Courtney Andersen studies the role of estrogen receptor-alpha in ovarian cancer.
Chris Barnes investigates the structural details by which transcription factor activity regulates RNA Polymerase II during the universal process of eukaryotic gene expression.
Soma Jobaggy studies nitrated fatty acid pharmacology and the antioxidant response in hypertensive end-organ damage.
Allison Nagle studies growth factor receptor signaling in breast cancer.
7/27/2015 MPTP Alum Beckel receives NIH K01 Molecular Pharmacology Training Program Alum Research Instructor Dr. Jonathan M. Beckel has received a K01 - Mentored Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, National Institutes of Health.  This three year award, NIH K01 DK106115 commences on August 1, 2015 with a total award of $360,917.  The project is titled: "Role of Pannexins in Urinary Bladder Pathology".  Congratulation Jon.

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Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings


Time to dissertation Defense
, last five graduating classes:  4.6 years, Completion Rate: 86.49%

First Author Publications (All students, past 5 year mean):  2.03;   Total Publications: 5.10

F-series Grants (F30/F31) (All Students, past 5 year mean):  12/34 (35%) 

Ranked #9 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty-four consecutive years

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