Nancy Muma

  • Professor
  • Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Chair
  • School of Pharmacy - Pharmacology & Toxicology
785-864-4002
Office
Malott Hall, Room 5064B
University of Kansas
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (1989)
  • Ph.D., Pharmacology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY (1985)

Experience

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Chair, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Kansas, Lawrence KS
  • Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Loyola University Chicago School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Biography

Nancy Muma has a long-standing interest in neuropharmacology. Her research is currently focused on the development of biological probes and drug discovery for Huntington’s disease as well as investigations into novel serotonin signaling pathways and their impact in serotonin-related disorders including depression and schizophrenia.


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Events
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 Kansans in need 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