Congratulations are in order for Morton Printz who was awarded one of two 2020 Edward A. Dickson Professorships. This award, given annually on each UC campus, honors faculty who have made exemplary post-retirement contributions.
“When the Language of Cells is Interrupted
Alexandra Newton, PhD, Jin Zhang, PhD, Susan Taylor, PhD, Jack Dixon, PhD, Joan Heller Brown, PhD, Paul Insel, MD, J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD
, Nathan Shaner, PhD,
Michael Karin, PhD,
Pradipta Ghosh, MD, Samara Reck-Peterson, PhD, and Andres Leschziner, PhD.
Congratulations to J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD who's been named Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Gutkind succeeds Joan Heller Brown, PhD, who served as chair of the Department of Pharmacology for 18 years. The department originated in 1987, with founding chair Palmer Taylor, PhD.
Robert Tukey, PhD and Louise Laurent, MD, PhD awarded $5M grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to implement a program of
widespread testing for COVID-19 in San Ysidro, focused on pregnant women and children.
Tim Baffi, PhD, a BMS graduate student and pharmacological sciences trainee, who has been selected as the recipient of the 14th annual
2020Roland K. Robins Pharmacology Outstanding Thesis Award.
Congratulations to Chair Joan Heller Brown, PhD who was selected as a
2020 Fellow of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (FASPET), an honor bestowed on members who have demonstrated excellence via their overall contributions to pharmacology and the Society.
JoAnn Trejo, PhD who was selected for the 2020 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity.
Tannishtha Reya, PhD who has been selected to receive the Cancer Research Institute’s 2020
Fredrick W. Alt Award for New Discoveries in Immunology.
David Gonzalez, PhD
is featured in
"How to Spot Patients Most Likely to Die from Blood Infections"
for a study published on September 3, 2020 in