Mon, 03/18/2024

Dr. Subramanian RO1 grant

Dr. Jai Subramanian was awarded an NIH R01 grant as co-PI with Dr. Shirley Yan at Columbia University. The research studies whether detoxifying advanced glycation end products improves synaptic plasticity and memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
Mon, 03/04/2024

KU Pharmacology & Toxicology seeks applicants for Mossberg Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology

invited for appointment as a tenured, Distinguished Professor at the Full Professor level in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy at the University of Kansas. ...

Tue, 02/27/2024

Dr. Zhao appointed to NIH study section

(PhD) has been appointed a standing member of the NIH's Neural Oxidative Metabolism, Mitochondria, and Cell Death (NOMD) study section, with a four-year term from 2023 to 2027. The NOMD study section reviews applications studying the molecular mechanisms of neuronal cell death involving aging, neurodegenerative diseases, and mitochondrial biology of...

Tue, 08/22/2023

Pharmacy Researcher Develops Intervention For Metabolic Diseases Like Diabetes, Stroke, and Heart Disease

with the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy has filed an invention disclosure, part of a provisional patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, for a treatment that could apply to heart disease, stroke and a host of other human diseases related to metabolism. ...

Wed, 05/17/2023

Yueming Li presented a Scientific seminar recently

Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York, New York, presented a Scientific Seminar in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology on April 11. The presentation was titled “Modulation of γ-secretase in Alzheimer and Cancer.”Li is a biochemist and heads up Sloan Kettering’s Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Laboratory. He...

Wed, 05/17/2023

Pan Pan recently presented a Beyond the Lab seminar

Ph.D., from AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg, Maryland, presented a Beyond the Lab seminar on April 28. The presentation was titled "Don’t Be Afraid of Change—My Journey After Graduation.”...

Fri, 11/18/2022

Pharmacology & Toxicology Open House Dec. 1

in a research career or an advanced degree in biomedical science are invited to attend the Pharmacology & Toxicology open house and lunch in the KU School of Pharmacy beginning at noon on Dec. 1 in Room 5052 of Malott Hall. ...

Tue, 10/18/2022

Pharmacy researcher earns $2.3 million NIH award to study opioid addiction

A University of Kansas researcher is taking a novel approach to the prolific problem of opioid addiction in America. With a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Zijun Wang will research the implications of the DNA break-and-repair process in opioid use disorder.
Thu, 09/15/2022

KU PharmTox seeks applicants for Mossberg Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Applications are invited for appointment as a tenured, Distinguished Professor at the Full Professor level in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy at the University of Kansas. 
Wed, 06/01/2022

Online master’s in Pharmacology and Toxicology the right fit for Foster

don’t often have the flexibility to pursue a traditional on-campus graduate degree. Lack of local access and conflicting hours are two huge hurdles. For JD Foster, a veterinarian based in Washington, D.C., the online Master of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy saved...

Mon, 05/09/2022

Two Kansas Pharmacy faculty earn tenure and promotion

Doug Girod recently approved the University Committee on Promotion and Tenure’s recommendation to award promotion and tenure to two School of Pharmacy faculty members. The academic milestone was earned by Jessica Bates, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice and Adam Smith, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology. ...

Thu, 04/28/2022

Dr. Claire Croutch and Dr. Kristin Aillon to present Beyond the Lab seminar

the Lab Seminar Series explores topics for students, postdocs, and researchers outside of the classroom and lab settings. This provides them an expanded outlook for future career advancement. ...

Mon, 01/31/2022

Eduardo Rosa-Molinar named AAAS fellow

Eduardo Rosa-Molinar, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has the honor of being named a 2022 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Wed, 01/26/2022

Liqin Zhao receives R01 Grant

Dr. Liqin Zhao, Associate Professor in the Pharmacology & Toxicology Department together with Dr. Teruna Siahaan, Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, received an RO1 grant titled “Reshaping ApoE4 and Alzheimer’s Brains with ApoE2.”
Tue, 01/25/2022

First online laboratory-based Distance Master of Science Degree earned

Jonathan (J.D.) Foster, has earned the first Distance Laboratory-Based Master of Science (M.S.) degree in the Pharmacology & Toxicology Department. The title of his Master’s Thesis was “Population Pharmacokinetic Analysis of Enrofloxacin and Its Active Metabolite Ciprofloxacin Following Intravenous Injection in Cats with Reduced Kidney Function.”
Thu, 01/13/2022

Heng Du receives RO1 grant

associate professor Heng Du on receiving an RO1 grant from the National Institutes of Health entitled “mtDNA Leakage and Sting-Dependent Microglial Innate Immune Response in Alzheimer's Disease.”...

Thu, 01/06/2022

37th Annual Mossberg Honors Symposium and Poster Sessions

excited to announce that the 37th Annual Mossberg Honors Symposium will be held on Wednesday, January 12 in the School of Pharmacy, Room 2020. The poster session will take place in the School of Pharmacy Atrium. Both the symposium and poster sessions will be from 8:30 a.m through 4:30 p.m. ...

Fri, 08/27/2021

Welcome and updates for start of fall semester

excited to be back on campus for classes this semester. And welcome to our new graduate students in the Pharmacology & Toxicology department. ...

Thu, 07/15/2021

Recent Pharmacology & Toxicology graduates

proud to announce the recent graduations of four students in the Pharmacology & Toxicology department. ...

Thu, 11/19/2020

Anonymous donation funds Ph.D. fellowship

donation of $300,000 to the KU School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology was inspired by the donor’s niece and her experience as a Ph.D. student. ...

Tue, 10/27/2020

Rick Dobrowsky receives NIH Innovation Grant

will allow him to investigate the potential use of KU-596 as a treatment for the peripheral neuropathy associated with the inherited genetic disease, Charcot-Marie-Tooth 1X. ...

Tue, 10/27/2020

Jim Tracy to serve on NIH Scientific and Technical Advisory Board to the Office of the Director (STOD)

Wed, 09/09/2020

Department welcomes associate professor Heng Du

like to welcome Associate Professor Heng Du to the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology. Du was an assistant research professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and KU’s Higuchi Bioscience Research Center from 2011-2013. He moved to the University of Texas in 2013 as an assistant professor and was...

Wed, 09/09/2020

Department welcomes Assistant Professor Zijun Wang

Mon, 04/13/2020

Distance master's programs create new opportunities

literature-based and laboratory-based Distance Master's Degree programs allow students to earn a Master of Science degree in a collaborative academic environment from anywhere in the world. Both programs provide advanced training in molecular, cellular and organ systems pharmacology and toxicology and scientific writing. ...

Mon, 03/23/2020

Alum returns to present award, deliver lecture

Pharmacology and Toxicology graduate Lester Gibbs will return to KU for the Gibbs Graduate Student Award Program. ...

Mon, 10/21/2019

Zhao Lab Research Featured in NPR News