Graduate Faculty

Tija C. Jacob, PhD Assistant Professor
Director, Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program


Patrick J. Pagano, PhD Professor
Vice Director, Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program


Guillermo G. Romero, PhD Associate Professor
Vice Director, Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program


Jinwoo Ahn, PhD

Elias Aizenman, PhD Professor, Neurobiology

Imad Al Ghouleh, PhD Research Assistant Professor

Daniel Altschuler, PhD Associate Professor

Carolyn J. Anderson, PhD Professor, Radiology

Christopher Bakkenist, PhD Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Aaron Barchowsky, PhD Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health

Hülya Bayir, MD

Kara A. Bernstein, PhD Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

Robert J. Binder, PhD Associate Professor of Immunology

Lori A. Birder, PhD Professor, Medicine

Dr. Alessandro Bisello Associate Professor

Timothy F. Burns, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Medicine

Stephen Chan, MD, PhD

Yuanyuan Chen, PhD

Dennis Curran, PhD Professor, Chemistry

William C. de Groat, PhD Distinguished Professor

Donald B. DeFranco, PhD Professor & Vice Chair of Medical Education, Associate Dean for Medical Student Research

John Fernstrom, PhD Professor, Psychiatry

Bruce A. Freeman, PhD Irwin Fridovich Professor and Chair

Peter A. Friedman, PhD Professor

Ferruccio Galbiati, PhD Professor

Mark T. Gladwin, MD Distinguished Professor; Division Chief, PACCM and Director, Vascular Medicine Institute

J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD

Angela M. Gronenborn, PhD Rosalind Franklin Professor and Chair, Structural Biology.

Gregg E. Homanics, PhD Professor, Anesthesiology

John P. Horn, PhD Professor, Neurobiology

Edwin K. Jackson, PhD Professor

Yu Jiang, PhD Associate Professor

Valerian Kagan, PhD Professor and Vice Chair, Environmental and Occupational Health

Anthony Kanai, PhD Associate Professor, Medicine

Lawrence Kane, PhD Associate Professor, Immunology

Seungwon Kim, MD Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Thomas Kleyman, MD Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, Physiology, Chief, Renal-Electrolyte Division

Adrian Lee, PhD Professor; Director, Institute of Personalized Medicine

Edwin S. Levitan, PhD Professor & Vice Chair, Research

Michael T. Lotze, MD Professor, Surgery and Bioengineering

Carola Neumann, MD Visiting Associate Professor

Enrico M Novelli, MD

Steffi Oesterreich, PhD Professor & Vice Chair, Precision and Translational Pharmacology

Roderick J. O'Sullivan, PhD Assistant Professor

Michael J. Palladino, PhD Professor & Vice Chair, Academics

Bruce A. Pitt, PhD Professor and Chair, Environmental and Occupational Health

Francisco J. Schopfer, PhD Research Associate Professor

Iain Scott, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine

Sruti Shiva, PhD Associate Professor

Shivendra Singh, PhD Professor and UPMC Chair in Cancer Prevention Research

Thomas E. Smithgall, PhD Professor and Chair, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

Richard Steinman, MD Associate Professor, Medicine

Adam C. Straub, PhD Assistant Professor

Pei Tang, PhD Professor, Anesthesiology and Structural Biology

Amantha Thathiah, PhD

Mary M. Torregrossa, PhD

Thanos Tzounopoulos, PhD Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Ben Van Houten, PhD Professor

Jean-Pierre Vilardaga, PhD Professor

Qiming Jane Wang, PhD Associate Professor

Zhou Wang, PhD Professor and UPMC Chair in Urological Research

Peter Wipf, PhD University Professor of Chemistry

Wen Xie, MD, PhD Professor and the Joseph Koslow Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Yan Xu, PhD Professor, Anesthesiology and Structural Biology

Cheng Zhang, PhD Assistant Professor

Lin Zhang, PhD Professor

Student News



Events

Graduate Student Summer Seminar
Presented by Ana Gorelova and Nick Todd
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
1395 Conference Room

Recent Publications

Program Achievements

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

Outcomes: 

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