Patrick J. Pagano, PhD

Associate Director, Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program
Program Director, Predoctoral Training in Pharmacological Sciences

Development of peptic, viral and small molecular inhibitors of NADPH oxidases and reactive species to assess NOX involvement in cardiovascular disease as well as to devise new therapies

E1247 Thomas E. Starl Biomedical Science Tower
200 Lothop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-383-6505


BA (Chemistry), Harpur College, SUNY at Binghamton, 1985
MSc (Pharmacology), New York Medical College, 1988
PhD (Pharmacology), New York Medical College, 1991
Patrick J. Pagano, PhD

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Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
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Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
1395 Conference Room

Recent Publications

Program Achievements

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


Time to dissertation Defense
, last five graduating classes:  4.6 years, Completion Rate: 86.49%

First Author Publications (All students, past 5 year mean):  2.03;   Total Publications: 5.10

F-series Grants (F30/F31) (All Students, past 5 year mean):  12/34 (35%) 

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