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Commencement Spring 2019

We had a great turnout from our Department for the Spring commencement 2019. Seven students received their PhD degree and were hooded during the commencement ceremony that took place in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena on May 19th. From left to… Read More

Daniel Knutson and Nicolas Zahn receive pretigous UWM fellowships

Daniel Knutsen was awarded one of the UWM R1 Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship (R1DDF) awards. Daniel is part of the research group of Prof. Cook and his research interest includes the design and synthesis of novel deuterated GABA(A)R-α6 subtype selective ligands… Read More

NeuroCycle Therapeutics to Research Next-Generation Treatment of Dravet Syndrome at UWM

This month research scientists from NeuroCycle Therapeutics, Inc. (NCT) will begin research on a potential next generation treatment of Dravet Syndrome in labs located within the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery, which is directed by Dr. Stafford. Dravet Syndrome (DS)… Read More

Nemanja Vuksanovic receives one of the 2019-20 UWM Graduate Student Excellence Fellowship (GSEF) award

Nemanja Vuksanovic, a graduate student of Prof. Silvaggi receives this prestigious fellowship awarded by the UWM Graduate School. The award provides advanced degree students the support they need to pursue their research endeavors, complete their studies and share discoveries with… Read More