Mary Michaelis

Mary Michaelis
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Contact Info

Simons Biosciences Research Lab
2095 Constant Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66047


Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1978, Lawrence, KS
M.A., University of Kansas, 1968, Lawrence, KS
B.S., Webster University, 1966, St. Louis, MO


Mary Michaelis received her undergraduate training in experimental psychology, with the goal of contributing to the understanding of how brain activity controls behavioral output. Her primary focus was on neurochemistry As a faculty member in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, she developed a research program focused on the aging brain and drug discovery for age-dependent neurodegenerative diseases.