Faculty

  • Acosta, Edward P., Pharm.D.

    acostaProfessor; Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology; Director, PK/PD Core

    Areas of Interest
    Pharmacometrics, mass spectrometry, antivirals, antiretrovirals, pediatrics

  • Aller, Stephen G., Ph.D.

    allerAssociate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Membrane protein structure and function, cystic fibrosis, X-ray crystallography, Tangier disease, atomic 3D cryo-electron microscopy, rational drug design, ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters, high-affinity metal transport

  • Andrabi, Shaida A., Ph.D.

    andrabiAssociate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Stroke, mitochondrial bioenergetics, cell death signaling and neurodegeneration

  • Barnes, Stephen, Ph.D.

    barnesProfessor

    Areas of Interest
    Bile acids, polyphenols, metabolomics, NMR, mass spectrometry

  • Bjornsti, Mary-Ann, Ph.D.

    bjornstiProfessor and Chair

    Areas of Interest
    Cancer pharmacology, yeast genetics, developmental therapeutics, mTOR, SUMO conjugation, topoisome

  • Coric, Tatjana, Ph.D.

    coricAssistant Professor; Director, High-Throughput siRNA Screening Facility

    Areas of Interest
    Cancer prevention, chemotherapeutics, non-coding RNAs, high-throughput screening

  • el Kouni, Mahmoud, Ph.D.

    elkouniProfessor

    Areas of Interest
    Pyrimidine and purine metabolism and drug action

  • Falany, Charles N., Ph.D.

    falanyProfessor

    Areas of Interest
    Drug metabolism, phase 2 conjugation, sulfation, bile acid amidation, sulfotransferase

  • Gorelick, Daniel A., Ph.D.

    gorelickAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Environmental endocrine disrupting compounds and embryonic development

  • Li, Yuanyuan (Rose), Ph.D.

    Photo Not AvailableAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Cancer research, epigenetics, nutrition intervention, obesity, aging, prenatal/maternal/transgenerational chemoprevention

  • Parant, John M., Ph.D.

    parantAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    p53, ESCO2, cancer, mitosis, sister chromatid cohesion, tumor suppressor genes, aneuploidy, genomic instability, Li Fraumeni, Roberts syndrome, zebrafish, mouse

  • Pillion, Dennis, Ph.D.

    pillionProfessor

    Areas of Interest
    Insulin delivery, diabetes education, diabetes camps, medical education, nasal drug delivery

  • Prasain, Jeevan K., Ph.D.

    prasainAssociate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Prostaglandins, C. elegans, mass spectrometry, lipidomics, metabolomics, botanicals

  • Shacka, John J., Ph.D.

    shackaAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Autophagy-lysosome pathway, neurodegenerative disease

  • van Waardenburg, Robert C., Ph.D.

    van waardenburgAssociate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    DNA repair proteins, mechanism of actions, cellular response to chemotherapeutics, drug development, protein-protein interactions, post-translational modification by ubiquitin and SUMO

  • Wilborn, Teresa, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

    wilbornProfessor

    Areas of Interest
    Pharmacology education for medical professionals and graduate students, drug metabolism, pharmacogenetics

  • Yoon, Karina J., Ph.D.

    yoonAssociate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Molecular and cellular mechanisms of cancer metastasis, patient-derived xenograft models, pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, pediatric solid tumors, adhesion molecules