Barbara N. Timmermann

School of Pharmacy - Medicinal Chemistry
University Distinguished Professor
Primary office:
785-864-4844
Malott Hall
Room 4004
University of Kansas
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045-7582


Distinguished Professor Barbara Timmermann joined the School of Pharmacy faculty as chair of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry in August of 2005. She came to KU after an academic career of close to 25 years at the University of Arizona, where she attained the title of Regents Professor.

 

Research Interests

  • Natural products chemistry
  • Bioprospecting for drug lead discovery

She is director of the NIH-funded Center for Cancer Experimental Therapeutics, a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) and is the PI of KBA/HPI-funded Native Medicinal Plants of Kansas project. She earned a B.S. in Biology at the National University of Cordoba, Argentina in 1970, and an M.S. in 1977 and a Ph.D. in 1980 in Botany/Phytochemistry at the University of Texas, Austin.


Events
KU Today
2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to needy Kansans during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU