Elias Lolis PhD

Professor of Pharmacology; Director of Graduate Studies

Biographical Info

Elias Lolis received his PhD in 1989 from MIT in Chemistry/Biochemistry studying the three-dimensional structure and mechanism of triosephosphate isomerase. He was a postdoctoral associate at the Laboratory of Medical Biochemistry at Rockefeller University studying the functional interaction between advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and the immune system. He joined the Yale faculty in 1991 as an Assistant Professor focusing on the structure, mechanism, and inhibition of chemokines, macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF), and their receptors. He has received a Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Faculty Development Award in Basic Pharmacology, the Donaghue Young Investigator Award, the GlaxoWellcome Award in Drug Discovery.

International Activity

  • PhD reviewer
    Lausanne, Switzerland(2010 - 2010)
    Outside reviewer of two PhDs
  • Review of project program
    Dublin, Ireland(2006 - 2006)
    Site visit reviewer for the Scientific Foundation of Ireland

Education & Training

Columbia College (1984)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1989)
Laboratory of Medical Biochemistry

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