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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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August 15, 2016:

Dr. Gudas has a new publication in Molecular Cell! For more click here

August 2, 2016:

Dr. Inturrisi has been selected as an Honorary Fellow of the Weill Cornell Alumni Association because of his dedicated service to the Medical Center.

June 15, 2016:

Congratulations to Dr. Lonny Levin, who won the 2016 Charles Bardes Teaching Prize. This prize is awarded annually to a member of the faculty who has been an outstanding teacher at Weill Cornell Medical College, demonstrated leadership, dedication, and concern for the students.

June 28, 2016:

Dr. Kristen Pleil and Dr. Lorraine Gudas both led symposia and spoke at the RSA (Research Society on Alcoholism) national meeting in New Orleans. Here is a picture of Dr. Pleil giving her talk.

May 17, 2016:

Dr. Diane Felsen is a co-author on a publication in Nature Communications titled, "CLIC4 regulates apical exocytosis and renal tube luminogenesis through retromer-and actin-mediated endocytic trafficking." Read more: click here

May 13, 2016:

Dr. Miklos Toth and his colleagues, including former grad student Emma Mitchell, have just published an exciting study in Nature Communications showing the transmission of non-genetic behavioral traits to new generations! For a more detailed description: click here

April 28, 2016:

The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences announced that Pharmacology graduate student Sara DiNapoli is one of the recipients of the 2016 Student Service award, and faculty member Dr. David Scheinberg is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award. Congratulations are in order!!

April 5, 2016:

Dr. Charles E. Inturrisi, Professor of Pharmacology, will serve on a workgroup of the NIH sponsored 'National Pain Strategy.' The workgroup is composed of leading pain researchers and is charged with developing a long- term plan that will guide federal agencies in their efforts to coordinate a research agenda with the ultimate goal of improving pain care through evidence based studies.

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June 2016:

Pictures from Dr. Danica Chiu's wedding. Many Weill Cornell graduate students attended! See more: click here