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May 30, 2024: Tyler Vaglivelo receives the AFPE Gateway Research Award! Congrats Tyler!

March 11, 2024: Mike Lehane and Afshin Seyednejad receive the IBACS Summer Fellowship! Congrats Mike and Afshin! 

March 8, 2024: Maria Cruceta receives the 2024 Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) Award! Congrats Maria!

February 21, 2024: Afshin Seyednejad receives the John B. Morris Fellowship Award! Congrats Afshin!

February 20, 2024: Dr. Sartor receives the 2024 ASPET Division for Neuropharmacology Early Career Award!

February 12, 2024: Congrats to Maria Cruceta for being selected to present her poster at the Big East Research Symposium in March!

November 3, 2023: Haley Whelchel and Tyler Vaglivelo receive the PharmD Honors Program Research Scholarship! Congrats Haley and Tyler!

October 30, 2023: Afshin Seyednejad receives the IBACS Travel Award! Congrats Afshin!

October 10, 2023: Congrats Maria! "Maria Cruceta Ramirez, a first year Pharm.D. student, is the second School of Pharmacy student to be named a McNair Scholar since the program’s conception."

October 2, 2023: Paper accepted! "The effects of (2R,6R)-Hydroxynorketamine on oxycodone withdrawal and reinstatement

August 8, 2023: Afshin Seyednejad wins the UConn SOP John Morris Travel Award. Congrats Afshin!

August 1, 2023: The Sartor lab receives a NIDA R01 grant to study epigenetic mechanisms in SUD!

June 28, 2023: Dr. Sartor receives support from the UConn Scholarship Facilitation Fund to sponsor the 26th annual Neuroscience @ Storrs meeting in October.

May 12, 2023: Dr. Lu (PI) and Dr. Sartor (Co-I) receive the SPARK Technology Commercialization Fund to develop novel LAAM formulations for the treatment of opioid use disorder.

April 14, 2023: Sartor lab undergraduate students accepted to prominent PhD programs. Suzannah De Almeida and Caryssa Drinkuth will be taking their talents to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and UNC-Chapel Hill, respectively. Congrats Suzannah and Caryssa!

March 27, 2023: Tyler Vaglivelo receives the Karl A Nieforth 2023 Research Award. Congrats Tyler!

November 17, 2022: Paper accepted! "Noncoding RNA therapeutics for substance use disorder."

November 4, 2022: The Sartor lab received an IBACS Seed Grant to study new therapeutics for SUD!

October 3, 2022: Caryssa Drinkuth receives the IBACS undergraduate research award. Congrats Caryssa!

July 27, 2022: UConn Today article on Sartor Lab members winning multiple research awards. Congrats to all!

April 6, 2022: Suzannah De Almeida wins 1st place in the ASPET neuropharmacology poster competition and 2nd place in the Dolores C. Shockley competition. Congrats Suzannah!

March 14, 2022: Paper accepted! "Domain-selective BET inhibition attenuates transcriptional and behavioral responses to cocaine"

March 13, 2022: Paper accepted! "Nanoparticle delivery systems for substance use disorder"

March 11, 2022: Caryssa Drinkuth receives the Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) Award. Congrats Caryssa!

February 7, 2022: Chris Babigian receives the IBACS Graduate Summer Fellowship. Congrats Chris!

November 13, 2021: Suzannah De Almeida wins the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) poster award. Congrats Suzannah!

October 28, 2021: Paper accepted! "JQ1 attenuates psychostimulant- but not opioid-induced conditioned place preference"

August 12, 2021: Chris Babigian receives the Neuroscience Fellowship award at UConn. Congrats Chris!

February 9, 2021:  UConn Today article on Suzannah De Almeida's University Scholar Award.

December 23, 2020:  Suzannah De Almeida was selected for the University Scholar Program. This is one of the most challenging and prestigious programs for undergraduate researchers at the University of Connecticut. Congrats Suzannah!

