Grant Anderson

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Grant Anderson, Ph. D.

Academic Title

Associate Professor and Head
Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences


Fellowship Training, University of Minnesota
B.S. in Microbiology, Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Minnesota
Ph.D. in Microbiology, University of Minnesota

Contact Info




Office Address

225 Life Science, Duluth

Mailing Address

University of Minnesota
College of Pharmacy, Duluth
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
232 Life Science
1110 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812-3003

Bio Statement

Professional Memberships:
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Thyroid Association (ATA)
The Endocrine Society
International Brain Barriers Society (IBBS)

Course Faculty:
Phar 6141, Medical Microbiology and Immunizations
Phar 6151, Biochemistry of Medicinals I
Phar 6155, Medicinal Agents II
Phar 6158, Recombinant DNA-derived Drugs
IBS 8102, Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

  • Thyroid Hormone
  • Brain Development
  • Blood Brain Barrier
  • Drug Transport and Metabolism
  • Lipid Metabolism


-Anderson GW, Hagen SG, Larson RJ, Strait KA, Schwartz HL, Oppenheimer JH. (1997) Purkinje cell protein-2 cis-elements mediate repression of T3-dependent transcriptional activation. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 131:79-87.

-Anderson GW, Larson RJ, Oas DR, Sandhofer CR, Schwartz HL, Mariash CN, Oppenheimer JH. Chicken ovalbumin upstream promoter-transcription factor (COUP-TF) modulates expression of the Purkinje cell protein-2 gene: A potential role for COUP-TF in repressing premature thyroid hormone action in the developing brain. (1998) The Journal of Biological Chemistry 273(26):16391-16399.

-Chen Z, Li K, Rowland RRR, Anderson GW, Plagemann PGW. Lactate dehydrogenase-elevating virus variants: cosegregation of neuropathogenicity and impaired capability for high viremic persistent infection. (1998) Journal of NeuroVirology 4:560-568.

-Anderson GW, Mariash CN, Oppenheimer JH. Molecular actions of thyroid hormone. In: Braverman LE, Utiger RD, eds. (2000) Werner and Ingbar's The Thyroid. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 174-195.

-Anderson GW. Thyroid hormones and the brain. (2001) Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 22:1-17.

-Zhu Q, Mariash A., Margosian MR, Gopinath S, Fareed MT, Anderson GW, Mariash CN. Spot 14 gene deletion increases hepatic de novo lipogenesis. (2001) Endocrinology 142(10):4363-70.

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