Kim Heidenreich

Professor Emerita
Ph.D., 1979,  University of Vermont, Burlington

Conducting neuroscience research for over 30 years with continual funding in the area of neurotrophic factors, mechanisms of neuronal cell death, and most recently, traumatic brain injury (TBI).​


Paula L. Hoffman

Professor Emerita
Ph.D., 1974, City Univ. of New York

Neuropharmacology; mechanisms of alcohol tolerance, dependence, and craving; genetic aspects of alcohol dependence and affective disorders; biochemical/molecular biological/genetic analysis of CNS receptors and signal transduction systems.


Robert Murphy

University Distinguished Professor Ph.D., Emeritus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Pharmacology and biochemistry of leukotrienes and bioactive lipids, lipid mediators of cellular response using biochemical mass spectrometry.​


Andrew M. Thorburn

Professor and Chairman Emeritus
D.Phil., 1990, Univ. of Oxford

Understanding the signaling mechanisms that control apoptosis in cancer development and during the response of tumor cells to cancer therapeutics.