Rajesh Agarwal PhD

Professor and Vice Chairman Cancer Prevention and Control Program Co-Leader
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Colorado Cancer Center
Research Focus: Cancer Biology Cancer Pharmacology Warfare vesicants

Tom Anchordoquy PhD

Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Exploiting exosome biology Immune response to nanoparticle administration Lyophilization and stability Nanoparticle-mediated gene delivery Small molecule formulation

Peter Anderson PharmD

Professor Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program Director
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Antiviral drug pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationships in humans New assays for drug/metabolite quantification in unique compartments in humans Using drug concentrations to assess adherence to antiviral therapies

Christina Aquilante PharmD

Professor Pharmacogenomics Implementation Committee Colorado (PICColo) Co-Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences CU/UCHealth
Research Focus: Cardiovascular Diseases Clinical Pharmacogenomics Heart Transplantation

Serapio Baca PhD

Assistant Research Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Fragile X Migraine Research

David Bain PhD

Professor Vice-Chair
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Biophysical characterization of therapeutic macromolecules Mechanisms of transcriptional regulation Thermodynamics of protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions

David Bourne PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Development of software solutions Mathematical modeling of pharmacokinetic data

Kristina Brooks PharmD

Assistant Professor-Research
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: biomarkers drug-drug interactions HIV pediatrics Pharmacokinetics pregnant women tuberculosis

Jared Brown PhD

Associate Professor Toxicology Graduate Program Director, T32 Training Program in Molecular and Systems Toxicology Director, Colorado Center for Nanomedicine and Nanosafety Co-Director
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Bladder Cancer Chronic kidney disease of unknown origin (CKDu) Inflammation and immune responses to particulates Mast cells and allergy Nanomedicine and Nanosafety

John Carpenter PhD

Professor Director of Business Development, University of Colorado Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Co-Founder and Co-Director
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Development and testing of advanced analytical instruments for particle characterization Effects of end-user handling and mishandling on quality of therapeutic protein products Mechanisms for protein degradation and stabilization in pharmaceutical formulations

Carlos Catalano PharmD, PhD

Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Assembly and maturation of viral capsids Molecular mechanisms of viral DNA packaging motors Physical Virology Viral capsids as designer nanoparticles for therapeutic and diagnostic (theranostic) applications

Shaodong Dai PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: CAR T and engineered T cell therapies of autoimmune diseases Mechanisms of T cell mediated metal hypersensitivities Mechanisms of T cell recognition of autoantigens in Type 1 diabetes and RA Redox signaling and drug design in the immune diseases and infectious diseases

Thomas Delong Dr. rer. nat

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Autoantigen discovery in autoimmune diseases Mass spectrometry Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes Post-translational modifications T cell immunology

Kristofer Fritz PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Mechanisms of alcoholic liver disease Metabolic dysregulation of liver and kidney function Regulatory nature of sirtuin activity and protein acetylation Utilizing mass spectrometry to investigate proteomics & post-translational modifications

Molly Huntsman PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Autism Spectrum Disorders and Epilepsy Examination of social learning and behaviors in the autistic brain In vivo electrophysiology of brain activity Inhibitory neurotransmission in health and disease Mechanisms of plasticity in the developing brain

Melanie Joy PharmD, PhD

Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Science Innovation and Commercialization Director
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Discovery and Translation of Novel Treatment Approaches to Kidney Diseases In Vivo and In Vitro Drug Metabolism and Transport in Kidney Nephrotoxicity / Biomarkers Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics/Pharmacogenomics

Jennifer Kiser PharmD, PhD

Associate Professor Colorado Antiviral Pharmacology Laboratory Co-Director, University of Colorado Center for Translational Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics Associate Director
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Drug interactions with antiviral therapies Effects of recreational drug use on antiviral pharmacology and adherence Pharmacokinetics of antivirals in patients with viral hepatitis and special populations with HIV

Uday Kompella PhD, FARVO, FAAPS

Professor Colorado Center for Nanomedicine and Nanosafety Co-Director
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Nanomedicines for drug delivery gene delivery and imaging Novel drug delivery systems: Nanoparticles microparticles and implants. Novel therapies for diabetic retinopathy macular degeneration and cancers. Ocular respiratory and brain drug discovery delivery and development

David Kroll PhD

Professor Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs in Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Director
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Cancer Pharmacology of Natural Products Public Science Communication Science and Medical Journalism

Daniel Labarbera PhD

Associate Professor Director CU AMC Center for Drug Discovery, Co-Director, Drug Discovery and Development Shared Resource (D3SR)
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Focus: Drug Design Drug Mechanism(s) of Action HTS/HCS Drug Discovery In vitro and In vivo Pharmacokinetics and Toxicology In vitro and In vivo Pharmacology Molecular and Cancer Biology Organic and Medicinal Chemistry