Category: Research News

Research Day 2019

The 15th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day was April 17, 2019 during The University of Texas at Austin’s Research Week. Undergraduates, Pharm.D. students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and residents presented their research in abstracts and poster

Gore receives five-year NIH grant to research PCBs

Pharmacology and Toxicology Professor Andrea C. Gore, Ph.D. recently received an impressive five-year RO1 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes for Health (NIH), for research to determine how PCBs cause dysfunctions

Manganese regulation research highlighted as a NIEHS Paper of the Month

Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, recently led research focused on how brain manganese is regulated by activity of the gene SLC30A10 in the digestive system. The research was supported by grant funding

Kompella earns several awards at ACT annual meeting

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences Pallavi Kompella, who received a number of awards at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American College of Toxicology, including: The 2018 North American Travel Grant ($1,000) The Arthur Furst Best Student Poster

DiGiovanni earns Research Excellence Award

On October 30, 2018, the University Co-operative Society and The University of Texas at Austin Office of the Vice President for Research honored the winners of the Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards and the University Co-operative Society’s Research Excellence Awards.

TxCORE Hires New Executive Director

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy’s Texas Center for Health Outcomes Research and Education (TxCORE) will assume new leadership to support its and the university’s mission to transform healthcare. On September 17, Michael Johnsrud, Ph.D. will become

Vasquez collaborates on paper published in Nature

Karen M. Vasquez, Ph.D., who serves as the College of Pharmacy’s James T. Doluisio Regents Professor and Head of the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, recently collaborated on a research paper exploring the mechanisms involved in DNA structure-induced genetic instability in

Research Day 2018

The 14th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day kicked off the morning of April 17, 2018 during The University of Texas at Austin’s Research Week. Undergraduates, Pharm.D. students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and residents presented their research

Statement from Dean Crismon on the death of Richard Morrisett

Dear members of the College of Pharmacy Community, I regret to inform you that Pharmacology & Toxicology Professor Richard Morrisett has died unexpectedly. He was found in his home, and my heart goes out to his family and loved ones.

Happy Holidays from the College of Pharmacy

Click image to watch a special video holiday message from the College of Pharmacy (YouTube). Watch a special video message from the College of Pharmacy highlighting the memorable moments of 2017. Happy holidays to you and yours.