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 2013

12/2013: Graduate Student Alicia Thomas Barr and her mentor Dr. Alan Bloom are using the fMRI to pursue new discoveries for cancer patients (PDF).

10/24/13: Geneva Wahl, Medical Student Summer Research Program in Dr. John Imig's Lab, was one of twelve medical students honored during Research Day Poster Session.

10/15/13: Dr. Carol Williams along with others don their leathers to raise money for cancer research.

10/10/13: Graduate Student Patrick Gonyo was one of the winners of the 23rd Annual Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Research Poster Session.

8/3/13: Dr. William B. Campbell was one of the three Medical College of Wisconsin faculty members to receive the Distinguished Service Awards for 2013.

7/11/13: Dr. Carmen Bergom, secondary appointment in the Department of Pharmacology has been awarded the American Cancer Society Pilot Research Grant (PDF).

7/10/13: Dr. Cecilia Hillard (PDF) named Chairperson to the Molecular Neuropharmacology and Signaling Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health.

6/6/13: Drs Haris Vikis and Qing Miao received a one-year, $50,000 grants from WBCS, Inc., to study breast cancer.

5/20/2013: The Medical College of Wisconsin celebrates the 120th Anniversary of our founding. With nearly 200 significant research discoveries over the past 80 years, which included accolades to many pharmacology faculty members.

4/25/2013: Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of California at Davis, Led by Dr. John Imig and Dr. Bruce Hammock have new treatment for Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Combined Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibition And Thiazolidinediones.

4/23/2013: PhRMA Foundation Award in Excellence goes to, William B. Campbell, PhD, Professor and Chairman of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

3/13/2013: William B. Campbell, PhD, Professor and Chairman of Pharmacology and Toxicology receives the 2013 Faculty Vitality Award (PDF).

3/5/2013: CTSI Announces Pilot Award Recipients for 2013. Guan Chen, PhD and John Imig, PhD are part of the sixteen new research projects awarded this year.

2/1/2013: Carol Williams, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology receives the 2013 Champion in Women's Health Award in breast cancer research from the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation. She will be recognized at the Spring Gala on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Madison Concourse Hotel.

1/24/2013: Charles Myers, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology is a recipient of Redox Biology Sub-Award.

 2012

11/16/12: Jay Tichelaar, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, is the recipient of a philanthropic grant in the amount of $50,000 from the Lung Cancer Research Foundation to support his research grant project entitled AP-1 as a Therapeutic Target in TK1 Resistant Lung Cancer.

10/30/12: Hope for Cancer Patients Nearer than Ever. Carol Williams, PhD, MCW professor of pharmacology and toxicology, shares the latest research being done at the Medical College to combat breast cancer and other forms of cancer.

10/18/12: Congratulations to Nathan Schuld, Graduate Student in the Department of Pharmacology, for his recent poster award.

10/17/12: The Pharm Team raised the most $$ for the MCW teams for the American Heart Association Heart Walk.

10/2/12: Greater Milwaukee Foundation provided $75,000 in grants to MCW, $25,000 of that, goes to Dr. Scott Levik of Pharmacology (PDF).

8/29/12: Drs. Tim Herman, of MSOE and Cecilia Hillard, of MCW, receive a four-year $750,000 Science Education Drug Abuse Partnership Award (DOCX).

8/1/12: Young investigator, Dr. Abdul Hye Khan, received the High Blood Pressure Research 2012 – Kidney Council New Investigator Award.

7/17/12: MCW Wellness at Work Program, along with Dr. Martin Bienengraeber, wins campus Bike to Work Challenge with 78 participants.

6/22/12: Dr. Cecilia Hillard receives grant to study the role of endogenous cannabinoids in the mechanisms of fear memory formation (PDF).

6/6/12: LiLi Du, one of the winners of the Joseph R. Pabst Student Publication Award.

5/8/12: The Pharmacology Department won the MCW Weight Loss Challenge, with the help from our Wellness Champion, Gretchen Barg.

4/22/12: Dr. Abdul Hye Khan, receives the Young Investigator Award at the Experimental Biology Meeting, in San Diego.

4/13/12: Camern Bergom, MD and Elizabeth Sabens Liedhegner, PhD, receive Innovation Center Awards

3/29/12: Peter Newman PhD, Cardiovascular, Blood Research on Common Grounds.

3/27/12: Garrett J. Gross, PhD, to study lipids that may protect the heart.

3/23/12: Women's History Month, Judy R. Kersten, MD

3/20/12: Women's History Month, Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD.

3/7/12: Alicia T. Barr, Pharmacology Graduate Student, was awarded the 2012 UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship.

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