littlejohn, B.A., graduate student in Dr. Justin Grobe's laboratory, received a travel award for her project entitled "Adipose Angiotensin AT2 Receptors Inhibit Resting Metabolism."

Lipin Loo Defends Thesis

Lipin Loo successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. His thesis title was "Modulation of TRPV1, Nociceptor Sensitization and Induction of Thermal Hyperalgesia by C-Type Na...

Uche Maduka Defends Thesis

Uche Maduka successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. His thesis title was "Elucidating Mechanisms by which Substance P in the RVM Contributes to the Maintenance of Pain fol...

Aaron Mickle receives NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship

Aaron Mickle, an Ph.D. graduate student in DP Mohapatra's laboratory, received a three-year individual Predoctoral National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health for his projec...

Viviane Muniz Defends Thesis

Viviane Muniz successfully passed her Ph.D. examination on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Her thesis title was "Role of Parf, a Novel Partner of ARF, in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and in ARF Signal...

Kenjiro Muta graduate student in Rahmouni laboratory receives AHA predoctoral fellowship

Kenjiro Muta, a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology, has been awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association’s Midwest Affiliate for his project titled “The role o...

Nicole Littlejohn graduate student in Grobe laboratory receives AHA predoctoral fellowship

Nicole K. Littlejohn, a third year graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology, has been awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association’s Midwest Affiliate for her project...

New faculty join department

Qi Wu, Ph.D. joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor on Jan 9. His research interests are in the neurobiology of feeding behavior. Dr. Wu is the inaugural hire of the University of Iowa Obesity I...

Pharmacology Research Retreat 2014

On May 8, 2014, Departmental faculty, students and postdocs all convened at the Terry Trueblood Park Lodge, Iowa City for a day-long Pharmacology Research Retreat, a first-time event intended to showc...

Pharmacology Research Retreat Poster Award Winners

During our Pharmacology Research Retreat on Thursday, May, 8, 2014, three poster awards were given. Aaron Mickle, graduate student in Dr. DP Moahaptra's laboratory for his poster entitled "Nociceptor ...

Dr. Matthew Potthoff receives Carver MRIG

Dr. Matthew Potthoff, PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, has been awarded a Carver Medical Research Initiative Grant.  The project, titled “Targeting FGF21 Production as a ...

Dr. Matthew Potthoff awarded Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Grant

Dr. Matthew Potthoff, PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, has been awarded an Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Grant. The project titled “A Novel Therapeutic Approach to ...

Drs. Potthoff and Taylor receive Carver Collaborative Grant

Drs. Matthew Potthoff, PhD and Eric Taylor, PhD, Assistant Professors in the Department of Pharmacology and Biochemistry, respectively, have been awarded a Carver Collaborative Grant.  The project, ti...

Dr. Matthew Potthoff awarded American Diabetes Association Junior Faculty Award

Dr. Matthew Potthoff, PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, has been awarded an American Diabetes Association Junior Faculty Award for his project, titled ">Targeting the tran...

Two Pharmacology Faculty receive FOEDRC Awards

Drs. Dawn Quelle, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pathology and Yuriy Usachev, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesia each received a Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabet...

Conference gives neuroscientist a chance to reach out to inspire Steamboat Springs students  

Raeesa Gupte Wins Scientific Poster Presentation Award

Raeesa Gupte, a Pharmacology graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. D.P. Mohapatra was awarded for her poster presentation at the 47th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research, Jan 25 to 30, at S...

Molecular hub links obesity, heart disease to high blood pressure

Obesity, heart disease, and high blood pressure (hypertension) are all related, but understanding the molecular pathways that underlie cause and effect is complicated.

Sara Reed receives NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship

Sara Reed, an M.D., Ph.D. graduate student in Dawn Quelle’s laboratory, received a three-year individual Predoctoral National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health for her proj...

Sara Reed Defends Thesis

Sara Reed successfully passed her Ph.D. examination on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Her thesis title was "NIAM, a novel activator of p53 and potential tumor suppressor.” Members of her thesis committee we...

Graduate student Jacqueline Reilly received a two-year position on training grant

Jacqueline Reilly, a Ph.D. graduate student in Ray Hohl’s laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled, “Predoctoral Training in the Pharmacological Sciences.”

