Shaker A. Mousa
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, NY
Dr. Mousa was appointed as an endowed, tenured Professor and Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research Institute (PRI) in 2002. He also served as Vice Provost for Research at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences from 2010 – 2018. He holds Adjunct Professor appointments at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, SUNY Albany, SUNY Buffalo, and Temple University. He is a Visiting Professor of Bioethics at Albany Medical College and a Visiting Scholar at Johns Hopkins University. Previously, he was a Senior Scientist and Fellow at DuPont Pharmaceutical Company for 17 years where he served as a Working Group Chair of several drug discovery programs from 1993-2001.
Dr. Mousa holds more than 350 US and International Patents related to the discovery of novel anti-angiogenesis strategies, antithrombotics, anti-integrins, anti-cancer, and non-invasive diagnostic imaging approaches. He received his BSC from Alexandria University, College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences with distinction, ranking first in a class of more than 500 Pharmacy students. He was then appointed a member of the faculty, and he received his MSC in Biochemical Pharmacology. He received his PhD from Ohio State University, College of Medicine, in Columbus, OH, and did a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. He has also received his MBA (Management) from Widener University in Chester, PA.