Leadership Faculty

Mark Schurdak, PhD
Director of Operations, Drug Discovery Institute, Associate Professor of Computational and Systems Biology
Systems Pharmacology, Huntington's Disease
Mes234@pitt.edu
412-648-9200
W954 BST
Andrew Stern, PhD
Director of Novel Therapeutics, Drug Discovery Institute, Associate Professor of Computational and Systems Biology
Novel Cancer Therapies, Tumorigenesis
Sternam@pitt.edu
412-648-9897
W957 BST
Lawrence Vernetti, PhD
Director of Early Drug Safety, Drug Discovery Institute, Associate Professor of Computational and Systems Biology
Early Drug Safety Assessment, Liver MPS, Liver Disease
Vernetti@pitt.edu
412-624-5425
W958 BST
Albert Gough, PhD
Group Leader of Informatics and Cell Analysis, Drug Discovery Institute, Associate Professor of Computational and Systems Biology
Microphysiology Systems, Cellular Imaging & Informatics
gough@pitt.edu
412-383-5915
W947 BST
Tim Lezon, PhD
Group Leader of Systems Biology and Modeling, Assistant Professor of Computational and Systems Biology
Computational Systems Biology
lezon@pitt.edu
412.383.8042
W956 BST
Andreas Vogt, PhD
Group Leader Small Organism Discovery, Drug Discovery Institute, Associate Professor of Computational and Systems Biology
Organ Regeneration, Zebrafish in Drug Discovery
avogt@pitt.edu
412-383-5856
W948 BST
Tongying Shun, PhD
Statistician, Drug Discovery Institute
HTS, HCS, Machine Learning
tos8@pitt.edu
412-648-9539
W915 BST
Jan H. Beumer, PharmD, PhD, DAB
Associate Professor School of Medicine, Director of Cancer Pharmacokinetics Facility
Preclinical and Clinical Pharmacology
beumerjh@upmc.edu
412-623-3216
Julie L. Eiseman, PhD, DABT
Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Basic Research
Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
jle9@pitt.edu
412-623-3239
Matthew LaPorte, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry Chemical Diversity Center
Synthetic Methodologies, Medicinal Chemistry
mgl12@pitt.edu
412-624-8004
John Stewart Maier, PhD MD
Director of Research and Development, Department of Family Medicine
Translational Medicine
jsmaier@pitt.edu
412-383-2319
Lee McDermott, PhD, MBA
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Medicinal Chemistry, Rational Drug Design
Lam179@pitt.edu
412-383-5300
Alan Waggoner, PhD
Group Leader of Novel Biosensors for Drug Discovery and Development
Novel Biosensors
waggoner@andrew.cmu.edu
412-268-3456
294B Mellon Institute
Xiang-Qun (Sean) Xie, MD, PhD, EMBA
Associate Dean and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director of NIH CDAR and Director of CCGS Center
Chemogenomics, Pharmacometrics
xix15@pitt.edu
412-383-5276  
Nathan Yates, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Mass Spectrometry
yatesn@pitt.edu
732-718-9739