Yoonjoo Lee and two additional students, Alissa Frame and Cassie Moore, receive NRSAs – Individual Predoctoral Fellowships

Yoonjoo Lee Awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Pre-doctoral Fellowship from NEI (F30) Yoonjoo Lee, an M.D./Ph.D. graduate student in the Program in Biomolecular Pharmacology, has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschtein National Research Service Award pre-doctoral fellowship from the National Eye Institute. Her pre-doctoral research is on “The Role of Sustained Oscillations of the Wound […]

1 May 2017 BU Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics – Pfizer Symposium: Emerging Technologies In Therapeutics

The BU Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics – Pfizer Symposium: Emerging Technologies in Therapeutics was held on Monday, 1 May 2017 in the Boston University Trustees Ballroom, 1 Silber Way, 9th Floor, on the Boston University Charles River Campus. This event, which is the result of a long-term training partnership between the Department of Pharmacology & Experimental […]

Dr. Annina Deleo Receives Alzheimers Association Research Grant

Annina Leo, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of Molecular NeuroTherapeutics under the mentorship of Tsuneya Ikezu, M.D., Ph.D., was selected as one of two Boston University School of Medicine recipients  of the 2016 Alzheimer’s Association Grant Award.  Dr. Deleo’s research application on “Characterization of Human AD Brain-Derived Exosomes on Tau Propagation” focus on the question, […]

Dr. Tsuneya Ikezu Honored for Excellence in Alzheimer’s Research

Tsuneya Ikezu, M.D, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology and Neurology, received the Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award for Alzheimer’s Research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Toronto, Ontario, July 24-28, 2016 and is one of two Boston University faculty members to receive a grant from the BrightFocus Foundation. Dr. Ikezu, whose research focuses on molecular therapeutic […]

The Laboratory of Addictive Disorders Identifies New Approach to Block Binge Eating

A new article published in Neuropsychopharmacology announces the discovery of a new therapeutic target to block binge eating by researchers in the Laboratory of Addictive Disorders (LAD). The research of Drs. Pietro Cottone and Valentina Sabino, directors and co-principal investigators of the LAD, is focused on unraveling the neurobiological mechanisms of motivated behaviors, such as drug addiction, stress-related disorders, and depression. The […]

2016 BUSM Program in Biomolecular Pharmacology Ph.D. and M.D., Ph.D. Graduating Class

Congratulations to our 2016 Program in Bimolecular Pharmacology Ph.D. and M.D., Ph.D. graduating class. Well done! Yvette Joon Ying Boon, Ph.D. Pharm/PBN Benjamin Wolozin, M.D., Ph.D., Advisor   Casey Yumi Carmichael, Ph.D. Pharm/PBN Richard D. Wainford, Ph.D., Advisor     Meaghan Cogswell, Ph.D. Pharm/PBN Shelley J. Russek, Ph.D., Advisor   Kelli Ellen Cox, Ph.D. Pharm […]

Neema Yazdani Receives NIDA NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship Award

Neema Yazdani, a Ph.D. graduate student in the Program in Bimolecular Pharmacology at Boston University, has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) from National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health. The title of his proposal is “Functional mechanisms of Hnrnph1 in methamphetamine addictive behaviors.” His training under […]

Catherine Moore and Mariel Seiglie Receive Graduate Student Travel Awards from ASPET for the 2016 Experimental Biology Meeting

Catherine “Cassie” Moore and Mariel Seiglie, both Ph.D. graduate students in the Graduate Program for Neuroscience/Program in Biomolecular Pharmacology, have been selected to receive Graduate Student Travel Awards from the American Society of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). In addition to covering registration fees for the Experimental Biology 2016 meeting, Cassie and Mariel will each receive […]