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DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY & SYSTEMS PHYSIOLOGY

Engaging In Innovative Biomedical Research, Educating the Next Generation

Overview

Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology (PSP). Our goal is to advance the fields of basic and applied physiology and pharmacology by engaging in innovative biomedical research. We provide our students with a challenging and supportive environment to pursue academic and professional careers in the biomedical sciences.

Physiologists and pharmacologists alike are curious about the ability of molecules to contribute to cell function, the ability of cells to contribute to tissue function, the ability of tissues to affect organismal function, and ultimately the effects that therapeutic agents have on these systems. Physiology is the science that integrates simple mechanisms into complex systems, and pharmacology uses this knowledge to support the development of the next generation of therapeutic agents.

PSP Happenings

Teresa Reyes, PhD Receives Award

June 28, 2022 - Dr. Teresa Reyes has received the CoM Office of Research Basic Science Faculty-To-Faculty Mentoring Award.  

Terry Kirley, PhD - Receives 2 Teaching Awards

June 21, 2022 - Dr. Terry Kirley has received 2 Silver Apple Awards for best courses this past academic year in the Medical Sciences Baccalaureate Program.  "History of Medicine and Technological Innovation" (co-director Dr. Michael Lieberman) and "Fundamentals of Medical Pharmacology".

Chen Gao, PhD Receives CoM Research Innovation Grant

July 12, 2022 - Dr. Chen Gao has received a CoM Research Innovation Grant for her project “Glucagon Signaling-a Novel Therapy for HFpEF”.  Co-Investigator Dr. John Lorenz.

Judith Heiny, PhD Received CoM Research Innovation Grant

July 12, 2022 - Dr. Judith Heiny has received a CoM Research Innovation Grant for her project titled “A Novel Mechanism of Non-Insulin-Dependent Glucose Uptake by Skeletal Muscles”.

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Pharmacology and Systems Physiology

College of Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0575