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
Graduate Student Researcher


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

Faculty Mentor
Patrick J. Pagano, PhD
E1247 Thomas E. Starl Biomedical Science Tower
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I am interested in studying G protein-coupled receptor signaling in Alzheimer’s disease.


Huang, Y., Todd, N. & Thathiah, A. The role of GPCRs in neurodegenerative diseases: avenues for therapeutic intervention. Curr. Opin. Pharmacol. 32, 96–110 (2017).


3/19/2018 8:30 AM Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
Joseph Galley

3/22/2018 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
David Harrison, M.D.

3/29/2018 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Yuanyuan Chen, Ph.D.

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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