Associate Dean for Basic Research and Graduate Programs; Distinguished University Professor
Biochemistry PhD Program; Cellular Biology and Pharmacology; Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Office: HLS II 637A
Barry P. Rosen joined the FIU College of Medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine, where he is Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Chair of the Department. Dr. Rosen received his B.S. from Trinity College, Hartford, CT and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut.
After an NIH postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University, he joined the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he rose to Professor.
In 1987 he took the Chair at Wayne State, and under his
Professor Rosen is an internationally recognized expert in the field of heavy metal transport and detoxification, specializing in the molecular mechanisms of arsenic detoxification. He has published more than 300 papers, reviews
He has been on many national and international panels at NIH, NSF, and American Heart Association, and on multiple editorial boards. Dr. Rosen was recently selected to be a Distinguished University Professor, the highest honor awarded to a Wayne State University faculty member. He was President of the Wayne State University Academy of Scholars and President of the American Association of Medical and Graduate Departments of Biochemistry until his move to FIU.