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Creighton Grad Student Nets National Science Award

Creighton Grad Student Nets National Science Award

Joju George, a graduate student in Creighton University School of Medicine’s Department of Pharmacology, has earned the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 2009 Best Graduate Student Poster Award.

The award was presented recently at the National Experimental Biology 2009 Meeting in New Orleans. George’s research poster was entitled "Sodium channel activation modulates synchronized calcium oscillations and neuronal morphology in immature cerebrocortical neurons."

In addition to the award, George will serve on the executive committee of the society’s Division for Neuropharmacology for one year. George works in the laboratory of Thomas Murray, Ph.D., Creighton professor and chair of pharmacology.