Prof. Alan P. Kozikowski

Professor
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Pharmacy


Alan P. Kozikowski was born in 1948 in Menominee, MI. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of the late Professor W. G. Dauben. After postdoctoral work with Professor E. J. Corey at Harvard University, Dr. Kozikowski began his independent career at the University of Pittsburgh. After 14 years there, he spent 3 years at the Mayo Clinic and then moved on to the Georgetown University Medical Center, where he is the Director of the Drug Discovery Program. Dr. Kozikowski’s interests are in the areas of drug abuse, medications development, second messenger based therapeutics for cancer, and novel chemical interventions for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.