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Division Staff Contacts

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To request more information or provide comments about NIGMS pharmacology, physiology and biological chemistry programs, please contact the program staff below or call 301-594-3827.

Vernon Anderson, Ph.D.Vernon Anderson, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Biorelated Chemistry Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Anderson oversees grants in the areas of bioinorganic chemistry, redox enzymology, mitochondrial electron transport and other aspects of bioenergetics.

Oleg Barski, Ph.D.Oleg Barski, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Biorelated Chemistry Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Barski oversees grants in the areas of enzyme catalysis and regulation.

Alison Cole, Ph.D.Alison Cole, Ph.D.
Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences Branch
Branch Chief
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Dr. Cole oversees grants in the area of anesthesiology and peri-operative pain.

Sarah Dunsmore, Ph.D.Sarah Dunsmore, Ph.D.
Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Dunsmore oversees research grants in the areas of receptors, drug targets and signal transduction; sepsis and innate immunity; and inflammation.

Miles Fabian, Ph.D.Miles Fabian, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Biorelated Chemistry Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Fabian oversees grants in the areas of bioorganic and medicinal chemistry.

Sailaja Koduri, Ph.D.Sailaja Koduri, Ph.D.
Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Koduri oversees research grants in the areas of receptors, drug targets and signal transduction.

Robert Lees, Ph.D.Robert Lees, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Biorelated Chemistry Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Lees oversees grants in the area of synthetic organic chemistry.

Rochelle M. Long, Ph.D.Rochelle M. Long, Ph.D.
Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences Branch
Division Director
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In addition to directing the division, Dr. Long oversees grants in the area of pharmacogenetics/pharmacogenomics.

Pamela A. Marino, Ph.D.Pamela A. Marino, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Biorelated Chemistry Branch
Branch Chief

Dr. Marino oversees grants in the areas of glycobiology and molecular immunology.

Richard Okita, Ph.D.Richard Okita, Ph.D.
Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Okita oversees grants in the areas of drug metabolism and transport, drug-induced toxicology and drug delivery.

Scott Somers, Ph.D.Scott Somers, Ph.D.
Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Somers oversees grants in the areas of trauma, burn and peri-operative injury.


This page last reviewed on August 4, 2014