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.
Latha Malaiyandi

Assistant Professor, Anatomy, Midwestern University-Downers Grove, IL Campus


Graduated: 2005
Interactions between Zinc and Mitochondria in Neuronal Injury

After graduation, in their own words:

Recently began a faculty position in the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University teaching neuroscience courses in the osteopathic medical, dental and PA curricula where “I still have the opportunity to continue my research and work side-by-side with students in the lab. “


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Program Achievements

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

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

Ranked #9 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

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

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