Emmanuel Pothos, PhD, Program Director - Synaptic plasticity, neuropharmacology of addictive behavior Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Sawkat Anwer, PhD* - Hepatotoxicity mechanisms Send an e-mail  PI Profile

William Bachovchin, PhD -  Structure-based drug design  Send an e-mail PI Profile

James Baleja, PhD - Molecular recognition, structure-based drug design, NMR-based protein structure determination   Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Margery Beinfeld, PhD* - Neuropeptide synthesis and processing Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Rob Blanton, MD - Molecular mechanisms of heart failure Send an e-mail  PI Profile

A Andrew Bohm, PhD - RNA processing complexes; replication initiation  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Jeffrey Blumberg, PhD* - Dietary antioxidants and chronic disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

John Castellot, PhD* - Mechanisms of smooth muscle proliferation Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Howard Chen, PhD - Imaging approaches to cell death in the heart Send an e-mail PI Profile

Athar Chishti, PhD - Pathophysiology of malaria and sickle cell disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Brent Cochran, PhD - Glioblastoma stem cells and molecular mechanisms of brain cancer Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Jonathan Davis, MD* - Regulation of lung development Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Alexei Degterev, PhD - Mechanisms of cell death using small molecule and drug probe Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Caroline Attardo Genco, PhD - Host interactions with mucosal pathogens Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH* - Pharmacological management of affective disorders Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Andrew Greenberg, MD - Obesity, adipocyte metabolism and insulin resistance mechanisms  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

David Greenblatt, MD - Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, clinical psychopharmacology Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Ira Herman, PhD - Mechanics of motility, angiogenesis and wound healing; therapeutics for regenerative medicine  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Kenneth Kaitin, PhD* - Trends in the development and regulation of new pharmaceutical products  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Alan Kopin, MD - G-coupled protein receptor function and disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Laura Liscum, PhD* - Intracellular cholesterol transport and metabolism Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Jamie Maguire, PhD - GABAergic regulation in epilepsy and affective disorders Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Klaus Miczek, PhD - Psychopharmacological studies of aggression, anxiety, and social stress Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Jose Ordovas, PhD - Genetics of cardiovascular disease  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Mercio Perrin, MD, PhD - Pathogenesis of Trypanosoma cruzi Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Leon Reijmers, PhD - Neurological mechanisms of memory storage Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Richard Shader, MD* - Antianxiety and antidepressant drug responses Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Louis Shuster, PhD* - Neuropharmacology of behavior disorders Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Allen Taylor, PhD - Aging and protein quality control, specifically in age-related eye disease and diet  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Theoharis Theoharides, MD, PhD - Mast cell responses and inflammation Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Amy Yee, PhD -  Breast cancer, stem cells and transcriptional regulation  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Pamela Yelick, PhD - Genetic analysis of craniofacial and tooth development Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Li Zeng, PhD - Cartilage development and regeneration Send an e-mail  PI Profile

*These faculty are active in teaching and other educational aspects of the program but do not accept rotation or thesis students.

Adjunct Faculty

Orest Hurko, MD - Drug development and clinical trials  Send an e-mail  

Elias Zintzaras, PhD - Biostatistics and biometirics; clinical trial design Send an e-mail  

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The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development