Postdoc fellow positions available in Sepsis, Trauma, and Organ Injury research at University of Maryland, Baltimore

Postdoctoral Fellow Positions Location: Center for Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research (STAR Center) R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, MD Projects: To study the role of extracellular miRNAs and EVs in regulating innate immunity and inflammatory responses in critical illness – trauma, sepsis, ischemic organ injury. Funding: NIGMS, […]

Kristen Segars, MD/PhD candidate, receives an F30 award

Kristen Segars, MD/PhD candidate in the Biomolecular Pharmacology Training Program, received an F30 award on January 28, 2022. Kristen’s thesis research in Dr. Vickery Trinkaus-Randall’s laboratory focuses on cell signaling events that initiate and direct wound healing in the cornea. She uses machine learning and confocal microscopy to study calcium signaling events generated by the […]

Jacob Beierle, PhD candidate, published in Molecular Pain

Jacob Beierle, Biomolecular Pharmacology PhD candidate in the Laboratory of Addiction Genetics under the mentorship of Dr. Camron Bryant, published his article, “Genetic basis of thermal nociceptive sensitivity and brain weight in a BALB/c reduced complexity cross”, in Molecular Pain on January 28, 2022.  In order to better understand the genetics of pain, Jacob and […]

Melvin Zhang, PhD candidate, published in the Journal of Immunology

Melvin Zhang, PhD candidate in the part-time Industrial-Biomolecular Pharmacology Training Program under the mentorship of Dr. Marion T. Kasaian in Pfizer Inc., published his dissertation work in the Journal of Immunology on December 15, 2021. In their research, utilizing Il13-/- mice, Melvin and his collaborators showed that a cell communication molecule IL-13 regulates the activity […]

Drs. Pietro Cottone and Valentina Sabino become U.S. citizens. Dr. Cottone Records Album/Shares Perspective in the Boston Globe and BU Today.

Congratulations to Drs. Pietro Cottone and Valentina Sabino who recently became U.S. citizens in a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum with approximately 200 other immigrants. Pietro and Valentina, natives of Italy, are Associate Professors in Pharmacology and Psychiatry and Co-Principal Investigators in the Laboratory of Addictive Disorders. Since joining Boston […]

Franco Puleo Receives the 2019-2020 American Physiology Society Porter Physiology Development Fellowship

Congratulations to Franco Puleo who has been awarded the 2019-2020 American Physiology Society Porter Physiology Development Fellowship. His research, “Sympathetic Nervous System Regulation of the NCC in Salt Sensitive Hypertension,” focuses on renal mechanisms of blood pressure control in salt sensitive hypertension. The Porter Physiology Development Fellowship provides Franco a year’s stipend support for his […]

Drs. Valentina Sabino, Camron Bryant, and Chris Gabel Among the 2019 Jack Spivack Excellence in Neuroscience Awards Recipients

Congratulations to Drs. Valentina Sabino, Camron Bryant, and Chris Gabel for being among the 2019 Jack Spivack Excellence in Neuroscience Awards recipients. Drs. Gabel and Sabino have been named as Spivack Emerging Leaders and Dr. Bryant has been honored as the Spivack Young Investgator. Valentina Sabino, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, is the […]

Emily Mason-Osann Receives PhRMA Foundation Pre Doctoral Fellowship

Emily Mason-Osann, a fourth year Ph.D. student in the Program in Biomolecular Pharmacology, has received a pre doctoral fellowship in pharmacology/toxicology from the PhRMA Foundation. The research proposed is titled, “Defining Mechanism and Therapeutic Targets in the Alternative Lengthening of the Telomeres Pathway.” She is pursuing her thesis research under the mentorship of Rachel L. […]