Cancer Biology Research Center  

Minghai Wang

Ming-Hai Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Center Director

Mission:

The mission of the Cancer Biology Research Center (CBC) is to advance understanding, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer by generating new knowledge in cancer biology and therapy and by participating in the application of this knowledge to translational and clinical cancer research.

Center for Blood-Brain Barrier Research

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TBD
Center Director

Mission

The Center's mission is to discover and develop novel therapeutics that will advance drug therapy in diseases affecting the central nervous system. The Center will foster research to characterize new drug targets based on understanding of both receptor and transport mechanisms and of metabolic pathways.

Vision

By encouraging collaboration with colleagues across School of Pharmacy departments, the Center will raise the pharmacy school's research profile, enhance the competitiveness of Center members for extramural funding and increase the attractiveness of the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy to prospective faculty members.

Center for Tumor Immunology and
Targeted Cancer Therapy

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Maciej Markiewski, M.D., Ph.D.
Center Director

Mission:

The mission of the Center is to improve cancer patient care through the development and implementation of novel immunotherapies and targeted therapies for cancer.

Vision:

To grow basic, translational, and clinical research in tumor immunology, cancer biology and personalized medicine at the School of Pharmacy through the establishment of a team of multidisciplinary and interdepartmental investigators working in a highly collaborative and supportive  environment.

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Clinical Pharmacology and 
Experimental Therapeutics Center

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William "Trey" Putnam, Pharm.D.
Center Director

The Clinical Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Center provides pharmaceutical expertise to conduct and support preclinical and clinical/translational trials, and postmarketing assessment of pharmaceutical drugs. The Clinical Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Center consists of four core areas of focused research:

  1. Pediatric Pharmacology Research & Development Core
  2. Experimental Therapeutics Core
  3. North Texas Clinical Pharmacology Cancer Core (funded in part by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas)
  4. Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Outcomes Core

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