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Pharmacology explores the mechanisms that drugs use to cause therapeutic effects. The basic principle of pharmacology is that therapeutic agents are effective because they mimic or block molecules that regulate natural processes like blood pressure, organ development, and pain perception.
George Wilcox, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Pharmacology
10:15 - 11:15am
2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Title: "A Subset of Spinal Analgesic Synergy Requires Activation of Protein Kinase C-Epsilon"
Carolyn Fairbanks, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Pharmacology
10:15 - 11:15am, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
We are thrilled to announce that we have two new faculty members joining the Pharmacology team this summer:
Dr. Aaron LeBeau will begin July 1, 2014. Dr. LeBeau comes to us from the University of California, San Francisco, where he is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Departments of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Dr. LeBeau's research investigates the role of proteases as therapeutic targets and the use of antibodies as tumor imaging and anti-tumor agents.
Dr. Anna Lee will begin August 1, 2014. Dr. Lee comes to us from the University of Texas at Austin's Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, where she holds the position of Research Assistant Professor. Dr. Lee's research investigates the neuropharmacological mechanisms of addiction to nicotine and alcohol.
Aaron and Anna are passionate about their research and will be wonderful additions to our team as both researchers and teachers.
This is an exciting time for our department!
Dr. Kevin Wickman is a 2013-14 recipient of the University of Minnesota Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education!
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