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Curriculum vitae - Dr. David Mangelsdorf

EDUCATION:

  • 1987 Ph.D., University of Arizona - Biochemistry
  • 1981 B.S. with honors, Northern Arizona University - Aquatic Biology/Chemistry

CURRENT POSITION AND TITLE:

  • Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology
  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Beatrice and Miguel Elias Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 2006-present Chair, Department of Pharmacology
  • 2003-present Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • 2000-present Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • 2000-present Professor, Department of Biochemistry (secondary appointment), University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • 1997-2000 Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Associate Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • 1993-1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Assistant Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • 1991-1993 Staff Scientist, Gene Expression Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies San Diego, CA
  • 1987-1991 Postdoctoral Research Associate, (Laboratory of Ronald M. Evans, Ph.D.), Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Gene Expression Laboratory, The Salk Institute
  • 1981-1987 Graduate student, Department of Biochemistry, University of Arizona, Ph.D. Dissertation: Molecular Biology and Actions of the Vitamin D Hormone (Laboratory of Mark R. Haussler, Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • The molecular biology of orphan nuclear receptors.
  • The role of nuclear receptors in lipid metabolism.
  • Transcription factors and gene expression.

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2012 The Rolf Luft Award, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  • 2008 Election to the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 Docteur Honoris Causa, Universite Blaise Pascal (Clermont-Ferrand, France)
  • 2007 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award (Medicine), The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas
  • 2006 Transatlantic Medal, European Society of Endocrinology
  • 2005 Nihon University Visiting Professorship Medal, Japan
  • 2004 Gerald D. Aurbach Award, The Endocrine Society
  • 2004 The Rennebohm Award Lectures, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2003 The Heinrich-Wieland-Preis, Chemisches Staatsinstitut of Munich University , Germany
  • 2003 The Ernst Klenk Lecture, University of Cologne , Germany
  • 2003 The First Umesono Memorial Lectureship in the Field of Nuclear Hormone Receptors, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • 2002 Doris and Bryan Wildenthal Distinguished Chair in Medical Science, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • 2002 Yamanouchi USA Foundation Award
  • 2001 Yamanouchi USA Foundation Award
  • 2000 Yamanouchi USA Foundation Award
  • 2000 Adolf Windaus Prize for Bile Acid Research, The Falk Foundation
  • 1999 Yamanouchi USA Foundation Award
  • 1998 Richard E. Weitzman Memorial Award, The Endocrine Society
  • 1997 John J. Abel Award in Pharmacology, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • 1996 The First DeWitt S. Goodman Lectureship, American Association for Cancer Research
  • 1996 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitation Fellowship Award
  • 1988 Dissertation of the Year, Department of Biochemistry, University of Arizona
  • 1987 Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Summa cum Laude, University of Arizona
  • 1987 Young Investigator Award, Serono Symposia, USA , 9th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • 1984 Achievement Rewards for College Students (ARCS) Foundation Award, Inc
  • 1983 Herbert E. Carter Award, Department of Biochemistry, University of Arizona
  • 1981 Bachelor of Science with Honors, Summa cum Laude, Northern Arizona University
  • 1981 Senior Award for Academic Excellence, Department of Biology, Northern Arizona University
  • 1979 Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Northern Arizona University
  • 1977 Honor Society of Phi Eta Sigma, Northern Arizona University

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Society Memberships

  • National Academy of Sciences
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (1997)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (1994)
  • The Endocrine Society (1993)

Contact Information

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
6001 Forest Park Road, ND9.120
Dallas , TX 75390-9050
(214) 645-5957 office (214) 645-5969 fax
email: davo.mango@utsouthwestern.edu

 

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