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The research activities of the Cornell Pharmacology Program faculty cover broad areas of modern pharmacological sciences. Faculty carry out research in cancer pharmacology, neuropharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, drug metabolism, toxicology, proteomics, molecular pharmacology, receptors and signal transduction, and drug design.







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January 2, 2015:

Dr. Michael Peterson, a postdoctoral fellow on the Cancer Pharmacology Training Grant (Danishefsky lab), has accepted a faculty position at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. Congratulations, Mike!

December 12, 2014:

Jocelin Kalish, a Pharmacology PhD student in the Gudas lab, will receive funding from NIH for her F31 fellowship. Congratulations to Jocelin!!!

December 1, 2014:

Drs. Jaffrey and Sauve have shown that noise-induced hearing loss in a mouse can be prevented by using a simple chemical compound, nicotinamide riboside, that is a precursor to vitamin B3!! To read more: click here

October 2, 2014:

Dr. Anthony Sauve spoke at the New York Weill Cornell Council on "From A to Zinc: What you and your family don't know about vitamins and supplements." The other speaker was Dr. Orli Etingin, Medical Director, Iris Cantor Women's Health Center, Weill Cornell. Here is a picture of Dr. Sauve with some of the attendees who had questions after the talks.

September 30, 2014:

Dr. Dilek Colak, a postdoctoral associate in professor Dr. Samie Jaffrey’s laboratory, was selected as a finalist in life sciences for the Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists from the New York Academy of Sciences. Congratulations, Dilek!! To read more: click here

September 19, 2014:

Dr. John Blenis and his lab members were the guests of honor at a wine and cheese reception in the Pharmacology Dept. to welcome them to NYC!! For pictures of the event: click here

January 20, 2015:

Dr. Lonny Levin, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Room: A-950
Host: Dr. Jochen Buck
“CO2/HCO3/pHi sensing via cAMP”

February 3, 2015:

Willam Lee Kraus, Ph.D, Professor, Cecil H and Ida Green Distinguished Chair in Reproductive Biology Sciences, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pharmacology. UT South Western Medical Center
Room: A-950
Host: Dr. Lorraine J. Gudas
“To Be Announced”