Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Faculty

Only faculty affiliated with ILS are listed on this page. Learn more about Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences faculty. The Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Coordinator is Jason Zastre (jzastre@uga.edu).

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Michael Bartlett

University Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences; Neuroscience

ADME of drugs and environmental toxicants; impact of compounds on memory,
cognition, and neuropathic pain; oligonucleotide therapeutics and biomarkers.

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Houjian Cai

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Post-translational modification including protein acylation, fatty acid metabolism,
prostate stem cell, Src family kinases, prostate cancer, small molecular inhibitor.

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David Crich

Professor; Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Drug Design
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences; Chemistry

Organic and medicinal chemistry; carbohydrate chemistry; glycomimetics; drug design and development with emphasis on multi-drug resistant infectious diseases

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Eugene Douglass

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Multi-drug resistance(MDR) causes most cancer deaths(Nat. Rev. Cancer 2018, 18, 452). We use organic chemistry, cell biology and data-science to overcome MDR.

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Phillip Greenspan

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Inhibition of glycation and LDL oxidation by natural products and nutraceuticals.

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Neil J. Grimsey

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Defining the spatiotemporal regulation of kinase pathways and the regulation of GPCR induced
inflammation and proangiogenic signaling, for the development of therapeutic agents.

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Hitesh Handa

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Translational research in biomaterials (antifouling, antiplatelet, antibacterial, and antiviral) for tissue engineering and medical device applications

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Shelley Hooks

Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences; Neuroscience

G-protein coupled receptors, molecular pharmacology, signal transduction, ovarian cancer, neural stem cells.

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Diego Huet

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

The Huet Lab will use metabolomics and CRISPR-based approaches to understand the mitochondrial and organellar biology of a class of protozoan parasites, the apicomplexans.

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Eileen Kennedy

Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Chemical biology, kinase signaling, cancer, signal transduction, drug discovery.

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Dexi Liu

Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences; Neuroscience

Gene therapy, obesity, drug delivery, gene drug discovery.

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Cory Momany

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

X-ray crystallography of macromolecules, prokaryotic transcriptional regulators.

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Arthur Roberts

Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences; Toxicology

Development of high-throughput structural biology tools, biophysical methods,
NMR, and computer-aided drug-design to investigate drug-protein
interactions and human disease.

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Eva-Maria Strauch

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Protein design and engineering, design of anti-virals and immunogens,
protein chemistry and re-purposing of viral surface proteins,
computational biology

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Catherine White

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences; Toxicology

The influence of gender on the disposition of drugs and drug carriers,
and their subsequent therapeutic or toxic outcomes, and the physiological-based
pharmacokinetic modeling for utilization in predicting toxicity and exposures.

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May Xiong

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Biomaterial-based systems in the area of iron chelation therapy, biological metal sensors,
overcoming antibiotic drug resistance in Gram-negative bacteria,
and chelation of transfusional iron overload.

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Jason Zastre

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences; Toxicology

Transport, micronutrient, hypoxia, cancer.

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Y. George Zheng

Professor
Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Drug Development, Chemical Biology, Cancer Disease Mechanism, Epigenetics and Genetics, Histone Modifications, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Enzymology, and Biophysics.

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