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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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March 9, 2015:

Dr. Francis Lee and Dr. Iva Dincheva, a former PhD student in our Pharmacology Program and now a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Lee's lab, have published a fascinating study in Nature Communications concerning fronto-amygdala function. Congratulations!! This work was also featured in the NY Times: click here or click here

February 5, 2015:

Great news! Congratulations go to Pharm. PhD student Sara DiNapoli, who was awarded an F31 fellowship from NCI for her project titled: "Understanding the role of Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 in Melanoma." Her PhD mentor is Dr. Yariv Houvras, and co-mentor is Dr. Ari Melnick.

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.

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tuesday, March 31, 2015:

Reneir J. Brentjens, M.D.,Ph.D., Professor
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Room: A-950
Host: Dr. Lorraine Gudas
“Adoptive T Cell Therapy of Cancer: CARs and Armored CARs”

Tuesday, April 14, 2015:

Louis Dell’Italia, M.D., Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Med., Room: A-950
Host: Dr. Roberto Levi

Tuesday, April 28, 2015:

Alexander Serganov, Ph.D., Professor
New York University School of Medicine, Room: A-950
Host: Dr. Samie Jaffrey