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Alcoholism makes social relationships less rewarding: NIAAA grant study

A two-year, $400,000 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, or NIAAA, will allow University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers to study alcohols’ effects on relationships.

Eric Krause

Hypertension Center changes name, leadership with new focus on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

Dr. Eric Krause will serve as director of the new Center for Integrative Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases.

Eric Krause, PhD Assistant Professor

Dr. Eric Krause named UF Research Foundation professor for 2018–2021

The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continued distinction in their fields.

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The department of pharmacodynamics is highly integrative and collaborative, spanning molecular, cellular, and systems pharmacology and physiology. Faculty study physiological and pharmacological mechanisms underlying stress, anxiety, drug abuse, pain, neuroinflammation, cardiovascular function, metabolic diseases, and cancer. These researchers are successful in securing millions of dollars in grant funding each year from the NIH, Department of Defense, and the American Heart Association. In addition, the department offers a pharmaceutical sciences doctoral degree program that allows aspiring scientists to train under the direction of pharmacodynamics faculty and their collaborators across the University of Florida health science campus.

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