Pamala Jacobson, PharmD, FCCP
Conference Chair; Professor and Associate Department Head, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Dr. Jacobson received her PharmD from the University of Nebraska and completed residencies, including a specialty residency in infectious disease, at the University of Michigan. She joined the University of Minnesota in 1998. Her research has focused on the clinical pharmacology of immunosuppressants and anticancer agents, specifically studying pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenetics of these agents to increase drug efficacy and decrease toxicity. Her primary work is with patients undergoing stem cell transplantation for cancer. She directs the Institute of Personalized Medicine in the College of Pharmacy, is co-PI of the Minnesota Precision Medicine Collaborative, and is a member of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.