Congratulations to Meera Rath for successfully defending her dissertation, “Exploring the role of microglia in chronic voluntary binge ethanol consumption mouse model,” on Oct. 21. Committee members included Bin Liu, Ph.D.; Joanna Peris, Ph.D.; Jay McLaughlin, Ph.D.; Stanley Stevens, Jr., Ph.D.; Eric Krause, Ph.D.; and Christopher Vulpe, M.D., Ph.D. Rath…
The grant will address the unmet need for new, safer analgesics by developing novel mitragynine analogs.
UF researchers found kratom delivered significant pain-relieving benefits, reduced opioid withdrawal symptoms and caused minimal respiratory depression.
Graduate students in the department of pharmacodynamics Ariana Brice-Tutt and Lisa Wilson won awards from the UF College of Pharmacy at the Graduate Students Social on Oct. 13. Brice-Tutt won the Robert and Stephanie Ruffolo Graduate Education and Research Fellowship and Wilson won the Avery Advancing Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences Endowment Award.
The award recognizes a teaching partnership that exemplifies teamwork in developing and delivering application exercises within a course or module.
This paper was highlighted by Cancer Discovery one of the top journals in cancer research.
When it became evident in late March that most research would be halted because of COVID-19, Dr. Jay McLaughlin’s lab went into high gear.
Graduate students Ariana Brice-Tutt and Mohammed Gbadamosi received AFPE Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowships, while Razanne Oueini, a Pharm.D. student, received a Gateway to Research Fellowship award.
McLaughlin is one of six UF College of Pharmacy faculty receiving tenure or promotion in 2020.
Max Russo completed his Final Dissertation Defense on June 15, 2020: “Molecular mechanisms associated with adverse effects of the environmentally persistent organochlorine pesticide dieldrin.” Committee members included Bin Liu, Ph.D., Joanna Peris, Ph.D., Jay McLaughlin, Ph.D., Sylvain Dore, Ph.D. and Christopher Vulpe, M.D., Ph.D.