Valerian Kagan, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair, Environmental and Occupational Health

Nitric oxide interactions with cellular components, redox status during cellular injury and repair

100 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-624-9479


BS (Biochemistry), MV Lomonosov State University, 1967.
PhD (Biochemistry), MV Lomonosov State University, 1972.
DSc (Biochemistry, Biophysics), USSR Academy of Sciences, 1981.
Valerian Kagan, 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