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SEP 01Investigators in the Department of Pharmacology Awarded 2 NIH Grants to Discover Novel Drug Therapies.
AUG 15Excess amounts during pregnancy of an amino acid found in meat, cheese and beans may alter prenatal brain development related to schizophrenia, UC Irvine researchers have found.


SEP 14A study led by UC Irvine pharmacology professor Olivier Civelli suggests an extract of corydalis yanhusuo (YHS) may be an adjunct medicine for low to moderate chronic pain.
SEP 12Anvyl, a startup technology company, is advancing UC Irvine pharmacology professor Kelvin Gee's work on understanding how signaling through certain brain channels can affect a variety of medical disorders.
AUG 22A team led by UC Irvine professor of pharmacology Qun-Yong Zhou, PhD, finds novel molecular clues behind nocturnal behavior.
AUG 15UC Irvine pharmacology researcher Amal Alachkar suggests a way to protect refugees’ babies from stress.
FEB  09Nayna Sanathara, doctoral candidate in Pharmacology and Toxicology, is awarded the 2016 Tom Angell Fellowship.


SEP 14Dr. Naoto Hoshi, associate professor of pharmacology and physiology & biophysics, and colleagues discovered that valproic acid preserved the M-current during seizures.


NOV 18Dara Nguyen received an Honorable Mention for her E-SURP Fellow poster presentation at the Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology.
MAY 21Daniel Neverisky was awarded a two-year American Heart Association Fellowship to fund his graduate studies on ion channel-transporter interactions.
FEB 18UC Irvine researchers have found a specific genetic flaw that is connected to sudden death due to heart arrhythmia – a leading cause of mortality for adults around the world.
JAN 02A compound derived from traditional Chinese herbal medicine has been found to be effective at alleviating pain, according to UC Irvine pharmacology researchers.