UI Health Science Research Week events April 16 and 17

Beginning April 16, 2013 the Carver College of Medicine (CCOM) will host events to celebrate UI Health Sciences Research Week. Health Sciences Research Week is sponsored by the Carver College of Medic...

Ricardo Peña Silva Defends Thesis

Ricardo Peña Silva successfully passed his Ph.D. examination on Thursday, May 31, 2012. His thesis title was "Cardiovascular Oxidative Stress: Recent Findings on ACE2 and MAO". Members of his thesis c...

Professor Rory Fisher Renews NIH R01 Grant

Dr. Rory Fisher, a professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine, has renewed an R01 grant entitled: "Molecular Analysis and Role of RGS6 as a Novel Growth Suppressor" for 5 years...

Rouabhi and Voong receive 2014 UGSRF awards from American Physiological Society 

Mohamed Rouabhi and Susan Voong, respectively working in the laboratories of Kamal Rahmouni and Justin L. Grobe in the Department of Pharmacology, have been selected to receive 2014 Undergraduate Summ...

Graduate students Caitlin Runne and Aaron Mickle receive second year positions on training grant

Caitlin Runne, a Ph.D. graduate student in Songhai Chen’s laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled, “Interdisciplinary Training Program in Pain Research.”

Caitlin Runne Defends Thesis

Caitlin Runne successfully passed her Ph.D. examination on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Her thesis title was "Function and Activation Mechanism of PLEKHG2, a Novel Gbg-Activated RhoGEF in Leukemia Cells"....

Graduate student Jeremy Sandgren received a two-year position on training grant

Jeremy Sandgren, an M.D., Ph.D. graduate student in Justin Grobe’s laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled, “Predoctoral Training in the Pharmacological Sc...

Sara Francis Receives Sandra H. Barkan Mentor Award

Sara Francis, a graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Dawn Quelle, has received the Sandra H. Barkan Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Award. This award, named for former Associate Dean of the G...

Josephine Schamp received most outstanding entry - Research Week 2013

Josephine Schamp, a graduate student in Dr. Jon Doorn's laboratory, and a trainee on the Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant, received most outstanding entry from the College of Pharmacy category ...

Josephine Schamp received most outstanding entry - Research Week 2014

Josephine Schamp, a graduate student in Dr. Jon Doorn's laboratory, and a trainee on the Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant, received most outstanding entry from the College of Pharmacy category ...

Shannon Harlan Awarded Best Poster Prize

Shannon Harlan, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Kamal Rahmouni, was awarded the best poster award at the University of Iowa Postdoctoral Association (UIPDA) Research Day. ...

Postdoc Andrew Shepherd researches factors affecting cell life and death

Postdoctoral fellow Andrew Shepherd was featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Graduate Education at Iowa. The article entitled “Live or Die” discusses the importance of the potassium channel Kv2.1 in t...

Live or die? Postdoc Shepherd researches factors affecting cell life and death

Andrew Shepherd sees basic scientific research as something special on the path toward scientific discovery.

UI research may help build a better drug 

Many drugs work by “fixing” a particular biological pathway that’s gone awry in a disease. But sometimes drugs affect other pathways too, producing undesirable side effects that can be severe enough t...

Sigmund honored with 2013 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

Regents awards recognize contributions to public higher education Given by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, the award honors faculty members for work representing a significant contribution to exc...

Research team receives $10.6 million to study obesity and hypertension

Researchers at the University of Iowa and colleagues at Cornell University have received a five-year, $10.6 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Insti...

Dr. Sigmund elected Vice Chair of the Gordon Research Conference on Angiotensin

Dr. Curt D. Sigmund was elected as the next Vice-Chair of the Gordon Research Conference on Angiotensin to be held in Il Ciocco, Barga, Italy in 2016.Dr. Sigmund will become the Chair of the same conf...

Andrew Slupe and Andrew Shepherd receive Outstanding Poster Awards - Research Week 2012

Andrew Slupe, a graduate student in Dr. Stefan Strack’s laboratory, won for his poster “Catastrophic convergence of multiple regulatory pathways following ischemic injury in neurons”.  The other autho...

Rachel Starks receives most outstanding poster award - Research Week 2013

Rachel Starks, a graduate student in Dr. Kamal Rahmouni's laboratory, received most outstanding entry for the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science award for her poster entitled "A Rare Dis...

