College of Pharmacy Research

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The College of Pharmacy research enterprise is characterized by a wide diversity in activities. It comprises all research areas relevant for drug discovery, preclinical and clinical development through drug utilization, outcome research and clinical research targeted at refinement of applied pharmacotherapy. Specific areas of expertise are focused in the areas of pediatrics, infectious diseases, cancer chemotherapy, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Thus, the College harbors the comprehensive expertise to address research questions throughout the life cycle of a drug, from its early stages as a potential drug candidate up to its clinical use in patient subpopulations.

The College’s breadth of research activities is matched by a diverse and balanced portfolio of external funding sources including federal and state agencies, foundations and commercial entities.

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Contact Us

Wei Li, PhD
Professor and Faculty Director of Instrument Facility
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
881 Madison Avenue, room 561
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-7532 (office)
Email: wli@uthsc.edu

Dejian Ma, PhD
Senior Research Specialist
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
881 Madison Avenue, room 560
Memphis TN 38163
Email: dma6@uthsc.edu 
Phone: (901) 448-1550