Mitchell J. Bartlett, recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Research Assistant Award

Mitchell J. Bartlett, is a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology, Medical Pharmacology Graduate Program.  Mitchell was nominated by his mentor, Dr. Torsten Falk,  Departments of Neurology and Pharmacology and won this years Outstanding Research Assistant Award.  

The Outstanding Research Assistant Award is a very competitive award bestowed by the UA Graduate & Professional Student Council to a graduate research assistant at UA who has made outstanding contributions in his or her position, including outstanding contributions to research AND mentoring to peers and/or undergraduates.

Mitchell's work in preclinical models of Parkinson's Disease has helped in the funding of a $750,000 grant from the State of AZ to fund a clinical trial, and has resulted in 3 publications so far, with 4 more manuscripts currently being under review, and 3 further manuscripts in the final stages of preparation to be submitted before the end of the semester.

The Department of Pharmacology wishes to Congratulate Mitchell on his outstanding achievement!