Mary Michaelis

  • Professor Emeritus
School of Pharmacy - Pharmacology & Toxicology
Simons Biosciences Research Lab
University of Kansas
2095 Constant Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66047


  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (1978)
  • M.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (1968)
  • B.S., Webster University, St. Louis, MO (1966)

Research Overview

Mary Michaelis received her undergraduate training in experimental psychology, with the goal of contributing to the understanding of how brain activity controls behavioral output. Her primary focus was on neurochemistry As a faculty member in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, she developed a research program focused on the aging brain and drug discovery for age-dependent neurodegenerative diseases.

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