Adele Stewart Defends Thesis

Adele Stewart successfully passed her Ph.D. examination on Wednesday April 2, 2014.  Her thesis title was “Regulator of G Protein Signaling 6 (RGS6), a Multifarious and Pleiotropic Modulator of G Prot...

Stewart honored as "Women of Innovation"

Congratulations to Adele Stewart for recently being named one of The Technology Association of Iowa's Women of Innovation.  She was recognized for her receipt of a pre-doctorate fellowship from the Na...

Strack receives BSFP Award

Stefan Strack received a pilot grant from the “Biological Sciences Funding Program” (BSFP) to study the role of mitochondria in sensory and pain perception. Entitled “Mitochondrial dynamics in pain”, ...

Strack receives $1.3 million grant to study neuroprotective proteins

A University of Iowa research team led by Stefan Strack, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology in the UI Carver College of Medicine, will use a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of...

Weidemann, Stewart, Maity and Mukoda receive travel awards to attend EB 2014 Conf

Ben Weidemann, undergraduate student in Dr. Justin Grobe's laboratory, received a travel award for his project entitled "The brain renin-angiotensin system suppresses digestive efficiency."  This is h...

Students and postdocs in department receive travel awards to attend EB 2013 Conference

Biswanath Maity, Ph.D. postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Rory Fisher's laboratory, received a Vere D. Wenger Travel Award for his project entitled "RGS6 Functions as a Novel Suppressor of Tumor Initiation an...

Usachev, Hammond and Russo receive Carver Collaborative Grant

Dr. Yuriy M. Usachev, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesia, Dr. Donna L. Hammond, Ph.D., Professor of Anesthesia and Pharmacology, and Dr. Andrew F. Russo, Ph.D., Professor of Mol...

Two new faculty join department

Justin Grobe, Ph.D. joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor on June 1. His research interests are to define the mechanisms a) by which the brain and systemic renin-angiotensin systems regulate en...

Jason Ulrich selected as the paper of the week by the Journal of Biological Chemistry

Research paper by Jason Ulrich coauthored by Man-Su Kim, Patrick Houlihan, Leonid Shutov, DP Mohapatra, Stefan Strack and Yuriy Usachev selected as the paper of the week by the Journal of Biological C...

Undergraduate students receive Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) Awards

Ben Weidemann, undergraduate student in Dr. Justin Grobe's laboratory, received award for his project entitled "Glycemic Control by the Brain Renin-Angiotensin System: Role for Peripheral AT2 Receptor...

Dr. Usachev receives new R01 from NIH/NINDS

Dr. Yuriy M. Usachev, an Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesia, has received a new R01 grant from the NIH/NINDS (NS087068) titled "Mitochondria fission and fusion (MFF)-dependent mechanis...

Dr. Usachev receives Excellence in Medical Education Award

Dr. Yuriy Usachev was honored with an Excellence in Medical Education Award at the 2012 CCOM Medical Education Celebration Day.  The award is for his significant contributions to the teaching mission ...

Graduate student Charles Warwick received a two-year position on training grant

Charles Warwick, a Ph.D. graduate student in Yuriy Usachev’s laboratory, received a two-year position on an Institutional Training Grant entitled, “Predoctoral Training in the Pharmacological Sciences...

Research in the Capitol 2014

Benjamin J. Weidemann, an undergraduate in the Grobe laboratory, has been selected to represent the University of Iowa at the 9th Annual “Research in the Capitol” day on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Each y...

Weidemann receives Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowship

Benjamin J. Weidemann, a University of Iowa junior working in the laboratory of Dr. Justin L. Grobe, has been awarded an "Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowship" from the American Physiological ...

Weidemann receives another Undergraduate Award

Benjamin J. Weidemann, a University of Iowa junior working in the laboratory of Dr. Justin L. Grobe, has been awarded an Undergraduate Award/Scholarship from the Department of Chemistry. This award is...

Dr. Qi Wu receives ADA Award

Dr. Qi Wu, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology receives a 3-year award from the American Diebetes Association for his project entitled "Functional Analysis of a GABAergic Circuitry in Control of Appet...

UI biomedical researcher named a 2013 Pew Scholar

Qi Wu, assistant professor of pharmacology in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, has been selected as a 2013 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences.