Andrea Gore, PhD

October 19, 2021

Dr. Andrea Gore is Professor and Vacek Chair in Pharmacology at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research team is investigating fundamental mechanisms of how environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) perturb the developing brain, sex differences in EDC actions, and transgenerational epigenetic effects. Dr. Gore’s research has been funded continuously by the NIH, NSF, and foundations since 1992. She has published 4 books and over 180 scientific papers on her research. She was Editor-in-Chief of Endocrinology from 2013-2017 and was lead author of the Endocrine Society’s two Scientific Statements on EDCs. Among her most notable research, teaching, and service awards are her election as Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; the University of Texas Cooperative Society’s Research Excellence Award; the Endocrine Society Laureate Award for Outstanding Public Service; and the Edith Clarke Woman of Excellence Award. Dr. Gore is very active in advocacy for, mentorship of, and education of trainees. 150+ undergraduate and graduate students of diverse interests and backgrounds have conducted independent research in her laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin.

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