Leah J. Siskind, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

CTRB 203 leah.siskind@louisville.edu 502–852–1283


Ph.D., Biology, University of Maryland (2003)

Research Areas and Projects

  • Role of sphingolipids in regulating cellular processes such as apoptosis, necrosis, proliferation, and inflammation in the context of disease states.
  • Design of drugs to re-balance sphingolipid metabolism and improve disease outcomes.