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School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences


Eric Hoffman

Eric Hoffman, PhD

Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences 
and Associate Dean for Research

Phone: 607-777-5812
Office: Academic A, Room 106 

Research focus
  • Molecular genetics
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Drug development
  • Bachelor of Arts, music and biology, Gettysburg College
  • Doctor of Philosophy, biology/genetics, Johns Hopkins University

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 ReveraGen BioPharma and AGADA BioSciences.

Last Updated: 9/8/17