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Baskaran Thyagarajan Receives Prestigious AACP New Investigator Award
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics Baskaran Thyagarajan, M.Pharm., Ph.D., is one of seventeen recipients of the highly competitive American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) New Investigator Award for 2012–13. Thyagarajan received start-up funding from AACP for his research program "Capsaicin Antagonizes Botulinum Neurotoxin A at the Motor Nerve Terminals."
In addition to the research grant, Thyagarajan will receive $1,000 from AACP for required travel to present his research findings at the AACP Annual Meeting to be held July 26–30, 2014 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.
Thyagarajan joined the UW School of Pharmacy faculty in 2011. He was previously a Research Assistant Professor with the Division of Nephrology at the University of Rochester Medical Center Department of Medicine in Rochester, New York. Thyagarajan has numerous publications, abstracts, and presentations and has received several awards for his research.