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Olivier Civelli, PhD, Chair of the Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology has a threefold mission: research, teaching and training researchers.

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Henry Wood Elliott Memorial Award

The mission of the Department of Pharmacology at UC Irvine School of Medicine is to develop research directions that will translate into therapeutic applications and to mentor the next generation of researchers devoted to pharmaceutical discovery.

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Dr. Naoto Hoshi, associate professor of pharmacology and physiology & biophysics, and colleagues discovered that valproic acid preserved the M-current during seizures.
Dara Nguyen received an Honorable Mention for her E-SURP Fellow poster presentation at the Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology.
Daniel Neverisky was awarded a two-year American Heart Association Fellowship to fund his graduate studies on ion channel-transporter interactions.
UC 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.
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