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Eric Hoffman

Professor; Associate Dean for Research

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences


Prior to joining Binghamton, Eric Hoffman, PhD, was assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Boston, professor of molecular genetics and biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, director of the Center for Genetic Medicine at the Children's National Medical Center, and professor and chair of the Department of Integrative Systems Biology at George Washington University. His research has focused on the genetic basis of human and animal disease, drug development and genetic variation in human populations.

New to Binghamton in 2016, Hoffman plans on facilitating drug development by bridging academic research, stakeholder foundations, governments and for-profits.

He has helped establish companies in the emerging venture philanthropy space, including ReveraGenBioPharma and AGADA BioSciences.


  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University
  • BA, Gettysburg College

Research Interests

  • Molecular genetics
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Drug development

Research Profile

Last Updated: 4/12/17