Paul Harrison Benson | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Graduate Student / Research Assistant

Lab Phone: 806-414-9368
Mail Address: 1300 S Coulter
Amarillo, TX 79106-1712


Paul Harrison Benson completed his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Chemistry from the University of Texas, Austin, TX in 2021. Harrison joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student in August of 2022, and is presently working in the laboratory of Dr. Mahmoud Salama Ahmed with the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences on our Amarillo campus.


  • BS: Chemistry, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 2021

Research Interests:

Medicinal chemistry; drug discovery and design; in silico chemistry.


  • Harrison Benson, Syed Tareq, Heba Ewida, Jenny Wilkerson, Mahmoud Salama Ahmed. "Identification of Novel EphB1/2 Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for Treatment of Neuropathic Pain". 35th Annual Student Research Week, TTUHSC Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Lubbock; Feb/Mar 2023.


  • Graduate Student Association in Amarillo (GSAA), TTUHSC, 2022-present.