Drawing upon research and management experience with large industry, start-up enterprises, academia, contract research, and government, Dr. Worthen takes an interdisciplinary approach to pharmaceutical education, scientific research and product development. Dr. Worthen collaborates with colleagues at national and international institutions in a variety of disciplines, including toxicology, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science, with a therapeutic emphasis on central nervous system disorders, cancer, infectious disease, inflammation and nutrition.
Selected works in the area of neuroscience and CNS therapeutics include:
The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, or a Certificate in the Neurosciences. The program provides broad instruction across several neuroscience disciplines and gives students an opportunity to focus on a specific area of specialization.
Professor Lisa Weyandt was awarded the 2012 Faculty Research Excellence Award in the Social Sciences for Advanced Career Faculty