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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

MARK T HAMANN

PHARMACOGNOSY
PROFESSOR OF PHARMACOGNOSY, CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY AND RESEARCH PROFESSOR IN THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
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407 FASER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5730
Joined UM: 06/01/1993

Areas of Expertise

  • BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
  • MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
  • MARINE BIODIVERSITY
  • MICROBIOLOGY
  • MOLECULAR MODELING
  • NATURAL PRODUCTS CHEMISTRY
  • NEUROTOXINS
  • NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY
  • PHARMACOGNOSY
  • PHARMACOLOGY
  • POISONOUS MARINE LIFE

Brief Bio

Dr. Mark T. Hamann, Ph.D. is a natural products chemist with over 20 years of pharmaceutical industry and academic research experience in the field of marine natural products chemistry and drug development. Dr. Hamann completed his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1992 at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, in the laboratory of the late Professor Paul J. Scheuer. Dr. Hamann holds joint faculty positions in the Departments of Pharmacology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Pharmacy Practice as well as the National Center for Natural Products Research and also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Center for Marine Biotechnology, University of Mississippi. His research group at the University of Mississippi, Department of Pharmacognosy & Pharmacology, is focused on the characterization of prototype drug-leads from chemically defended marine organisms. Dr. Hamann has served as the primary investigator on more than 10 research projects over the past ten years totaling over $6 million in funded research support in addition to directing the chemistry core of the NIH funded ($11 million) Center for Neuropharmacology. Dr. Hamann’s research programs have also been funded by: The World Health Organization, Medicines for Malaria Venture (Gates Foundation), Monsanto Corporate Research, Chiron Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, PharmaMar (Zeltia), Kraft Foods, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), NASA, the National SeaGrant Programs (NOAA) and a variety of International Visiting Scholar Programs.

Degrees

BS
CHEMISTRY
BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY (1985)
PHD
CHEMISTRY
UNIV OF HAWAII AT MANOA/HONOLULU, HI (1992)

Committee Memberships

Faculty Council - Sch of Pharmacy
Other Kind of Committee
Student/Fac Relations - Sch of Pharmacy
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

School of Pharmacy Faculty Research Award
2001