Edwin K. Jackson, PhD


The physiology and pharmacology of endogenous modulators of growth, structure and function of cells in the heart, blood vessels and kidneys, with particular focus on adenosine, the renin-angiotensin soystem and estradiol metabolites.

Bridgeside Point Building, Office: Room 514; Labs: Rooms 520 and 522
100 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-648-1505
Fax: 412-624-5070


BS (Pharmacy), University of Texas at Austin, 1976
PhD (Pharmacology), University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 1979
Postdoctoral Fellow (Clinical Pharmacology), Vanderbilt University, 1979-1981
Edwin K. Jackson, 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