Dennis Curran, PhD

Professor, Chemistry

Natural products total synthesis, new synthetic methods, stereochemistry, radical chemistry, and fluorous chemistry.

1101 Chevron Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-624-8240
Fax: 412.624.9861


BS (Chemistry), Chemistry, Boston College, 1975.
PhD (Chemistry), University of Rochester, 1979.
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, 1979-81.
Dennis Curran, PhD

Student News


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


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