Researcher Profile

Christopher J. Molloy, PhD, RPh

Associate II Member, Cancer Pharmacology Program

Member since 2009

Academic Appointment

Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Senior Vice President, Rutgers University Office of Research and Economic Development


Research Interests

  • Dr. Molloy is a molecular and cellular pharmacologist with extensive drug discovery research and management experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. His specific research interests include the molecular mechanisms involved in inflammation and carcinogenesis, with an emphasis on the role of growth factors/cytokines and their intracellular signaling pathways in the control of tissue remodeling. Dr. Molloy has led multiple multidisciplinary drug discovery teams that have advanced new chemical entities from conception into human clinical trials in therapeutic areas such as inflammation, oncology, and cardiovascular disease. Prior to joining Rutgers in 2007, Dr. Molloy was Senior Research Fellow and Team Leader (Inflammation and Pulmonary Diseases) at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, LLC. He also held senior research positions at 3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute.

Selected Publications

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