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Two Physiology and Pharmacology students named as 2018 ARCS Scholars
Michael Berry and Sunil Joshi, PhD students in the Physiology and Pharmacology PhD program, were recently named as 2018 ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientist) Foundation Scholars. Read more.
Chemical Biology and Physiology Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CBP-SURP)
The second annual Chemical Biology and Physiology Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CBP-SURP) was a success! Undergraduate students from various universities participated in an 8-week summer program designed to provide undergraduates research opportunities at the interface of chemistry, biology and physiology in the health sciences.
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Wesley Kao, Alyssa Bonillas, Madeline Otto, Emma Lederer, Jordan Hiblar, Joanne Tran
Now recruiting postdoctoral researchers
OHSU is now recruiting for interdisciplinary biomedical postdoctoral researchers through the Dean's Research Scholar Program (DRSP). The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology is a participating department in the DRSP and welcomes applicants interested in interdisciplinary research involving chemical biology and/or pharmacology. The application deadline is November 25, 2018. For details on the program and application requirements click here.
Highlighted publication Aicher lab
New research suggests that even a limited exposure to cocaine can fundamentally alter a delicate molecular net that surrounds brain cells associated with addiction, leading to changes in the activity of brain circuits. Read more.
Dr. Cohen receives ICBS Young Chemical Biologist Award
Dr. Kelly receives 2018 BIP award
- 11/08/2018 Two Physiology and Pharmacology students named as 2018 ARCS Scholars
- 10/11/2018 Research shows a single dose of cocaine irreversibly alters brain
- 09/27/2018 Michael Cohen, Ph.D. receives ICBS Young Chemical Biologist Awards
- 09/17/2018 Xiangshu Xiao receives $120K to develop new therapy for drug-resistant ovarian cancer
- 09/07/2018 Martin Kelly, Ph.D., receives 2018 Biomedical Innovation Program Drug Discovery award
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