People in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Gloria Meredith

Distinguished Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences Founding Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Neurosciences
  • Mechanisms underlying Parkinson
  • Mechanisms of drug addiction
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Aaron Beedle

Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Muscular dystrophy
  • disease pathogenesis and therapeutics
  • Dystroglycan
  • glycosylation
  • the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex
  • Skeletal muscle
  • heart
  • and brain function
  • Mouse genetic models
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Tony Davis

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Natural products biosynthesis
  • Infectious diseases
  • Neurological disorders
  • Drug discovery and development
  • Chemical biology
  • Synthetic and medicinal chemistry
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Katie Edwards

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Liposomal combination drug formulations
  • Thiamine deficiency and supplementation
  • Bioanalytical assay development
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Timothy A Hillis

Research Laboratory Associate

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Laboratory management
  • Rodent colony management
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Neurobiology of reward
  • Neuroplasticity and neurotrophins
  • Disorders of memory
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Skeletal muscle
  • Mouse genetic models
  • Disease pathogenesis and therapeutics
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Melissa Morales

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Myositis
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Mechanisms underlying neuromuscular diseases
  • Behavioral and Cellular Neuroscience
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Lynda Ruffini

Senior Research Support Specialist

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Veterinary medicine and surgery
  • Rodent colony management
  • Laboratory management
  • Alcohol in adolescents
  • Hepatitis C virus
  • Alzheimer’s disease and Amyloidosis Dutch-type
  • Pediatric cardiopulmonary disease
  • Phospholipids
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Nathan Tumey

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Targeted drug delivery
  • Antibody-drug conjugates
  • Auto-immune disease / inflammation
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Courtesy Faculty

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Kaiming Ye

Chairman

Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Advanced biomanufacturing
  • 3D bioprinting
  • stem cell and regenerative medicine
  • nanomedicine
  • cell engineering
  • vaccine development
  • single molecular imaging
  • biosensors
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