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October 25, 2021

Dr. Yoichi Osawa will receive the 2021 EBS Teaching Award for Pharmacology

Dr. Osawa, Associate Chair for Innovation and Wellness, has made and continues to make significant contributions to our Departmental teaching mission, including to Pharm 646, Pharm 601, Pharm 502, and the Medical School Diagnostics and Therapeutics course. During the 2020-2021 academic year, Dr. Osawa contributed ~51 hours of student

October 25, 2021

Chunling Chen will receive the 2021 EBS Research Staff Award for Pharmacology

Chunling Chen, Director of the Isom Lab for over 20 years, has an impressive record of scientific productivity. She is an author on 26 papers in high impact journals, with 5 as first-author. Her most recent contribution was as second author on the publication, Antisense oligonucleotides increase Scn1a expression and reduce seizures and SUDEP

October 25, 2021

Dr. Irene Glowinski receives the 2021 Outstanding Alumna Award from Michigan Pharmacology

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Irene Glowinski on her receipt of the 2021 Outstanding Alumna Award from Michigan Pharmacology. Dr. Glowinski has dedicated her career to scientific service and administration. As Deputy Director of the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, one of 3 extramural divisions at NIAID/NIH, Dr.

October 21, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Lori Isom elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Congratulations to Dr. Lori Isom who has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors for a clinician and scientist.

The academy recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service and who have made major contributions to the advancement

July 26, 2021

Congratulations to Alina Morales, successfully defended her thesis!

Alina Morales, Anantharam lab, defended on July 22, 2021. Her thesis title " Regulation of Chromaffin Cell Exocytosis via Endogenously Secreted Signaling Molecules Acetylcholine and PACAP ”. Kudos to her mentor Dr. Arun Anantharam.

Congratulations Alina!

May 18, 2021

Congratulations to Julie Philippe Gupta, successfully defended her thesis!

Julie Philippe Gupta (Jenkins Lab), defended on May 13, 2021. Her thesis title " Ankyrin-B is Lipid-Modified by S-Palmitoylation to Promote Dendritic Membrane Scaffolding of Voltage Gated Sodium Channel Nav1.2 in Neurons ”. Kudos to her mentor Dr. Paul Jenkins.

Congratulations Julie!

March 23, 2021

Welcome Dr. Shoji Maeda!

We are very excited to share the news that Dr. Shoji Maeda has agreed to join the tenure track faculty of Michigan Pharmacology! Dr. Maeda is currently a Research Scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Kobilka at Stanford University.

February 17, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Traynor and Dr. Jutkiewicz!

Congratulations to Dr. John Traynor, Councilor, and Dr. Emily Jutkiewicz, Chair-elect of the Division for Behavioral Pharmacology, of the American Society for Pharmacology and Therapeutics. They will begin their terms on July 1, 2021.

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