Dr. Salim Merali Named Laura H. Carnell Professor by Temple University
Salim Merali, Ph.D., professor for Temple University School of Pharmacy's Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been appointed a Laura H. Carnell Professor by Temple University effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Merali earned this distinction in recognition and celebration of his outstanding contributions as a researcher, educator, and leader in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
In 14 years with Temple University, Dr. Merali has worked to attract more than $10 million in research grants. Recently, his innovations inspired the startup of a biotechnology company, which is co-owned by the School of Pharmacy. Dr. Merali has worked on drug discovery in obesity and diabetes and has developed state of the art technology in Proteomics and Metabolomics at Temple University.
The Temple University Board of Trustees established Laura H. Carnell professorships in 1985 to recognize faculty who have distinguished themselves and to honor Temple University's first dean, Laura H. Carnell. The former Dean Emeritus Carnell worked alongside Russel H. Conwell, founder of Temple University, and was known for her tremendous energy, dedication, compassion, and leadership.
The School of Pharmacy will host a reception to celebrate Dr. Merali’s Laura H. Carnell Professor appointment. Details will be released later.