Thomas I. Kalman, Ph.D.

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University at Buffalo
Location: East Amherst, New York, United States

Thomas I. Kalman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at the University at Buffalo, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in higher education.

Utilizing more than 40 years of professional excellence, Dr. Kalman is an esteemed biochemical pharmacology expert who has been serving as a knowledgeable educator at the University at Buffalo for the duration of his career. Commencing his career as an assistant professor in the School of Pharmacy in 1970, he subsequent ascended the ranks to associate professor in 1975 and full professor in 1993. During this time, he also served as a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences until attaining emeritus status in 2011. In addition, he was a visiting associate professor in the School of Medicine at Yale University from 1975 to 1976.

Alongside his primary endeavors, Dr. Kalman was formerly a member of the science advisory committee with the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, GA, from 1990 to 1994, a member of the special review committee with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, MD, from 1990 to 1992, and a visiting professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine from 1996 to 1997. Dr. Kalman holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy from the University at Buffalo.

Among his notable achievements, Dr. Kalman is most renowned for his patents in the field, as well as his research in the design of enzyme inhibitors, prodrugs, mechanisms of drug action, anti-cancer and anti-viral agents, antifolates, nucleoside and nucleotide analogues, and bio-organic and medicinal chemistry. As a testament to his success, he received the Career Development Award from 1971 to 1976, was a two-time National Institutes of Health fellow from 1966 to 1967 and again from 1967 to 1969, and was an America Cancer Society scholar from 1996 to 1997. He has been highlighted in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.

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