Courtney Andersen studies the role of estrogen receptor-alpha in ovarian cancer.
Chris Barnes investigates the structural details by which transcription factor activity regulates RNA Polymerase II during the universal process of eukaryotic gene expression.
Soma Jobaggy studies nitrated fatty acid pharmacology and the antioxidant response in hypertensive end-organ damage.
Allison Nagle studies growth factor receptor signaling in breast cancer.
Nicholas Todd
Trainee
Email
nkt11@pitt.edu

Education

 B.S. Chemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, 2015



Funding Source
NIH T32 GM008424


Awards Received
National Institute of General Medicine Sciences Training Grant – Predoctoral Training in Pharmacological Sciences – T32


Faculty Mentor
Amantha Thathiah, PhD
E1247 Thomas E. Starl Biomedical Science Tower
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Research

I am interested in studying G protein-coupled receptor signaling in Alzheimer’s disease.




Publications/Abstracts
Huang Y., Todd N., Thathiah A. 2017, The role of GPCRs in neurodegenerative diseases: avenues for therapeutic intervention.  Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2017 Feb;32:96-110. doi: 10.1016/j.coph.2017.02.001. Epub 2017 Mar 10. PMID: 28288370
STUDENT NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS
1/10/2019 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D.


1/17/2019 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Mark Jay Shlomchik, MD, PhD


1/19/2019 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Mitchell Lazar, MD, PhD


Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Event Calendar

Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings

Outcomes:  Time to disseration, last five graduating clasess:  4.5 years, Completion Rate: 84.8%

Ranked #12 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty two consecutive years




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