Pharmacology - Faculty

Kent E. Vrana, Ph.D.
Elliot S. Vesell Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology
Distinguished Educator, Penn State College of Medicine

Shantu Amin, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology

Melvin L. Billingsley, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology

Dhimant Desai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Krishne Gowda, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Raghavendra C.D. Gowda, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Jeremy Hengst, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Fumiaki Imamura, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Yuka Imamura, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Director Genome Sciences Facility 

Kelly J. Karpa, Ph.D., R.Ph.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology, and Distinguished Educator, Penn State College of Medicine

Jacek Krzeminski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Robert G. Levenson, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology, and Neural and Behavioral Sciences
Co-Director, MD/PhD Program

Richard Mailman, Ph.D.
Professor and College of Medicine Distinguished Senior Scholar in Pharmacology, and Neurology

Jeffrey D, Neighbors, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

 Manoj K. Pandey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Bogdan Prokopczyk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Xingcong Ren, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Gavin P. Robertson, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology, Pathology, Dermatology, and Surgery
Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center
Director, Melanoma Therapeutics Program

Nurgul Salli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Arati Sharma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Arun K. Sharma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Charles D. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology; Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Office of Technology Development

Dongxiao Sun, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Shen-Shu Sung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Neil Trushin, M.S.
Senior Research Associate

Elliot S. Vesell, M.D., Sc.D.
Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology, and Professor of Medicine

Sheila L. Vrana, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research; Interim Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Penn State College of Medicine; and Interim Associate Vice President for Health Sciences, Penn State University

Jin-Ming Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology

Jong K. Yun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology