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George Acquaah-Mensah, PhD, RPh
Associate Professor

School of Pharmacy - DBEN 515


School of Pharmacy - Worcester/Manchester

Pharmaceutics (MS)
Pharmacy (Accelerated PharmD)

BPharm, University of Science and Technology, Ghana
PhD, University of Texas at Austin
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Scholarly Interests

Molecular insights into disease etiology and addiction

Functional Bioinformatics including the use of machine learning and automated reasoning to elucidate regulation of gene expression in disease, drug action, drug toxicity and personalized medicine                                             


Acquaah-Mensah, GK, Taylor, RC, and Bhave, SV. PACAP Interactions in the Mouse Brain: Implications for Behavioral and Other Disorders. Gene 491: 224–231. 10.1016/j.gene.2011.09.017 (2012).

Sheng JJ, and Acquaah-Mensah GK. Subcellular location and molecular mobility of human cytosolic sulfotransferase 1C1 in living human embryonic kidney 293 cells. Drug Metabolism and Disposition 39(8):1334-1337 (2011).

Taylor, RC, Acquaah-Mensah, G, Singhal, M, Malhotra, D, and Biswal, S. Network Inference Algorithms Elucidate Nrf2 Regulation of Mouse Lung Oxidative Stress. PLoS Computational Biology 4(8): e1000166 doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000166 (2008).

Baumgartner WA Jr, Cohen KB, Fox LM, Acquaah-Mensah G, and Hunter L. Manual curation is not sufficient for annotation of genomic databases. Bioinformatics 23(13):i41-8 (2007). [Selected and reprinted in the International Medical Informatics Association’s Yearbook of Medical Informatics 2008.]

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership
Research Society on Alcoholism
International Society for Computational Biology
Society of Toxicology