James T. Dalton, Ph.D.
James T. Dalton, Ph.D. Scientific Advisory Board Member
James T. Dalton, Ph.D. is Dean and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Cincinnati (1986) and Doctor of Philosophy in pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical chemistry from Ohio State University (1990).  Dean Dalton rose through the faculty ranks in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee (1992-2000) before returning to Ohio State where he served as Professor and Chair in the Division of Pharmaceutics (2000-2007).  He began an entrepreneurial leave of absence from Ohio State in 2005 and finally left OSU in 2007 to devote his full time effort as Chief Scientific Officer at GTx, Inc. in Memphis, TN (2007-2014) where he oversaw the preclinical and clinical development of selective androgen receptor modulators.

Dean Dalton has actively engaged in teaching, research, and service to the pharmacy profession throughout his education and career.  He twice received the Excellence in Teaching Award while a faculty member, mentored the dissertation research of over 20 Ph.D. students in his laboratories at the University of Tennessee and Ohio State, and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).   He has co-authored over 300 original abstracts and peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and is an inventor on over 400 United States and international patent applications related to selective androgen receptor modulators, selective estrogen receptor alpha and beta ligands, tubulin antagonists, and receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors.