Department Chair


Schlessinger, Joseph

William H. Prusoff Professor of Pharmacology; Chair, Pharmacology; Director, Cancer Biology Institute


Anderson, Karen S

Professor of Pharmacology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Co-Director Therapeutics/Chemotherapy Program

  • Office:(203) 785-4526
  • Lab:(203) 737-1527

Bennett, Anton M.

Professor of Pharmacology and of Comparative Medicine
Co-Director, Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism
Director, BBS Minority Affairs

  • Office:(203) 737-2441
  • Lab:(203) 785-4395

Boggon, Titus

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

  • Office:(203) 785-2943
  • Lab:(203) 785-7274

Calderwood, David A.

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and of Cell Biology

  • Office:(203) 737-2311
  • Lab:(203) 785-2871

Cheng, Yung-Chi

Henry Bronson Professor of Pharmacology
Chairman, Consortium for the Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM)

  • Office:(203) 785-7118
  • Lab:(203) 785-7119

Ehrlich, Barbara E

Professor of Pharmacology and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

  • Office:(203) 737-1158
  • Lab:(203) 737-1158

Ellman, Jonathan A

Prof Chemistry
Pharmacology

    Ha, Ya

    Associate Professor of Pharmacology

    • Office:(203) 785-7530
    • Lab:(203) 785-7360

    Howe, James R

    Professor of Pharmacology

    • Office:(203) 737-2398

    Kaczmarek, Leonard Konrad

    Professor of Pharmacology and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

    • Office:(203) 785-4500
    • Lab:(203) 785-5235

    Lax, Irit

    Associate Professor of Pharmacology

    • Office:(203) 785-7692

    Lolis, Elias

    Professor of Pharmacology
    Director of Graduate Studies

    • Office:(203) 785-6233
    • Lab:(203) 737-1526

    Rudnick, Gary

    Professor of Pharmacology

    • Office:(203) 785-4548
    • Lab:(203) 785-4547

    Sartorelli, Alan Clayton

    Alfred Gilman Professor of Pharmacology

    • Office:(203) 785-4533
    • Lab:(203) 785-4534

    Sessa, William C.

    Alfred Gilman Professor of Pharmacology and Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
    Vice Chairman, Pharmacology
    Director, Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program

    • Office:(203) 737-2291

    Turk, Benjamin E

    Associate Professor of Pharmacology

    • Office:(203) 737-2494
    • Lab:(203) 785-3259

    Wu, Dianqing (Dan)

    Professor of Pharmacology

    • Office:(203) 785-3149
    • Lab:(203) 785-6262

    Cooper, Jack R.

    Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Pharmacology
    Senior Research Scientist/Scho

    • Office:(203) 785-4543

    Dannies, Priscilla Shaw

    Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology

    • Office:(203) 785-4539

    Handschumacher, Robert E.

    Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology

      Contessa, Joseph N

      Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Pharmacology

      • Office:(203) 200-2634
      • Appt:(203) 200-2000

      Crews, Craig M

      Lewis B. Cullman Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
      Executive Director, Yale Molecular Discovery Center

      • Office:(203) 432-9364
      • Lab:(203) 432-6553

      DiGiovanna, Michael P

      Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and of Pharmacology

      • Office:(203) 785-2360
      • Lab:(203) 785-5365
      • Appt:(203) 200-2328

      Eswarakumar, Jacob V.P.

      Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

      • Office:(203) 785-2263
      • Lab:(203) 785-2225

      Heimer, Robert

      Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pharmacology
      Director, Emerging Infections Program

      • Office:(203) 785-6732

      Martin, Kathleen A

      Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Pharmacology
      Associate Professor of Pharmacology

      • Office:(203) 737-5079
      • Lab:(203) 737-4641

      Nairn, Angus Clark

      Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Pharmacology

      • Office:(203) 974-7725

      Paintsil, Elijah

      Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
      Associate Professor of Pharmacology

      • Office:(203) 785-4730
      • Lab:(203) 785-7119

      Picciotto, Marina

      Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neurobiology and of Pharmacology
      Deputy Chair for Basic Science Research, Dept. of Psychiatry

      • Office:(203) 737-2041

      Spiegel, David Adam

      Professor of Chemistry

      • Office:(203) 432-8697

      Waxman, Stephen George

      Bridget M. Flaherty Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology and of Pharmacology
      Director, Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research

      • Office:(203) 937-3802

      Klein, Peter

      Lecturer in Pharmacology