Although mutated versions of the protein Cdh1 have not been found in cancers, the protein’s degradation at a key moment during the cell cycle may spur on cancerous cell division.
The new compound could reduce overdoses and possibly curb addiction, while addressing the needs of millions of people suffering with chronic pain.
Henrik Dohlman, PhD, has been named Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, effective Oct. 1.
Thomas L. Kash, PhD has been appointed as the John Andrews Distinguished Professor of Alcohol Studies.
Terry Kenakin and Bryan Roth have been named to the list of 2015 Highly Cited Researchers.
The Song lab will use the fund to study the cellular targets of Zika Virus (ZIKV) in the adult brain using a mouse model of ZIKV pathogenesis.
The image is from their paper, "Trim9 Deletion Alters the Morphogenesis of Developing and Adult-Born Hippocampal Neurons and Impairs Spatial Learning and Memory, " published in collaboration with Stephanie Gupton's lab in the same edition.
The Pharmacology Department held it's first “From Lab to Life” seminar April 15, 2016. This series features Pharmacology Alumni returning to share their stories. Our first “From Lab to Life” talk featured Emily Zhou.