Principal Investigator

Patrick J. Pagano, PhD, FAHA

Professor and Vice-Chair, Graduate Education, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Program Director, Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program

Dr. Patrick Pagano received his Ph.D. from New York Medical College in 1991 and completed his postdoctoral training in 1994 at the Vascular Biology Unit at Boston University Medical Center Vascular Biology Unit in endothelial cell biology and vascular dysfunction.  Dr. Pagano began his independent career studying reactive oxygen species in the vasculature as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University Medical Center in 1996.  In 1998, Dr. Pagano joined the Hypertension and Vascular Research Division in the Department of Medicine at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit as Senior Staff Investigator. In 2003, he became the Division’s director of Vascular Biology Research.  He simultaneously held academic positions at Case Western University and Wayne State University.  In the summer of 2008, Dr. Pagano joined the Vascular Medicine Institute (VMI) as a tenured Professor in the Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine.

Read Dr. Pagano’s Mentorship Philosophy: “Holism and the Wonder of Science”

412-383-6505  |  pagano@pitt.edu