Brian P. Ceresa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology



PhD, Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University (1995)

Research Areas and Projects

Membrane trafficking and signaling of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). The EGFR is overexpressed and hyperactivated in many cancers.  Our goal is to better understand how signaling by this receptor is regulated with the goal of attenuating its signaling in cancer.