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Congratulations to Valentina Garbarino, Ph.D. for being selected to receive the 2018 Armand J. Guarino Award for Academic Excellence in Doctoral Studies!

August 8, 2018

Congratulations to former Physiology & Pharmacology (P&P) graduate student Valentina Garbarino, Ph.D., on receiving the 2018 Armand J. Guarino Award for Academic Excellence in Doctoral Studies. The award, named after the founding Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS), will be presented at the GSBS convocation, held August 17th, 2018. The Guarino Award is […]





Congratulations to Dr. Candice Van Skike who received an “American Aging Association Achievement Award” for 1st Place Oral Postdoctoral Presentation at the National American Aging Association Trainee Data Blitz and for having her recent paper in American Journal of Physiology Heart Circ Physiol be selected as an APSselect “Best Article”! Click here to learn more.

August 7, 2018

Dr. Candice Van Skike received an “American Aging Association Achievement Award” for 1st Place Oral Postdoctoral Presentation at the National American Aging Association Trainee Data Blitz at the 2018 American Aging Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Dr. Van Skike also had a recent paper in the American Journal of Physiology Heart Circ Physiol be selected as an APSselect […]






Congratulations to Dr. T. Lee Gilman, post-doctoral fellow in the Daws lab, for receiving the inaugural Dennis L. Murphy Memorial Travel Award for young investigators. Lee received this prestigious award at the recent meeting of the International Society for Serotonin Research (ISSR), in Cork, Ireland, August 15-18, 2018.

August 3, 2018

Dennis L. Murphy, M.D., former Chief of the Laboratory of Clinical Science at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Intramural Research Program (IRP), passed away in 2017, after a brief illness.  Dr. Murphy was a giant in research geared toward understanding the etiology of, and improving treatments for, psychiatric disorders. In particular, he was […]