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Erica Levitt, PharmD, PhD Publishes in Molecular Pharmacology

“Desensitization and Tolerance of Mu Opioid Receptors on Pontine Kölliker-Fuse Neurons”

Fall 2018 Application Instructions & Deadline

Application Deadline: Friday, December 17, 2017.



Compounds from tropical nut could help break nicotine, betel nut addictions

This research will be presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society.

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Faculty in the Spotlight: Olga Guryanova

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November 15th – Research Seminar with Dorina Avram, PhD

“Targeting Ubiquitin Ligases in Colon Cancer Beyond Proteasomal Degradation.” —–11:00am to 12noon—–Academic Research Building Room R5-265

Final Dissertation Defense Tuesday, November 14th – Jennifer M. Wiggins

“Evaluation of Aerobic Exercise in Tumor Bearing Mice.” —–Laboratory of Dietmar Siemann, PhD

Final Dissertation Defense Wednesday November 8th – Veronica Hughes

“Phosphorylation of c-Met: An Underutilized Predictor of Sensitivity to c-Met Inhibition in Preclinical and Clinical Cancer Trials” ——Laboratory of Dietmar Siemann, PhD  

Drug pair slows progression of muscular dystrophy in animal models

A pair of protein-inhibiting compounds is effective at slowing the progression of a form of muscular dystrophy in animal models, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found.

Nihal Tümer, PhD, publishes two articles in beginning of 2017

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Professor Nihal Tümer, PhD, has co-authored two publications so far in 2017. Check the links below to read the abstracts for these research articles. Keep checking […]

Brian Law published in Ocotarget

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Associate Professor Brian Law co-authored a paper that was published in Oncotarget. Read the article here.

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UF first in Florida to crack U.S. News list of top 10 best public universities

The University of Florida has become the first Florida school to break into the list of top 10 best public universities, coming in at No. 9, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings released in September.

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The University of Florida is also No. 1 in PhDs awarded in Science & Engineering according to the 2015 Survey of Earned Doctorates.

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Department Seeks Applicants for New Faculty Positions

Applications are invited for two, newly created, 12-month, tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.

The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics is continuing the expansion of its exceptional programs in neuropharmacology, muscle therapeutics, and immunopharmacology with an emphasis on translational and
regenerative medicine.

For more details on the positions, or to submit an application, view the position listing.

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