December 7, 2020:  Meet the Researcher: Greg Sartor, School of Pharmacy article.

October 9, 2020:  Dr. Sartor receives an affiliate appointment in the Department of Psychological Sciences (Behavioral Neuroscience Program)  at UConn.

September 21, 2020:  Dr. Bahal (PI) and Dr. Sartor (Co-I) are awarded the NIDA (U18) “Step Up for Substance Use Disorders (SUD): A Drug Target Initiative for Scientists Engaged in Fundamental Research" grant!

September 9, 2020: Congrats to Dr. Mandakini Singh on her recently accepted paper! “BET bromodomains as novel epigenetic targets for brain health and disease”  

June 10, 2020:  Robert Mownn (pharmacy student) receives the 2020 AFPE Gateway Award. Congrats Robert!

May 18, 2020:  Dr. Sartor and Dr. Bahal receive the 2020 Pharmaceutical Sciences Interdisciplinary Research Incentive Award!

March 27, 2020: Suzannah De Almeida receives the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) award. Congrats Suzannah!

March 23, 2020: Joel Lopez receives the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) award. Congrats Joel!

March 14, 2020: Kynza Khimani (PNB undergraduate) and Suzannah De Almeida (MCB undergraduate) join the lab. Welecome Kynza and Suzannah!

March 3, 2020: Joel Lopez receives the IBACS undergraduate research grant. Congrats Joel!

February 13, 2020: Dr. Sartor receives Teaching Excellence acknowledgment for Fall 2019.

January 20, 2020: Donna McNeill (MCB undergraduate) joins the lab. Welcome Donna!

December 23, 2019: Joel Lopez becomes a McNair Scholar. Congrats Joel!

November 20, 2019: Dr. Sartor receives a “Faculty Shout Out” award from P2 pharmacy students.

September 30, 2019: Robert Mownn receives the Antipas Family Research Scholarship. Congrats Robert!

September 9, 2019: Suneri Amin (pharmacy honors student) joins the lab. Welcome Suneri!

August 26, 2019: Joel Lopez (Psychology undergraduate) joins the lab. Welcome Joel!

July 22, 2019: Christopher Babigian (Ph.D. graduate student) joins the lab. Welcome Chris!

July 10, 2019: Paper accepted! “Epigenetic pharmacotherapy for substance use disorder”

April 26, 2019: Robert Mownn receives Nieforth Pharmacy Student Research Award. Congrats Robert!

April 7, 2019: Dr. Sartor is a preceptor for APhA-ASP’s event: “Phighting Against Substance Abuse.”

February 25, 2019: Dr. Sartor receives Teaching Excellence acknowledgment for Fall 2018.

January 23, 2019: Austin Fergusson (PNB undergraduate) joins the lab. Welcome Austin!

January 22, 2019: Robert Mownn (P2 pharmacy student) joins the lab. Welcome Robert!

January 18, 2019: UConn Today article on Dr. Sartor

January 14, 2019: Elshaimaa Ali (masters student) joins the lab. Welcome Elshaimaa!

December 14, 2018: Dr. Sartor receives a “Faculty Shout Out” award from P2 pharmacy students.

November 11, 2018: Paper accepted! “Enhancement of BDNF Expression and Memory by HDAC Inhibition Requires BET Bromodomain Reader Proteins

November 6, 2018: Dr. Sartor becomes a member of the Connecticut Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (IBACS).

November 5, 2018: Paper accepted! “Inhibition of HDAC3 reverses Alzheimer’s disease-related pathologies in vitro and in the 3xTg-AD mouse model”

October 12, 2018: Mandakini Singh, Ph.D. (postdoc) joins the lab. Welcome Mandakini!

September 1, 2018: Dr. Sartor receives NIH/NIDA R00 grant.

August 23, 2018: The Sartor Lab is officially open! I will be recruiting students and a postdoc soon. Join our lab!

August 13, 2018: UConn Today article on Dr. Sartor

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